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Julianne Jigour's BRIGHT SHINING SEA Comes to Potrero Stage Photo Julianne Jigour's BRIGHT SHINING SEA Comes to Potrero Stage
by A.A. Cristi - May 4, 2018

PlayGround's Festival of New Works features the premiere of the full-length play BRIGHT SHINING SEA by Julianne Jigour opening with a press night on Wednesday May 16, running through June 16, (previews May 14 & 15). BRIGHT SHINING SEA is a co-production with Planet Earth Arts and one of two PlayGround commissioned full-length plays featured this season.  In Julianne Jigour's Bright Shining Sea, six characters find their lives intertwined as they face the personal challenges caused by environmental degradation. Bright Shining Sea confronts destruction-personal and environmental-but presents connection and compassion as the means by which hope is possible. Julianne remarks "It asks us to view the Earth holistically, to recognize our interconnectedness, and to do what the current administration won't-to take responsibility for our planet, for each other, and for future generations.

BRIGHT SHINING SEA to Open The 2018 PlayGround Festival of New Works Photo BRIGHT SHINING SEA to Open The 2018 PlayGround Festival of New Works
by Julie Musbach - Mar 22, 2018

PlayGround's Festival of New Works features the premiere of the full-length play BRIGHT SHINING SEA by Julianne Jigour opening with a press night on May 16, running through June 16, (previews May 14 & 15). BRIGHT SHINING SEA is a co-production with Planet Earth Arts and one of two PlayGround commissioned full-length plays featured this season.

Jelani Alladin, John Riddle, Stephanie Umoh, and More Set To Launch 27th Season Of Fr Photo Jelani Alladin, John Riddle, Stephanie Umoh, and More Set To Launch 27th Season Of Free Broadway's Future Songbook Series Tonight
by BWW News Desk - Oct 30, 2017

Broadway's Future Songbook Series - presented by Arts and Artists of Tomorrow begins its twenty-seventh season tonight, Monday, October 30th, in the Bruno Walter Auditorium at the New York Public Library for the Performing Arts at Lincoln Center located at 111 Amsterdam Avenue and 65th Street. Showtime is at 6PM and ADMISSION IS FREE.

New Song Cycle A NEVER-ENDING LINE Begins Off-Broadway Tonight Photo New Song Cycle A NEVER-ENDING LINE Begins Off-Broadway Tonight
by BWW News Desk - Aug 3, 2017

A Never-Ending Line, a new song cycle composed by Jaime Lozano (The Yellow Brick Road, Children of Salt), made its New York debut at the Metropolitan Room last month and opens tonight, August 3, in a full run Off-Broadway at The Players Theatre in Greenwich Village.

New Song Cycle A NEVER-ENDING LINE to Begin Off-Broadway Next Month
by BWW News Desk - Jul 24, 2017

A Never-Ending Line, a new song cycle composed by Jaime Lozano (The Yellow Brick Road, Children of Salt), will make its New York debut at the Metropolitan Room on July 24th, 2017 followed by a full run Off-Broadway at The Players Theatre in Greenwich Village.

A NEVER-ENDING LINE at Broadway au Carré
by Rebecca Russo - Feb 24, 2017

Next Wednesday, March 1st, composer Jaime Lozano's new Song Cycle, 'A Never-Ending Line,' will have its world premiere at Broadway au Carre in Paris, France.

Theatre for the New City Explodes with New Musical, THE FOLK SINGER and New Plays: LIFE MASKS
by Liz Cearns - Sep 29, 2016

Created by the team behind the critically acclaimed 2015 production of Heather Smiley for President, the musical has a book and lyrics by Tom Attea, with music composed by Arthur Abrams. The production is directed by Mark Marcante. THE FOLK SINGER will play a limited engagement through October 23rd. Also opening this weekend are three new one act plays by Lorinne Vozoff and Eduardo Machado Directed by Eduardo Machado Starring Sharon Ullrick, Lorinne Vozoff and Eduardo Machado Lighting Design: Alexander Bartenieff  Costume Design: Michael Bevins Stage Manager: Fran Acuna-Almiron From two old friends who seem to have fallen for the same man.... again, to a chance meeting on a park bench, to a showdown between two theatrical giants, LIFE MASKS is a collection of one acts celebrating that even though you might now be of a certain age, you still can fight for what you believe

Theater for the New City Presents Evening of Short Plays LIFE MASKS Tonight
by BWW News Desk - Sep 29, 2016

'Life Masks,' an evening of new works by Lorinne Vozoff and Eduardo Machado, celebrates that even though you might now be of 'a certain age,' you still can fight for what you believe. Theater for the New City, 155 First Ave., presents the evening tonight, September 29, through October 15.

Theater for the New City to Present Evening of Short Plays LIFE MASKS
by A.A. Cristi - Sep 15, 2016

'Life Masks,' an evening of new works by Lorinne Vozoff and Eduardo Machado, celebrates that even though you might now be of 'a certain age,' you still can fight for what you believe.  Theater for the New City, 155 First Ave., presents the evening September 29 to October 15.

Centenary Stage Company's Rolling Premiere of START DOWN Begins Today
by BWW News Desk - Apr 8, 2016

Centenary Stage Company continues its trend this season of featuring women playwrights and premieres by closing their main stage professional theater series with Eleanor Burgess' START DOWN beginning today, April 8 through April 24 in the Lackland Performing Arts Center.

