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Chester Theatre Company Announces THE STORY OF KING LEAR Photo Chester Theatre Company Announces THE STORY OF KING LEAR
by BWW News Desk - Aug 4, 2020

Chester Theatre Company (CTC) has announced its first virtual performance, The Story of King Lear, a 50-minute telling of the Shakespeare classic adapted and directed by CTC Producing Artistic Director Daniel Elihu Kramer. The show will air at 7:00pm (eastern) on Thursday, August 27, and will be available for viewing through Sunday, August 30.

AT THE TABLE: A PLAY READING SERIES Features New Plays from Emerging Playwrights Duri Photo AT THE TABLE: A PLAY READING SERIES Features New Plays from Emerging Playwrights During Self-Isolation
by BWW News Desk - May 19, 2020

At the Table: A Play Reading Series returns after a 2-year hiatus to bring its unique theatre/audio drama format to listeners everywhere during a time of crisis, quarantine, and unprecedented need for good stories.

State Theatre New Jersey Presents THE PLAY THAT GOES WRONG Photo State Theatre New Jersey Presents THE PLAY THAT GOES WRONG
by BWW News Desk - Mar 5, 2020

State Theatre New Jersey presents the hilarious Tony Award-winning hit Broadway comedy The Play That Goes Wrong for four performances on Thursday, April 2 at 8pm; Friday, April 3 at 8pm; and Saturday, April 4 at 2pm and 8pm. Tickets range from $40-$98.

Review Roundup: The National Tour of THE PLAY THAT GOES WRONG Photo Review Roundup: The National Tour of THE PLAY THAT GOES WRONG
by BWW News Desk - Nov 14, 2019

After a successful first year playing in over 25 North American cities and recouping its investment in just 15 weeks, The Play That Goes Wrong continues across North America for the 2019-2020 season, playing over 35 new markets. For a complete list of tour stops, visit BroadwayGoesWrong.com.

Casting Announced For THE PLAY THAT GOES WRONG in Worcester Photo Casting Announced For THE PLAY THAT GOES WRONG in Worcester
by BWW News Desk - Oct 18, 2019

The Play That Goes Wrong brings mayhem to The Hanover Theatre and Conservatory for the Performing Arts from October 31 through November 3. The Play That Goes Wrong is generously sponsored by The Club at Rockland Trust Bank.

Casting Announced For THE PLAY THAT GOES WRONG National Tour Photo Casting Announced For THE PLAY THAT GOES WRONG National Tour
by BWW News Desk - Oct 11, 2019

After a successful first year playing in over 25 North American cities and recouping its investment in just 15 weeks, the producers of The Play That Goes Wrong are thrilled to announce that the National Tour will continue across North America for the 2019-2020 season. The Play That Goes Wrong will play over 35 new markets, kicking off in Sioux Falls, SD at the Washington Pavilion on October 18, 2019.

Make/Shift Presents SHE Creates 2k19 Featuring The New York Premiere Of THE CLARK DOL Photo Make/Shift Presents SHE Creates 2k19 Featuring The New York Premiere Of THE CLARK DOLL
by BWW News Desk - Feb 19, 2019

Make/Shift, in association with AKIN, expands upon last year's first-ever, electrifying SHE Creates festival: an annual, all-inclusive celebration of womanhood and gender nonconformity. This year's event, SHE Creates 2k19, will take place at New Ohio Theatre and will feature: the New York Premiere of The Clark Doll, written by Liz Morgan and directed by Tyler Thomas; a variety of Opening Acts by female and genderqueer artists; an Art Gallery featuring dozens of emerging, female and genderqueer visual artists; and a Party, hosted by AKIN.

10th Annual FIRE THIS TIME FESTIVAL Features Cutting-Edge And Emerging Black Playwrig Photo 10th Annual FIRE THIS TIME FESTIVAL Features Cutting-Edge And Emerging Black Playwrights
by BWW News Desk - Jan 24, 2019

OBIE award-winning The Fire This Time Festival  (TFTT) announces today its 10th anniversary festival dates and the lineup of featured playwrights who comprise the centerpiece of the annual 10-minute play program and select readings of new full-length plays.

