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TFANA Presents Bill Camp In Samuel Beckett's FIRST LOVE Photo TFANA Presents Bill Camp In Samuel Beckett's FIRST LOVE
by BWW News Desk - Feb 22, 2021

Theatre for a New Audience presents First Love, a theatricalization for Zoom of Samuel Beckett's short story of the same name, directed by six-time OBIE winner JoAnne Akalaitis and performed by Tony and Emmy Award nominee Bill Camp (Broadway: Death of a Salesman, The Crucible; TV: The Queen's Gambit, The Night Of). The creative team includes Eamonn Farrell (Video Design), Jennifer Tipton (Lighting Design) and Kaye Voyce (Scenic and Costume Design).

Oregon Shakespeare Festival Announces First Ever Combined Digital and Live Season for Photo Oregon Shakespeare Festival Announces First Ever Combined Digital and Live Season for 2021
by BWW News Desk - Feb 17, 2021

The combination of multi-format programming is a celebration of OSF’s continued commitment to presenting world-class theatre on its stages and its recent foray into groundbreaking digital programming, introducing fans, supporters, and new audiences worldwide to the company’s award-winning artistry.

OSF Announces First Ever Combined Digital and Live Season For 2021 Photo OSF Announces First Ever Combined Digital and Live Season For 2021
by BWW News Desk - Feb 17, 2021

The 2021 digital on-demand streaming season includes a limited-run schedule for favorites from the OSF archives beginning with Julius Caesar by William Shakespeare, directed by Shana Cooper; Manahatta by Mary Kathryn Nagle, directed by Laurie Woolery; and Snow in Midsummer by Frances Ya-Chu Cowhig, based on the classical Chinese drama The Injustice to Dou Yi That Moved Heaven and Earth and directed by Justin Audibert.

Arena Stage Announces 2021/22 Looking Forward Season Photo Arena Stage Announces 2021/22 Looking Forward Season
by BWW News Desk - Feb 16, 2021

Arena Stage at the Mead Center for American Theater announces its robust lineup of digital programming for the 2021/22 Looking Forward Season. Following on the success of last year's virtual offerings, the upcoming season expands even further to reflect Arena's commitment of championing diverse voices, engaging audiences and producing compelling, dynamic work. As part of Arena's mission to serve artists and audiences on a national, regional and local scale, the 2021/22 Looking Forward Season is packed with ambitious new works.

Yale Indigenous Performing Arts Program Launches the Inaugural Young Native Actor's C Photo Yale Indigenous Performing Arts Program Launches the Inaugural Young Native Actor's Contest
by BWW News Desk - Jan 4, 2021

In partnership with its annual Yale Young Native Playwright’s Contest, this year the Yale Indigenous Performing Arts Program is launching the inaugural Young Native Actor’s Contest. The winners will be honored as part of their Annual New Native Play Festival in April.

LIGHTING THE WAY: AN ANTHOLOGY OF SHORT PLAYS ABOUT THE CLIMATE CRISIS Now Available Photo LIGHTING THE WAY: AN ANTHOLOGY OF SHORT PLAYS ABOUT THE CLIMATE CRISIS Now Available
by BWW News Desk - Dec 28, 2020

Lighting the Way: An Anthology of Short Plays About the Climate Crisis is now available in paperback and ebook from Lulu and Amazon. Edited by Chantal Bilodeau and Thomas Peterson, this anthology includes 49 inspiring plays by writers from across the world.

Largest Playwright Commission Project Of Seattle Rep's History Announced Photo Largest Playwright Commission Project Of Seattle Rep's History Announced
by BWW News Desk - Nov 19, 2020

With an eye toward the future, Seattle Rep today announced the largest playwright commission project of the organization's history. After what has and continues to be a relentless year for the arts, Seattle Rep plants seeds for the future of the industry by devising an ambitious commission project featuring three initiatives: 20x30: Reimagining the Anthropocene, a program that will commission 20 playwrights; New Directions, a program that will commission directors each year; and the launch of a commissioning program for Seattle Rep's Public Works.

Virtual Theatre Today: Monday, November 2- with Rachel Brosnahan, Laura Benanti and M Photo Virtual Theatre Today: Monday, November 2- with Rachel Brosnahan, Laura Benanti and More!
by BWW News Desk - Nov 2, 2020

Today (November 2) in live streaming: Sing Out for Freedom, Beth Malone sings with Seth Rudetsky, and so much more!

André De Shields, Laura Benanti, Adrienne Warren, Katrina Lenk and More SING OUT FOR Photo André De Shields, Laura Benanti, Adrienne Warren, Katrina Lenk and More SING OUT FOR FREEDOM Tonight
by BWW News Desk - Nov 2, 2020

The American Civil Liberties Union (ACLU) and the New York Civil Liberties Union present their annual Sing Out For Freedom benefit concert tonight, Monday, November 2 at 6:30PM (EST).

Theatre for a New Audience Presents Mary Kathryn Nagle's SOVEREIGNTY Photo Theatre for a New Audience Presents Mary Kathryn Nagle's SOVEREIGNTY
by BWW News Desk - Oct 26, 2020

Theatre for a New Audience will present a virtual exploration of Cherokee lawyer and playwright Mary Kathryn Nagle's Sovereignty, directed by Laurie Woolery through TFANA's Merle Debuskey Studio Program (Nidia Medina, Director).

