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Playwright Edward Allan Baker Passes Away at 71 Photo Playwright Edward Allan Baker Passes Away at 71
by Chloe Rabinowitz - Nov 23, 2021

With great sadness, we announce the loss of Edward Allan Baker, beloved father, grandfather, brother, husband, playwright, teacher, colleague, and friend.  Ed Baker passed away on Saturday evening, November 20th 2021, surrounded by love from friends and family, at St. Vincent's Medical Center in Bridgeport,  CT. 

World Premiere Of A JOURNAL OF THE PLAGUE YEAR to be Presented by Write Act Rep Photo World Premiere Of A JOURNAL OF THE PLAGUE YEAR to be Presented by Write Act Rep
by Chloe Rabinowitz - Nov 16, 2021

Willard Manus' adaptation of A JOURNAL OF THE PLAGUE YEAR, by Daniel ('Robinson Crusoe') Defoe, will be performed by Write Act Rep from Nov. 13th - Dec. 19th, 2021 at the Brickhouse Theatre in North Hollywood. Produced by Write Act's artistic director John Lant and by Anne Mesa, the play is directed by Daniel E. Keough.

BWW Review: Dreams Are Found in SEARCHING FOR TEVYE by Bruce Sabath at Don't Tell Mam Photo BWW Review: Dreams Are Found in SEARCHING FOR TEVYE by Bruce Sabath at Don't Tell Mama
by Stephen Mosher - Nov 9, 2021

Broadway, Off-Broadway, and regional theater actor Bruce Sabath has a highly personal story to tell, and he's telling it with honesty and authenticity - just the way everyone should.

A JOURNAL OF THE PLAGUE YEAR to Have World Premiere in Hollywood Photo A JOURNAL OF THE PLAGUE YEAR to Have World Premiere in Hollywood
by Gigi Gervais - Nov 7, 2021

Willard Manus’ adaptation of A Journal of the Plague Year, by Daniel (“Robinson Caruso”) Defoe, will be performed by Write Act Rep from Nov. 13th - Dec. 19th, 2021 at the Brickhouse Theatre in North Hollywood. Produced by Write Act’s artistic director John Lant and by Anne Mesa, the play is directed by Daniel E. Keough.

PRAGINA: EMOSI Will Be Peformed at  the Kuala Lumpur Performing Arts Center Next Mont Photo PRAGINA: EMOSI Will Be Peformed at the Kuala Lumpur Performing Arts Center Next Month
by Stephi Wild - Oct 25, 2021

With many still wary of international travel, enjoy a slice of Bali with “pragina : EMOSI” brought to you by a duo who shares a deep love for Balinese dance at the Kuala Lumpur Performing Arts Center.

Photos: First Look at 1-2-3 MANHUNT at Theater for the New City Photo Photos: First Look at 1-2-3 MANHUNT at Theater for the New City
by Nicole Rosky - Oct 19, 2021

1-2-3 Manhunt, a new play by Tony DiMurro ((The Coyote Bleeds, Moe Green Gets It In The Eye) and directed by William Roudebush (Equus; Glengarry Glen Ross) will play The Theater for the New City (155 First Avenue between Ninth and Tenth Streets) for a limited engagement through October 24.

VIDEO: Kuala Lumpur Performing Arts Center Presents VOICE STARS: KONSERT 1 Photo VIDEO: Kuala Lumpur Performing Arts Center Presents VOICE STARS: KONSERT 1
by Stephi Wild - Oct 13, 2021

The Kuala Lumpur Performing Arts Center recently presented the first concert in its VOICE STARS series. This concert featured the 15 contestants who are disabled of different categories from Malaysia, Indonesia and Brunei,  battling for the first time. 

Israeli Theater Director and Acting Teacher Nola Chilton Dies at 99 Photo Israeli Theater Director and Acting Teacher Nola Chilton Dies at 99
by Stephi Wild - Oct 10, 2021

BroadwayWorld is saddened to report that Israeli theater director and acting teacher, Nola Chilton, has died at age 99.

Walter Corwin's 4 PLAYS AND A CHORUS to be Presented at Theater For The New City Photo Walter Corwin's 4 PLAYS AND A CHORUS to be Presented at Theater For The New City
by Chloe Rabinowitz - Oct 7, 2021

A series of interlinked comedic vignettes following the ins-and-outs of a typical New York family composed of a neurotic adjuct English professor (who may in fact be Moses) his wife, and their dead-pan son. Looking at the funny side of the artist's life, the death of American education and why won't the damn kids have some grandchildren already?

A YOUNG ACTOR PREPARES Book Launch Announced Photo A YOUNG ACTOR PREPARES Book Launch Announced
by Chloe Rabinowitz - Oct 6, 2021

A Young Actor Prepares provides young actors a very fun and insightful introduction to Stanislavski's complex emotional work. It is a great resource for both professional actors and educators alike. This non-fiction work provides a dramatic rendering of acting classes for both kids and teens.

