A4 Launches Theater Career Roundtable Event 6/25A4 Launches Theater Career Roundtable Event 6/25
by BWW News Desk - Jun 10, 2019

The Asian American Arts Alliance announces the launch of a new initiative to support Asian Americans pursuing careers in the arts. Table Dish, A4's new professional development series, will bring experts in specific disciplines together with aspiring professionals in a roundtable setting to answer questions, provide advice, and create networking and mentoring opportunities. (more...)

Play On Shakespeare Announces Actors And Directors For PLAY ON!Play On Shakespeare Announces Actors And Directors For PLAY ON!
by BWW News Desk - May 16, 2019

Play On Shakespeare today announces an expansive list of compelling actors and dynamic directors confirmed to participate in the Play on! Festival, presented in association with Classic Stage Company (CSC) and Oregon Shakespeare Festival (OSF). Play on! features 39 readings of new, work-in-progress translations of Shakespeare's plays into contemporary modern English by some of today's most exciting playwrights-May 29-June 30 at the Lynn F. Angelson Theater at CSC (136 E. 13th Street). In 2015, Oregon Shakespeare Festival launched an ambitious 39-play, three-year commissioning project, Play on!, tasking 36 playwrights-more than half of whom were women and playwrights of color, each paired with a dramaturg-to translate Shakespeare's canon in celebration of the enduring impact of the Bard's work. Supported by a generous grant from the Hitz Foundation and inspired by long-time patron Dave Hitz's passion for Shakespeare, the project was and continues to be led by Lue Morgan Douthit. For more information, visit playonfestival.org. (more...)

AGNUS Premieres Off-Broadway This JanuaryAGNUS Premieres Off-Broadway This January
by BWW News Desk - Dec 27, 2017

New Play premiering Off-Broadway Jan 18th at Theater Row, Agnus, set in the year 2047 is a futuristic crime mystery with a tech driven set and theme + Cast of Theater/Film Veterans and New Popular Talent. (more...)

James Anthony Tyler's Timely Comedy DOLPHINS AND SHARKS Debuts Tonight at Labyrinth Theater Company
by BWW News Desk - Mar 1, 2017

Labyrinth Theater Company presents the world premiere of the witty and socially poignant production of Dolphins and Sharks by upcoming playwright James Anthony Tyler. The production, which marks Tyler's professional debut, is scheduled for February 9 - March 19 and is directed by Charlotte Brathwaite. (more...)

James Anthony Tyler's Timely Comedy DOLPHINS AND SHARKS Debuts Tonight at Labyrinth Theater Company
by BWW News Desk - Feb 9, 2017

LAByrinth Theater Company presents the world premiere of the witty and socially poignant production of Dolphins and Sharks by upcoming playwright James Anthony Tyler. The production, which marks Tyler's professional debut, is scheduled for tonight, February 9, through March 19 and is directed by Charlotte Brathwaite. (more...)

James Anthony Tyler's Timely Comedy DOLPHINS AND SHARKS to Debut at Labyrinth Theater Company
by BWW News Desk - Jan 12, 2017

Labyrinth Theater Company presents the world premiere of the witty and socially poignant production of Dolphins and Sharks by upcoming playwright James Anthony Tyler. The production, which marks Tyler's professional debut, is scheduled for February 9 - March 19 and is directed by Charlotte Brathwaite. (more...)

The Midtown International Theatre Festival Returns!
by BWW News Desk - Dec 1, 2016

The MITF Awards Return! John Chatterton's 17th Summer Fest yielded an amazing crop of productions. Award Ceremony will be directly after the current festival: MIDTOWN INTERNATIONAL THEATRE FESTIVAL: AUTUMN ARTS 2016 October 26 - November 20 at the Jewel Box @ The WorkShop 312 W 36th Street, NYC www.midtownfestival.org (more...)

The Midtown International Theatre Festival Returns!
by BWW News Desk - Oct 15, 2016

The MITF Awards Return! John Chatterton's 17th Summer Fest yielded an amazing crop of productions. Award Ceremony will be directly after the current festival: MIDTOWN INTERNATIONAL THEATRE FESTIVAL: AUTUMN ARTS 2016 October 26 - November 20 at the Jewel Box @ The WorkShop 312 W 36th Street, NYC www.midtownfestival.org (more...)

LAM -ANG - THE JOURNEY OF A HERO at The Midtown International Theatre Festival
by BWW News Desk - Jul 22, 2016

Two NY International Fringe Festival 2015 alumni - The Ally Artists Group, which produced 'Behind the Wall - An Autism Performance Piece' and Jeremy Rafal who performed an autobiography of his life through his one-man show, 'The Boy From Bantay' has  joined creative forces to present an epic play, 'Lam-ang - the Journey of a Hero' for The Midtown International Theatre Festival Directed by an Award winning Director, Nelson Eusebio, Co-directed by Nathaniel Caridad.  Performances are  Mon 8/01, 7:45pm; Thurs 8/04, 6:00pm; Sat 8/06, 4:45pm at The Workshop Theatre, 312 West 36th Street, 4th floor, New York City. (more...)

