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THOUGHTS OF A COLORED MAN Offers Free Haircuts To The Community In Bronx And Brooklyn Photo THOUGHTS OF A COLORED MAN Offers Free Haircuts To The Community In Bronx And Brooklyn
by Stephi Wild - Sep 24, 2021

In partnership with the YMCA of Greater New York, Thoughts of a Colored Man hosted a Youth and Community event at the Castle Hill YMCA in the Bronx and the North Brooklyn YMCA where there was a Mobile Barbershop ready to treat community members to free haircuts.

Longtime Downtown Theater Director George Ferencz Passes Away at 74 Photo Longtime Downtown Theater Director George Ferencz Passes Away at 74
by Chloe Rabinowitz - Sep 23, 2021

Stage Director George Ferencz (1947-2021), passed away on September 14 following a long illness according to his wife of 35 years, Sally Lesser. For over a half century, Ferencz was a beloved fixture of New York’s Off- and Off-Off-Broadway theatre scenes.

Robert Petkoff, Matt Cavenaugh, and More Join RAGTIME in Concert from Link Theatre Co Photo Robert Petkoff, Matt Cavenaugh, and More Join RAGTIME in Concert from Link Theatre Co. & Delta Symphony Orchestra
by A.A. Cristi - Sep 17, 2021

The Link Theatre Company in collaboration with the Delta Symphony Orchestra will present a concert version of the acclaimed Broadway musical, Ragtime, written by the award-winning composer/lyricist team of Stephen Flaherty and Lynn Ahrens, and Tony Award-winning playwright, Terrence McNally.

American Bard Theater Company to Present Return Engagement of the World Premiere of E Photo American Bard Theater Company to Present Return Engagement of the World Premiere of ECHOES IN THE GARDEN
by Chloe Rabinowitz - Sep 17, 2021

AMERICAN BARD THEATER COMPANY has announced that after a covid-shutdown on Opening Night, March 13, 2020, their production of Ross G. Hewitt’s ECHOES IN THE GARDEN, directed by Aimee Todoroff will have its World Premiere. 

ECHOES IN THE GARDEN, Will Have Its World Premiere From American Bard Theatre Company Photo ECHOES IN THE GARDEN, Will Have Its World Premiere From American Bard Theatre Company
by Stephi Wild - Sep 17, 2021

AMERICAN BARD THEATER COMPANY is pleased to announce that after a covid-shutdown on Opening Night, March 13, 2020, their production of Ross G. Hewitt's ECHOES IN THE GARDEN, directed by Aimee Todoroff will have its World Premiere. ECHOES IN THE GARDEN will play a three-week limited engagement at The Chain Theatre (312 W 36th St 4th Fl, New York, NY 10018).

BWW Interview: Marga Gomez of SPANKING MACHINE at The Marsh Returns to Live Performan Photo BWW Interview: Marga Gomez of SPANKING MACHINE at The Marsh Returns to Live Performance With Her Hilarious and Intensely Moving Memoir of Growing Up Brown and Queer
by Jim Munson - Sep 15, 2021

Good news! The Marsh will soon be once again presenting live, in-person performances at their San Francisco location with Marga Gomez's 'Spanking Machine' running September 17 through October 23. BroadwayWorld speaks with Gomez about her hilarious and heart-rending new memoir piece about growing up brown & queer in Washington Heights.

Ruben Santiago-Hudson, Phylicia Rashad, and More Set For LIVE AT THE LORTEL Photo Ruben Santiago-Hudson, Phylicia Rashad, and More Set For LIVE AT THE LORTEL
by Stephi Wild - Sep 13, 2021

This upcoming season, Live at The Lortel looks at the intersection between art and activism. We honor the work of theater artists who boldly use their public platform for philanthropy, to advance the state of theater, and to support the issues that they are passionate about. We look to explore how an artist's passion for activism and philanthropy influences their artistry on the stage.

Photos: THOUGHTS OF A COLORED MAN Celebrates the Start of Rehearsals! Photo Photos: THOUGHTS OF A COLORED MAN Celebrates the Start of Rehearsals!
by A.A. Cristi - Sep 8, 2021

Tuesday night marked the first day of rehearsals for the new Broadway play “Thoughts of a Colored Man” by Keenan Scott II. To celebrate the event, The Shubert Organization hosted a cocktail reception at their legendary JJ Shubert Penthouse atop Sardi’s Building.

Bjorn DuPaty and Garrett Turner Complete the Cast of THOUGHTS OF A COLORED MAN Photo Bjorn DuPaty and Garrett Turner Complete the Cast of THOUGHTS OF A COLORED MAN
by Chloe Rabinowitz - Sep 7, 2021

Casting has been completed for the upcoming Broadway premiere of Thoughts of a Colored Man with Bjorn DuPaty and Garrett Turner joining as understudies. Rehearsals begin Tuesday, September 7th. 

