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Robert Falls to Step Down as Goodman Theatre Artistic Director in Summer 2022 Photo Robert Falls to Step Down as Goodman Theatre Artistic Director in Summer 2022
by Chloe Rabinowitz - Sep 15, 2021

After more than three decades leading creative operations for one of America’s largest theaters, Tony Award-winner Robert Falls is ending his tenure as Artistic Director of Goodman Theatre. Today, Falls announced his intention to step down next summer at the completion of the current 2021/2022 Season.

OC Premiere Of Dael Orlandersmith's YELLOWMAN Comes to the Chance Theater Photo OC Premiere Of Dael Orlandersmith's YELLOWMAN Comes to the Chance Theater
by Stephi Wild - Sep 14, 2021

A celebration of language and the human spirit, Yellowman is an exquisite and provocative exploration of the challenges of overcoming racism, class, biases, and prejudices inherited both from community and family.

Park Avenue Armory Appoints Tavia Nyong'o as Curator of Public Programming Photo Park Avenue Armory Appoints Tavia Nyong'o as Curator of Public Programming
by Chloe Rabinowitz - Sep 13, 2021

Rebecca Robertson, Founding President and Executive Producer of Park Avenue Armory, today announced the appointment of Tavia Nyong'o as the nonprofit cultural institution's new Curator of Public Programming.

Theatre Communications Group Presents TCG Books' First Fridays: Featuring Daniel Alex Photo Theatre Communications Group Presents TCG Books' First Fridays: Featuring Daniel Alexander Jones and Emily Morse
by Alexa Criscitiello - Sep 1, 2021

Theatre Communications Group has announced the sixth iteration of TCG Books' First Fridays, featuring Daniel Alexander Jones (Love Like Light, Particle and Wave) in conversation on Facebook Live, Friday, September 3, 2021 at 7:00pm ET. TCG Books' First Fridays series features authors from TCG Books' roster in conversation about their work on the first Friday of every month.

Casting Announced For Suzan-Lori Parks' WHITE NOISE at the Bridge Theatre Photo Casting Announced For Suzan-Lori Parks' WHITE NOISE at the Bridge Theatre
by Stephi Wild - Sep 1, 2021

Suzan-Lori Parks' White Noise will receive its European premiere at the Bridge Theatre, directed by Polly Findlay with a cast comprising James Corrigan, Ken Nwosu, Faith Omole and Helena Wilson.

Queens Theatre And Lincoln Center Present AN EVENING OF SHORT PLAYS Photo Queens Theatre And Lincoln Center Present AN EVENING OF SHORT PLAYS
by Chloe Rabinowitz - Aug 20, 2021

On Wednesday, August 25th, 2021, Queens Theatre's New American Voices and Theatre for All, in collaboration with Lincoln Center's RESTART STAGES, present An Evening of Short Plays, featuring three works by artists from the Disability community.

The Public Theater Announces 2021-22 Season Featuring World Premieres of THE VISITOR, Photo The Public Theater Announces 2021-22 Season Featuring World Premieres of THE VISITOR, CULLUD WATTAH and More
by Chloe Rabinowitz - Aug 12, 2021

Public Theater Artistic Director Oskar Eustis and Executive Director Patrick Willingham announced the line-up today for The Public’s 2021-22 Season, returning to their landmark home on 425 Lafayette Street after the year-long pandemic shutdown with a robust slate of new productions and ongoing  programming.

Photos: Public Theater's Shakespeare in the Park Returns with MERRY WIVES Photo Photos: Public Theater's Shakespeare in the Park Returns with MERRY WIVES
by Nicole Rosky - Aug 9, 2021

Shakespeare in the Park is back! On Friday night, MERRY WIVES celebrated its opening at the Delacorte Theater, where it will run through Saturday, September 18. The play is adapted by Jocelyn Bioh and directed by Saheem Ali.

Sundance Institute Releases Independent Theater Study on Needs of Artists Photo Sundance Institute Releases Independent Theater Study on Needs of Artists
by Chloe Rabinowitz - Aug 4, 2021

In early 2021, Sundance Institute commissioned Jesse Cameron Alick, the newly-appointed Associate Artistic Director for the Vineyard Theater in New York and past creator advisor to the Institute’s Theater Program, to launch an in-depth field study to hear directly from theater makers about the most urgent needs of artists and the field.