Make/Shift Presents SHE Creates 2k19 Featuring The New York Premiere Of THE CLARK DOL Photo Make/Shift Presents SHE Creates 2k19 Featuring The New York Premiere Of THE CLARK DOLL
by BWW News Desk - Jan 11, 2019

Make/Shift, in association with AKIN, expands upon last year's first-ever, electrifying SHE Creates festival: an annual, all-inclusive celebration of womanhood and gender nonconformity. This year's event, SHE Creates 2k19, will take place at New Ohio Theatre and will feature: the New York Premiere of The Clark Doll, written by Liz Morgan and directed by Tyler Thomas; a variety of Opening Acts by female and genderqueer artists; an Art Gallery featuring dozens of emerging, female and genderqueer visual artists; and a Party, hosted by AKIN.

Diana Oh's THE INFINITE LOVE PARTY Begins this Weekend Photo Diana Oh's THE INFINITE LOVE PARTY Begins this Weekend
by BWW News Desk - Jan 7, 2019

The Bushwick Starr presents The Infinite Love Party, an intentional barefoot potluck dinner party, dance party, and sleepover by award-winning actor / singer-songwriter / theatremaker / performing artist Diana Oh ({my lingerie play} at Rattlestick Playwrights Theater) and co-creative director Kevin Hourigan (Imagine: Yemen at the Pershing Square Signature Center). This new creation heralds the next level of Diana's trademark 'glitter bomb [of] a friendly, feel-good celebration of human beings sharing a space where it's safe for them to be themselves.'- New York Times. This is not a play-it's an experience. The Infinite Love Party is where love is forged. A celebration of soul awakening. It's where play breeds change. It's where queer magic can do its healing. For All People. A celebration of the outskirts. A celebration of Queerness and our Allies. A celebration of POC and our Allies. A space for bare humanity to exist- where we will leave kinder and more open, more connected to our purpose, our bodies, and our hearts. A celebration of liberated selves. A celebration of liberated love. AN INFINITE LOVE PARTY!

The Fire This Time Festival Returns for 10th Year Photo The Fire This Time Festival Returns for 10th Year
by BWW News Desk - Dec 21, 2018

OBIE award-winning The Fire This Time Festival  (TFTT) announces today its 10th anniversary festival dates and the lineup of featured playwrights who comprise the centerpiece of the annual 10-minute play program and select readings of new full-length plays.

Tickets Are Now On Sale For Diana Oh's THE INFINITE LOVE PARTY Photo Tickets Are Now On Sale For Diana Oh's THE INFINITE LOVE PARTY
by BWW News Desk - Dec 11, 2018

The Bushwick Starr presents The Infinite Love Party, an intentional barefoot potluck dinner party, dance party, and sleepover by award-winning actor / singer-songwriter / theatremaker / performing artist Diana Oh ({my lingerie play} at Rattlestick Playwrights Theater) and co-creative director Kevin Hourigan (Imagine: Yemen at the Pershing Square Signature Center).

The Bushwick Starr Presents Diana Oh's THE INFINITE LOVE PARTY Photo The Bushwick Starr Presents Diana Oh's THE INFINITE LOVE PARTY
by BWW News Desk - Nov 29, 2018

The Bushwick Starr is thrilled to present The Infinite Love Party, an intentional barefoot potluck, dance party, and sleepover by award-winning actor / singer-songwriter / theatremaker / performing artist Diana Oh ({my lingerie play} at Rattlestick Playwrights Theater) and co-creative director Kevin Hourigan (Imagine: Yemenat the Pershing Square Signature Center). This new creation heralds the next level of Diana's trademark 'glitter bomb [of] a friendly, feel-good celebration of human beings sharing a space where it's safe for them to be themselves.'- New York Times. This is not a play-it's an experience.