17th Annual Midtown International Theatre Festival Kicks Off Today
by BWW News Desk - Jul 16, 2016

The 17th Annual MIDTOWN INTERNATIONAL THEATRE FESTIVAL, runs today, July 16, through August 7, 2016 at The WORKSHOP'S MAIN STAGE & JEWEL BOX, 312 W 36TH STREET. (more...)

Two River Theater to Host 6th Annual Crossing Borders Festival
by BWW News Desk - Jul 11, 2016

Two River Theater, under the leadership of Artistic Director John Dias and Managing Director Michael Hurst, announces the lineup for its sixth annual Crossing Borders festival of new plays by Latino writers. Crossing Borders will take place August 3-7, 2016 and will include play readings, audience discussions, a keynote address from a leader within the Latino arts community, and a neighborhood kickoff party with food and live music. A company of actors, writers, directors, and other artists will be in residence throughout the festival. Crossing Borders is sponsored by The Horizon Foundation for New Jersey, Bank of America, and Wells Fargo. (more...)

Pipeline Theatre Sets 2016 Bonfire Series
by BWW News Desk - Jun 21, 2016

?This July, Pipeline Theatre Company presents readings of seven new plays written by its PlayLab Class of 2016 in this year's Bonfire Series at South Oxford Space in Brooklyn (138 S. Oxford St., Brooklyn). This year's PlayLab includes: Matthew Barbot, Jen Browne, Gina Femia, Reina Hardy, Jacob Marx Rice, Callan Stout, and Amy E. Witting. Performances will be July 14-24th at 7:30PM. Tickets are available for purchase online at www.pipelinetheatre.org/tickets by a suggested donation of $10. (more...)

DC, Baltimore & VA-Area Artists Tapped for TCG's Inaugural 'Rising Leaders of Color' Program
by BWW News Desk - Jun 21, 2016

Theatre Communications Group (TCG), the national organization for theatre, is pleased to announce the inaugural cohort of the Rising Leaders of Color (RLC) Program. (more...)

Lineup Announced for 17th Annual Midtown International Theatre Festival
by BWW News Desk - May 25, 2016

The 17th Annual MIDTOWN INTERNATIONAL THEATRE FESTIVAL, running July 16 - August 7, 2016 at The WORKSHOP'S MAIN STAGE & JEWEL BOX, 312 W 36TH STREET. (more...)

VIDEOS: B.D. Wong Tells #MyYellowfaceStory, Panelists Discuss Inclusion at Beyond Orientalism Forum
by Michael Dale - May 5, 2016

The tony-winner has a message for white actors playing Asians: 'You're in the wrong part.' (more...)

Fordham University Will Host BEYOND ORIENTALISM Public Forum on Race and Identity in Theatre
by BWW News Desk - Apr 15, 2016

How can the creative community advance race equity in the theatre? How do artists and producers agree to work together to eradicate yellowface and brownface? What are lessons learned that can be shared? On Monday, May 2nd, 2016, at 7 pm, Beyond Orientalism: The Forum will be held at Fordham University's Pope Auditorium to explore these vital questions. This interactive public event, in which every attendee will play a role and have a voice, features panel conversations, a breakout session, and multimedia components, more than just a series of talking heads. (more...)

Mary Testa, Frankie J. Alvarez Set for Rising Circle Theater Collective's 6th Annual PlayRISE Festival
by BWW News Desk - Feb 18, 2015

Four talented emerging playwrights of color - members of the 2015 INKtank Playwrights Lab - will unveil their exciting new works when Rising Circle Theater Collective presents its 6th annual PlayRISE Festival, a series of staged readings featuring two-time Tony Award nominee Mary Testa (On the Town, 42nd Street), Henry Yuk (Awake & Sing), Tia James (The Public's The Merchant of Venice), and Frankie J. Alvarez (HBO's "Looking"), February 25th to 28th in the Penthouse at Shetler Studios on W. 54th Street. (more...)

Disney/ABC's 2014 Talent Showcase Set for Today
by TV News Desk - Oct 7, 2014

As part of Disney/ABC Television Group's ongoing commitment to find, foster and champion diverse talent, ABC Casting will present its 13th annual 2014 Talent Showcase, today, October 7, at the New World Stages in New York. (more...)

Disney/ABC's 2014 Talent Showcase Set for 10/7
by TV News Desk - Sep 30, 2014

As part of Disney/ABC Television Group's ongoing commitment to find, foster and champion diverse talent, ABC Casting will present its 13th annual 2014 Talent Showcase, Tuesday, October 7, at the New World Stages in New York. (more...)

Planet Connections Film Festival Announces the 2014 Film Lineup
by Movies News Desk - May 30, 2014

The Planet Connections Film Festival (www.planetconnections.org/film) is proud to announce the exciting program of short films, selected to screen as part of the 6th Annual Planet Connections Theatre Festivity (more...)

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