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BLOCK ASSOCIATION PROJECT Will Stream From the Actors Theatre of Louisville Photo BLOCK ASSOCIATION PROJECT Will Stream From the Actors Theatre of Louisville
by BWW News Desk - Apr 21, 2021

Actors Theatre of Louisville will stream Block Association Project, April 20-May 1. Written by Michael Yates Crowley, the performance is directed by Michael Rau, and created by Wolf 359 as part of the 2021 Humana Festival of New American Plays.

Bucks County Playhouse Announces Spring 2021 Education Programs Photo Bucks County Playhouse Announces Spring 2021 Education Programs
by BWW News Desk - Mar 15, 2021

Bucks County Playhouse's acclaimed education program encourages children, teens and adults to explore their creativity through a wide variety of online classes for Spring 2021. The current roster of classes includes: Acting for Adults, Broadway Dance Workshops, Improv for Adults, Writers Workshop and Writing and Performing Your Own Solo Show.

Theatre 40 Presents Play-Reading of BEN BUTLER Photo Theatre 40 Presents Play-Reading of BEN BUTLER
by BWW News Desk - Jan 28, 2021

Theatre Forty will present a play-reading via Zoom of the historical drama Ben Butler by Richard Strand on Wednesday, February 17, 2021 at 7:00 p.m. PST. John Leslie directs a cast that includes Martin Thompson, Shawn Savage, Tony Williams and John W. Combs.

Steep Theatre Expands Ensemble Photo Steep Theatre Expands Ensemble
by BWW News Desk - Dec 29, 2020

Steep Theatre will welcome several new members to its ensemble of artists. Laura Alcalá Baker, Debo Balogun, Chris Chmelik, Destini Huston, Omer Abbas Salem, and Joe Schermoly are Steep’s newest Ensemble Members. All six of these artists have played pivotal roles in Steep’s artistic development over the past several years, and the company is honored to have them involved in shaping the organization’s future.

Abigail and Shaun Bengson's THE KEEP GOING SONG to be Streamed on Broadway On Demand Photo Abigail and Shaun Bengson's THE KEEP GOING SONG to be Streamed on Broadway On Demand
by BWW News Desk - Dec 8, 2020

Broadway On Demand in association with the Actors Theatre of Louisville will present The Keep Going Song from indie-folk duo Abigail and Shaun Bengson (Hundred Days) beginning TODAY, Tuesday, December 8.

Play On Shakespeare Commissions UNIVERSES To Take On HAMLET Photo Play On Shakespeare Commissions UNIVERSES To Take On HAMLET
by BWW News Desk - Nov 20, 2020

Play On Shakespeare, the not-for-profit organization dedicated to exploring the world of Shakespeare through translation and adaptation, today announces a commission with UNIVERSES to take on Hamlet. Amrita Ramanan, OSF's Literary Director, will serve as dramaturg.

Patricia Cotter Closes CSC's  2020 Women Playwrights Series With I'LL GIVE YOU SOMETH Photo Patricia Cotter Closes CSC's 2020 Women Playwrights Series With I'LL GIVE YOU SOMETHING TO CRY ABOUT
by BWW News Desk - Nov 13, 2020

Centenary Stage Company's rescheduled 2020 Women Playwrights Series closes on Wednesday, November 18 at 7:30 PM with I'll Give You Something to Cry About by Patricia Cotter. 

Bucks County Playhouse Education Programs Move Online Photo Bucks County Playhouse Education Programs Move Online
by BWW News Desk - Nov 2, 2020

Bucks County Playhouse has announced its lineup of acclaimed education programs have moved online for Fall and Winter 2020-21.

TV Vets Lead A Team Of Playwrights For A New Streaming Opera Miniseries DESERT IN Photo TV Vets Lead A Team Of Playwrights For A New Streaming Opera Miniseries DESERT IN
by BWW News Desk - Oct 2, 2020

For DESERT IN, a new series commissioned for the soon-to-launch streaming service operabox.tv, two established TV writer/producer/directors will lead a team of early-career playwrights to bring crisp storytelling and a TV-informed approach to opera for the first time.

E.E. Adams Announced as the Winner of New Light Theater Project's 2020/2021 New Light Photo E.E. Adams Announced as the Winner of New Light Theater Project's 2020/2021 New Light New Voices Award
by BWW News Desk - Jul 27, 2020

New Light Theater Project has announced that the 2020/2021 New Light New Voices Award, their annual literary prize, goes to E.E. Adam's INK'DWELL, chosen from over 500 submissions.