Trinity Rep Announces Record-Setting Production Of PRIDE AND PREJUDICE Photo Trinity Rep Announces Record-Setting Production Of PRIDE AND PREJUDICE
by BWW News Desk - Nov 13, 2018

Trinity Repertory Company's 2018-19 Season opener, Pride and Prejudice, recently ended a successful run, playing to sold out audiences and over 90% capacity. The comedy, which ran October 4 through November 4 was the highest-selling comedy produced by the organization since The Odd Couple in the 2009-10 Season. The production was also notable for playing to higher paid capacity than any show since The Completely Fictional - Utterly True - Final Strange Tale of Edgar Allan Poe in the 2010-11 Season. More than half of the Pride and Prejudice public performances sold out. Adapted from the Jane Austen novel by Kate Hamill, this production was directed by Birgitta Victorson. The cast included resident acting company members Angela Brazil, Janice Duclos, Rebecca Gibel, Rachael Warren, and Joe Wilson, Jr. They were accompanied on stage by guest actors Richard Donelly, Shelley Fort, and Katie Croyle.

Trinity Rep Announces PRIDE AND PREJUDICE Photo Trinity Rep Announces PRIDE AND PREJUDICE
by BWW News Desk - Oct 4, 2018

Trinity Rep will open its 2018-19 Season with Pride and Prejudice by Kate Hamill, adapted from the novel by Jane Austen. This classic "will they or won't they" romance between Elizabeth Bennet and Mr. Darcy is infused with fresh vitality and hilarity in this effervescent new comedic adaptation, directed by Birgitta Victorson.

Trinity Rep Announces PRIDE AND PREJUDICE Photo Trinity Rep Announces PRIDE AND PREJUDICE
by BWW News Desk - Sep 6, 2018

Trinity Rep will open its 2018-19 Season with Pride and Prejudice by Kate Hamill, adapted from the novel by Jane Austen. This classic "will they or won't they" romance between Elizabeth Bennet and Mr. Darcy is infused with fresh vitality and hilarity in this effervescent new comedic adaptation, directed by Birgitta Victorson.

Quick Silver Theater Company Announces 3rd Annual POC Summit Photo Quick Silver Theater Company Announces 3rd Annual POC Summit
by BWW News Desk - May 16, 2018

Quick Silver Theater Company's 3rd annual POC Summit. Quick Silver Theater Company is an award - winning New York based collective dedicated to amplifying the allied voice, individual potential and overall presence of underrepresented and marginalized communities throughout the American theatrical landscape. Founded in 2013 by Tyrone Henderson and Lizan Mitchell, QST aims to shine a light on our common humanity, reflecting back to us our depth and complexity and elevating our lives to a height worthy of art.

Pirronne Yousefzadeh Directs New Play By Romana Soutus With All-Female Cast Photo Pirronne Yousefzadeh Directs New Play By Romana Soutus With All-Female Cast
by BWW News Desk - Mar 22, 2018

Martyrs, written by Romana Soutus and developed with and directed by Pirronne Yousefzadeh, will premiere at The Downstairs at La MaMa Experimental Theatre Club, April 19 - May 6, Thursday to Saturday at 7 PM, Sunday at 2 PM. A devised ensemble piece performed by a female cast of nine, Martyrs dives into the dynamics of martyrdom, sainthood, self-worth, and desire.

9th Annual The Fire This Time Festival Lineup Announced Photo 9th Annual The Fire This Time Festival Lineup Announced
by BWW News Desk - Dec 13, 2017

Now in its ninth season, the Obie Award winning The Fire This Time Festival will kick off on Monday, January 15 with an opening night reception at The Kraine Theater and continue with a special off-site event and panel discussion at Atlantic Theater Company on Wednesday, January 17, followed by full-length play readings and the 10-Minute Play Festival, directed this year by Candis Jones.

Sandra A. Daley-Sharif and More Set for Ninth THE FIRE THIS TIME Festival Photo Sandra A. Daley-Sharif and More Set for Ninth THE FIRE THIS TIME Festival
by BWW News Desk - Nov 6, 2017

Now in its ninth season, the Obie Award winning The Fire This Time Festival has commissioned six playwrights to write new 10-minute plays for the 2018 festival, which will run January 15-28, 2018 at The Kraine Theater (85 East 4th Street between 2nd Avenue and Bowery).

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