André De Shields, Laura Benanti, Adrienne Warren, Katrina Lenk and More Join ACLU &  Photo André De Shields, Laura Benanti, Adrienne Warren, Katrina Lenk and More Join ACLU & NYCLU's SING OUT FOR FREEDOM Concert
by BWW News Desk - Oct 26, 2020

The American Civil Liberties Union (ACLU) and the New York Civil Liberties Union (NYCLU) have announced performers and speakers set to join their annual Sing Out For Freedom benefit concert, this year an election eve virtual event on Monday, November 2 at 6:30PM (EST).

Interactive Outdoor Theatre Installation Debuts At Alabama Shakespeare Festival Photo Interactive Outdoor Theatre Installation Debuts At Alabama Shakespeare Festival
by BWW News Desk - Oct 8, 2020

As the weather cools and the outdoors become even more enjoyable, Alabama Shakespeare Festival invites visitors to its grounds in Blount Cultural Park to experience Speak the Speech, a free theatrical installation. Inspired by William Shakespeare's directive to a?oespeak the speecha?? and by American playwrights today, Speak the Speech offers visitors a way to experience theatre outdoors in the beautiful park and garden surrounds for safe, interactive fun and enrichment.

Olney Theatre Center Launches JUST ARTS For a 4-Week Online Run Photo Olney Theatre Center Launches JUST ARTS For a 4-Week Online Run
by BWW News Desk - Oct 2, 2020

a?oeJust Arts: A Celebration of Arts and Activisma?? kicks off on Friday, October 9 streaming at 7:00 pm with an episode dedicated to one of four featured weekly social justice pillars, a?oeEquitya?? curated by Nicole A. Watson.

Yale School of Drama Announces New and Promoted Faculty for 2020â€"21 Academic Year Photo Yale School of Drama Announces New and Promoted Faculty for 2020â€"21 Academic Year
by BWW News Desk - Sep 30, 2020

Yale School of Drama, the only graduate-level professional conservatory in the English-speaking world to offer training in every theatrical discipline, announces newly promoted and newly appointed faculty members, effective for the 2020-21 academic year.

Arena Stage Announces Playwrights' Arena for the 2020/21 Season Photo Arena Stage Announces Playwrights' Arena for the 2020/21 Season
by BWW News Desk - Aug 18, 2020

Arena Stage at the Mead Center for American Theater has announced that the 2020/21 Season of Playwrightsa?? Arena will be in partnership with Georgetown and Howard Universities. Originally launched in 2013, Playwrightsa?? Arena has empowered local professional playwrights to fully examine their artistic and dramaturgical practice.

The New Group and NRDC Present FACING THE RISING TIDE, a Free Digital Festival of Pla Photo The New Group and NRDC Present FACING THE RISING TIDE, a Free Digital Festival of Play Readings
by BWW News Desk - Jul 8, 2020

The New Group Off Stage and NRDC (Natural Resources Defense Council) have announced Facing the Rising Tide: A free digital festival of play readings and conversations about environmental racism, the climate crisis and hope featuring five plays, each followed by a discussion.

Ty Defoe Directs A MIDSUMMER NIGHT'S DREAM For Southwest Shakespeare Company To Benef Photo Ty Defoe Directs A MIDSUMMER NIGHT'S DREAM For Southwest Shakespeare Company To Benefit Covid-19 Relief In Native Nations
by BWW News Desk - Jul 5, 2020

Southwest Shakespeare Company (SSC) invited Grammy Award winning Native artist, Ty DeFOE to direct their imaginative new broadcast of A Midsummer Night's Dream to benefit COVID-19 RELIEF among Arizona and Southern Utah's Native communities most devastated by the C-19 pandemic.

The Public Theater Announces 2020-2022 Emerging Writers Group Photo The Public Theater Announces 2020-2022 Emerging Writers Group
by BWW News Desk - Jul 1, 2020

The Public Theater announced today the 10 new playwrights for the 2020-2022 Emerging Writers Group. Now in its eighth cycle, the Emerging Writers Group is an ongoing initiative that targets playwrights at the earliest stages of their career, creating an artistic home and offering support and resources for a group of up-and-coming playwrights.

BWW Review: MANHATTA at Yale Rep Photo BWW Review: MANHATTA at Yale Rep
by Andrew Beck - Feb 15, 2020

Manahatta,' the impressive world premiere from Mary Kathryn Nagle at the Yale Repertory Theatre in New Haven, CT, history repeats itself with devastating consequences in lower Manhattan as the violent removal of the indigenous Delaware Lenape people in colonial times is echoed by the heartless destruction of the nation's economy by Wall Street four centuries later.

Photo Flash: Meet the Cast of CELIA AND FIDEL at Arena Stage Photo Photo Flash: Meet the Cast of CELIA AND FIDEL at Arena Stage
by BWW News Desk - Jan 28, 2020

Arena Stage at the Mead Center for American Theater presents the world premiere of Eduardo Machado's (Havana Is Waiting, The Cook) Celia and Fidel. It's 1980 and Cuba is dealing with a failing economy. As Fidel Castro ponders on how to move his country forward, his political partner, Celia Sánchez, is never far from his side. Imbued with magical realism, Celia and Fidel is the dynamic story of radical change in Cuba featuring the country's most notorious political figure and Cuba's most influential female revolutionary. Directed by Molly Smith, Celia and Fidel runs February 28 through April 12, 2020 in the Arlene and Robert Kogod Cradle.

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