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Matthew Paul Olmos is a three-time Sundance Institute Fellowship/Residency recipient (2014 Lab, 2013 UCROSS, 2015 Baryshnikov Arts Center Resident, 2009 Time Warner Storytelling Fellow), New Dramatists Resident Playwright, the 2012 Princess Grace Awardee in Playwriting and was recently named by Sam ... (read complete bio)
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Matthew Paul Olmos is a three-time Sundance Institute Fellowship/Residency recipient (2014 Lab, 2013 UCROSS, 2015 Baryshnikov Arts Center Resident, 2009 Time Warner Storytelling Fellow), New Dramatists Resident Playwright, the 2012 Princess Grace Awardee in Playwriting and was recently named by Sam ... (read complete bio)
Nia Calloway, Rachel Lin & More To Develop New Solo Plays For AFO's 2022 Solo Collect Photo Nia Calloway, Rachel Lin & More To Develop New Solo Plays For AFO's 2022 Solo Collective
by Chloe Rabinowitz - Jan 4, 2022

All For One Theater has selected 5 playwrights who will create and develop five brand new solo plays as part of All For One's 2022 Solo Collective development series: Nia Calloway (HOMEBODY: A Ritual Party), Rachel Lin (Dear John), Matthew Paul Olmos (the un'admiring), Reynaldo Piniella (Black and Blue), and Jason Odell Williams (Destroying David).

Participants Announced For 2021/2022 Cycle Of The Writers' Room Photo Participants Announced For 2021/2022 Cycle Of The Writers' Room
by Stephi Wild - Oct 27, 2021

The participants are Vivian Barnes, Lisa Sanaye Dring, Weston Gaylord, Nicholas Pilapil, Michael Shayan, and the musical-writing team of Alexandra Kalinowski, Tova Katz and Katie Lindsay.

Moving Arts Presents 8th Annual MADlab's First Look Reading Series This Weekend Photo Moving Arts Presents 8th Annual MADlab's First Look Reading Series This Weekend
by Gigi Gervais - Oct 9, 2021

Moving Arts announced it will present readings of five new plays this weekend, October 9-10, 2021, as part of its Eighth Annual First Look Reading Series.

Jessica Hecht, Drew Droege, Jessica Jade Andres & More to Take Part in THE 24 HOUR PL Photo Jessica Hecht, Drew Droege, Jessica Jade Andres & More to Take Part in THE 24 HOUR PLAYS: VIRAL MONOLOGUES
by Chloe Rabinowitz - Oct 5, 2021

The 24 Hour Plays: Viral Monologues will return on Tuesday, October 5th, with an all new series of unforgettable performances. Eighteen actors have been paired with writers who have crafted unique pieces especially for them. From 6 PM until 10 PM, new monologues will be published every 15 minutes.  

F*It Club to Present THE SPRING FLING: HAPPILY EVER AFTER Photo F*It Club to Present THE SPRING FLING: HAPPILY EVER AFTER
by Chloe Rabinowitz - Sep 30, 2021

F*It Club, the New York Innovative Award-winning film and theatre company, will complete ten years of its annual series of short, commissioned world-premiere plays at the IRT Theater as part of their 3B Development Series in Manhattan's West Village with The Spring Fling: Happily Ever After.

Five Young Writers Selected To Be 'National Young Playwrights In Residence' At Echo T Photo Five Young Writers Selected To Be 'National Young Playwrights In Residence' At Echo Theater Company
by A.A. Cristi - Aug 31, 2021

Five early career, young playwrights have been selected as Echo Theater Company ‚ÄúNational Young Playwrights in Residence‚ÄĚ for 2021-22. The unique NYPR program uses digital platforms to connect young playwrights across the U.S. with professional mentors.

Primary Stages Announces Plans for 2022 In-Person Return, Plus New Artistic Developme Photo Primary Stages Announces Plans for 2022 In-Person Return, Plus New Artistic Development Programs
by Chloe Rabinowitz - Aug 30, 2021

PRIMARY STAGES has announced new artistic development programs, as well as their path towards reopening to in-person theater in Spring 2022.

Dorset Theatre Festival Announces 2021 Pipeline Presentation Featuring A New Play By  Photo Dorset Theatre Festival Announces 2021 Pipeline Presentation Featuring A New Play By Heidi Armbruster
by Stephi Wild - Jul 13, 2021

Heidi Armbruster, will spend three weeks in Vermont developing a new one-woman show directed by Dina Janis that will be presented as a staged reading in a limited series of matinee performances at the Festival's new outdoor stage at Southern Vermont Arts Center. 

14 Playwrights Set For Ojai Playwrights Conference 2021 Season Photo 14 Playwrights Set For Ojai Playwrights Conference 2021 Season
by Stephi Wild - Jul 8, 2021

Each play will be streamed twice. Full festival passes including both weekends, and separate passes for each weekend are available. Limited individual play tickets will be available at a later date.  Learn more about how to purchase tickets here!

Scenes from ANGELS IN AMERICA, Liesl Tommy and More Take Home 2021 Drama League Award Photo Scenes from ANGELS IN AMERICA, Liesl Tommy and More Take Home 2021 Drama League Awards
by Nicole Rosky - May 21, 2021

Tonight's the night!  The 87th Annual Drama League Awards will be streamed today, May 21, 2021 at 7:00PM ET. Who will win? BroadwayWorld is updating the list live!

