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Playwrights Realm News

Immersive KPOP Extends Off-BroadwayImmersive KPOP Extends Off-Broadway
by BWW News Desk - Sep 25, 2017

In response to overwhelming demand and critical acclaim, Ars Nova, in association with Ma-Yi Theater and Woodshed Collective, extends the world premiere of KPOP until October 21. KPOP is a high-octane immersive event that audiences a backstage pass to a K-pop music factory. (more...)


by BWW News Desk - Sep 25, 2017

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Pioneer Theatre Company Announces Titles for 2017-18 'Play-by-Play' SeriesPioneer Theatre Company Announces Titles for 2017-18 'Play-by-Play' Series
by BWW News Desk - Sep 21, 2017

Pioneer Theatre Company announces the titles for the fifth season of its Play-by-Play new play reading series. Play-by-Play provides developmental rehearsal periods for three new plays each season. The playwright works alongside a professional director and cast for a week-long residency, culminating in three public readings of each play available to theatergoers at a very modest cost. (more...)

The Sol Project's OEDPIUS EL REY Begins Next Month at The PublicThe Sol Project's OEDPIUS EL REY Begins Next Month at The Public
by BWW News Desk - Sep 21, 2017

A friendly reminder that The Public Theater will begin previews on Tuesday, October 3 for the New York premiere of the electrifying play, OEDPIUS EL REY in collaboration with The Sol Project. (more...)


by BWW News Desk - Sep 21, 2017

Hartford Stage Artistic Director Darko Tresnjak and Managing Director Michael Stotts announced today the cast and creative team for the World Premiere of Sarah Gancher's Seder, an intimate tale of survival and freedom, which will perform at Hartford Stage October 19 through November 12. (more...)

Works by Chen, Payne & Silverman Set for Long Wharf Theatre's 2017 Contemporary American Voices FestivalWorks by Chen, Payne & Silverman Set for Long Wharf Theatre's 2017 Contemporary American Voices Festival
by BWW News Desk - Sep 20, 2017

Long Wharf Theatre's Contemporary American Voices Festival, an annual celebration of adventurous, innovative new plays, will take place October 20-22 on Stage II. (more...)

Atlantic Theater Slates 2017-18 Amplified Reading Series, Launch Writers & Tow ResidentAtlantic Theater Slates 2017-18 Amplified Reading Series, Launch Writers & Tow Resident
by BWW News Desk - Sep 20, 2017

Atlantic Theater Company has announced its 2017-2018 Amplified Reading Series selections, presenting six bold new plays throughout Atlantic's season with an expanded rehearsal process for more meaningful engagement with the material and the playwright. (more...)

Sebastian Chacon Joins THE RAPE OF THE SABINE WOMEN Off-BroadwaySebastian Chacon Joins THE RAPE OF THE SABINE WOMEN Off-Broadway
by BWW News Desk - Sep 20, 2017

The Playwrights Realm has announced that Sebastian Chacon will join the cast for the final performances in the Realm's World Premiere production of Michael Yates Crowley's acclaimed The Rape of the Sabine Women by Grace B. Matthias. (more...)

The Maxamoo Podcast Discusses THE RAPE OF THE SABINE WOMEN, ONE THE SHORE OF THE WIDE WORLD, IN A LITTLE ROOMThe Maxamoo Podcast Discusses THE RAPE OF THE SABINE WOMEN, ONE THE SHORE OF THE WIDE WORLD, IN A LITTLE ROOM
by Maxamoo - Sep 20, 2017

We welcome new contributor Patty and the return of Aurin with Lindsay for a rousing discussion of three plays on stage in New York City right now: The Rape of the Sabine Women, By Grace B. Matthias by Michael Yates Crowley from Playwrights Realm. On The Shore of the Wide World by Simon Stephens at Atlantic Theater. In a Little Room by Pete McElligott at The Wild Project. (more...)

The Playwrights Realm Fetes All-Female 2017-18 Writing FellowsThe Playwrights Realm Fetes All-Female 2017-18 Writing Fellows
by BWW News Desk - Sep 18, 2017

With its 2017-2018 Writing Fellowship, The Playwrights Realm is proud to grant a career-propelling honor to four tremendously talented playwrights exhibiting drive and commitment to the form. (more...)

Creative Team Announced for THE ABSOLUTE BRIGHTNESS OF LEONARD PELKEY at The Old GlobeCreative Team Announced for THE ABSOLUTE BRIGHTNESS OF LEONARD PELKEY at The Old Globe
by BWW News Desk - Sep 13, 2017

The Old Globe today announced the creative team for the next show of the Globe's 2017-2018 Season, acclaimed actor and playwright James Lecesne's tour-de-force one-man show, The Absolute Brightness of Leonard Pelkey. (more...)

