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Mad Cow Theatre Announces Women's Voices Mini-Fests And 19th Amendment Project Photo Mad Cow Theatre Announces Women's Voices Mini-Fests And 19th Amendment Project
by BWW News Desk - Sep 29, 2020

Leading up to the 2020 Presidential Election, Mad Cow Theatre is producing two virtual events centered around women, the 19th Amendment Project and a continuation of our first annual Women's Voices Play Festival, Women's Voices Mini-Fests!

Theater and Opera Companies in North Carolina Collaborate to Present THE 19TH AMENDME Photo Theater and Opera Companies in North Carolina Collaborate to Present THE 19TH AMENDMENT PROJECT
by BWW News Desk - Jul 14, 2020

Burning Coal Theatre Company in partnership with The League of Women Voters of Wake County and thirteen other theatre and/or opera companies from across central North Carolina has announced that it will present The 19th Amendment Project.

McKnight Foundation and Playwrights' Center Announce The 2020-2021 National Residency Photo McKnight Foundation and Playwrights' Center Announce The 2020-2021 National Residency & Commission and Fellowships
by BWW News Desk - May 20, 2020

The McKnight Foundation and Playwrights' Center are continuing to invest in the future of theater by supporting some of today's most promising playwrights through the McKnight National Residency and Commission and McKnight Fellowships in Playwriting. The awards are all the more pertinent as many theater-makers face unprecedented challenges during this moment of crisis.

HERE Announces Additional Online Programming, Including a Zoom Opera, Livestreams, an Photo HERE Announces Additional Online Programming, Including a Zoom Opera, Livestreams, and More
by BWW News Desk - Apr 9, 2020

In response to the current pandemic, the OBIE-winning HERE has announced additional free online programming designed to uplift audiences during these challenging times.

Burning Coal Theatre Company Will Present the 19TH AMENDMENT PROJECT
by BWW News Desk - Mar 23, 2020

Burning Coal Theatre Company has announced that it will present The 19th Amendment Project, a collection of short plays written by some of the most accomplished women and/or non-binary playwrights working today. Performance dates are August 20, 21, 22, 27, 28 & 29 at 7:30 pm.

Trap Door Theatre Extends Run Of Krista Knight's LIPSTICK LOBOTOMY Photo Trap Door Theatre Extends Run Of Krista Knight's LIPSTICK LOBOTOMY
by BWW News Desk - Mar 3, 2020

Trap Door Theatre is adding three more performances to its run of a?oeLipstick Lobotomy,a?? written by Krista Knight and directed by Kate Hendrickson. Additional shows will be at 8 p.m. March 26, 27 and 28. The show features Dennis Bisto, Abby Blankenship, Natara Easter, Ann James, Eleanor Katz, Emily Lotspeich, Michael Mejia, Kirk Osgood, Ann Sonneville, Michaela Voit, Bob Wilson and Bernadetta Zawiejska. 

World Premiere Of Krista Knight's LIPSTICK LOBOTOMY Opens At Trap Door Theatre Next M Photo World Premiere Of Krista Knight's LIPSTICK LOBOTOMY Opens At Trap Door Theatre Next Month
by BWW News Desk - Jan 21, 2020

In the world premiere of a?oeLipstick Lobotomy,a?? John F. Kennedy's little sister, Rosemary Kennedy, and the playwright's Great Aunt Ginny develop a friendship at an exclusive high-end sanitarium for women in the fall of 1941. The women undergo the peculiar cutting-edge treatments on offer by a society desperate to find the cure for womanhood in this incisive comedy.

World Premiere of Krista Knight's LIPSTICK LOBOTOMY Will Open at Trap Door Theatre in Photo World Premiere of Krista Knight's LIPSTICK LOBOTOMY Will Open at Trap Door Theatre in February
by BWW News Desk - Jan 9, 2020

In the world premiere of 'Lipstick Lobotomy,' John F. Kennedy's little sister, Rosemary Kennedy, and the playwright's Great Aunt Ginny develop a friendship at an exclusive high-end sanitarium for women in the fall of 1941. The women undergo the peculiar cutting-edge treatments on offer by a society desperate to find the cure for womanhood in this incisive comedy.

Photo Flash: First Look at Elan Ensemble's SEVEN in Los Angeles Photo Photo Flash: First Look at Elan Ensemble's SEVEN in Los Angeles
by BWW News Desk - Nov 24, 2019

ELAN Ensemble has announced its upcoming production of Seven, a new adaptation of the documentary play. Under the direction of Natsuko Ohama with movement direction by Stephanie Shroyer, the production opened on Saturday, November 23, at 8pm and run through December 16 only at the Atwater Village Theatre.

Elan Ensemble Will Present SEVEN At Atwater Village Theatre Photo Elan Ensemble Will Present SEVEN At Atwater Village Theatre
by BWW News Desk - Nov 6, 2019

ELAN Ensemble has announced its upcoming production of Seven, a new adaptation of the documentary play. Under the direction of Natsuko Ohama with movement direction by Stephanie Shroyer, the production is set to open on Saturday, November 23, at 8pm and run through December 16 only at the Atwater Village Theatre.