VIDEO: Kuala Lumpur Performing Arts Center Previews VOICE STARS Photo VIDEO: Kuala Lumpur Performing Arts Center Previews VOICE STARS
by Stephi Wild - Oct 5, 2021

VOICE STARS is the first online reality show and international singing competition for the disabled, lead by a team of blind youths, organised by the Youth Development Committee of the Society of the Blind in Malaysia (YDCSBM), supported by The Actors Studio & The Kuala Lumpur Performing Arts Centre (klpac) and Leo Club of Kuala Lumpur Central.

Kuala Lumpur Performing Arts Center Announces LIFE SDN BHD: DIFFERENCES Photo Kuala Lumpur Performing Arts Center Announces LIFE SDN BHD: DIFFERENCES
by Stephi Wild - Sep 25, 2021

Life Sdn Bhd has been touching many of us in many ways, since the beginning of this series which began in 2004. We began with What It Means to be Malaysian, for 3 years, performed by actors and non-actors. Patrick Teoh then quipped…Aiya Faridah, after 3 years cukuplah, what else is there to say…

1-2-3 MANHUNT Starring Ilene Kristen to be Presented at Theater For The New City Photo 1-2-3 MANHUNT Starring Ilene Kristen to be Presented at Theater For The New City
by Chloe Rabinowitz - Sep 13, 2021

1-2-3 Manhunt, a new play by Tony DiMurro ((The Coyote Bleeds, Moe Green Gets It In The Eye) and directed by William Roudebush (Equus; Glengarry Glen Ross) will play The Theater for the New City (155 First Avenue between Ninth and Tenth Streets) for a limited engagement from October 7-24.

Registration Is Now Open For Fall Semester Of Amas Musical Theatre's Rosetta LeNoire  Photo Registration Is Now Open For Fall Semester Of Amas Musical Theatre's Rosetta LeNoire Musical Theatre Academy
by Chloe Rabinowitz - Sep 10, 2021

Amas Musical Theatre is accepting applications for the fall semester of The Rosetta LeNoire Musical Theatre Academy, its award-winning pre-professional performance program for musical theatre lovers ages 12-18.

BWW Blog: John Strasberg's ADAMS' APPLES Photo BWW Blog: John Strasberg's ADAMS' APPLES
by Student Blogger: Bea Mienik - Sep 9, 2021

Adams’ Apples is a John Strasberg talent trifecta. He wrote, directed and starred in this contemporary homage to Anton Chekov’s The Cherry Orchard. In our recent interview, Strasberg explains that like Chekov’s dramatis personae of 100 years ago, the modern day characters we meet in his film “never did anything about doing what they dreamed of doing”.

THE WAYWARD DAUGHTER OF JUDAH THE PRINCE to be Presented by Theater for a New City Photo THE WAYWARD DAUGHTER OF JUDAH THE PRINCE to be Presented by Theater for a New City
by Chloe Rabinowitz - Aug 26, 2021

'The Wayward Daughter of Judah the Prince' by Douglas Lackey begins in Palestine in the late second century C.E. Learn how to get tickets to the show, in which Hannah is the dutiful and learned daughter of Judah the Prince, compiler of The Mishnah--the core section of The Talmud.  She serves her father as his loyal daughter and scribe.

Maeve Spain's A SEAT ON THE BUS Will Premiere on The Open-Door Playhouse Podcast Next Photo Maeve Spain's A SEAT ON THE BUS Will Premiere on The Open-Door Playhouse Podcast Next Month
by Stephi Wild - Aug 26, 2021

Two icons from the turbulent 1960’s share a brief ride on a New York City bus. Along their journey they realize some of their beliefs and judgements have stood the test of time, while others now reflect those they fought against. 

Photos: International City Theatre Presents CLOSELY RELATED KEYS Photo Photos: International City Theatre Presents CLOSELY RELATED KEYS
by A.A. Cristi - Aug 23, 2021

International City Theatre returns to the stage after 18 long months with a compelling family drama by multiple award-winning Los Angeles-based playwright Wendy Graf.

JOM SEMBANG WITH JOE! Will Stream Next Week Photo JOM SEMBANG WITH JOE! Will Stream Next Week
by Stephi Wild - Aug 22, 2021

Joe was feeling left out after Faridah had her session. So, it’s Joe’s turn this month! What does this orang putih know about living in Malaysia? Join our Merdeka edition of “Jom Sembang on with Joe” on 28 Aug, 10am to find out.

International City Theatre Returns to the Stage With CLOSELY RELATED KEYS Photo International City Theatre Returns to the Stage With CLOSELY RELATED KEYS
by Stephi Wild - Jul 30, 2021

Living in New York shortly after September 11, Julia Dolan (Mason) is an up-and-coming corporate attorney whose carefully constructed life begins to crumble when she learns she has a half-sister (Mohammadi) — a Muslim who has fled Iraq. Neyla plays the violin and wants to audition for Julliard, but Julia is wary. Is there more to Neyla's story?

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