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POLITICAL IDOL 2020 to Air Just in Time for Elections Photo POLITICAL IDOL 2020 to Air Just in Time for Elections
by Chloe Rabinowitz - Oct 19, 2020

After sold-out runs in New York, Washington, DC, and Chicago, the smart and witty, political parody, Political Idol 2020, written by Robert Yarnall and Marc Emory, directed by Michael Goldfried, with music direction by Anessa Marie will debut its newest 2020 edition on October 27. Tickets are $20.20.

Keen Company Announces 2018 KEEN TEENS FESTIVAL OF NEW WORK Photo Keen Company Announces 2018 KEEN TEENS FESTIVAL OF NEW WORK
by Julie Musbach - May 3, 2018

Today Artistic Director Jonathan Silverstein of the Drama Desk and Obie Award-winning Keen Company announced the Twelfth Season of Keen Teens. This season's offerings will be Winifred & Myrtle Go to High School by Leah Nanako Wrinkler, directed by Michael Goldfried; Around 2 by James Anthony Tyler, directed by Estefania Fadul; and The Caribbean Queen with book & lyrics by Jamie Cowperthwait, music & lyrics by Salomon Lerner, directed and choreographed by Ilana Ransom Toeplitz with musical direction by Salomon Lerner. An-Lin Dauber will provide scenic design, with costume design by Karen Boyer, lighting design by Kate August and sound design by Karl Berntson.

Lena Hall, Alex Brightman & More Will Celebrate the Drama League's 100th Birthday Tonight at Feinstein's/54 Below
by Nicole Rosky - Jan 11, 2016

The Drama League will celebrate a major milestone tonight that few organizations have achieved…its 100th year of service to the American theatre community. The 100th Birthday Party will be held tonight,January 11, 2016 at Feinstein's/54 Below (254 West 54th Street, Cellar).  The sold-out celebration will include cocktails, dinner, speeches and musical performances recognizing the history, achievements, and future of the award-winning arts education organization.  

Drama League Announces 2016 Artists-in-Residence; New Works to Feature Duncan Sheik & More
by Tyler Peterson - Jan 4, 2016

The Drama League has announced the artists and theater ensembles chosen to develop new plays and musicals as part of the 2016 Artist Residency Program. 

Photo Coverage: BroadwayWorld.com and Fathom Events Honored at The Theatre Museum Awards - Cocktail Party
by Walter McBride - May 28, 2014

The Theatre Museum awarded its 2014 Theatre Museum Awards for Excellence at the Players Club, on Tuesday May 27, 2014. The mission of The Theatre Museum is to preserve, protect, and perpetuate the legacy of the theatre. It is the first and only chartered non profit museum dedicated to the history of Theatre. Since 1995 The Awards for Excellence have recognized individuals and organizations for their contribution to theater arts, education, theater history and preservation.

Wize Latina Productions to Present THE SAD ROOM at Teatro Paraguas, 5/23-25
by BWW News Desk - May 22, 2014

Wize Latina Productions presents The Sad Room, a new original play by Patricia Crespin at Teatro Paraguas 3205 Calle Marie Santa Fe, NM. The Sad Room will run Today, May 23rd and Saturday 24th at 7:30 PM and Sunday, May 25 at 2:00 PM.

BroadwayWorld.com and Fathom Events to Be Honored at The 2014 Theatre Museum Awards For Excellence
by Robert Diamond - May 2, 2014

The Theatre Museum has announced the honorees for the 2014 Theatre Museum Awards for Excellence. The mission of The Theatre Museum is to preserve, protect, and perpetuate the legacy of the theatre. It is the first and only chartered non profit museum dedicated to the history of Theatre. Since 1995 The Awards for Excellence have recognized individuals and organizations for their contribution to theater arts, education, theater history and preservation. The 2014 Theatre Museum Awards will take place on Tuesday, May 27th at 6PMat The Players Club 16 Gramercy Park, NYC.

Wize Latina Productions to Present THE SAD ROOM at Teatro Paraguas, 5/23-25
by Diana Heisroth - Apr 28, 2014

Wize Latina Productions presents The Sad Room, a new original play by Patricia Crespin at Teatro Paraguas 3205 Calle Marie Santa Fe, NM. The Sad Room will run Friday, May 23rd and Saturday 24th at 7:30 PM and Sunday, May 25 at 2:00 PM.

