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ROUNDING THIRD Will Be Performed at Florida Studio Theatre This Summer Photo ROUNDING THIRD Will Be Performed at Florida Studio Theatre This Summer
by Stephi Wild - Jul 13, 2021

Nicholas Mongiardo-Cooper plays Don, the seasoned coach who is tough as nails and has no time for excuses, untied shoelaces, or losing.

Berkshire Playwrights Lab Presents SOME OLD BLACK MAN Photo Berkshire Playwrights Lab Presents SOME OLD BLACK MAN
by A.A. Cristi - Jun 4, 2021

Berkshire Playwrights Lab and the Mahaiwe Performing Arts  Center will co-present a YouTube screening of James Anthony Tyler's Some Old Black Man, starring Wendell Pierce and Charlie Robinson

Zoetic Stage Announces FINSTROM FESTIVAL OF NEW WORK Winners Photo Zoetic Stage Announces FINSTROM FESTIVAL OF NEW WORK Winners
by Chloe Rabinowitz - Jun 1, 2021

The winners of the Finstrom Festival of New Work are Finding Neil Patrick Harris by Donna Hoke, The Guilt Mongers or Los Traficantes de Culpa (for those not willing to submit to the Anglicization of our people) by C. Julian Jiménez, The Equivalent of Sensation by Arianna Rose, One-Shot by Andrew Rosendorf and Baby Camp by Nandita Shenoy.

Florida Studio Theatre Returns to Full Production This Summer Photo Florida Studio Theatre Returns to Full Production This Summer
by Chloe Rabinowitz - May 3, 2021

Florida Studio Theatre is moving forward with its plans to return to full production with one change to its original Summer Season lineup first announced in December 2020. FST’s Summer Season will feature a three-show Mainstage Series and a three-show Cabaret Series running June through October.

League of Professional Theatre Women Celebrates Women's History Month At Hartford Sta Photo League of Professional Theatre Women Celebrates Women's History Month At Hartford Stage & More
by Lauren Yarger - Mar 11, 2021

Hartford Stage Women are Part of a New Slate of Theater Leaders in Connecticut and talk about making history.

Kara Lee Corthron to Host Online Book Signing Photo Kara Lee Corthron to Host Online Book Signing
by A.A. Cristi - Dec 4, 2020

LA-based and award-winning author Kara Lee Corthron is joining Four Seasons Books and the Contemporary American Theater Festival for an online book reading of her newest young adult novel, Daughters of Jubilation. The reading will take place over Zoom on Tuesday, December 8 at 6:30pm.

Dreamcatcher Repertory Theatre Presents HOLIDAY BITES Photo Dreamcatcher Repertory Theatre Presents HOLIDAY BITES
by Chloe Rabinowitz - Nov 24, 2020

Dreamcatcher Repertory Theatre is presenting Holiday Bites, seven new short plays, from December 4 through 13 on Zoom. The 90-minute presentation responds to the ways we are celebrating the holidays this year. Christmas, Hanukkah and Kwanzaa are all backdrops for stories of family relationships, consumer interactions and fantastical occurrences. 

Four Seasons Hosts Virtual Book Signing with Richard Dresser Photo Four Seasons Hosts Virtual Book Signing with Richard Dresser
by A.A. Cristi - Oct 13, 2020

Award-winning playwright, screenwriter, and television writer Richard Dresser is celebrating the publication of his first novel It Happened Here at Four Seasons Books in Shepherdstown with a virtual book signing on Monday, October 26 at 6:30pm.

Playhouse Streams Popular Live Theatre Drive-in Shows Photo Playhouse Streams Popular Live Theatre Drive-in Shows
by Stephi Wild - Sep 9, 2020

The Des Moines Playhouse safely presented four shows in its Live Theatre Drive-In this summer. Staged in the theatre's parking lot with audiences watching from their cars or lawn chairs and listening via FM radio, the shows were a hit with audiences. Starting Friday, Sept. 11, 2020 a?" what was scheduled to be opening night of The Playhouse's 102nd season a?" The Playhouse will stream two of the drive-in shows, Rounding Third and The Roommate online via Broadway On Demand.

Lillias White, Tony Shaloub, Dan Lauria and More to Join Berkshire Playwrights Lab's  Photo Lillias White, Tony Shaloub, Dan Lauria and More to Join Berkshire Playwrights Lab's OFF THE CUFF Series
by Chloe Rabinowitz - Aug 21, 2020

The second and third installments in Berkshire Playwrights Lab's Off the Cuff series will take place Wednesdays, August 19 and August 26 at 6:00 pm. The August 19 event is a replacement for the discussion originally scheduled for August 5 which was impacted by Tropical Storm Isaias

Peninsula Players Theatre Announces Cancellation of Autumn Show Photo Peninsula Players Theatre Announces Cancellation of Autumn Show
by A.A. Cristi - Jul 7, 2020

Peninsula Players Theatre has made the difficult decision to cancel its autumn performance of Richard Dresser's a?oeRounding Third.a??  

