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GLOBAL QUEER READ-IN: A Virtual Pride Event Announced June 25 Photo GLOBAL QUEER READ-IN: A Virtual Pride Event Announced June 25
by A.A. Cristi - Jun 17, 2020

Over 30 LGBTQI writers, playwrights, activists, and artists will read passages on camera from their favorite influential works of queer literature and poetry for the first marathon Virtual Global Queer READ-IN. Join 2020 Pulitzer Prize winner Jericho Brown, Maryland Poet Laureate Grace Cavalieri, actor Alfre Woodard, playwright Charles Busch, writer/poet Alexis De Veaux, singer/songwriter Sophie B. Hawkins and more of this famous roster Thursday, June 25th starting at noon (Pacific Time) on Zoom and Twitch.

Caitlin Kinnunen, Daisy Eagan, Jeremy O. Harris and More Will Podcast for Pride This  Photo Caitlin Kinnunen, Daisy Eagan, Jeremy O. Harris and More Will Podcast for Pride This Month
by Chloe Rabinowitz - Jun 17, 2020

The Broadway Podcast network will celebrate Pride month with a special section of the website highlighting a variety of programming to mark the occasion.

Capital One City Parks Foundation SummerStage Announces Collaboration with VOICES Photo Capital One City Parks Foundation SummerStage Announces Collaboration with VOICES
by Kaitlin Milligan - Jun 8, 2020

Capital One City Parks Foundation SummerStage's SummerStage Anywhere digital series has announced a collaboration with VOICES, a nonprofit arts, education and social justice organization, this Friday, June 12th at 7:00PM EST on the SummerStage YouTube channel.

Studio Theatre Awards Largest Number Of Commissions In Its History Photo Studio Theatre Awards Largest Number Of Commissions In Its History
by A.A. Cristi - May 20, 2020

Building on over 40 years of producing powerful contemporary theatre, Studio Theatre is pleased to announce its largest class ever of commissioned artists to Studio R&D, its incubator to support the creation of new work.

BWW News: Studio Theatre Embarks on Largest Round of Commissioning in Its History, Aw Photo BWW News: Studio Theatre Embarks on Largest Round of Commissioning in Its History, Awarding Grants to Ten Theatre Artists and Supporting Audio Plays for The First Time
by Elliot Lanes - May 20, 2020

Building on over 40 years of producing powerful contemporary theatre, Studio Theatre is pleased to announce its largest class ever of commissioned artists to Studio R&D, its incubator to support the creation of new work. Studio will award grants to 10 artists-playwrights, directors, and multidisciplinary creators-investing in its future while supporting theatre-makers and expanding the idea of what it means to be a generative artist. For the first time, Studio R&D commissions are being awarded to support the creation of audio plays, as Studio explores alternate modes of theatrical storytelling in response to the present moment.

AAWW Suspends Public Programming Due to Coronavirus Photo AAWW Suspends Public Programming Due to Coronavirus
by Stephi Wild - Mar 14, 2020

AAWW has suspending public programming due to coronavirus.

Commissioned Artists Announced by Park Avenue Armory for 100 YEARS | 100 WOMEN INITIA Photo Commissioned Artists Announced by Park Avenue Armory for 100 YEARS | 100 WOMEN INITIATIVE
by Chloe Rabinowitz - Feb 18, 2020

At its fourth annual a?oeCulture in a Changing Americaa?? symposium on Saturday, Park Avenue Armory, together with lead partner National Black Theatre and nine additional   New York City-based cultural institutions, announced the lead group of artists they commissioned as part of the 100 Years | 100 Women initiative. In addition to the Armory and National Black Theatre, the commissioning institutions are : Apollo Theater; The Julliard School; La MaMa Experimental Theatre Company; The Laundromat Project; The Metropolitan Museum of Art; Museum of the Moving Image; National Sawdust; New York University (Department of Photography and Imaging, Tisch School of the Arts; Office of Global Inclusion, Diversity and Strategic Innovation; and Institute of African American Affairs & Center for Black Visual Culture); and Urban Bush Women.

Lin-Manuel Miranda, Julie Taymor & More Will Host Events at Sundance Photo Lin-Manuel Miranda, Julie Taymor & More Will Host Events at Sundance
by Sarah Jae Leiber - Jan 16, 2020

Sundance Institute will curate dozens of offscreen events, including behind-the-scenes panels on the art of filmmaking, musical performances and a?" around the theme of Imagined Futures a?" a public Bonfire and several extended post-screening conversations (known as IF Screenings), at the 2020 Sundance Film Festival taking place in Park City, Salt Lake City, and Sundance, Utah, January 23 through February 2, 2020.

LAST SUMMER AT BLUEFISH COVE Directed by Cynthia Nixon and Produced by Ellen DeGenere Photo LAST SUMMER AT BLUEFISH COVE Directed by Cynthia Nixon and Produced by Ellen DeGeneres is Heading to Broadway
by Chloe Rabinowitz - Jan 13, 2020

Producers Harriet Newman Leve, Ellen DeGeneres, Portia de Rossi, Lily Tomlin and Jane Wagner have announced a 2020 Broadway bound production of Last Summer at Bluefish Cove.

The Virginia B. Toulmin Foundation Announced 2019 grants For Its Women Playwrights Co Photo The Virginia B. Toulmin Foundation Announced 2019 grants For Its Women Playwrights Commissioning Program
by Chloe Rabinowitz - Nov 1, 2019

The Virginia B. Toulmin Foundation announced its 2019 grants in The Virginia B. Toulmin Foundation's Women Playwrights Commissioning Program. These grants fund commissions for emerging female playwrights at selected theaters nationwide.

