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The Playwrights Realm Announces 15th Anniversary Restart Season Expanding Values-Cent Photo The Playwrights Realm Announces 15th Anniversary Restart Season Expanding Values-Centric Initiatives
by Chloe Rabinowitz - Jun 23, 2021

Now announcing plans for The Restart Season (2021-2022), the Realm's 15th anniversary season, the organization expands on what it's learned across this last year. The Playwrights Realm will forgo productions for a host of resources designed to help make this restart one in which artists and audiences are taken care of first.

The Playwrights Realm Announces 2021 PLAY-A-THON Photo The Playwrights Realm Announces 2021 PLAY-A-THON
by Chloe Rabinowitz - Feb 19, 2021

The Realm’s Play-A-Thon, returning March 15-25 following its success in 2020, creatively activates the potential of virtual gathering to bring people together in direct engagement with the work of some of today’s most captivating writers.

Playwrights Realm Announces Winners of International Theatermakers Award Photo Playwrights Realm Announces Winners of International Theatermakers Award
by Chloe Rabinowitz - Feb 1, 2021

The International Theatermakers Award program, part of The Playwrights Realm’s commitment to centering and lifting up underrepresented voices, seeks to bring clarity and comfort to the people caught up in the American immigration system, and to contribute to expanding the plurality of voices in American theater.

The Public Theater and PAAL Launch the PAAL International Digital Summit 2020 Photo The Public Theater and PAAL Launch the PAAL International Digital Summit 2020
by Chloe Rabinowitz - Oct 23, 2020

The Parent Artist Advocacy League is partnering with The Public Theater to launch the PAAL International Digital Summit 2020, the second annual convening from the partnership to date. Over 15 speakers, eight sessions, and four countries will provide case studies, examples, and guidance on developing caregiver support.

The Playwrights Realm launches International Theatermakers Award Photo The Playwrights Realm launches International Theatermakers Award
by Chloe Rabinowitz - Oct 7, 2020

The Playwrights Realm today announced details for the inaugural International Theatermakers Award, which the acclaimed company has established with Dyer Harris LLP, a New York law firm whose focus is immigration for creative artists and professionals.

WP THEATER Launches Virtual Pipeline Festival with #PIPELINEONLINE Photo WP THEATER Launches Virtual Pipeline Festival with #PIPELINEONLINE
by Chloe Rabinowitz - Apr 9, 2020

WP Theater has announced that their third biennial Pipeline Festival will continue virtually, with #pipelineonline. Originally slated to begin performances on March 26, each of the Festival plays will now be featured weekly by WP Lab Artists in weekly emails and on WP Theater's Instagram @wptheater, through April 24.

WP Theater Has Announced 2020 Lineup for PIPELINE FESTIVAL Photo WP Theater Has Announced 2020 Lineup for PIPELINE FESTIVAL
by Chloe Rabinowitz - Feb 26, 2020

WP Theater, under the leadership of Producing Artistic Director Lisa McNulty and Managing Director Michael Sag, has announced the 2020 lineup for The Pipeline Festival, the third biennial showcase of its celebrated WP Lab residency for playwrights, directors and producers. Running from March 26 - April 25, 2020 at WP Theater (2162 Broadway, at 76th Street), the festival is the culmination of the renowned two-year WP Lab residency, providing a unique opportunity for audiences to see five new plays - in various stages of development, ranging from staged readings to full-length workshop productions - presented over a span of five weeks.

Neimah Djourabchi, Michelle Beck and More to Star in New York Premiere of RICHARD & J Photo Neimah Djourabchi, Michelle Beck and More to Star in New York Premiere of RICHARD & JANE & DICK & SALLY
by Chloe Rabinowitz - Feb 6, 2020

The Playwrights Realm (Founding Artistic Director Katherine Kovner and Producing Director Roberta Pereira) announced today the complete cast and creative team for the New York premiere of Noah Diaz's Richard & Jane & Dick & Sally, directed by Taylor Reynolds (who recently helmed Clubbed Thumb's acclaimed production of Will Arbery's Plano), April 3-May 2, at the Mezzanine Theatre at the A.R.T./New York Theatres (502 W 53rd Street, New York, NY 10019).