Primary Stages Announces Virtual Celebration of 25 Years of The Dorothy Strelsin New  Photo Primary Stages Announces Virtual Celebration of 25 Years of The Dorothy Strelsin New American Writers Group
by Chloe Rabinowitz - May 19, 2021

PRIMARY STAGES¬†announced today that they will hold a digital celebration for the 25th¬†Anniversary of¬†The Dorothy Strelsin New American Writers Group¬†on¬†Thursday May 20, 2021 at 5pm ET. The evening will also celebrate¬†Noelle Vi√Īas, the recipient of the¬†2021 Jeffry Melnick Award.

André De Shields, Mary Beth Peil, Reed Birney, and More Join The Assembly for Viruta Photo André De Shields, Mary Beth Peil, Reed Birney, and More Join The Assembly for Virutal Telethon
by A.A. Cristi - May 12, 2021

The Assembly Theatre, a non-profit theater company based in Brooklyn, New York, is set to launch its ambitious first (and last?) 4-Hour Telethon Fundraiser.

Finalists And Semi Finalists Revealed For 2021 Bay Area Playwrights Festival Photo Finalists And Semi Finalists Revealed For 2021 Bay Area Playwrights Festival
by A.A. Cristi - May 3, 2021

Playwrights Foundation, the West Coast's premier launchpad for plays and playwrights, has announced the semi finalists and finalists for the 44th annual Bay Area Playwrights Festival (BAPF) scheduled to stream online July 16-25, 2021.

BWW Review: UNDERNEATH THE FREEWAYS OF LOS ANGELES at The Echo Theatre Company Photo BWW Review: UNDERNEATH THE FREEWAYS OF LOS ANGELES at The Echo Theatre Company
by Tracey Paleo - Apr 4, 2021

'We hope you can help us understand what happened here so it never repeats itself and justice can be served.'

BWW Interview: Playwright Matthew Paul Olmos UNDERNEATH & All Around LOS ANGELES Photo BWW Interview: Playwright Matthew Paul Olmos UNDERNEATH & All Around LOS ANGELES
by Gil Kaan - Apr 1, 2021

The Echo Theater Company's next production UNDERNEATH THE FREEWAYS OF LOS ANGELES will live-stream April 2 for sixteen Zoom performances. Written by playwright Matthew Paul Olmos, this interactive murder mystery experience has been inspired by historical events centering in and around the Los Angeles neighborhood of Boyle Heights. Michael Alvarez directs the cast of Mia Ando, Morgan Danielle Day, Amy K. Harmon, Gloria Ines, Roland Ruiz and Darrett Sanders.

Nominees Announced for 2021 Drama League Awards, Honoring Digital and Socially-Distan Photo Nominees Announced for 2021 Drama League Awards, Honoring Digital and Socially-Distanced Theatre Across the Country
by Nicole Rosky - Mar 30, 2021

The Drama League has just announced the 2021 Nominees and Special Recognition Honorees for The 87th Annual Drama League Awards. Keeping in the tradition of honoring the outstanding accomplishments of the theatrical community, as they have since 1935, this year the organization has established five unique categories to honor the extraordinary achievements of artists across the nation who created digital and socially-distanced theatrical productions during this challenging year of suspension for live arts.

Virtual Interactive Murder Mystery UNDERNEATH THE FREEWAYS OF LOS ANGELES' Begins Nex Photo Virtual Interactive Murder Mystery UNDERNEATH THE FREEWAYS OF LOS ANGELES' Begins Next Month
by A.A. Cristi - Mar 16, 2021

'Clue' meets Chinatown in a live-streamed, interactive murder mystery experience inspired by historical events. Set in 1960 in East L.A.'s Hollenbeck Park ‚ÄĒ newly divided by the Los Angeles Freeway Interchange that famously displaced over 15,000 residents in Boyle Heights ‚ÄĒ Underneath the Freeways of Los Angeles.

The Dramatists Guild's Institute for Dramatic Writing Announces Spring 2021 Semester Photo The Dramatists Guild's Institute for Dramatic Writing Announces Spring 2021 Semester
by Chloe Rabinowitz - Feb 25, 2021

Registration is currently open for The Dramatists Guild's Institute for Dramatic Writing Spring 2021 Semester, featuring writing classes that will be taught by James Anthony Tyler, Cheryl Coons, John Dietrich, Emily Dendinger, Jacqueline Goldfinger, Marcy Heisler, Mark Hollmann, Andrea Lepcio, Donja Love, Mona Mansour, Deborah Murad and more.

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 Chloe Rabinowitz - 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.

The Assembly's Deceleration Lab Continues With Nehassaiu DeGannes' Ebb & Lo' Photo The Assembly's Deceleration Lab Continues With Nehassaiu DeGannes' Ebb & Lo'
by Stephi Wild - Dec 19, 2020

The second and final showing of new work developed in The Assembly's Deceleration Lab is TONIGHT (Saturday, December 19th) at 7pm ET/4pm PT! Lab artist Nehassaiu deGannes' has assembled over two dozen artists to collaborate on EBB & lo', a devised exigesis of the life and writing of poet Elizabeth Barrett Browning.

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