Syracuse Stage Begins Season With Free Fully Staged Professional Reading Photo Syracuse Stage Begins Season With Free Fully Staged Professional Reading
by A.A. Cristi - Sep 3, 2021

Syracuse Stage reopens its doors for public performances with a fully staged professional reading of “Baldwin vs. Buckley: The Faith of Our Fathers,” a “theatricalization” by Stage's resident playwright Kyle Bass of the 1965 debate between writer and Civil Rights activist James Baldwin and conservative commentator William F. Buckley, Jr. The debate took place at Cambridge University and was broadcast by the BBC.

Oldcastle Theatre Company to Present THE TURN OF THE SCREW By Jeffrey Hatcher Photo Oldcastle Theatre Company to Present THE TURN OF THE SCREW By Jeffrey Hatcher
by Chloe Rabinowitz - Sep 1, 2021

Opening September 3 at Bennington Performing Arts Center is Oldcastle Theatre Company's final production of the season, THE TURN OF THE SCREW by Jeffrey Hatcher, from a story by Henry James.

Single Tickets On Sale Tomorrow for Arizona Theatre Company's 54th Season Photo Single Tickets On Sale Tomorrow for Arizona Theatre Company's 54th Season
by A.A. Cristi - Aug 30, 2021

Arizona audiences will be the first to see Justice, a musical written by Lauren Gunderson specifically to premiere at ATC. The epic three-person musical explores the relationship between Supreme Court Justices Sandra Day O'Connor and Ruth Bader Ginsburg, and already, theaters nationwide are lining up to produce it.

TheatreWorks to Reopen October 2021 With LIZARD BOY Photo TheatreWorks to Reopen October 2021 With LIZARD BOY
by Chloe Rabinowitz - Aug 27, 2021

TheatreWorks Silicon Valley will resume in-person performances when it launches its previously announced 51st season, featuring eight plays and musicals presented October 2021 through August 2022, kicking off with the new indie folk-rock musical Lizard Boy.

SPANKING MACHINE Will Be Performed at the Marsh in September and October Photo SPANKING MACHINE Will Be Performed at the Marsh in September and October
by Stephi Wild - Aug 14, 2021

Marga Gomez returns to The Marsh San Francisco stage for live performances of Spanking Machine, her by turns funny, intense, and heart-rending memoir of growing up brown and queer in Washington Heights. Childhood pranks, Devil Dogs, sadistic nuns on poppers, assault, and suppressed memory play their parts in Gomez's shift across gender, latitudes, and generations.

Syracuse Stage Expands Artistic Leadership Team Photo Syracuse Stage Expands Artistic Leadership Team
by A.A. Cristi - Jul 15, 2021

Syracuse Stage Artistic Director Robert Hupp today announced an expansion of the senior artistic staff. As of September 1, veteran New York based director Melissa Crespo becomes the theater's associate artistic director. Kyle Bass, who currently holds that position, will transition to a new role as the theater's first resident playwright and will remain a member of the theater's senior artistic staff.

Lantern Theater Company Announces Fall 2021 Digital Season Photo Lantern Theater Company Announces Fall 2021 Digital Season
by Stephi Wild - Jul 14, 2021

Digital Fall Passes are now on sale for $35 and are available online or by phone. Learn more about the full lineup and how to purchase tickets here!

Casting Announced For BRUCEMORCHESTRA XIV AN EVENING OF RODGERS & HAMMERSTEIN Photo Casting Announced For BRUCEMORCHESTRA XIV AN EVENING OF RODGERS & HAMMERSTEIN
by A.A. Cristi - Jun 29, 2021

Revival Theatre Company has announced the performers appearing Saturday, September 18, 2021, at Orchestra Iowa's 'Brucemorchestra XIV: An Evening of Rodgers & Hammerstein' performed on the front lawn of the historic Brucemore mansion in Cedar Rapids.

KIM LOO GETS A REDO to be Presented as Part of New Ohio Theatre's ICE Factory 2021 Photo KIM LOO GETS A REDO to be Presented as Part of New Ohio Theatre's ICE Factory 2021
by Chloe Rabinowitz - Jun 29, 2021

Kim Loo Gets a Redo is an original piece that takes history and shifts the paradigm to the AAPI perspective. Lisa Helmi Johanson and Kimberly Immanuel take the audience through their personal reflections on the intertwining of the lesser-known history of the Kim Loo Sisters and the erasure of AAPI women both past and present.

Cast Announced For The Connecticut Shakespeare Festival's A MIDSUMMER NIGHT'S DREAM Photo Cast Announced For The Connecticut Shakespeare Festival's A MIDSUMMER NIGHT'S DREAM
by A.A. Cristi - Jun 25, 2021

A MIDSUMMER NIGHT'S DREAM by William Shakespeare, directed by Emma Rosa Went, is the first production of the inaugural season of the Connecticut Shakespeare Festival. The theme of this season is “Shakespeare and Sondheim.” There will be

MATILDA, THE PLAY THAT GOES WRONG and More Announced for Syracuse Stage 2021/22 Seaso Photo MATILDA, THE PLAY THAT GOES WRONG and More Announced for Syracuse Stage 2021/22 Season
by A.A. Cristi - Jun 17, 2021

Syracuse Stage today announced plans to resume live and in person performance in the 2021/2022 season.

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