University Of Washington School Of Drama Announces 2021 â€" 2022 Public Season Photo University Of Washington School Of Drama Announces 2021 â€" 2022 Public Season
by Alexa Criscitiello - Jul 30, 2021

The University of Washington School of Drama has announce its 2021-2022 public season, a season that will happen live and in-person in the beautiful Floyd and Delores Jones Playhouse at UW.

Studio Theatre Announces In-Person 2020-2021 Season Photo Studio Theatre Announces In-Person 2020-2021 Season
by Chloe Rabinowitz - Jul 15, 2021

Studio Theatre will return to producing in-person theatre in the 2021-2022 season by turning a page in its history—when it welcomes audiences back to its four-theatre complex in Logan Circle, the building will be in the finishing stages of a nearly $20 million renovation, including the complete reengineering of its flagship theatre.

Student Blog: Mary's Summer Specials Photo Student Blog: Mary's Summer Specials
by Student Blogger: Mary Felix - Jul 6, 2021

It’s summer time, which means, hopefully, there’s some extra free time for relaxing. For this blog, I have compiled a list of my latest favorites. Enjoy!

THE BOOK OF DUST - LA BELLE SAUVAGE Will Be Performed at The Bridge Beginning in Dece Photo THE BOOK OF DUST - LA BELLE SAUVAGE Will Be Performed at The Bridge Beginning in December
by Stephi Wild - Jul 6, 2021

Two young people and their dæmons, with everything at stake, find themselves at the centre of a terrifying manhunt. In their care is a tiny child called Lyra Belacqua, and in that child lies the fate of the future. And as the waters rise around them, powerful adversaries conspire for mastery of Dust: salvation to some, the source of infinite corruption to others.

Son Of Semele Leaves Home Of 18 Years Photo Son Of Semele Leaves Home Of 18 Years
by Alexa Criscitiello - Jun 16, 2021

Award-winning theatre company Son of Semele Ensemble is announcing its departure from their Silver Lake home of 18 years. Led by Founding Artistic Director Matthew McCray since 2000, the company has been in residence at 3301 Beverly Boulevard in a black box theatre they created in 2003. 

THE HOT WING KING Wins the 2021 Pulitzer Prize for Drama Photo THE HOT WING KING Wins the 2021 Pulitzer Prize for Drama
by Taylor Brethauer-Hamling - Jun 11, 2021

It was just announced by the Pulitzer Prize organization that Katori Hall's The Hot Wing King has officially won the 2021 Pulitzer Prize for Drama. This year's finalists included Circle Jerk by Michael Breslin and Patrick Foley and Stew by Zora Howard.

GENIUS: ARETHA estreno en exclusiva este viernes 4 de junio en Disney + Photo GENIUS: ARETHA estreno en exclusiva este viernes 4 de junio en Disney +
by Ainhoa Hornero - Jun 3, 2021

La tercera temporada de la serie de National Geographic está protagonizada por Cynthia Erivo como la Reina del Soul.

Billy Porter Will Release Autobiography, UNPROTECTED, This Fall Photo Billy Porter Will Release Autobiography, UNPROTECTED, This Fall
by Nicole Rosky - May 28, 2021

Tony and Emmy winner Billy Porter made headlines last week when he revealed his HIV status. Now the star has announced that he will discuss it even more in a new autobiography. Unprotected will be released by Abrams Press on October 19, 2021.

Student Blog: My Feminism and Theatre Class Reading List Photo Student Blog: My Feminism and Theatre Class Reading List
by Student Blogger: Sydni Dichter - May 26, 2021

This past semester, I took one of my favorite classes I’ve had so far in my time at Tisch, Feminism and Theatre. My teacher, Gwendolyn Alker’s, syllabus set the stage for the amazing class. We read plays by playwrights of all different backgrounds, about all kinds of subjects, and we talked about why they’re important, in conjunction with feminist theoretical texts. 

Larry Powell Receives The Cornelia Street American Playwriting Award Photo Larry Powell Receives The Cornelia Street American Playwriting Award
by Stephi Wild - May 19, 2021

Rising Phoenix Repertory has announced that Larry Powell is the recipient of this year’s Cornelia Street American Playwriting Award. The honor is presented to an emerging playwright of exceptional work ethic, character, and talent. 

92Y Online Announces Upcoming Lineup of Virtual Events Photo 92Y Online Announces Upcoming Lineup of Virtual Events
by Stephi Wild - May 15, 2021

92Y has announced its upcoming lineup of virtual events.

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