Rachel Dickstein, Jeremy Bloom & More Chosen for Drama League's 2014 Artist Residency Program
by Nicole Rosky - Feb 19, 2014

The Drama League (Gabriel Shanks, Executive Director; Roger T. Danforth, Artistic Director) has announced the ten artists and theater ensembles chosen to develop new plays and musicals as part of the 2014 Artist Residency Program. The development of these works, which include two 2014 Artists In Residence, Rachel Dickstein/Ripe Time and Jeremy Bloom/Rady&Bloom, will be held at The Drama League Theater Center (32 Avenue of the Americas) in Tribeca from March-July 2014.

Nathan Lane, Jonathan Groff, Donna Murphy & More Set for Drama League's 2014 Winter-Spring Season Events
by Tyler Peterson - Jan 7, 2014

The Drama League has announced their Winter/Spring 2014 Programming Schedule of special performances, events and educational offerings at the new Drama League Theater Center in Tribeca, and elsewhere. Highlights include intimate evenings with Tony¬ģ Award winners Nathan Lane, Donna Murphy, Jason Robert Brown, Michael Mayer and John Patrick Shanley, plus Tony¬ģ Award Nominee Jonathan Groff.

Celebrity Chef Rocco Dispirito and More Celebrate Lauren Pizza's New Book MEANT TO BE
by BWW News Desk - Nov 1, 2013

Franklin Lakes, NJ ‚Äď November 1, 2013 -- Celebrity chef Rocco Dispirito and boldface names from Broadway and publishing fete ‚ÄúJersey Girl‚ÄĚ and new author Lauren Pizza on the completion of her memoir: ‚ÄúMeant to be: the Lives and Loves of a Jersey Girl‚ÄĚ for Skyhorse Publishing (http://laridanproductions.com/lives-and-loves-of-a-jersey-girl/ )

New Brooklyn Theater to Bring Week-Worth of Shows to Bed-Stuy Alive! Festival, 10/12-17
by Tyler Peterson - Sep 25, 2013

New Brooklyn Theater is proud to announce a week of shows at Brooklyn's ninth annual Bed-Stuy Alive! festival. These shows will be NBT's formal producing debut and will take place from October 12 to 17, 2013.

Photo Coverage: Drama League Theatre Center Celebrates Grand Opening!
by Jessica Fallon Gordon - May 28, 2013

The Drama League opened it doors at their new space on May 23rd with a ribbon cutting hosted by Judith Light. The focal point of The DramaLeague Theater Center is the Stewart F. Lane and Bonnie Comley Studio Lab, a brand-new laboratory/development space for theater artists to create and hone work for future productions. It will also act as a flexible multi-purpose space for a variety of programming including educational opportunities, audience-focused series and special events. This will allow the Drama League to better serve the entire New York theater community - directors, audience, playwrights and actors. The Drama League Theater Center will offer artist residencies, play readings, open rehearsals, developmental workshops, lectures, classes, seminars, discussions, conferences, theatre-focused social gatherings and more.

Horse Trade Theater Group Announces 2013 FIRE THIS TIME FESTIVAL
by Kelsey Denette - Dec 12, 2012

The African American experience is not represented solely by one voice or one style. For the fourth year in a row Horse Trade Management Group will present The Fire This Time Festival, providing a platform for talented early-career playwrights of African and African-American descent to explore new voices, styles, and challenging new directions for 21st century performing arts in order to move beyond common misconceptions of what's possible in 'black theater.' The festival's core production is a 10-minute play festival, presenting new work written by featured playwrights. Other festival programming will include a panel discussion and fully staged readings of new plays in development.

The Public Theater Begins Previews 8/6 for RICHARD III
by Kelsey Denette - Jul 31, 2012

The Public Theater (Artistic Director Oskar Eustis; Executive Director Patrick Willingham) will begin previews on Monday, August 6 for The Mobile Shakespeare Unit's RICHARD III, directed by Amanda Dehnert. Following a three-week tour, bringing free Shakespeare to audiences who have limited or no access to the arts, RICHARD III will run at The Public Theater through Saturday, August 25, with an official press opening on Saturday, August 11. Tickets are $15 and on sale now.

Public Theater to Tour RICHARD III This July
by Nicole Rosky - Jun 28, 2012

The Public Theater (Artistic Director Oskar Eustis; Executive Director Patrick Willingham) will take its MOBILE SHAKESPEARE UNIT on tour again this July with a production of RICHARD III, directed by Amanda Dehnert. The three-week tour, July 16 to August 3, will bring free Shakespeare to audiences who have limited or no access to the arts before a sit-down run at The Public Theater, August 6-25. Tickets for Richard III at The Public are $15 and go on sale July 12.

