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Keen Company to Return to Live, In Person Performances With HERE/NOW: LIVE! Photo Keen Company to Return to Live, In Person Performances With HERE/NOW: LIVE!
by Chloe Rabinowitz - Dec 6, 2021

Last season, Keen Company created Hear/Now: A Season of Audio Theater which reimagined the classic radio drama by commissioning new audio plays. Now, Keen reinvents the old-fashioned radio broadcast for the stage, featuring¬†two newly commissioned world premiere plays¬†by ‚ÄčKeen ‚ÄčPlaywrights Lab alumni Mashuq Mushtaq Deen and Deb Margolin.

Playwrights Kate Cortesi, Brenda Withers & Emily Zemba Announce Details for THE POOL  Photo Playwrights Kate Cortesi, Brenda Withers & Emily Zemba Announce Details for THE POOL at New Ohio Theatre
by Chloe Rabinowitz - Sep 29, 2021

Playwrights¬†Kate Cortesi,¬†Brenda Withers,¬†Emily Zemba, and producer¬†victor cervantes jr. are pleased to announce details for the 2021 edition of¬†The Pool, a temporary consortium of playwrights producing their own plays in rep at the¬†New Ohio Theatre¬†from¬†November 1‚Äď20, 2021.

Clubbed Thumb and Heidi Schreck Announce the CLUBBED THUMB CONSTITUTION COMMISSIONS Photo Clubbed Thumb and Heidi Schreck Announce the CLUBBED THUMB CONSTITUTION COMMISSIONS
by Chloe Rabinowitz - Sep 21, 2021

Tony Award-nominated and Obie Award-winning theater company Clubbed Thumb and two-time Tony Award nominee Heidi Schreck have announced the Clubbed Thumb Constitution Commissions.

Keen Company Announces 22nd Season Photo Keen Company Announces 22nd Season
by Chloe Rabinowitz - Sep 21, 2021

Today Keen Company Artistic Director Jonathan Silverstein announced his plans for the upcoming season, Keen’s 22nd. The season begins Monday October 25th with Keen Company’s 22nd Annual Benefit Gala, honoring playwright Pearl Cleage (Blues for an Alabama Sky). This festive event will take place online, and tickets start at just $50.

The Parsnip Ship Announces Sixth Season Exclusively Featuring Queer Playwrights Photo The Parsnip Ship Announces Sixth Season Exclusively Featuring Queer Playwrights
by Stephi Wild - Nov 22, 2020

The Parsnip Ship (Artistic Director + Host, Iyvon Edebiri) has announced the line-up for the radio play and music series' sixth season, a selection of dynamic and powerful stories from LGBTQIA+ playwrights to be recorded in front of a live audience and streamed to listeners around the country.

Page 73 Announces Four Virtual Residencies for Fall 2020 Photo Page 73 Announces Four Virtual Residencies for Fall 2020
by Chloe Rabinowitz - Sep 21, 2020

Page 73, the organization that develops and produces the work of early-career playwrights who have yet to receive a professional production in New York City-and who have launched the careers of playwrights including Clare Barron, Quiara Alegría Hudes, Samuel D. Hunter, and Michael R. Jackson-announces four 11-day virtual residencies for Fall 2020.

THE KARAMAZOVS To Premiere in March at New Ohio Theatre Photo THE KARAMAZOVS To Premiere in March at New Ohio Theatre
by Chloe Rabinowitz - Feb 6, 2020

Writer and director Anna Brenner, along with her company Other Shore, are set to premiere The Karamazovs, a freewheeling distillation of Fyodor Dostoevsky's The Brothers Karamazov, at the New Ohio Theatre (154 Christopher Street, Manhattan).

Queens Theatre Presents THE STONEWALL 50 PLAYS Photo Queens Theatre Presents THE STONEWALL 50 PLAYS
by A.A. Cristi - Jun 3, 2019

FLUSHING MEADOWS CORONA PARK ? In a nondescript bar on Christopher Street a revolution was sparked 50 years ago when the LGBTQ patrons decided gathering as a community was not a crime.

The 7th Annual INTAR One-Minute Play Festival Will Feature World Premiere One-Minute  Photo The 7th Annual INTAR One-Minute Play Festival Will Feature World Premiere One-Minute Plays
by Stephi Wild - Oct 9, 2018

The One-Minute Play Festival (#1MPF) (Dominic D'Andrea, Producing Artistic Director; Caitlin Wees, Associate Artistic Director) and INTAR (Lou Moreno, Artistic Director; John McCormack, Executive Director) continue their acclaimed collaboration with The 7th Annual INTAR One-Minute Play Festival, with part of the proceeds to benefit UNIT 52, INTAR's training program for emerging artists. After seven years of partnership that celebrates Latinx ideas and narratives, the festival welcomes the next generation of 1MPF artists, who join some of our alumni cohort.

Photo Coverage: Inside Opening Night of THE POOL at The Flea Theater Photo Photo Coverage: Inside Opening Night of THE POOL at The Flea Theater
by Stephi Wild - Dec 8, 2017

The Pool, a pop-up theater company, will present three new plays in rotating rep from November 15 - December 16, 2017 in a limited 5-week engagement at The Flea Theater's brand-new Tribeca home, located at 20 Thomas Street. The plays are Susan Bernfield's TANIA IN THE GETAWAY VAN directed by Portia Krieger, Peter Gil-Sheridan's THE RAFA PLAY directed by Morgan Gould, and Lynn Rosen's WASHED UP ON THE POTOMAC directed by Jos Zayas.