Krystina Alabado, Emma Hunton and Ben Fankhauser Tapped for THE MAD ONES Off-BroadwayKrystina Alabado, Emma Hunton and Ben Fankhauser Tapped for THE MAD ONES Off-Broadway
by BWW News Desk - Sep 13, 2017

59E59 Theaters will launch the first show of Prospect Theater Company's three-year residency with the NYC premiere of THE MAD ONES, a new musical featuring book, music & lyrics by Kait Kerrigan and Brian Lowdermilk (Henry and Mudge) and directed by Stephen Brackett (Buyer & Seller). (more...)

TheaterWorks Opens 32nd Season with THE WOLVESTheaterWorks Opens 32nd Season with THE WOLVES
by BWW News Desk - Sep 11, 2017

TheaterWorks (Rob Ruggiero, Producing Artistic Director) announced today that THE WOLVES by Sarah DeLappe will run October 5 through November 5, 2017 (please note date change). THE WOLVES is the 1st show of TheaterWorks 32nd Season, (more...)

Photo Flash: THE RAPE OF THE SABINE WOMEN Celebrates Opening Night Off-BroadwayPhoto Flash: THE RAPE OF THE SABINE WOMEN Celebrates Opening Night Off-Broadway
by BWW News Desk - Sep 11, 2017

The World Premiere of Michael Yates Crowley's The Rape of the Sabine Women by Grace B. Matthias opened on Sunday, September 10 at The Duke on 42nd Street, a New 42nd Street project, and BroadwayWorld has photos from the festivities below! (more...)

THE RAPE OF THE SABINE WOMEN to Open This Weekend Off-BroadwayTHE RAPE OF THE SABINE WOMEN to Open This Weekend Off-Broadway
by BWW News Desk - Sep 8, 2017

The World Premiere of Michael Yates Crowley's The Rape of the Sabine Women, By Grace B. Matthias opens on Sunday, September 10 at The Duke on 42nd Street, a New 42nd Street project. (more...)

Revenge Comedy F*CK M*RRY K*LL to Make World Premiere Off-Broadway This FallRevenge Comedy F*CK M*RRY K*LL to Make World Premiere Off-Broadway This Fall
by BWW News Desk - Sep 5, 2017

Less Than Rent Theatre announced today their upcoming world premiere production of F*CK M*RRY K*LL (FMK), a Jacobean revenge comedy set in suburban Connecticut, written by James Presson and directed by Sash Bischoff. (more...)

Roundabout's TOO HEAVY FOR YOUR POCKET and More Among Parity Productions' Qualifying Shows for SeptemberRoundabout's TOO HEAVY FOR YOUR POCKET and More Among Parity Productions' Qualifying Shows for September
by BWW News Desk - Aug 31, 2017

Theatre production company Parity Productions has released its monthly list of Qualifying Productions for September - their popular directory of New York City shows in which the individual creative teams include 50% women and transgender artists (directors, designers, and playwrights).   (more...)

New Brooklyn Theatre to Present PRECIOUS THINGSNew Brooklyn Theatre to Present PRECIOUS THINGS
by BWW News Desk - Aug 30, 2017

The New Brooklyn Theatre will present PRECIOUS THINGS, an evening of two one-act plays by playwright and television scribe Wil Calhoun, at the Studio Theatre on Theatre Row from September 7 through 9. These exciting preview performances--for which tickets are free!--will mark a chance to see PRECIOUS THINGS in advance of a full production by the company next year.  (more...)

The Mad Ones' MILES FOR MARY to Make Off-Broadway Debut This WinterThe Mad Ones' MILES FOR MARY to Make Off-Broadway Debut This Winter
by BWW News Desk - Aug 29, 2017

After a smash run last fall, Playwrights Horizons will present MILES FOR MARY, a new play by The Mad Ones. Directed by Lila Neugebauer, MILES FOR MARY received critical acclaim during its fall 2016 run at The Bushwick Starr. (more...)

The Tank Moves to New Home for 2017-18 Season, Featuring YOKAI, PILLOWTALK and MoreThe Tank Moves to New Home for 2017-18 Season, Featuring YOKAI, PILLOWTALK and More
by BWW News Desk - Aug 25, 2017

The Tank will present their 2017/18 Season out of a new home at 312 West 36th Street which boasts two theater spaces, a 98 seat proscenium and 56 seat blackbox. Building upon The Tank's 14-year legacy of providing a home for new work by emerging artists, The Tank is thrilled to bring their producing and presenting together under one roof. (more...)

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