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Hugh Dancy, Kathleen Chalfant, Noah Galvin, and More Join THE 24 HOUR PLAYS on June 2 Photo Hugh Dancy, Kathleen Chalfant, Noah Galvin, and More Join THE 24 HOUR PLAYS on June 29
by Alexa Criscitiello - Jun 28, 2021

The 24 Hour Plays: Viral Monologues will premiere on Tuesday, June 29th, with an all new series of unforgettable performances.

Williamstown Theatre Festival Announces Recipients of Commissioning Programs Photo Williamstown Theatre Festival Announces Recipients of Commissioning Programs
by Chloe Rabinowitz - Apr 28, 2021

Williamstown Theatre Festival has announced the recipient of the 2021 L. Arnold Weissberger New Play Award and the 2022 Jay Harris Commission, as well as recipients of 2021 WTF Commissions through WTF’s Andrew Martin-Weber New Play and Musical Commissioning Program.

Drama League Announces Lineup For In Conversation and #Collaboration Series - JAGGED  Photo Drama League Announces Lineup For In Conversation and #Collaboration Series - JAGGED LITTLE PILL, Jonathan Groff and Christian Borle, and More!
by Stephi Wild - May 7, 2020

May and June episodes will feature Tony Award-winning director Diane Paulus, choreographer Sidi Larbi Cherkaoui, and actor Elizabeth Stanley on their collaboration during Jagged Little Pill; Tony-winning director Michael Mayer with actors Jonathan Groff and Christian Borle on Little Shop of Horrors; directors Lileana Blain-Cruz, Sheryl Kaller, and Desdemona Chiang; director Gaye Taylor Upchurch and playwright Lauren Gunderson on The Half-Life of Marie Curie; and more.

Works by Benjamin Benne, Majkin Holmquist and More to be Featured in Roundabout Under Photo Works by Benjamin Benne, Majkin Holmquist and More to be Featured in Roundabout Underground Reading Series
by Chloe Rabinowitz - Jan 10, 2020

Roundabout Theatre Company (Todd Haimes, Artistic Director/CEO) has announced the ninth annual Roundabout Underground Reading Series, a five-night event that includes nightly readings of new works written and directed by emerging artists, as well as post-show receptions. The Reading Series will feature new works by Benjamin Benne, Majkin Holmquist, Shayan Lotfi, Nick Mecikalski and Harrison David Rivers.

The Studio Theatre Tierra del Sol Presents OTHER DESERT CITIES, On Sale Now Photo The Studio Theatre Tierra del Sol Presents OTHER DESERT CITIES, On Sale Now
by Stephi Wild - Jan 8, 2020

In March, The Studio Theatre Tierra del Sol (806 San Marino Drive, The Villages, FL) will open its final production of its fourth season, Other Desert Cities, a drama written by Jon Robin Baitz.

Complete Casting Announced for BLISS at The 5th Avenue Theatre Photo Complete Casting Announced for BLISS at The 5th Avenue Theatre
by Chloe Rabinowitz - Dec 11, 2019

The 5th Avenue Theatre has announced complete casting for the world premiere of Bliss, an empowering original musical fantasy that flips the traditional princess narrative upside down.

Adam Kantor, Matt Dallal and More Join Cast of Roundabout Underground's DARLING GRENA Photo Adam Kantor, Matt Dallal and More Join Cast of Roundabout Underground's DARLING GRENADINE
by Chloe Rabinowitz - Dec 6, 2019

Roundabout Theatre Company (Todd Haimes, Artistic Director/CEO) has announced the full cast of the new musical Darling Grenadine, book, music & lyrics by Daniel Zaitchik, directed & choreographed by Michael Berresse.

Photo Coverage: On The Opening Night Red Carpet of THE ROSE TATTOO Photo Photo Coverage: On The Opening Night Red Carpet of THE ROSE TATTOO
by Jennifer Broski - Oct 16, 2019

Roundabout Theatre Company's new Broadway production of The Rose Tattoo officially opened last night, October 15, 2019, at the American Airlines Theatre. 

BWW Review: NAPOLI, BROOKLYN, Park Theatre Photo BWW Review: NAPOLI, BROOKLYN, Park Theatre
by Cindy Marcolina - Jun 18, 2019

It's the 1960s and the Muscolinos are raising three daughters in Brooklyn. As Italian immigrants, they are striving to maintain their own identity while rebelling against an outdated patriarchal structure in their own individual ways.

Roundabout Will Premiere Dave Harris' EXCEPTION TO THE RULE in 2020 Photo Roundabout Will Premiere Dave Harris' EXCEPTION TO THE RULE in 2020
by Nicole Rosky - May 2, 2019

Roundabout Theatre Company (Todd Haimes, Artistic Director/CEO) has just announced the world premiere of Exception to the Rule, by Dave Harris, directed by Miranda Haymon. This production was part of the 2019 Roundabout Underground Reading Series and will begin performances on April 30, 2020.

Bay Street Theater Announces Title Wave @ Bay Street Photo Bay Street Theater Announces Title Wave @ Bay Street
by Stephi Wild - Apr 5, 2019

Bay Street Theater & Sag Harbor Center for the Arts is pleased to announce Title Wave at Bay Street: The 6th Annual New Works Festival, May 3 - 5. All readings are free, but tickets are required, as these events typically sell out. Tickets are available now at baystreet.org or by calling the Bay Street Theater Box Office at 631-725-9500, open Tuesday through Saturday 11 am to 5 pm, or until show time.

