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Australian Theatre Festival NYC Announces 2021 New Play Award Photo Australian Theatre Festival NYC Announces 2021 New Play Award
by BWW News Desk - May 3, 2021

Co-Artistic Directors Mark Barford, Connor Delves and Jillian Geurts today announced the Australian Theatre Festival NYC 2021 New Play Award. The award is generously supported by Andrew J. Martin-Weber and Shane & Cathryn Brennan.

Industry Pro Newsletter: A 'Devastating' blow for UK producers, a look back on the ye Photo Industry Pro Newsletter: A 'Devastating' blow for UK producers, a look back on the year that was, and how Australian Operas and Orchestras are looking to 2021
by Alex Freeman - Dec 21, 2020

As we find ourselves in the midst of the holiday calendar, a normally busy time for producing organizations across the world feels very different this year.

Winners Announced for Toronto's 2020 Dora Awards! Photo Winners Announced for Toronto's 2020 Dora Awards!
by BWW News Desk - Jun 30, 2020

The annual Dora Awards celebrate excellence in professional theatre, dance and opera in a ceremony that includes 46 Dora Awards, the Silver Ticket Award, and the Jon Kaplan Audience Choice Award.

Wildcard Announces Digital Programme WILDCARD: FULL HOUSE Photo Wildcard Announces Digital Programme WILDCARD: FULL HOUSE
by BWW News Desk - May 4, 2020

Award-winning theatre company, Wildcard, have today announced 'Wildcard: Full House', a six-month programme with a focus on supporting emerging artists, digitally.

AUSTRALIAN THEATRE FESTIVAL - NYC Announces Inaugural New Play Award Winner Photo AUSTRALIAN THEATRE FESTIVAL - NYC Announces Inaugural New Play Award Winner
by BWW News Desk - Mar 9, 2020

Artistic Directors Mark Barford, Connor Delves & Jillian Geurts have announced Richard Jordan as the inaugural Australian Theatre Festival New Play Award Winner, for his play 'The Tiniest Thing'.

BWW Review: US/THEM is a Necessary Examination of Tragedy Through the Eyes of Childre Photo BWW Review: US/THEM is a Necessary Examination of Tragedy Through the Eyes of Children
by Isabella Perrone - Mar 1, 2020

When tragedy strikes, most people can only try to imagine what the victims have experienced; and when children are among the affected, outside opinions tend to overtake individual in favour of a narrative of collective outrage.

Frances Ya-Chu Cowhig, Aleshea Harris and More Announced as 2020 Finalists for The Su Photo Frances Ya-Chu Cowhig, Aleshea Harris and More Announced as 2020 Finalists for The Susan Smith Blackburn Prize
by BWW News Desk - Feb 3, 2020

The Susan Smith Blackburn Prize has announced 10 Finalists for its prestigious playwriting award, the oldest and largest prize awarded to women playwrights.

FINALISTS ANNOUNCED FOR QUEENSLAND PREMIER'S DRAMA AWARD 2020-21 Photo FINALISTS ANNOUNCED FOR QUEENSLAND PREMIER'S DRAMA AWARD 2020-21
by Virag Dombay - Nov 5, 2019

Premier Annastacia Palaszczuk has announced the finalists for the Queensland Premier's Drama Award (QPDA) 2020-21. Artists Anna Loren, Maddie Nixon and Steve Pirie have been selected from the record-breaking field of 221 entries. This marks the largest intake of new dramatic works in the Award's 17-year history, with entries received from every state and territory in Australia.

Chicago Shakespeare Announces Highly Anticipated Return Of Hit Hip Hop Musical Q BROT Photo Chicago Shakespeare Announces Highly Anticipated Return Of Hit Hip Hop Musical Q BROTHERS CHRISTMAS CAROL
by BWW News Desk - Sep 13, 2019

Chicago Shakespeare Theater announces today the highly anticipated return of the raucous and irreverent holiday tradition Q Brothers Christmas Carol to The Yard at Chicago Shakespeare, in a limited engagement November 29a?"December 23, 2019. Created by Chicago hip hop sensations the Q Brothers Collective (GQ, JQ, Jax, and Pos) and developed with Creative Producer Rick Boynton, this wildly entertaining reinterpretation of the Charles Dickens classic mashes up hip hop with contemporary musical styles ranging from reggae and dancehall music, to dubstep and epic rock balladsa?"all underscored with beats spun live at the turntables by a DJ.

Total Theatre Awards Announces 2019 Shortlist Photo Total Theatre Awards Announces 2019 Shortlist
by BWW News Desk - Aug 15, 2019

Total Theatre Awards today announced the 2019 shortlist. From the list announced today, a total of seven awards will be awarded across five categories: a?oePhysical & Visual Theatrea??; a?oeInnovation, Experimentation & Playing with Forma??; a?oeEmerginga??; a?oeCircusa??; and a?oeDancea?? at a ceremony to be held on 23rd August.