Openings Start Monday Night For The Pool At The Flea Theater Photo Openings Start Monday Night For The Pool At The Flea Theater
by Stephi Wild - Nov 27, 2017

The Pool, a pop-up theater company, will present three new plays in rotating rep from November 15 - December 16, 2017 in a limited 5-week engagement at The Flea Theater's brand-new Tribeca home, located at 20 Thomas Street. The plays are Susan Bernfield's TANIA IN THE GETAWAY VAN directed by Portia Krieger, Peter Gil-Sheridan's THE RAFA PLAY directed by Morgan Gould, and Lynn Rosen's WASHED UP ON THE POTOMAC directed by Jos Zayas.

Photo Flash: The Pool Presents Three Shows in Rotating Rep Photo Photo Flash: The Pool Presents Three Shows in Rotating Rep
by Julie Musbach - Nov 25, 2017

The Pool, a pop-up theater company, will present three new plays in rotating rep from November 15 - December 16, 2017 in a limited 5-week engagement at The Flea Theater's brand-new Tribeca home, located at 20 Thomas Street. The plays are Susan Bernfield's TANIA IN THE GETAWAY VAN directed by Portia Krieger, Peter Gil-Sheridan's THE RAFA PLAY directed by Morgan Gould, and Lynn Rosen's WASHED UP ON THE POTOMAC directed by Jos Zayas.

Previews Start On Wednesday For THE POOL At The Flea Theater Photo Previews Start On Wednesday For THE POOL At The Flea Theater
by Stephi Wild - Nov 15, 2017

The Pool, a pop-up theater company, will present three new plays in rotating rep from November 15 - December 16, 2017 in a limited 5-week engagement at The Flea Theater's brand-new Tribeca home, located at 20 Thomas Street. The plays are Susan Bernfield's TANIA IN THE GETAWAY VAN directed by Portia Krieger, Peter Gil-Sheridan's THE RAFA PLAY directed by Morgan Gould, and Lynn Rosen's WASHED UP ON THE POTOMAC directed by Jos Zayas.

Pop-Up Theater Company The Pool Brings Three New Plays to The Flea Theater Tonight Photo Pop-Up Theater Company The Pool Brings Three New Plays to The Flea Theater Tonight
by BWW News Desk - Nov 15, 2017

The Pool, a pop-up theater company, will present three new plays in rotating rep from tonight, November 15, through December 16, 2017 in a limited 5-week engagement at The Flea Theater's brand-new Tribeca home, located at 20 Thomas Street.

The Maxamoo Podcast Previews New York's Best Theatre in November & December Photo The Maxamoo Podcast Previews New York's Best Theatre in November & December
by Maxamoo - Nov 1, 2017

We're close to wrapping up our fourth year of podcasting. Unbelievable that this passion project has endured this long. Today we have our November and December preview with Jack, Jose, and Lindsay.

Pop-Up Theater Company The Pool to Bring Three New Plays to The Flea Theater Photo Pop-Up Theater Company The Pool to Bring Three New Plays to The Flea Theater
by BWW News Desk - Oct 17, 2017

The Pool, a pop-up theater company, will present three new plays in rotating rep from November 15 - December 16, 2017 in a limited 5-week engagement at The Flea Theater's brand-new Tribeca home, located at 20 Thomas Street.

2015 INTAR One-Minute Play Festival Showcases Latina/o Playwrights This Weekend
by BWW News Desk - Dec 5, 2015

The One-Minute Play Festival (#1MPF) and INTAR continue their acclaimed partnership with THE 4TH ANNUAL INTAR ONE-MINUTE PLAY FESTIVAL, with part of the proceeds to benefit UNIT 52, INTAR's training program for emerging artists.

2015 INTAR One-Minute Play Festival to Showcase Latina/o Playwrights This December
by BWW News Desk - Nov 10, 2015

The One-Minute Play Festival (#1MPF) and INTAR continue their acclaimed partnership with THE 4TH ANNUAL INTAR ONE-MINUTE PLAY FESTIVAL, with part of the proceeds to benefit UNIT 52, INTAR's training program for emerging artists.

INTAR's 3rd Annual One-Minute Play Festival to Include Works by Jose Rivera, Kristoffer Diaz & More
by Tyler Peterson - Nov 13, 2014

The One-Minute Play Festival (#1MPF) and INTAR continue their acclaimed partnership with The 3rd Annual One-Minute Play Festival, with part of the proceeds to benefit UNIT 52, INTAR's training program for emerging artists.

Chris Weikel Wins NNPN's 2014 Smith Prize Commission
by Tyler Peterson - May 29, 2014

The NATIONAL NEW PLAY NETWORK (NNPN), the country's alliance of non-profit theaters that champions the development, production, and continued life of new plays, proudly announces that the 2014 Smith Prize Commission, which carries an Award of $5,000, has been awarded to Chris Weikel for The Word from Kampala. Awarded annually to a proposal for a play that dramatizes the pressing issues of our times, The Smith Prize is funded by a gift from screenwriter, novelist and playwright Timothy Jay Smith and a number of other socially-conscious donors. The Word from Kampala was conceived in reaction to the recent act of Ugandan President Yoweri Museveni, who signed into law a bill that makes acts of homosexuality punishable by life imprisonment.

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