L.A. Theatre Works Takes SEVEN on 27 Venue Tour Photo L.A. Theatre Works Takes SEVEN on 27 Venue Tour
by BWW News Desk - Sep 11, 2019

Beginning Oct. 12,L.A. Theatre Works will bring its signature style of radio-theater to 27 venues across the U.S. as part of the company's 16th annual national tour. Alexis Jacknow (LATW recordings of Tribes, Together Tonight and the Audie Award-winning Hound of the Baskervilles) directs Seven, a riveting documentary play by seven female writers, based on personal interviews with seven remarkable women who faced life-threatening obstacles before bringing heroic changes to their home countries of Pakistan, Nigeria, Ireland, Afghanistan, Guatemala, Russia and Cambodia.

BWW Review: SEVEN at Last Act Theatre Company: Powerful, Uncompromising, and Necessar Photo BWW Review: SEVEN at Last Act Theatre Company: Powerful, Uncompromising, and Necessary
by Madelyn Geyer - Aug 14, 2019

Seven women. Seven unflinching stories. Last Act Theatre Company powerfully stages SEVEN, a documentary play. Seven actresses command the stage representing real-life woman who, after enduring unspeakable hardships, devoted their entire lives to empowering fellow women and enacting positive change in their communities. As I experienced it, I realized this isn't a play to entertain but to inspire and bring awareness to these women and their causes; what they've done and what they continue to do.

L.A. Theatre Works To Record 7 Plays In 2019-20, Embark On 16th Annual National Tour Photo L.A. Theatre Works To Record 7 Plays In 2019-20, Embark On 16th Annual National Tour
by BWW News Desk - Aug 13, 2019

L.A. Theatre Works has announced its 2019-20 season of seven plays, each of which will be recorded in front of a live audience for future radio broadcast and online distribution. Performances take place at the James Bridges Theater, located on the campus of UCLA in West Los Angeles. In addition, the company will introduce audiences to its signature style of radio theater at venues across the country during its 16th annual national tour.

Dallas Theatre Artist Katherine Owens Passes Away At Age 61 Photo Dallas Theatre Artist Katherine Owens Passes Away At Age 61
by BWW News Desk - Jul 23, 2019

Theater visionary, artist, founding artistic director of Dallas's Undermain Theatre and Texas Woman of distinction Katherine Owens has died after a five-month prolonged illness. She was 61 and lived in Dallas with her husband and artistic partner Bruce DuBose. 

The Center For The Arts At George Mason University Announces The 2019/2020 Season Of  Photo The Center For The Arts At George Mason University Announces The 2019/2020 Season Of 'Great Performances At Mason'
by BWW News Desk - Apr 4, 2019

The Center for the Arts at George Mason University announced today the 2019/2020 season of Great Performances at Mason, its annual series featuring leading national and international artists in the disciplines of classical music, opera, jazz, ballet, modern dance, theater, and global music and dance. The Center also announced the return of the Family Series, offering its second season of affordable programming for young audiences.

Playwrights' Center Announces 2018-19 McKnight National Residency And Commission Reci Photo Playwrights' Center Announces 2018-19 McKnight National Residency And Commission Recipient, McKnight Fellows In Playwriting
by BWW News Desk - Apr 26, 2018

The Playwrights' Center today announced the recipients of the 2018-19 McKnight National Residency and Commission and 2018-19 McKnight Fellowships in Playwriting.

Douglas Dunn + Dancers Presents APRIL FESTIVAL ‚Ä" EARLY & LATE Photo Douglas Dunn + Dancers Presents APRIL FESTIVAL ‚Ä" EARLY & LATE
by BWW News Desk - Mar 21, 2018

Time Out - It was a pivotal year for Dunn. He was thirty-one. He had left the Cunningham Company in the spring of 1973. Grand Union was sporadically continuing. He had danced duet concerts with Sara Rudner, David Gordon, and Pat Catterson, here and there had also presented short solos on mixed programs. What now? He wrote: 'I'm in turmoil. It's a question of confidence. These theatrical scenes running around in my head, for years. If I can bring them to life as an evening-length solo, my dance-heart will strengthen, I will persevere.

3CR and KYD Present ACLU Benefit CENSORED! Photo 3CR and KYD Present ACLU Benefit CENSORED!
by BWW News Desk - Sep 23, 2017

ThirdCoastReview.com (3CR) and Kill Your Darlings (KYD) Live Lit present CENSORED! We Read Banned Books: An ACLU Benefit to raise money for ACLU Illinois and to conclude the American Library Association Office for Intellectual Freedom's Banned Books Week, an annual celebration to support the freedom to seek and express ideas, even those some consider unorthodox or unpopular

Prominent Authors Read Censored Works to Benefit ACLU at Public House Theatre Photo Prominent Authors Read Censored Works to Benefit ACLU at Public House Theatre
by BWW News Desk - Sep 6, 2017

ThirdCoastReview.com (3CR) and Kill Your Darlings (KYD) Live Lit present CENSORED! We Read Banned Books: An ACLU Benefit to raise money for ACLU Illinois and to conclude the American Library Association Office for Intellectual Freedom's Banned Books Week.

Playwrights' Center Announces 2017-18 McKnight Fellows, New Core Writers
by BWW News Desk - Jun 1, 2017

The Playwrights' Center is excited to announce the 2017-18 McKnight National Residency and Commission recipient, 2017-18 McKnight Fellows in Playwriting, 2017-18 McKnight Theater Artist Fellows, 2017-2020 Core Writers and 2017-18 Core Apprentices.

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