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Largest Playwright Commission Project Of Seattle Rep's History Announced Photo Largest Playwright Commission Project Of Seattle Rep's History Announced
by BWW News Desk - Nov 19, 2020

With an eye toward the future, Seattle Rep today announced the largest playwright commission project of the organization's history. After what has and continues to be a relentless year for the arts, Seattle Rep plants seeds for the future of the industry by devising an ambitious commission project featuring three initiatives: 20x30: Reimagining the Anthropocene, a program that will commission 20 playwrights; New Directions, a program that will commission directors each year; and the launch of a commissioning program for Seattle Rep's Public Works.

The Public Theater's 2021 Free Virtual UNDER THE RADAR FESTIVAL Lineup Announced Photo The Public Theater's 2021 Free Virtual UNDER THE RADAR FESTIVAL Lineup Announced
by BWW News Desk - Nov 18, 2020

The Public Theater announced the full line-up today for the 17th annual UNDER THE RADAR FESTIVAL, running January 6-17, 2021, with pre-festival programming offered beginning December 21, 2020.

Works by Anna Deavere Smith, Dominique Morisseau & More Featured in Signature Theatre Photo Works by Anna Deavere Smith, Dominique Morisseau & More Featured in Signature Theatre's 2021-2022 Season
by BWW News Desk - Nov 18, 2020

Signature Theatre has announced today that their 2021-22 Season will feature five works by five Resident Playwrights, including a production by Signature's Residency 1 playwright Anna Deavere Smith, world premiere plays from Residency 5 playwrights Annie Baker, Branden Jacobs-Jenkins, Samuel D. Hunter & a New York premiere by Dominique Morisseau.

The Fire This Time Festival Presents Inaugural Alumni Spotlight: Roger Q. Mason Photo The Fire This Time Festival Presents Inaugural Alumni Spotlight: Roger Q. Mason
by BWW News Desk - Nov 11, 2020

The Obie Award winning The Fire This Time Festival (TFTT), in collaboration with FRIGID New York, launches its inaugural Alumni Spotlight through a virtual presentation of four performance works written by award-winning queer African-American playwright/performer Roger Q. Mason (he/they) during their time as a resident of TFTT or shortly thereafter.

Jacob's Pillow Expands Virtual Programs and Welcomes Artists Back to Site for Fall Se Photo Jacob's Pillow Expands Virtual Programs and Welcomes Artists Back to Site for Fall Season
by BWW News Desk - Oct 2, 2020

Jacob's Pillow has announced its fall season including commissions, community artist partnerships, and COVID-19-compliant Pillow Lab residencies. With the aim of continuing to support artists and bring powerful, relevant work to audiences while prioritizing health and safety, these virtual events take place from October through December.

New York Theatre Barn to Live Stream Excerpts From New Musicals A WALK ON THE MOON an Photo New York Theatre Barn to Live Stream Excerpts From New Musicals A WALK ON THE MOON and WE LIVE IN CAIRO
by BWW News Desk - Sep 18, 2020

New York Theatre Barn will host a free live stream of its New Works Series on Wednesday, September 23rd, 2020 at 7PM EDT, featuring excerpts from the new musicals A Walk on the Moon and We Live in Cairo. The live 45-minute presentation will also feature a conversation with the writers and creative team.

92Y Announces New Online Dance Workshop Series Photo 92Y Announces New Online Dance Workshop Series
by BWW News Desk - Sep 17, 2020

The Harkness Dance Center announces a new Artist Workshop Series of online master classes with current and former Artists in Residence, featured choreographers and presented performers. Workshops take place every other Saturday throughout the fall starting on Saturday, September 26, offering access to some of the most engaging, insightful, and motivational artists currently creating work in the dance world.

Williamstown Theatre Festival Announces Michael R. Jackson, Trip Cullman, Joshua Harm Photo Williamstown Theatre Festival Announces Michael R. Jackson, Trip Cullman, Joshua Harmon and More as Artists-in-Residence
by BWW News Desk - Jul 23, 2020

Williamstown Theatre Festival has announced its 2020 Artists-in-Residence: Trip Cullman, Joshua Harmon, Michael R. Jackson, Sylvia Khoury, Martyna Majok and Tyne Rafaeli.

Washington Trust Sponsors Trinity Rep Web Series Photo Washington Trust Sponsors Trinity Rep Web Series
by BWW News Desk - Jun 30, 2020

The Washington Trust Company, a longtime supporter of Trinity Rep recently committed to sponsoring the theater's Facebook Live show, a?oeYour Half Hour Call with Curt Columbus.a?? 

Baltimore Center Stage Announces 58th Season Featuring Plays by Charlayne Woodard and Photo Baltimore Center Stage Announces 58th Season Featuring Plays by Charlayne Woodard and More
by BWW News Desk - Jun 24, 2020

At a time of uncertainty with regards to the continuing effects of the global pandemic, as well as a much-needed reckoning of the ongoing racial injustice in our country, Baltimore Center Stage honors the collective need for progress, hope, and joy.

Trinity Rep Shifts 2020-21 Season Photo Trinity Rep Shifts 2020-21 Season
by BWW News Desk - Jun 10, 2020

With the health and safety of our artists, patrons, and staff as our top priority, Trinity Rep will shift the schedule of the previously announced 2020-21 Season.