Peninsula Players Theatre Awarded Grant Photo Peninsula Players Theatre Awarded Grant
by Chloe Rabinowitz - Jun 3, 2020

Peninsula Players Theatre has announced it was awarded a grant from the Wisconsin Arts Board (WAB) through their Creation & Presentation program. Funds from the grant will support the Peninsula Players continued development and presentation of outstanding community programs and theatrical productions.

The Des Moines Playhouse Announces Live Theatre Drive-in Photo The Des Moines Playhouse Announces Live Theatre Drive-in
by Chloe Rabinowitz - May 15, 2020

The Des Moines Playhouse is keeping theatre LIVE in Des Moines with a unique new initiative: Live Theatre Drive-in. Starting June 12 and continuing nearly every weekend through Aug. 15, The Playhouse will present three, two-person cast plays in its parking lot, with audiences remaining safely in their cars listening via a radio frequency.

Westport Country Playhouse Reschedules SCRIPT IN HAND PLAYREADING SERIES Photo Westport Country Playhouse Reschedules SCRIPT IN HAND PLAYREADING SERIES
by Chloe Rabinowitz - Apr 1, 2020

Westport Country Playhouse announces scheduling changes in its 2020 Script in Hand Playreading Series, due to the Coronavirus Pandemic. The series of four remaining playreadings is now scheduled to resume in late June and run through mid-December.

Peninsula Players Theatre Has Announced Ticket Sales for its 85th Season Photo Peninsula Players Theatre Has Announced Ticket Sales for its 85th Season
by Chloe Rabinowitz - Feb 26, 2020

Peninsula Players Theatre, America's oldest professional resident summer theater and Door County's theatrical icon, has announced individual tickets go on sale March 1 for its 85th season performing June 16 through October 18, 2020. Nestled along Door County, Wisconsin's scenic shore, the award-winning acting company of Peninsula Players has been enthralling generations of audiences in its 600-plus seat, all-weather pavilion since 1935, presenting hundreds of pre-Broadway tryouts, world premières, classic dramas, comedies and musicals.

Peninsula Players Theatre Announces Ticket Sales for 85th Season Photo Peninsula Players Theatre Announces Ticket Sales for 85th Season
by A.A. Cristi - Feb 26, 2020

Peninsula Players Theatre, America's oldest professional resident summer theater and Door County's theatrical icon, is thrilled to announce individual tickets go on sale March 1 for its 85th season performing June 16 through October 18, 2020. Nestled along Door County, Wisconsin's scenic shore, the award-winning acting company of Peninsula Players has been enthralling generations of audiences in its 600-plus seat, all-weather pavilion since 1935, presenting hundreds of pre-Broadway tryouts, world premières, classic dramas, comedies and musicals.

Peninsula Players Theatre Announces 85th Season Photo Peninsula Players Theatre Announces 85th Season
by Chloe Rabinowitz - Dec 4, 2019

Peninsula Players Theatre, America's oldest professional resident summer theater and Door County's theatrical icon, is thrilled to announce its 85th season performing June 16 through October 18, 2020. Nestled along Door County, Wisconsin's scenic shore, the award-winning acting company of Peninsula Players has been enthralling generations of audiences in its 600-plus seat, all-weather pavilion since 1935, presenting hundreds of pre-Broadway tryouts, world premières, classic dramas, comedies and musicals.

World Premiere Musical BLISS Joins The Lineup For The 5th's 19/20 Season Photo World Premiere Musical BLISS Joins The Lineup For The 5th's 19/20 Season
by A.A. Cristi - Jun 11, 2019

The 5th Avenue Theatre is announcing a change in its 2019/20 season lineup. The world premiere of an original new musical, Bliss, will replace the previously announced Stu for Silverton in early 2020. Producing Artistic Director Bill Berry said, "Even though we do not like to make changes after we have announced our season, we are very proud of the hundreds of thousands of audience members who come to The 5th each year and understand that this is sometimes part of the process of being one of the leading theaters in the country producing new musicals."

Troy Foundry Theatre Announces The World Premiere Of 100 YEARS By Richard Dresser Photo Troy Foundry Theatre Announces The World Premiere Of 100 YEARS By Richard Dresser
by Julie Musbach - May 15, 2019

Troy Foundry Theatre is proud to present the world premiere of 100 Years by Richard Dresser directed by Elizabeth Carlson-Guerin (Curio Theatre Company). Set in the not-too-distant future, this new dark comedy confronts today's direst global crises with incisive humor and sly wisdom.

Hundo4u Productions Announces Dark Comedy BELOW THE BELT By Richard Dresser Directed Photo Hundo4u Productions Announces Dark Comedy BELOW THE BELT By Richard Dresser Directed By Jon Dambacher
by A.A. Cristi - Apr 4, 2019

Redtwist Theatre announces an upcoming production of Richard Dresser's bizarre dark comedy BELOW THE BELT, running May 17 through June 16. This Off-Broadway hit has been compared to NBC's The Office as if written by Samuel Beckett and was named "Best American Play of 1996" by the Wall Street Journal. Since its debut it has found especially high popularity in Europe, with over 40 productions in Germany alone.

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