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TheSharedScreen's TAPE Returns Photo TheSharedScreen's TAPE Returns
by BWW News Desk - Jan 10, 2021

TheSharedScreen's riveting adaptation of Stephen Belber's hit play TAPE returns February 5-7, 12-14. To experience the intense intimacy and hidden power of virtual theater, TAPE is a must-see.

TheSharedScreen Co.'s TAPE By Stephen Belber Extended Into December Photo TheSharedScreen Co.'s TAPE By Stephen Belber Extended Into December
by BWW News Desk - Oct 30, 2020

Following a successful run in September, TAPE has been extended to the first three weekends in December (4, 5, 6, 11, 12, 13, 18, 19, 20 - 8 pm EST).

Colt Coeur Announces 2020-2021 Resident Playwrights and Directors Photo Colt Coeur Announces 2020-2021 Resident Playwrights and Directors
by BWW News Desk - Oct 12, 2020

Colt Coeur is welcoming 3 additional artists (playwrights Bleu Beckford Burrell, Adrienne Dawes, and Noelle Viñas) to its Residency Program, with 4 of last year's Residents (directors Tara Elliott, J. Mehr Kaur, and Portia Krieger, and playwright Emma Goidel) opting to extend their Residency through 2021 (due to the unique impact of the Covid-19 pandemic).

TheSharedScreen Co's TAPE By Stephen Belber Extended by a Week Photo TheSharedScreen Co's TAPE By Stephen Belber Extended by a Week
by BWW News Desk - Sep 23, 2020

The powerful, intimate adaptation of TAPE, by Tony- and Emmy- Nom writer/director Stephen Belber, has been extended for another week. Live web-based performances are scheduled for Sept. 26, 27, 28 at 8 pm ET. Tickets are only $9.

Manhattan Theatre Club Announces Recipients of the Alfred P. Sloan Foundation Initiat Photo Manhattan Theatre Club Announces Recipients of the Alfred P. Sloan Foundation Initiative Commissions
by BWW News Desk - May 18, 2020

Lynne Meadow (Artistic Director) and Barry Grove (Executive Producer) have announced this year's six recipients of the Alfred P. Sloan Foundation Initiative commissions. The commissioned writers are Kate Attwell, Mia Chung, Noah Diaz, Julia Izumi, Ife Olujobi, and Stacey Rose.

The Orchard Project Announces Artists and Companies Taking Part in 2020 Programs, Plu Photo The Orchard Project Announces Artists and Companies Taking Part in 2020 Programs, Plus the Launch of Two New Labs
by BWW News Desk - May 8, 2020

The Orchard Project today announced its 2020 programs as well as the names of participating artists and companies. This year includes the launch of two new labs a?' the Liveness Lab to explore the nature of live performance right now and an Audio Storytelling Lab to provide support and mentorship to podcast, radio, and immersive audio projects.

Moliere In The Park's Livestream Of THE MISANTHROPE Debuts Tonight Photo Moliere In The Park's Livestream Of THE MISANTHROPE Debuts Tonight
by BWW News Desk - May 2, 2020

Molière in the Park's live stream presentation of two-time Pulitzer Prize winner Richard Wilbur's translation of Molière's THE MISANTHROPE, reimagined for our current times in quarantine, directed by Molière in the Park's Founding Artistic Director Lucie Tiberghien, debuts tonight.

Moliere In The Park Will Live Stream THE MISANTHROPE on YouTube Photo Moliere In The Park Will Live Stream THE MISANTHROPE on YouTube
by BWW News Desk - Apr 22, 2020

Molière in the Park has announced a live stream presentation of two-time Pulitzer Prize winner Richard Wilbur's translation of Molière's THE MISANTHROPE, reimagined for our current times in quarantine, directed by Molière in the Park's Founding Artistic Director Lucie Tiberghien.

Moliere In The Park to Present Live Stream Of THE MISANTHROPE Photo Moliere In The Park to Present Live Stream Of THE MISANTHROPE
by BWW News Desk - Apr 21, 2020

Molière in the Park has announced a live stream presentation of two-time Pulitzer Prize winner Richard Wilbur's translation of Molière's THE MISANTHROPE, reimagined for our current times in quarantine, directed by Molière in the Park's Founding Artistic Director Lucie Tiberghien.

BWW Interview: Loretta Greco of FAR APART ART at Magic Theatre Brings the Theater Wor Photo BWW Interview: Loretta Greco of FAR APART ART at Magic Theatre Brings the Theater World Together Via a Daily Podcast Featuring the Company's Playwrights
by Jim Munson - Apr 20, 2020

Theater companies all over the world are rising to the challenge of staying connected to their audiences and continuing to serve them while in-person performances are suspended for an indefinite period. San Franciso's storied Magic Theatre has come up with a creative solution by instituting 'Far Apart Art,' a podcast series composed of brief, daily audio journals from a host of Magic's family of playwrights. BroadwayWorld recently spoke with Loretta Greco, Magic's Artistic Director, about 'Far Apart Art' and how she and Magic are weathering the pandemic.