Dublin Theatre Festival 2019 Announces Its Programme Photo Dublin Theatre Festival 2019 Announces Its Programme
by BWW News Desk - Aug 5, 2019

This year's Dublin Theatre Festival programme reflects with many contemporary topics - but also reaches beyond, to a poetic enquiry about the times we live in. Over three weeks performances include 10 World Premieres, reimagined classic texts, inspiring international projects from Australia, Belgium Estonia, Portugal, Sweden, the UK and the USA, and an expanded season of Theatre for Children.

Single Tickets Now On Sale For PARADISE LOST & FOUND At Centaur Theatre Photo Single Tickets Now On Sale For PARADISE LOST & FOUND At Centaur Theatre
by BWW News Desk - Jun 20, 2019

Single tickets for Centaur Theatre's five-play Essential Series are now on sale. Also on sale are tickets for two of Centaur's Presenting Series, the return engagement of the Argentinian physical theatre hit, Un Poyo Rojo, and the Canadian-born smash, Century Song. Tickets can be purchased online at CentaurTheatre.com or by calling Centaur's box office, open weekdays from noon until 5pm, at 514-288-3161.

The Cast of LET IT BE Explores Liverpool Before UK Tour Opening Photo The Cast of LET IT BE Explores Liverpool Before UK Tour Opening
by Sarah Hookey - Apr 23, 2019

The new Let It Be UK Tour opens this week - so cast took time out of rehearsals to visit the place where it all began, Liverpool. After a successful Autumn 2018 tour, Let It Be: A Celebration Of The Music Of The Beatles goes back on tour with its updated show for Spring 2019.

The LET IT BE Cast Become Day Trippers To Liverpool Ahead Of New Tour Photo The LET IT BE Cast Become Day Trippers To Liverpool Ahead Of New Tour
by BWW News Desk - Apr 18, 2019

The new Let It Be UK Tour opens next week - so cast took time out of rehearsals to visit the place where it all began, Liverpool.

Emanuele Angeletti, John Brosnan, Ben Cullingworth, and Richard Jordan Will Lead the  Photo Emanuele Angeletti, John Brosnan, Ben Cullingworth, and Richard Jordan Will Lead the LET IT BE 2019 UK Tour
by BWW News Desk - Mar 6, 2019

The super talented cast of singers and musicians appearing in the 2019 UK tour of Let It Be: A Celebration Of The Music Of The Beatles has been announced.

Citadel Theatre's 2019/20 Season To Feature The Bard, The Beatles, And Beheadings Photo Citadel Theatre's 2019/20 Season To Feature The Bard, The Beatles, And Beheadings
by BWW News Desk - Jan 28, 2019

Today, Citadel Theatre's Artistic Director, Daryl Cloran, announced his next season of programming, which includes another exciting international partnership for the Citadel, and many Canadian, North American, and World Premieres. The 2019/20 Season will feature a new series, Highwire, which promises innovative experiences for the theatrically adventurous. And, for the first time, the Citadel will offer a summer musical. It's an ambitious, thrilling season for the Citadel!

MY NAME IS GIDEON Returns with Run at The Brick Photo MY NAME IS GIDEON Returns with Run at The Brick
by BWW News Desk - Oct 22, 2018

All For One Theater (AFO) is pleased to announce the return of Gideon Irving's  My Name Is Gideon: I'm Probably Going To Die, Eventually, which is being brought back due to popular demand.  The show will begin performances at The Brick Theater (579 Metropolitan Avenue in Williamsburg, Brooklyn) on  Friday, November 30th for a limited engagement through Thursday, December 15th.

Q BROTHERS CHRISTMAS CAROL Returns to Chicago Shakespeare Theater Photo Q BROTHERS CHRISTMAS CAROL Returns to Chicago Shakespeare Theater
by BWW News Desk - Oct 8, 2018

Chicago Shakespeare Theater  announces the highly anticipated return of the raucous and irreverent holiday tradition Q Brothers Christmas Carolto The Yard at Chicago Shakespeare, November 20-December 30, 2018.

 Why Not Theatre Presents A Season Of Award-Winning, Pioneering, And Thought-Provokin Photo Why Not Theatre Presents A Season Of Award-Winning, Pioneering, And Thought-Provoking Theatre For 2018/19
by BWW News Desk - Oct 4, 2018

Under Artistic Director Ravi Jain, Managing Director Owais Lightwala and Executive Producer Kelly Read, Why Not Theatre presents a season of award-winning, pioneering, and thought-provoking theatre, created in Canada and around the world, for 2018/19.

BIGMOUTH Launches Big In Belgium‚Ä"Chicago, Beginning Today Photo BIGMOUTH Launches Big In Belgium‚Ä"Chicago, Beginning Today
by BWW News Desk - Sep 12, 2018

Chicago Shakespeare Theater presents Big in Belgium-Chicago, a series of three acclaimed theatrical events representing the next wave of boundary-pushing European theater. Featured productions include a sweeping tribute to 2,500 years of oration, an engaging examination of free will-and the manipulation of it-in political elections, and a chilling look at tragedy and terror through the eyes of children. Curated by Chicago Shakespeare, Richard Jordan Productions, and David Bauwens, Big in Belgium-Chicago will be presented in the theater Upstairs at Chicago Shakespeare, beginning with BigMouth on September 12, 2018. All Big in Belgium productions are performed in English.

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