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LISTEN: Ensemble Studio Theatre Launches YOUNGBLOOD MONDAY LUNCH Short Play Podcast Photo LISTEN: Ensemble Studio Theatre Launches YOUNGBLOOD MONDAY LUNCH Short Play Podcast
by BWW News Desk - Mar 29, 2021

ENSEMBLE STUDIO THEATRE¬† has announced the launch of ‚ÄúYoungblood Monday Lunch,‚ÄĚ a new podcast featuring new short plays written by members of¬†EST/Youngblood¬†(Graeme Gillis¬†and¬†RJ Tolan, Co-Artistic Directors).¬†The first three episodes of ‚ÄúYoungblood Monday Lunch‚ÄĚ have been released today.

TOMMY, BETRAYAL, and More Announced for Wellfleet Harbor Actors Theater 2020 Summer T Photo TOMMY, BETRAYAL, and More Announced for Wellfleet Harbor Actors Theater 2020 Summer Theater Season
by BWW News Desk - Mar 4, 2020

Wellfleet Harbor Actors Theater announces its 2020 Summer Theater Season, featuring five plays performed on the Julie Harris Stage. Performances start June 10 and run through October 18.

Ensemble Studio Theatre Announces 2019-2020 EST/Youngblood New Members Photo Ensemble Studio Theatre Announces 2019-2020 EST/Youngblood New Members
by BWW News Desk - Nov 4, 2019

Ensemble Studio Theatre (EST) (William Carden, Artistic Director), along with EST's Youngblood (Graeme Gillis and RJ Tolan, Co-Artistic Directors) are proud to announce new EST/Youngblood members for the 2019-2020 season.

Ensemble Studio Theatre Announces GEORGIA MERTCHING IS DEAD and REDWOOD Photo Ensemble Studio Theatre Announces GEORGIA MERTCHING IS DEAD and REDWOOD
by BWW News Desk - Aug 28, 2019

ENSEMBLE STUDIO THEATRE (EST) announces its 2019/2020 season. The season will commence in October 2019 with the world premiere of GEORGIA MERTCHING IS DEAD, a new play by Catya McMullen(Agnes) and directed by Giovanna Sardelli (Describe The Night), presented by EST's Youngblood (Graeme Gillis and RJ Tolan, Co-Artistic Directors) and Radio Drama Network (Melina Brown, President).

LENIN'S EMBALMERS Opens At Wellfleet Harbor Actors Theater Photo LENIN'S EMBALMERS Opens At Wellfleet Harbor Actors Theater
by BWW News Desk - Jul 30, 2019

Coming to Wellfleet Harbor Actors Theater in August is Vern Thiessen's dark comedy, Lenin's Embalmers. running August 9-31, with performances at 8:00 p.m. Tuesdays through Saturdays. Two preview performances, August 7 and 8, begin at 7:30 p.m. Opening night is August 9, at 8 p.m.

HATE BABY, HEDGEHOG YEARS, and HORSE LATITUDE Win Inaugural James Stevenson Prize For Photo HATE BABY, HEDGEHOG YEARS, and HORSE LATITUDE Win Inaugural James Stevenson Prize For Comedic Short Plays
by BWW News Desk - Oct 16, 2018

Playing On Air announced today the three winners of the inaugural James Stevenson Prize for comedic short plays. First Prize ($7,500, plus a Playing On Air recording for radio and podcast distribution) has been awarded to Hate Baby by Gracie Gardner. (Gardner is also the winner of the 2017 Relentless Award and author of the New York Times Critic's Pick Athena.) Second Prize ($2,000) has been awarded to Hedgehog Years by Lily Akerman. Third Prize ($1,000) has been awarded to Horse Latitudes (Who Wants to be an Equine Extra?) by Elizabeth Logun.

Ensemble Studio Theatre Announces 50th Anniversary Season, Beginning With William Jac Photo Ensemble Studio Theatre Announces 50th Anniversary Season, Beginning With William Jackson Harper's TRAVISVILLE
by BWW News Desk - Jul 9, 2018

ENSEMBLE STUDIO THEATRE (EST) (William Carden, Artistic Director, Sarah McLellan, Executive Director) is proud to announce its 50th Anniversary season. The season will commence in October 2018 with the world premiere of TRAVISVILLE a new play by William Jackson Harper ("The Good Place") and directed by Steve H. Broadnax III (The Hip-Hop Project). This marks the playwriting debut of Harper, who has been developing the piece with EST over the past 8 years.

PLAYING ON AIR Announces Celebrity Judges For Inaugural James Stevenson Prize Photo PLAYING ON AIR Announces Celebrity Judges For Inaugural James Stevenson Prize
by BWW News Desk - May 16, 2018

Playing On Air announced today the names of the three celebrity guests joining sponsor Josie Merck on the jury for their inaugural James Stevenson Prize, which will award three monetary prizes for new short comedic plays that honor and perpetuate the spirit and wit of Mr. Stevenson.

