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Showtime Picks Up Third Season of CITY ON A HILL Photo Showtime Picks Up Third Season of CITY ON A HILL
by Sarah Jae Leiber - Jun 2, 2021

In addition to Fontana, CITY ON A HILL is executive produced by Jennifer Todd, Ben Affleck, Matt Damon, Jorge Zamacona, Barry Levinson, Chuck MacLean and Michael Cuesta. Kevin Bacon, Aldis Hodge and Michele Giordano serve as co-executive producers.

CITY ON A HILL Season Two Will Return to Showtime Photo CITY ON A HILL Season Two Will Return to Showtime
by Sarah Jae Leiber - Jan 28, 2021

SHOWTIME will premiere the second season of its one-hour drama series¬†CITY ON A HILL,¬†starring Golden Globe winner and Emmy¬ģ¬†nominee Kevin Bacon and Screen Actors Guild¬ģ¬†award winner Aldis Hodge, on Sunday, March 28 at 10 p.m.

Kathleen Chalfant, Samantha Bee, and More Announced for SPARE RIB Benefit Readings Photo Kathleen Chalfant, Samantha Bee, and More Announced for SPARE RIB Benefit Readings
by A.A. Cristi - Jan 2, 2020

Casting has been announced for three upcoming benefit performances of Winter Miller's Spare Rib at Rattlestick Playwrights Theater later this month.

HALFWAY BITCHES GO STRAIGHT TO HEAVEN Extends Again At Atlantic Theater Company Photo HALFWAY BITCHES GO STRAIGHT TO HEAVEN Extends Again At Atlantic Theater Company
by A.A. Cristi - Dec 10, 2019

Atlantic Theater Company announces a one week extension for the world premiere production of Halfway Bitches Go Straight to Heaven by Pulitzer Prize winner Stephen Adly Guirgis (Between Riverside and Crazy), directed by Obie Award winner John Ortiz, and co-produced with LAByrinth Theater Company. The critically acclaimed production, which opened on Monday, December 9th will now play through Sunday, January 5th, 2020 Off-Broadway at Atlantic's Linda Gross Theater (336 West 20th Street).

Photo Flash: Check Out Opening Night Photos from HALFWAY BITCHES GO STRAIGHT TO HEAVE Photo Photo Flash: Check Out Opening Night Photos from HALFWAY BITCHES GO STRAIGHT TO HEAVEN
by Chloe Rabinowitz - Dec 10, 2019

Last night, the world premiere production of Halfway Bitches Go Straight to Heaven by Pulitzer Prize winner Stephen Adly Guirgis (Between Riverside and Crazy), directed by Obie Award winner John Ortiz, and co-produced by Atlantic Theater Company and LAByrinth Theater Company, opened Off-Broadway at the Linda Gross Theater (336 West 20th Street).

Review Roundup: HALFWAY BITCHES GO STRAIGHT TO HEAVEN - What Did the Critics Think? Photo Review Roundup: HALFWAY BITCHES GO STRAIGHT TO HEAVEN - What Did the Critics Think?
by Review Roundups - Dec 10, 2019

Pulitzer Prize winner Stephen Adly Guirgis takes his style to another level in this world premiere play about the harrowing, humorous, and heartbreaking inner workings of a women's halfway house in New York City, helmed by John Ortiz (LAByrinth Artistic Director) in his Off-Broadway directing debut. Atlantic is thrilled to partner with LAByrinth Theater Company to present Guirgis' first new play since Atlantic Theater Company's 2014 award-winning production of Between Riverside and Crazy.

Photo Flash: First Look At HALFWAY BITCHES GO STRAIGHT TO HEAVEN Photo Photo Flash: First Look At HALFWAY BITCHES GO STRAIGHT TO HEAVEN
by A.A. Cristi - Dec 3, 2019

Halfway Bitches Go Straight to Heaven begins previews Thursday, November 14th and will open Monday, December 9th for a limited engagement through Sunday, December 22nd, 2019 Off-Broadway at the Linda Gross Theater (336 West 20th Street).

HALFWAY BITCHES GO  STRAIGHT TO HEAVEN Extends One Week through December 29 Photo HALFWAY BITCHES GO STRAIGHT TO HEAVEN Extends One Week through December 29
by Chloe Rabinowitz - Nov 26, 2019

Atlantic Theater Company (Neil Pepe, Artistic Director; Jeffory Lawson, Managing Director) announces a one week extension for the world premiere production of Halfway Bitches Go Straight to Heaven by Pulitzer Prize winner Stephen Adly Guirgis (Between Riverside and Crazy), directed by Obie Award winner John Ortiz, and co-produced with LAByrinth Theater Company. The production, which opens on Monday, December 9th will now play through Sunday, December 29th, 2019 Off-Broadway at the Linda Gross Theater (336 West 20th Street).