PlayPenn New Play Development Conference Announces 2019 Plays And Haas Fellows Photo PlayPenn New Play Development Conference Announces 2019 Plays And Haas Fellows
by Julie Musbach - Apr 1, 2019

PlayPenn, the new play development organization which assisted in the development of the Tony Award-winning international hit OSLO by J.T. Rogers, has announced their 2019 New Play Development Conferenceplays and writers, which will constitute the inaugural class of Haas Fellows.

Full Cast Announced for UK Tour of Napoli, Brooklyn Photo Full Cast Announced for UK Tour of Napoli, Brooklyn
by Julie Musbach - Mar 29, 2019

Robert Cavanah as Nic, Madeleine Worrall as Luda and Laurie Ogden as Connie join the previously announced Georgia May Foote as Vita, Hannah Bristow as Fran, Mona Goodwin as Tina, Gloria Onitiri as Celia and Stephen Hogan as Albert in the 2019 European Premiere of Meghan Kennedy's NAPOLI, BROOKLYN, beginning a UK Tour on 1 May at Malvern Theatres, running through to 8 June at Oxford Playhouse. The Tour will be followed by a limited four-week season from 13 June to 13 July at Park Theatre, London, with a national press night on Monday 17 June 2019.

Alan Cumming, Christy Altomare, and More to Star in Industry Reading of SPARKLER Photo Alan Cumming, Christy Altomare, and More to Star in Industry Reading of SPARKLER
by Julie Musbach - Mar 27, 2019

Jim Kierstead and Broadway Factor have announced a private industry reading for the new play, SPARKLER. Written by Erik Champney and directed by Sheryl Kaller, the reading will be held in New York City on March 29, 2019.

The Original Theatre Company Announces 2019 Season - CAROLINE'S KITCHEN, THE NIGHT WA Photo The Original Theatre Company Announces 2019 Season - CAROLINE'S KITCHEN, THE NIGHT WATCH, and More!
by Stephi Wild - Feb 20, 2019

The Original Theatre Company (OTC), under the Artistic Direction of Alastair Whatley, announces its most ambitious season yet, with an original commission (Caroline's Kitchen), a European premiere (Napoli, Brooklyn), a first revival (The Night Watch) and a 30th anniversary production and first revival (Valued Friends).

Guest Blog: Director Alastair Whatley On CAROLINE'S KITCHEN Photo Guest Blog: Director Alastair Whatley On CAROLINE'S KITCHEN
by Guest Blog: Alastair Whatley - Jan 16, 2019

Caroline's Kitchen has been simmering away since 2016, when we commissioned Torben Betts to write a brand-new play about a (fictional…) celebrated TV chef whose gleaming life in front of the cameras masked an escalating crisis behind them.

Roundabout Announces 2019 Underground Reading Series Lineup Photo Roundabout Announces 2019 Underground Reading Series Lineup
by Alexa Criscitiello - Dec 20, 2018

Roundabout Theatre Company (Todd Haimes, Artistic Director/CEO) is thrilled to announce the eighth annual Roundabout Underground Reading Series, a five-night event that includes nightly readings of new works written and directed by emerging artists, as well as post-show receptions. The Reading Series will feature new works by Aaron Carter, Emily Feldman, Dave Harris, Jonathan Spector and Sanaz Toossi.

Kathryn Erbe, Daniel Jenkins and Christopher Livingston Will Lead Roundabout Undergro Photo Kathryn Erbe, Daniel Jenkins and Christopher Livingston Will Lead Roundabout Underground's SOMETHING CLEAN
by Nicole Rosky - Dec 7, 2018

Roundabout Theatre Company (Todd Haimes, Artistic Director/CEO) has just announced the full cast of Something Clean, by Selina Fillinger, directed by Margot Bordelon. This is the second play in Roundabout Underground's expanded two-play season, following the critically acclaimed, sold-out production of Usual Girls by Ming Peiffer this fall.

Photo Coverage: On the Opening Night Red Carpet for BERNHARDT/HAMLET! Photo Photo Coverage: On the Opening Night Red Carpet for BERNHARDT/HAMLET!
by Jennifer Broski - Sep 26, 2018

To Broadway, or not to Broadway? It's not such a question for Bernhardt/Hamlet, which celebrated a triumphant opening last night at the American Airlines Theatre.

Michael John LaChiusa to Adapt Musical Version of Martyna Majok's COST OF LIVING Photo Michael John LaChiusa to Adapt Musical Version of Martyna Majok's COST OF LIVING
by Julie Musbach - Jul 12, 2018

Williamstown Theatre Festival recently celebrated the playwright Martyna Majok. Majok's play Cost of Living won the 2018 Pulitzer Prize for Drama and the 2018 Lucille Lortel Award for Outstanding Play. Michael John LaChiusa will create a musical adaptation of Cost of Living under the auspices of Williamstown Theatre Festival's Andrew Martin-Weber New Play & Musical Commissioning Program, with special funding from The Ted & Mary Jo Shen Charitable Gift Fund.

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