Cast Announced for Centenary Stage Company's Rolling Premiere of START DOWN
by BWW News Desk - Mar 30, 2016

Centenary Stage Company continues its trend this season of featuring women playwrights and premieres by closing their main stage professional theater series with Eleanor Burgess' START DOWN April 8 through 24 in the Lackland Performing Arts Center.

The Play Company to Open 2015-16 Idea Lab During ABYSS
by Tyler Peterson - Nov 18, 2015

The Play Company's (PlayCo) 2015-16 Idea Lab features three curated events, November 18 & 28 and December 4, following performances of award-winning, German playwright Maria Milisavljevic's Abyss. The critically acclaimed U.S. premiere, directed by Maria Mileaf, runs through December 6 at Theaterlab, 357 West 36th Street. Writing about Abyss for The New York Times, Ben Brantley praised the 'poetic drama,' as 'genuinely artful...And it will take you places you didn't expect to go.' Speaking about the play's painfully current themes, he said it considers, 'some very topical questions of European national identities in a time of permeable and shifting borders.'

PlayCo to Open 15th Season with ABYSS
by Tyler Peterson - Oct 14, 2015

The Play Company (PlayCo), led by Founding Producer Kate Loewald and Executive Producer Lauren Weigel, kicks off its 15th Anniversary season with the U.S. premiere of Abyss, which marks the U.S. debut of the award-winning German playwright Maria Milisavljevic. Abyss, directed by Maria Mileaf, is a poetic thriller centered on the mysterious disappearance of a young woman. The play exemplifies PlayCo's unique commitment to premiering work from around the world to advance a dynamic, international experience of contemporary theater in New York. Abyss is an exploration of what it means to be an outsider. Speaking about the play Milisavljevic says, "making a new home means finding a new kind of honesty. Otherwise the old lies will follow you."

The Play Company's 15th Anniversary Season to Feature Milisavljevic's ABYSS, SLEEP & More
by Tyler Peterson - Aug 31, 2015

The Play Company (PlayCo), led by Founding Producer Kate Loewald and Executive Producer Lauren Weigel celebrates its 15th Anniversary season with programming that exemplifies its unique commitment to premiering plays from around the world, including the U.S., to advance a dynamic, international experience of contemporary theater as part of the American repertoire.

Photo Flash: Invisible Familiars, Monica Bill Barnes & More Celebrate Accabonac House
by BWW News Desk - Jul 22, 2015

Artistic Director Alex Kilgore hosted a launch party and first annual silent auction to benefit Accabonac House yesterday, July 21, 2015 at Ashawagh Hall (780 Springs Fireplace Road, East Hampton, NY). The silent auction featured art by Gibby Haynes, Jim Tozzi, and Dan Witz, with music by Invisible Familiars, and a special performance of Happy Hour by Monica Bill Barnes Company. Scroll down for photos from the event!

Artists Retreat Accabonac House Hosts Launch Party and Silent Auction Today
by BWW News Desk - Jul 21, 2015

Artistic Director Alex Kilgore announced today that a launch party and first annual silent auction to benefit Accabonac House will be held today, July 21, 2015 at Ashawagh Hall (780 Springs Fireplace Road, East Hampton, NY).

Artists Retreat Accabonac House to Host Launch Party and Silent Auction This Month
by BWW News Desk - Jul 9, 2015

Artistic Director Alex Kilgore announced today that a launch party and first annual silent auction to benefit Accabonac House will be held Tuesday, July 21, 2015 at Ashawagh Hall (780 Springs Fireplace Road, East Hampton, NY).

Accabonac House Retreat to Launch This Summer with Pulitzer Winner Annie Baker
by Tyler Peterson - Jun 10, 2015

Artistic Director Alex Kilgore announced today that Pulitzer Prize Winning Playwright Annie Baker was awarded the first residency of Accabonac House, a year-round interdisciplinary artists retreat dedicated to the memory of Lisa de Kooning, who grew up in the house, located in the heart of Historic Spring/East Hampton. Her father, the Abstract Expressionist Willem de Kooning, traded a painting in 1961 for the property, which served as his first studio in Springs as well as a home for his only child, Lisa and her mother the illustrator, Joan Ward.

Gloucester Stage Launches 2015 Season With SWEET AND SAD
by Sally Henry Fuller - May 23, 2015

Gloucester Stage kicks off the 36th season of producing professional theatre on Cape Ann with Richard Nelson's Sweet and Sad opening on May 28 and running through June 20 at 267 East Main Street, Gloucester, MA.

Alan Cumming, Theresa Rebeck & More Set for The Orchard Project 2015
by Tyler Peterson - May 6, 2015

The Exchange today announced the artists and companies who will participate in its 2015 Orchard Project summer residency program. Twenty-two artists and ensembles (listed below) were selected from a competitive field of nearly 500 applicants to develop their big, new ideas at the Orchard Project. This will be the eighth summer - and the first summer in Saratoga Springs, NY - for the Orchard Project, a laboratory program where theatre artists and companies come to innovate, develop, and refine new shows. Past productions developed at the Orchard Project have gone on to be performed around the globe for over 500,000 people and to win awards from TONYs to Obies to Oliviers.

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