Ars Nova Announces ANT Fest 2010, 10/19-11/20
by BWW News Desk - Oct 19, 2010

Ars Nova (Jason Eagan, Artistic Director; Jeremy Blocker, Managing Director) proudly announces the lineup for ANT Fest 2010. This year's thirty-show lineup features a range of talent, covering everything from sketch comedy to musical theater to ventriloquist rock, all on the Ars Nova stage! Conceived as a way of offering emerging artists of all kinds a point of entry into the New York arts community, this year's shows were selected from an open submission process that drew nearly 200 applicants. Now in its third year, the festival of All New Talent has quickly established itself as the premier destination to catch an eclectic mix of brand new music, theater and comedy shows. It has also become an important first step in the development process of various projects, such as Seven Minutes in Heaven (ANT Fest 2009; HERE Arts Center Spring 2010), Songs of a Night Owl (ANT Fest 2009, Berkshire Theater Festival Summer 2010 as Pool Boy), Samuel and Alasdair (ANT Fest 2009, 2010 NY Independent Theater Award for Outstanding Production of a Play), and Ithaca (ANT Fest 2008, sold out Joe's Pub run in 2009). In addition to the thirty ANT Fest shows, Ars Nova will also be offering its hit variety show, Showgasm, throughout the Fest. Featuring a mix of current and previous Fest artists, the first installation will be a special ANT Fest Kickoff Showgasm, at 8pm on October 18. The following two will be late night (10pm) on November 5 and 19. As always, all Showgasms are FREE, but reservations are encouraged and can be made at www.arsnovanyc.com/showgasm. ANT Fest 2010 will run Monday-Saturday at 8pm, October 18-November 20 at Ars Nova (511 W. 54 St.) All tickets are $10 and are available at www.arsnovanyc.com or (212) 352-3101.

Ars Nova Announces ANT Fest 2010, 10/19-11/20
by Erica Anker - Sep 30, 2010

Ars Nova (Jason Eagan, Artistic Director; Jeremy Blocker, Managing Director) proudly announces the lineup for ANT Fest 2010. This year's thirty-show lineup features a range of talent, covering everything from sketch comedy to musical theater to ventriloquist rock, all on the Ars Nova stage! Conceived as a way of offering emerging artists of all kinds a point of entry into the New York arts community, this year's shows were selected from an open submission process that drew nearly 200 applicants. Now in its third year, the festival of All New Talent has quickly established itself as the premier destination to catch an eclectic mix of brand new music, theater and comedy shows. It has also become an important first step in the development process of various projects, such as Seven Minutes in Heaven (ANT Fest 2009; HERE Arts Center Spring 2010), Songs of a Night Owl (ANT Fest 2009, Berkshire Theater Festival Summer 2010 as Pool Boy), Samuel and Alasdair (ANT Fest 2009, 2010 NY Independent Theater Award for Outstanding Production of a Play), and Ithaca (ANT Fest 2008, sold out Joe's Pub run in 2009). In addition to the thirty ANT Fest shows, Ars Nova will also be offering its hit variety show, Showgasm, throughout the Fest. Featuring a mix of current and previous Fest artists, the first installation will be a special ANT Fest Kickoff Showgasm, at 8pm on October 18. The following two will be late night (10pm) on November 5 and 19. As always, all Showgasms are FREE, but reservations are encouraged and can be made at www.arsnovanyc.com/showgasm. ANT Fest 2010 will run Monday-Saturday at 8pm, October 18-November 20 at Ars Nova (511 W. 54 St.) All tickets are $10 and are available at www.arsnovanyc.com or (212) 352-3101.

ART, HTC & ICA Celebrating EMERGING AMERICA 5/14-16
by BWW News Desk - May 16, 2010

The American Repertory Theater, Huntington Theatre Company, and the Institute of Contemporary Art/Boston have joined forces for the first time to create Emerging America - an annual festival devoted to supporting and launching new voices in American theatre. From May 14 through 16, Emerging America brings some of the country's most promising performers, writers, companies and directors to Boston for a weekend filled with energy, imagination, creativity and drama.

ART, HTC & ICA Celebrating EMERGING AMERICA 5/14-16
by BWW News Desk - May 15, 2010

The American Repertory Theater, Huntington Theatre Company, and the Institute of Contemporary Art/Boston have joined forces for the first time to create Emerging America - an annual festival devoted to supporting and launching new voices in American theatre. From May 14 through 16, Emerging America brings some of the country's most promising performers, writers, companies and directors to Boston for a weekend filled with energy, imagination, creativity and drama.

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