BWW Interview: Theatre Life with Matt Torney Photo BWW Interview: Theatre Life with Matt Torney
by Elliot Lanes - Sep 24, 2019

Today's subject Matt Torney is currently the Associate Artistic Director of Studio Theatre. Their excellent current production of Doubt: A Parable is helmed by Torney and plays through October 6th in Studio's Metheny space.

10th Season Of United Solo Festival Opens Tonight Photo 10th Season Of United Solo Festival Opens Tonight
by Stephi Wild - Sep 19, 2019

The wait is finally over for the 10th anniversary of United Solo. With its most ambitious lineup yet, United Solo will once again unite solo performers from six continents in the heart of New York's theatre district. Over 130 productions will be presented at this year's United Solo, the largest festival of its kind in the world, celebrating its first decade of taking solo theatre to new heights. With up to five performances each day until November 24 at Theatre Row, this year's robust selection of one-person shows will attract thousands of theatregoers. Over 20 performances have sold out in advance, with more expected to follow. The festival will grant additional performance dates to its most popular productions. In addition to performances, United Solo also offers Master Classes with world-famous theatre creators and recognized experts, including acclaimed director Austin Pendleton, who will give his Master Class on October 8, with more Master Classes to follow.

Nominees Of The 2019 United Solo Special Award Announced Photo Nominees Of The 2019 United Solo Special Award Announced
by Stephi Wild - Sep 12, 2019

United Solo, the world's largest solo theatre festival, is proud to present the nominees of the 2019 United Solo Special Award. The Special Award recognizes and celebrates outstanding solo performers. These are artists who create captivating performances outside the United Solo Festival and have brought the art of solo theatre to new heights. It is United Solo's mission to provide a platform to solo artists who are committed to creating solo theatre that focuses on the uniqueness of the human being. These artists have pushed the boundaries of solo theatre in unique ways and the Special Award will honor an artist whose work in the last year deserves particular recognition. Previous recipients of the Special Award include Anna Deavere Smith (2010), Patti LuPone (2011), John Leguizamo (2012), Fiona Shaw (2013), Billy Crystal (2014), James Lecesne (2015), Staceyann Chin (2016), Michael Moore (2017), and Renée Taylor (2018).

Unbound Book Launch Series Returns This Fall Photo Unbound Book Launch Series Returns This Fall
by Julie Musbach - Aug 27, 2019

Unbound: A Book Launch Series with BAM and Greenlight Bookstore returns this fall with three engaging events.

TVC is Bringing Visibility To Trans Performers to The Duplex Photo TVC is Bringing Visibility To Trans Performers to The Duplex
by Julie Musbach - Apr 10, 2019

New York City's premier cabaret highlighting the talents of transgender, nonbinary, and gender non-conforming performers returns to The Duplex with the all new show, 'Make 'Em Laugh', for it's 8th performance at The Duplex on Saturday, April 27th at 6:30pm. The show is directed by Donnie Cianciotto, with Musical Direction by Anessa Marie. Cianciotto will also serve as the emcee for the evening.

VIDEO: On This Day, April 9- Happy Birthday, Cynthia Nixon! Photo VIDEO: On This Day, April 9- Happy Birthday, Cynthia Nixon!
by A.A. Cristi - Apr 9, 2019

On this day we're celebrating the birthday of multiple Tony Award-winner, television star, and former gubernatorial candidate, the great Cynthia Nixon!

NATIONAL BLACK THEATRE CELEBRATES ITS 50th ANNIVERSARY Photo NATIONAL BLACK THEATRE CELEBRATES ITS 50th ANNIVERSARY
by A.A. Cristi - Feb 12, 2019

In celebration of its 50th anniversary as it's poised for a major capital redevelopment project of its current site, Dr. Barbara Ann Teer's National Black Theatre (NBT) is taking it to the streets with a robust season of programming and partnerships that transcends the walls of its building. As a cultural anchor in Harlem for the last half century, NBT has been at the forefront of transforming lives and community through the power of theater. Through its new program, NBT Beyond Walls, the institution will now produce activities citywide, nationally and internationally. Highlights of NBT's 50th season include partnerships and programming with Carnegie Hall, the Schomburg Center for Research in Black Culture and the World Famous Apollo Theater; the national tour of the critically acclaimed one-woman show The Peculiar Patriot; and the ongoing cultural exchange with the international sister institution, the National Black Theatre of Sweden, established in Stockholm in November 2018. Founded in 1968, the oldest continually run Black theater in New York City and one of America's longest continually operated theaters run by women of color will celebrate its half-century mark through October 2019.

United Solo is Now Accepting Submissions For Its 10th Anniversary Photo United Solo is Now Accepting Submissions For Its 10th Anniversary
by Julie Musbach - Jan 18, 2019

Solo shows from all over the world are invited to submit for 2019 United Solo Theatre Festival. The world's largest solo theatre festival will celebrate its tenth anniversary season this year, taking place as usual at Theatre Row, located in the heart of New York's legendary theatre district. The Festival dates are September 19 - November 24.

Trans Voices Cabaret Returns to The Duplex Photo Trans Voices Cabaret Returns to The Duplex
by BWW News Desk - Dec 29, 2018

New York City's premier TGNC cabaret returns to The Duplex with their final show of 2018 today, December 29th at 9:30pm. The show is directed by Donnie Cianciotto, with Musical Direction by Anessa Marie.

Trans Voices Cabaret Returns to The Duplex Photo Trans Voices Cabaret Returns to The Duplex
by Julie Musbach - Dec 11, 2018

New York City's premier TGNC cabaret returns to The Duplex with their final show of 2018 on Saturday, December 29th at 9:30pm. The show is directed by Donnie Cianciotto, with Musical Direction by Anessa Marie.

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