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Brian Stokes Mitchell, Lynn Nottage, Clint Ramos & More Announced for Inaugural BIPOC Photo Brian Stokes Mitchell, Lynn Nottage, Clint Ramos & More Announced for Inaugural BIPOC Theatre-Makers Program
by Chloe Rabinowitz - Jun 3, 2021

Black Theatre United and Williamstown Theatre Festival have announced the participants, visiting luminary artists, and guest professors participating in the inaugural Early Career Black, Indigenous, and People of Color Theatre-Makers Program, a central new component of the Festival’s training program.

Hagerstown Community College Presents THE 25TH ANNUAL PUTNAM COUNTY SPELLING BEE Photo Hagerstown Community College Presents THE 25TH ANNUAL PUTNAM COUNTY SPELLING BEE
by Stephi Wild - Mar 29, 2021

Hagerstown Community College presents The 25th Annual Putnam County Spelling Bee next month.

Victory Gardens Theater Names Ken-Matt Martin As Artistic Director Photo Victory Gardens Theater Names Ken-Matt Martin As Artistic Director
by Alexa Criscitiello - Mar 17, 2021

Victory Gardens Theater has announced Ken-Matt Martin as the next Artistic Director in the company's 46-year history, following a nationwide search that began last fall in partnership with Arts Consulting Group.

School Of Communication To Host Artist-in-Residence Michael R. Jackson Photo School Of Communication To Host Artist-in-Residence Michael R. Jackson
by Alexa Criscitiello - Feb 9, 2021

The School of Communication at Northwestern University will host a virtual residency with Hope Abelson Artist-in-Residence Michael R. Jackson Feb. 15 to March 5. During the residency, Jackson will visit classes, lead workshops for performers, dramatists, composers and lyricists and participate in a free livestream panel discussion at 7 p.m. CST, Thursday, Feb. 25.

The National Theatre in D.C. Commissions Three Works From Imagine U Photo The National Theatre in D.C. Commissions Three Works From Imagine U
by Chloe Rabinowitz - Jan 7, 2021

Beginning Jan. 16, a diverse cast of Northwestern University students and alumni will present Imagine U episodes created for “Saturday Morning Live! at The National Theatre.” Exploring the theme of “Life Now,” the episodes feature stories, songs, movement and crafts created to help families cope with the challenges of life during the pandemic. 

Trillium Arts Debuts With October Fellowship; Two Residencies Welcome Chicago Dance A Photo Trillium Arts Debuts With October Fellowship; Two Residencies Welcome Chicago Dance Artists
by Alexa Criscitiello - Oct 9, 2020

Envisioning a rich, thriving creative arts community in North Carolina's Blue Ridge Mountains, arts professionals Phil Reynolds and Heather Hartley announce the launch of Trillium Arts, a nonprofit residency center that provides regional, national and international artists in various disciplines time and space to create their best new work.

Victory Gardens Theater Announces Next Step ​​​​​​​in Artistic Director Photo Victory Gardens Theater Announces Next Step ​​​​​​​in Artistic Director Search Process
by Alexa Criscitiello - Aug 14, 2020

Victory Gardens Theater has finalized the search committee for its new artistic director, which includes artists, board members, Playwrights Ensemble alumni, and Victory Gardens community members. 

Northwestern University Theatre Students Are Demanding Anti-Racist Actions From the D Photo Northwestern University Theatre Students Are Demanding Anti-Racist Actions From the Department
by Stephi Wild - Aug 10, 2020

Northwestern University Theatre students are demanding the department take anti-racist action and accountability.

The All Genders, Lifestyles, And Identities Film Festival Announces Schedule For aGLI Photo The All Genders, Lifestyles, And Identities Film Festival Announces Schedule For aGLIFF 33: Prism
by Kaitlin Milligan - Jul 22, 2020

Austin's oldest film festival, The All Genders, Lifestyles, and Identities Film Festival (aGLIFF) announces the schedule for film screenings and Q&As along with late addition, “Keith Haring: Street Art Boy” by Ben Anthony for aGLIFF 33: Prism, August 6-16, 2020.

Utah Film Center Announces 2020 DAMN THESE HEELS Drive-In Movie, Short Films, Late A Photo Utah Film Center Announces 2020 DAMN THESE HEELS Drive-In Movie, Short Films, Late Additions 
by Alexa Criscitiello - Jul 1, 2020

Utah Film Center announced today a drive-in movie experience, 4 late addition feature films, and 4 short film programs for the 17th annual Damn These Heels Queer Film Festival, set to run virtually July 10-19, 2020 at DamnTheseHeels.org.

IMAGINE U STORYTIME Continues With New Stories Through July 19 Photo IMAGINE U STORYTIME Continues With New Stories Through July 19
by Alexa Criscitiello - Jun 11, 2020

E. Patrick Johnson, professor of African American studies and performance studies, shares a?oePrecious and the Boo Hag,a?? a children's fairytale by Patricia C. McKissack and Onawumi Jean Moss, as the Virginia Wadsworth Wirtz Center for the Performing Arts at Northwestern University a?oeImagine U Storytimea?? series continues.