Photo Flash: In Rehearsal with HALFWAY BITCHES GO STRAIGHT TO HEAVEN Photo Photo Flash: In Rehearsal with HALFWAY BITCHES GO STRAIGHT TO HEAVEN
by Julie Musbach - Oct 28, 2019

Halfway Bitches Go Straight to Heaven begins previews Thursday, November 14th and will open Monday, December 9th for a limited engagement through Sunday, December 22nd, 2019 Off-Broadway at the Linda Gross Theater (336 West 20th Street).

David Anzuelo, Patrice Johnson Chevannes and More Join Cast of HALFWAY BITCHES GO STR Photo David Anzuelo, Patrice Johnson Chevannes and More Join Cast of HALFWAY BITCHES GO STRAIGHT TO HEAVEN
by Julie Musbach - Oct 21, 2019

Atlantic Theater Company announces the full cast for the world premiere production of Halfway Bitches Go Straight to Heaven by Pulitzer Prize winner Stephen Adly Guirgis (Between Riverside and Crazy), directed by Obie Award winner John Ortiz, and co-produced with LAByrinth Theater Company.

Atlantic Theater Company Announces Cast of HALFWAY BITCHES GO STRAIGHT TO HEAVEN Photo Atlantic Theater Company Announces Cast of HALFWAY BITCHES GO STRAIGHT TO HEAVEN
by Julie Musbach - Sep 20, 2019

Atlantic Theater Company announces casting for the world premiere production of Halfway Bitches Go Straight to Heaven by Pulitzer Prize winner Stephen Adly Guirgis (Between Riverside and Crazy), directed by Obie Award winner John Ortiz, and co-produced with LAByrinth Theater Company.

Keith Josef Adkins  and Devin Haqq to Host a Private Industry Reading of their Horror Photo Keith Josef Adkins and Devin Haqq to Host a Private Industry Reading of their Horror Screenplay THE NIGHT MAN
by Rebecca Russo - Aug 31, 2018

Keith Josef Adkins and Devin Haqq have assembled a spectacular cast for the private industry reading of their socially-charged horror screenplay The Night Man at United Talent Agency (UTA) in NYC on Monday, September 10th.

ADVENTURES IN NEW AMERICA - New Podcast From Night Vale Presents Photo ADVENTURES IN NEW AMERICA - New Podcast From Night Vale Presents
by A.A. Cristi - Aug 20, 2018

Premiering on September 28, ADVENTURES IN NEW AMERICA is the first sci-fi, Afrofuturistic, political-satire buddy comedy, serialized for New Americans in a new and desperate time.  The podcast follows the escapades of two mismatched African American best friends: a depressed man with cancer and a sociopathic criminal mastermind.  Together, they embark on a supernatural Afrofuturistic adventure in a desperate attempt to survive the wilds of New New York.

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.

Scoop: WHEN WE RISE - Part II on ABC - Today, March 1, 2017
by BWW News Desk - Mar 1, 2017

Get all the scoop on WHEN WE RISE - Part II, airing on ABC today, March 1, 2017!

Scoop: WHEN WE RISE - Part II on ABC - Wednesday, March 1, 2017
by - Feb 13, 2017

Get all the scoop on WHEN WE RISE - Part II, airing on ABC on Wednesday, March 1, 2017!

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.

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.

Jason Biggs, Celia Keenan-Bolger & More Set for Sweet Chaos Theater Project's TIPPING POINTS Staged Reading
by Tyler Peterson - Sep 21, 2015

For tickets visit www.sweetchaostheater.org or call the Symphony Space box office at 212-864-5400. Proceeds from the event will fund home libraries for families living in low-income housing communities in Harlem in association with LitWorld.

Photo Coverage: Barbara Seyda Wins Yale Drama Series Award for CELIA A SLAVE: 26 CHARACTERS TESTIFY
by Genevieve Rafter Keddy - Sep 11, 2015

Now in its ninth year, the Yale Drama Series Prize is given out annually for a play by an emerging playwright, selected by a judging panel of one - a preeminent playwright of our time.  The winner receives the David Charles Horn Prize of $10,000, as well as publication of the winning play by Yale University Press and a staged reading at Lincoln Center Theater's Claire Tow Theater.  The Yale Drama Series is an annual international open submission competition for emerging playwrights who are invited to submit original, unpublished, full-length, English language plays for consideration.  Seyda's play was selected from 1,478 entries from 47 countries.

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