The Playwrights Realm Will Present 2020 INK'D Festival of New Plays Photo The Playwrights Realm Will Present 2020 INK'D Festival of New Plays
by Chloe Rabinowitz - Feb 3, 2020

The Playwrights Realm (Founding Artistic Director Katherine Kovner and Producing Director Roberta Pereira) will presents the 2020 INK'D Festival of New Plays, showcasing new works by this year's Realm Writing Fellows Tanya Everett, Maya Macdonald, Tasha Gordon-Solmon, and Christopher Reyes (February 24-27). The festival's plays offer vast tonal and stylistic variation while cohering around complex contemplations of structural issues. INK'D has proven to be an indispensable launching pad for the voices driving the future of playwriting. This year's powerful slate continues to introduce audiences to a diversity of fresh perspectives, thereby underscoring theater's potential to expand the possibilities of dramatic storytelling and engage with the world around it.

PAAL Summit Secures New 42 As Sponsor For First National Summit On Parent Support Photo PAAL Summit Secures New 42 As Sponsor For First National Summit On Parent Support
by Chloe Rabinowitz - Dec 5, 2019

In anticipation of the PAAL Summit happening Friday, December 6, 2019, New 42 will sponsor childcare provision for the first national summit on parent support. This sponsorship allows the PAAL Summit to provide free on-site childcare for event attendees and volunteers. Broadway Babysitters, LLC, will be the professional caregiving service providing care.

The Playwrights Realm Announces 2019-2020 Writing Fellows And 2019-2020 Scratchpad Se Photo The Playwrights Realm Announces 2019-2020 Writing Fellows And 2019-2020 Scratchpad Series Playwrights
by Alexa Criscitiello - Sep 6, 2019

The Playwrights Realm today announces recipients of two career-propelling development programs the organizationa?"led by Founding Artistic Director Katherine Kovner and Producing Director Roberta Pereiraa?"offers to gifted, incisive, and diverse playwrights. Now entering its thirteenth season, The Realm has continually produced work by brave new voices and expanded its commitment to providing holistic support to playwrights striving to make a life in the arts.

Playwrights Realm Presents the World Premiere of Anna Moench's MOTHERS Photo Playwrights Realm Presents the World Premiere of Anna Moench's MOTHERS
by Julie Musbach - Jul 16, 2019

The Playwrights Realm opens a game-changing 2019-2020 season with the world premiere of Anna Moench's Mothers, directed by Vampire Cowboys Co-Artistic Director Robert Ross Parker(September 13-October 12, at The Duke on 42nd Street, a New 42nd Street project).

The Playwrights Realm Announces 2019/20 Season And Radical Parent-Inclusion Project Photo The Playwrights Realm Announces 2019/20 Season And Radical Parent-Inclusion Project
by Alexa Criscitiello - May 15, 2019

The Playwrights Realm announces its 2019-2020 season productions, with world premieres of Anna Moench's Mothers (beginning September 13, 2019 at the Duke on 42nd Street, 229 W 42nd St), and Noah Diaz's Richard & Jane & Dick & Sally (beginning April 3, 2020 at A.R.T./New York Theatres, 502 W 53rd St), two bold new works from early-career playwrights about parental care-and what that means in circumstances that have catapulted beyond anyone's control.Inconjunction with Mothers, the Playwrights Realm proudly pilots the Radical Parent-Inclusion Project, which seeks to dismantle the barriers preventing parent-artists from succeeding in the theater by illuminating, creating, and tracking new pathways of access and approaches to production.

The Playwrights Realm Celebrates 10th Anniversary of INK'd Festival Of New Plays, Apr Photo The Playwrights Realm Celebrates 10th Anniversary of INK'd Festival Of New Plays, April 15-18
by Alexa Criscitiello - Mar 25, 2019

The Playwrights Realm announces the 10th Anniversary INK'D Festival of New Plays (April 2019), the annual showcase of new works by The Realm's Writing Fellows. Over the past decade, the festival has introduced audiences to a diversity of fresh perspectives on theater's ability to address the world around it-and has proven to be an indispensible launching pad for the voices driving the future of playwriting.