Artists Will Honor Dolly Parton, Bette Midler, David Bowie and More at Joe's Pub Photo Artists Will Honor Dolly Parton, Bette Midler, David Bowie and More at Joe's Pub
by Chloe Rabinowitz - Feb 6, 2020

This month and beyond artists at Joe's Pub a?" a program and venue of The Public Theater a?" will honor legends and inspirations from across the universe of music. From shows featuring the indelible classic hits of singers like The Rat Pack, Chaka Kahn, and David Bowie to tributes of Dolly Parton and Bette Midler at the beginning of their careers, audiophiles and nostalgists have plenty to look forward to at Joe's Pub.

Photo Flash: About Face Youth Theatre Ensemble Celebrates 20 Years with 20/20 Photo Photo Flash: About Face Youth Theatre Ensemble Celebrates 20 Years with 20/20
by Julie Musbach - Jul 16, 2019

The About Face Youth Theatre Ensemble is celebrating its 20th anniversary with the world premiere of 20/20, an exhilarating dive into recent queer history

About Face Youth Theatre Ensemble Celebrates 20th Anniversary with 20/20 Photo About Face Youth Theatre Ensemble Celebrates 20th Anniversary with 20/20
by Julie Musbach - Jun 12, 2019

The About Face Youth Theatre Ensemble is celebrating its 20th anniversary with the world premiere of 20/20, an exhilarating dive into recent queer history devised and performed by members of the About Face Youth Theatre Ensemble and co-directed by Associate Director of About Face Youth Theatre (AFYT) Donny Acosta and Artistic Director Megan Carney.

Those Women Productions Announces the World Premiere of WITCH HUNT Photo Those Women Productions Announces the World Premiere of WITCH HUNT
by Julie Musbach - Jun 11, 2019

Those Women Productions presents the world premiere of Carol S. Lashof's Witch Hunt, a new drama that explores the origins of the Salem witch panic and compels us to consider the ties between that infamous era and our present moment in history. Witch Hunt begins preview performances on July 12, opens on Friday, July 19, and runs through August 4 at La Val's Subterranean Theater in Berkeley.

Performance Space New York Presents Wet Noise 12-hour Dance-a-thon Photo Performance Space New York Presents Wet Noise 12-hour Dance-a-thon
by Stephi Wild - Apr 17, 2019

Performance Space New York partners with East Village-based queer funk dance party WET NOISE for a celebratory 12-Hour DANCE-A-THON (May 5, 12pm-12am), a fundraising event that couldn't be further from expectations of what a "fundraising event" entails. The DANCE-A-THON revels in filthy funk music, endless dancing, community building, and inclusivity across age, race, gender, sexuality, and class. DJs tag team in sets as a dynamic give-and-take, throughout the night; they include founding DJ Amber Martin along with Patrick Johnson, Ana Matronic (Scissor Sisters), Seth Kirby (Joshua Light Show), Thomas Campbell, and DatKat (O.E.A.).

Sandra Bernhard And More Come To Close Out 2018 At Joe's Pub Photo Sandra Bernhard And More Come To Close Out 2018 At Joe's Pub
by Alexa Criscitiello - Dec 17, 2018

The holidays continue! Joe's Pub presents year round favorites but with sparkles and extra glamour. And of course, the beloved Sandra Bernhard is here to lead us into the New Year!

Harlem Stage Announces Spring 2019 Performing Arts Season Photo Harlem Stage Announces Spring 2019 Performing Arts Season
by Stephi Wild - Dec 11, 2018

Harlem Stage, the legendary uptown venue that for over 35 years has promoted the creative legacy of Harlem and artists of color from around the corner and across the globe, is proud to present its Spring 2019 season of performances. The season marks the 20thanniversary of Harlem Stage's signature dance program E-Moves, which for two decades has nurtured and presented choreographers of color across the spectrum of contemporary dance idioms to create new work.The season also features collaborations with exciting new partners including the Prototype Festival and the French Institute Alliance Francaise (FIAF), and continued relationships with venerable arts institutions such as Repertorio Español, Carnegie Hall, Manhattan School of Music, and Chamber Music America.

Dee Wallace and Ben Patrick Johnson Are Special Readers At 2nd Annual 9 To 11 Minute  Photo Dee Wallace and Ben Patrick Johnson Are Special Readers At 2nd Annual 9 To 11 Minute Plays & Stories Inspired By The Events Of Today
by BWW News Desk - Sep 11, 2018

The production is proud to announce the additions of Daytime Emmy Nominee actress, Dee Wallace (E.T. Extra-Terrestrial, Cujo, The Howling) and Ben Patrick Johnson (LGBT Rights Activist & Voice Over Actor) both will be presenting a reading at this years 2nd Annual 9 to 11 minute Plays and Stories: Inspired by the Events of 9/11.

Dr. Phil to Launch Interview Podcast 'Phil in the Blanks' Photo Dr. Phil to Launch Interview Podcast 'Phil in the Blanks'
by Kaitlin Milligan - Sep 6, 2018

Dr. Phil McGraw will begin a new interview podcast, Phil in the Blanks, according to The Hollywood Reporter. Dr. Phil McGraw has led a successful daily talk show has run for more than 16 seasons on CBS.

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