Cast Announced for Chiara Atik's BUMP Photo Cast Announced for Chiara Atik's BUMP
by BWW News Desk - Mar 9, 2018

ENSEMBLE STUDIO THEATRE (EST) (William Carden, Artistic Director, Sarah McLellan, Executive Director) and The Alfred P. Sloan Foundation (Doron Weber, Vice-President, Programs) announced today the full cast and creative team for the World Premiere of BUMP, written by Chiara Atik (Five Times in One Night) and directed by Claudia Weill(Girlfriends). Part of the EST/Sloan Science & Technology Project (Graeme Gillis, Program Director; Linsay Firman, Associate Director), BUMP begins previews at EST's Curt Dempster Theatre (549 W. 52nd Street, New York, NY 10019) on May 9, 2018, with an opening night set for May 17, for a limited run through June 4, 2018.

Ensemble Studio Theatre Announces Casting For World Premiere Of DIDO OF IDAHO Photo Ensemble Studio Theatre Announces Casting For World Premiere Of DIDO OF IDAHO
by BWW News Desk - Feb 16, 2018

ENSEMBLE STUDIO THEATRE (EST) (William Carden, Artistic Director, Paul A. Slee, Executive Director), EST's YOUNGBLOOD (Graeme Gillis and RJ Tolan, Co-Artistic Directors), whose past plays include the Tony Award-nominated Hand to God, and The Radio Drama Network are proud to announce casting for the World Premiere of DIDO OF IDAHO, written by Abby Rosebrock (Singles in Agriculture) and directed by Mikhaela Mahony (Noise of the Future). DIDO OF IDAHO begins previews at EST's Curt Dempster Theatre (549 W. 52nd Street, New York, NY 10019) on March 14, 2018, with an opening night set for March 22, for a limited run through April 8, 2018.  

AGAINST THE HILLSIDE, DIDO OF IDAHO and BUMP to Premiere at EST in 2018 Photo AGAINST THE HILLSIDE, DIDO OF IDAHO and BUMP to Premiere at EST in 2018
by BWW News Desk - Dec 15, 2017

Ensemble Studio Theatre (EST) has announced three World Premiere productions for the EST 2018 season.

Leigh Fondakowski's BP Oil Spill Play Set for EST This Spring
by BWW News Desk - Mar 8, 2017

Ensemble Studio Theatre (EST), in association with The Alfred P. Sloan Foundation, has announced SPILL, written and directed by Leigh Fondakowski (The Laramie Project, The People's Temple).

Leigh Fondakowski's BP Oil Spill Play Set for EST This Spring
by BWW News Desk - Jan 30, 2017

Ensemble Studio Theatre (EST), in association with The Alfred P. Sloan Foundation, has announced SPILL, written and directed by Leigh Fondakowski (The Laramie Project, The People's Temple).

Paul Cameron Hardy's Sold-Out MOPE Extends at Ensemble Studio Theatre
by BWW News Desk - Jan 24, 2017

Ensemble Studio Theatre (EST), along with EST's YOUNGBLOOD, whose past plays include the Tony Award-nominated Hand to God, have announced a two-week extension for the sold-out run of MOPE.

EST/Youngblood Premieres Paul Cameron Hardy's MOPE Tonight
by BWW News Desk - Jan 14, 2017

Ensemble Studio Theatre (EST), along with EST's YOUNGBLOOD, whose past plays include the Tony Award-nominated Hand to God, will present the premiere of MOPE.

EST/Youngblood Premieres Paul Cameron Hardy's MOPE Tonight
by BWW News Desk - Jan 11, 2017

Ensemble Studio Theatre (EST), along with EST's YOUNGBLOOD, whose past plays include the Tony Award-nominated Hand to God, will present the premiere of MOPE.

EST/Youngblood Will Premiere Paul Cameron Hardy's MOPE This Winter
by BWW News Desk - Jan 3, 2017

Ensemble Studio Theatre (EST), along with EST's YOUNGBLOOD, whose past plays include the Tony Award-nominated Hand to God, will present the premiere of MOPE.

Ensemble Studio Theatre Sets 2016-17 Sloan Project and Youngblood Artists, Programming
by BWW News Desk - Nov 23, 2016

Ensemble Studio Theatre (EST), along with EST's Youngblood and EST's Sloan Project, have announced new EST/Sloan commissions and EST/Youngblood members & programming for the 2016-2017 season.

EST's Youngblood Launches UNFILTERED with Brendan Hill's SH*TLOADS OF MONEY Tonight
by BWW News Desk - Nov 12, 2015

Ensemble Studio Theatre and EST's Youngblood are proud to present UNFILTERED 2015-2016, the annual festival series of brand new, full-length plays from emerging playwrights under the age of thirty. This year's Youngblood graduates are also the first beneficiaries of the new exit commission grant, donated this year by Tony-nominated playwright Robert Askins.

The Assembly, EST/Youngblood & More Set for THE GREEN PLAYS 2.0
by BWW News Desk - Aug 13, 2015

F*It Club, the New York Innovative Award-winning film and theatre company, joins acclaimed partner companies The Assembly, EST/Youngblood, The Mad Ones, Naked Angels, Slant Theatre Project and The TEAM at The Green Building in Brooklyn with GAP Presents! The Green Plays 2.0, seven new short plays developed and created by each individual company.

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