A.R.T. Announces Upcoming Virtual Events Featuring Diane Paulus and More Photo A.R.T. Announces Upcoming Virtual Events Featuring Diane Paulus and More
by BWW News Desk - May 26, 2020

American Repertory Theater at Harvard University announced upcoming free virtual conversations and events offering audiences opportunities to engage with acclaimed affiliated artists and renowned Harvard scholars, and to honor the moments we would have been together if not for the COVID-19 pandemic.

Matt Steinberg's SOCIALLY UNACCEPTABLE To Premiere Via Zoom Photo Matt Steinberg's SOCIALLY UNACCEPTABLE To Premiere Via Zoom
by BWW News Desk - May 25, 2020

The premiere of Socially Unacceptable, written by Matt Steinberg and directed by Ran Xia, will be presented on Zoom.

VIDEO: The Lazours Perform a Jam Session For New York Theatre Workshop Photo VIDEO: The Lazours Perform a Jam Session For New York Theatre Workshop
by Stage Tube - Apr 27, 2020

As part of New York Theatre Workshop's virtual programming, The Lazours played original songs from their musicals and their recent E.P. freres in an Instagram Live session. 

Trinity Rep to Present SWEENEY TODD, SWEAT and More in 2020-21 Season
by BWW News Desk - Apr 14, 2020

The Tony Award-winning Trinity Repertory Company, under the artistic leadership of The Arthur P. Solomon and Sally E. Lapides Artistic Director Curt Columbus, announces the company's 57th season.

Broadway Women's Fund Releases Inaugural List of Women to Watch on Broadway Photo Broadway Women's Fund Releases Inaugural List of Women to Watch on Broadway
by BWW News Desk - Mar 11, 2020

To spotlight emerging leaders in professional theater, the Broadway Women's Fund has released its inaugural list of Women to Watch on Broadway.

Photo Flash: Inside Rehearsals for Claudia Rankine's HELP at The Shed Photo Photo Flash: Inside Rehearsals for Claudia Rankine's HELP at The Shed
by BWW News Desk - Mar 4, 2020

Help, a new play examining white male privilege by acclaimed author and poet Claudia Rankine (Citizen: An American Lyric, The White Card) and directed by Obie Award-winner Taibi Magar (Is God Is, Soho Rep), will make its world premiere and launch The Shed's 2020 season on March 10 with performances through April 5 (previews begin Tuesday, March 10 and opening night is Saturday, March 21). Commissioned by The Shed and performed in its Griffin Theater, Help stars Roslyn Ruff (Theater: Fairview; Film: Marriage Story; TV: Divorce, Pose).

Whitney White, Kelli Sae and More Are Heading to Joe's Pub Photo Whitney White, Kelli Sae and More Are Heading to Joe's Pub
by BWW News Desk - Feb 26, 2020

Joe's Pub bids farewell to February and welcomes March with the third in a five-part concert series exploring Shakespeare's women, black female ambition, and music, Whitney White: Think, And Die; Joe's Pub Working Group 2020 member Salty Brine continues their dazzling exploration of pop music with Living Record Collection - THESE ARE THE CONTENTS OF MY HEAD: The Annie Lennox Show

IVANKA 2020, Salty Brine and More Head to Joe's Pub This Week Photo IVANKA 2020, Salty Brine and More Head to Joe's Pub This Week
by BWW News Desk - Feb 19, 2020

Joe's Pub ends this week on a more chill note with Gary Lucas; Justin Vivian Bond's new show inspired by a Marianne Faithfull song; charismatic performer Susan Werner; country stars Bobby Pinson and RaeLynn as part of the Bob DiPiero Songwriters Series; and swinging, electrifying music, featuring Bernard Purdie along with entertaining stories retold by David Haney. Next week, the volume cranks up with Ryan Raftery's latest hilarious satire IVANKA 2020; the annual celebration of the intersection art and mental health Love is EleMental; Joe's Pub Working Group 2020 member Salty Brine continues their dazzling exploration of pop music with Living Record Collection - THESE ARE THE CONTENTS OF MY HEAD: The Annie Lennox Show; the third in a five-part concert series exploring Shakespeare's women, black female ambition, and music, Whitney White: Think, And Die; the Joe's Pub performance of the tour of MICHA Música In Transit; a concert from multi-award-winning platinum-selling musician Sarah Harmer with opener Chris Pureka; the fascinating coming of age story of a young woman growing up in New York City with Kelli Sae: Disco, Dicks And Dykes!; and BlackIssuesISSUES, an event that is as much a serenade and celebration of Blackness as it is an indictment of a system and society that is so toxic, it renders Blackness a burden.

The Shed Will Open Its 2020 Season with the World Premiere of Claudia Rankine's New P Photo The Shed Will Open Its 2020 Season with the World Premiere of Claudia Rankine's New Play HELP
by BWW News Desk - Feb 10, 2020

Help, a new play examining white male privilege by acclaimed author and poet Claudia Rankine (Citizen: An American Lyric, The White Card) and directed by Obie Award-winner Taibi Magar (Is God Is, Soho Rep), makes its world premiere and launches The Shed's 2020 season on March 10 with performances through April 5 (previews begin Tuesday, March 10 and opening night is Saturday, March 21). Commissioned by The Shed and performed in its Griffin Theater, Help stars Roslyn Ruff (Theater: Fairview; Film: Marriage Story; TV: Divorce, Pose).

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