Magic Theatre Announces FAR APART ART Daily Podcast Series Photo Magic Theatre Announces FAR APART ART Daily Podcast Series
by BWW News Desk - Mar 30, 2020

Magic Theatre has announced a new Monday-through-Friday daily podcast series, Far Apart Art, beginning Monday, March 30 and lasting for four weeks. The series is composed of brief, daily audio journals from a host of Magic's family of playwrights.

Podcast: LITTLE KNOWN FACTS with Ilana Levine and Dominic Fumusa Photo Podcast: LITTLE KNOWN FACTS with Ilana Levine and Dominic Fumusa
by Little Known Facts w/ Ilana Levine - Feb 10, 2020

It's a special Valentine's Day edition of Little Known Facts. Recently podcast host and Broadway alum Ilana Levine was invited to do a live podcast event at Notre Dame University and she decided to interview her husband, actor Dominic Fumusa. Known for his starring role on television in Nurse Jackie opposite Edie Falco and his starring role on Broadway in Wait Until Dark- Dominic was a perfect fit on the Notre Dame campus because he began his college career a football player but acting quickly became his passion . In a theater filled with Notre Dame students Ilana and Dominic talked about falling in love with theater (and each other), auditions, how sports and acting go together and some other inspiring little known facts along the way.

Ben Platt Announced as The Hasty Pudding Theatricals' 2020 Man of the Year Photo Ben Platt Announced as The Hasty Pudding Theatricals' 2020 Man of the Year
by BWW News Desk - Feb 3, 2020

The Hasty Pudding Theatricals, the oldest theatrical organization in the United States, has announced BEN PLATT as the recipient of its 2020 Man of the Year Award, and the youngest ever Man of the Year in the 54 years of the award. The Pudding will present this honor to a Tony, Grammy, and Emmy award-winning actor and musician who has made a meaningful impact on Broadway, television, and film.

TAPE By Stephen Belber to Play A Limited Engagement At 13th St. Rep Theatre Photo TAPE By Stephen Belber to Play A Limited Engagement At 13th St. Rep Theatre
by BWW News Desk - Jan 31, 2020

A very limited engagement of Stephen Belber's TAPE, directed by Leila Berkane is opening next week at the historic 13th Street Repertory Theatre.

TLT Presents THE LARAMIE PROJECT: TEN YEARS LATER Photo TLT Presents THE LARAMIE PROJECT: TEN YEARS LATER
by BWW News Desk - Jan 15, 2020

Tacoma Little Theatre's Off the Shelf program presents the moving true story, The Laramie Project: 10 Years Later, written Moises Kaufman, Leigh Fondakowski, Greg Pierotti, Andy Paris, and Stephen Belber, with direction by Warren Kerr This production will play Thursday, January 30, 2020 at 7:30pm.

International Cast Stars In GRUESOME PLAYGROUND INJURIES In Vancouver Photo International Cast Stars In GRUESOME PLAYGROUND INJURIES In Vancouver
by BWW News Desk - Jan 14, 2020

An international cast is set to star in a new production of Gruesome Playground Injuries next month. The original production premiered at the Alley Theatre in Houston in 2009, then off-Broadway in 2011. The play will be put up during the both romantic and equally commercialized Valentine's day season.

Culture Clash will Return to Berkeley Repertory Theatre with CULTURE CLASH (STILL) IN Photo Culture Clash will Return to Berkeley Repertory Theatre with CULTURE CLASH (STILL) IN AMERICA
by BWW News Desk - Jan 13, 2020

Berkeley Repertory Theatre today announced that Bay Area natives and provocateurs, Culture Clash, are returning with their latest production, Culture Clash (Still) in America. The play, written and performed by Culture Clash and directed by Obie Award winner Lisa Peterson, marks the fifth time the satirical group has performed at Berkeley Rep.

Photo Flash: New York Stage and Film Gala Honors Diana DiMenna and Tom Hulce Photo Photo Flash: New York Stage and Film Gala Honors Diana DiMenna and Tom Hulce
by BWW News Desk - Dec 9, 2019

Just last night, New York Stage and Film celebrated its annual Winter Gala, honoring six-time Tony Award-nominated producer and philanthropist Diana DiMenna, and Academy Award and four-time Golden Globe-nominated and Tony Award-winning actor and producer Tom Hulce. The Winter Gala, a fundraising event to support New York Stage and Film's year-round theater and film development initiatives, was held at The Ziegfeld Ballroom (141 West 54th Street, New York City).

DC Area and Fauquier Premiere of THE LARAMIE PROJECT: TEN YEARS LATER Photo DC Area and Fauquier Premiere of THE LARAMIE PROJECT: TEN YEARS LATER
by BWW News Desk - Dec 4, 2019

On October 6, 1998, gay student Matthew Shepard was brutally beaten and tied to a fence on the outskirts of Laramie, Wyoming. His 18 hours freezing there and his resulting death shook Laramie to the core, while putting them squarely on the map. Tectonic Theater Project traveled to Laramie shortly after to conduct in-person interviews with the town, and transcribe those interviews into The Laramie Project, a play heard round the world.

Molière In The Park With Samira Wiley Begin The School For Wives Readings Tonight Photo Molière In The Park With Samira Wiley Begin The School For Wives Readings Tonight
by BWW News Desk - Nov 13, 2019

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