The Playwrights Realm Announces Month-Long Festival Photo The Playwrights Realm Announces Month-Long Festival
by Stephi Wild - Jan 22, 2019

The Playwrights Realm (Founding Artistic Director Katherine Kovner and Producing Director Roberta Pereira) announces Beyond the Realm (February 2019), a month-long festival showcasing bold new works-in-progress by four boundary-pushing playwrights, with four workshops of new plays by MJ Kaufman, Nia Witherspoon, Michael Yates Crowley, and Asiimwe Deborah Kawe. Responsiveness and a commitment to playwrights' needs are at the heart of the Realm's practice; with the launch of this new program-in lieu of a second full-length production this season-the Realm seizes the opportunity to devote the beginning of the year to these four playwrights testing and honing their exhilarating new works. Throughout a month of programming, the definitions of theater will be challenged as the festival creates new ways of presenting live storytelling and blurs the lines that divide creators from spectators. Tickets for the Festival are free and reservations open to the general public on Tuesday, January 22nd. Donors receive early access starting January 17th. For more information, visit http://www.playwrightsrealm.org/beyond/.

The Playwrights Realm Announces 2018-19 Scratchpad Series Playwrights Photo The Playwrights Realm Announces 2018-19 Scratchpad Series Playwrights
by Stephi Wild - Nov 15, 2018

Over the past twelve years, The Playwrights Realm, led by Founding Artistic Director Katherine Kovner and Producing Director Roberta Pereira, has continually produced work by brave new voices and expanded its commitment to providing holistic support to playwrights striving to make a life in the arts. With the second installment of its newest annual program, Scratchpad Series, The Playwrights Realm is proud to grant career-propelling developmental workshops to three promisingly talented, diverse and dedicated playwrights: Darren Canady, Keiko Green, and Jordan Ramirez Puckett.

The Playwrights Realm Announces 2018-19 Writing Fellows Photo The Playwrights Realm Announces 2018-19 Writing Fellows
by Alexa Criscitiello - Oct 1, 2018

Over the past twelve years, The Playwrights Realm, led by Founding Artistic Director Katherine Kovner and Producing Director Roberta Pereira, has continually produced work by brave new voices and expanded its commitment to providing holistic support to playwrights striving to make a life in the arts. With its 2018-2019 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: Bleu Beckford-Burrell (Lyons Pride), Sarah Einspanier (I LOVE SEAN), Keelay Gipson (#NewSlaves), andElse C. Went (Saving Throw).

Jonathan Payne's THE REVOLVING CYCLES TRULY AND STEADILY ROLL'D Opens Tonight Photo Jonathan Payne's THE REVOLVING CYCLES TRULY AND STEADILY ROLL'D Opens Tonight
by Stephi Wild - Sep 19, 2018

The world premiere of Jonathan Payne's The Revolving Cycles Truly and Steadily Roll'd opens tonight, on September 19 at The Duke on 42nd Street, a New 42nd Street Project. Presented by The Playwrights Realm (Katherine Kovner, Founding Artistic Director; Roberta Pereira, Producing Director) and directed by Awoye Timpo, this is the first full production from the mordantly funny and unsparing voice of Jonathan Payne.

Playwrights Realm Announces Cast And Creative Team For Jonathan Payne's THE REVOLVING Photo Playwrights Realm Announces Cast And Creative Team For Jonathan Payne's THE REVOLVING CYCLES TRULY AND STEADILY ROLL'D
by Alexa Criscitiello - Aug 13, 2018

The Playwrights Realm (Katherine Kovner, Founding Artistic Director; Roberta Pereira, Producing Director) today announces the complete cast and creative team for the world premiere of Jonathan Payne's The Revolving Cycles Truly and Steadily Roll'd, directed by Awoye Timpo (Sept. 7-Oct. 6, at The Duke on 42nd Street, a New 42nd Street project).  This world premiere marks the first full production from the mordantly funny and unsparing voice of Jonathan Payne.

WP Theater Announces Artists for 2018-2020 Lab Plus Leigh Silverman & Roberta Pereira Photo WP Theater Announces Artists for 2018-2020 Lab Plus Leigh Silverman & Roberta Pereira Join Leadership
by Julie Musbach - Aug 13, 2018

WP THEATER announces the 15 artists selected for the 2018-2020 WP Lab. The two-year residency begins in late August and culminates with the biennial WP Pipeline Festival.

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