Actors Theatre of Louisville Presents BE REAL BLACK FOR ME Photo Actors Theatre of Louisville Presents BE REAL BLACK FOR ME
by BWW News Desk - Jul 26, 2020

The Actors Theatre of Louisville presents Be Real Black For Me, performed by Ken and Christina Acosta Robinson, on July 30, 2020.

VIDEO: North Coast Repertory Theatre Presents Conversation With Lee Blessing Photo VIDEO: North Coast Repertory Theatre Presents Conversation With Lee Blessing
by BWW News Desk - Jul 10, 2020

North Coast Repertory Theatre's next conversation is with award-winning playwright Lee Blessing who penned A Walk In The Woods performed at North Coast Rep.

100 Playwrights Will Join Forces For DEAR AUSTRALIA Livestream Event Photo 100 Playwrights Will Join Forces For DEAR AUSTRALIA Livestream Event
by BWW News Desk - Jun 22, 2020

50 fearless and inspiring short works from some of Australia's best playwrights will be simultaneously livestreamed by more than 30 performing arts organisations from across Australia between the 2-5 July.

Theater Resources Unlimited Announces March Panel CHALLENGING DEVELOPMENT: THE IMPLIC Photo Theater Resources Unlimited Announces March Panel CHALLENGING DEVELOPMENT: THE IMPLICATIONS OF NY STATE LABOR LAWS
by BWW News Desk - Mar 13, 2020

Theater Resources Unlimited (TRU) presents the March Panel,Challenging Development: The Implications of NY State Labor Laws, on Tuesday, March 31, 2020 at Polaris North Theatre, 245 W. 29th Street, 4th floor, NYC. Doors open at 7pm for networking and the panel starts at 7:30pm.

BWW Review: SWEENEY TODD at the Palladium Photo BWW Review: SWEENEY TODD at the Palladium
by Melissa Hall - Feb 22, 2020

Sweeney Todd is a deliciously dark musical that tackles a revenge story worthy of The Count of Monte Cristo. The content is not for the faint of heart, but the Stephen Sondheim musical is a classic for a reason.

THE RED WOOL by Jeremy Kareken to Have Industry Staged Reading, Greg Kotis Will Lead  Photo THE RED WOOL by Jeremy Kareken to Have Industry Staged Reading, Greg Kotis Will Lead the Cast
by BWW News Desk - Feb 6, 2020

Theatre Upstairs of Phoenix, AZ and Tyler Boettcher & Lauren Rohs will present an industry staged reading of The Red Wool, a new raucous comedy by Broadway's Jeremy Kareken (Lifespan of a Fact). The industry presentation will take place on Monday, February 10th at a private residence in New York City. Tony Award winning playwright & actor Greg Kotis (Urinetown) will star as King Ashurnasirpal II, leading a Phoenix based cast. Industry members may request reservations at rsvp@visceral-entertainment.com.

Rocky Mountain Repertory Theatre Has Announced New Education Directors Photo Rocky Mountain Repertory Theatre Has Announced New Education Directors
by BWW News Desk - Feb 3, 2020

Rocky Mountain Repertory Theatre has announced that Will Kiley and Samantha Beach Kiley have accepted the position of Education Directors for the summer of 2020. Having been such an asset to the youth theatre summer camps last year, Will and Sam will make the transition smooth as they take the helm of these programs.

Theater Resources Unlimited Will Present Workshop 'How To Write A Musical That Works  Photo Theater Resources Unlimited Will Present Workshop 'How To Write A Musical That Works Part Two: Conflicts & Obstacles'
by BWW News Desk - Jan 21, 2020

Theater Resources Unlimited (TRU) will present the workshop How to Write a Musical That Works Part Two: Conflicts & Obstacles on Sunday February 23, 2020 from 10am to 6pm at Studios 150, 150 W. 46th Street, 7th floor, NYC. Submission deadline is Wednesday 2/12. E-mail TRUStaff1@gmail.com or register online at https://truonline.org/events/feedback-workshop2-2020/.

Playwrights Horizons Extends Lucas Hnath's THE THIN PLACE Photo Playwrights Horizons Extends Lucas Hnath's THE THIN PLACE
by BWW News Desk - Dec 17, 2019

Playwrights Horizons (Artistic Director Tim Sanford, Managing Director Leslie Marcus) announced a three-week extension of the New York premiere production of Lucas Hnath's The Thin Place, directed by Les Waters. In the burgeoning friendship between two women-one who's recently experienced a strange loss, and another who communicates with the dead-Hnath crafts an unnerving testament to the power of the mind, and one mind's power to influence others.

Casting Set for Dominique Morisseau's PIPELINE at Studio Theatre Photo Casting Set for Dominique Morisseau's PIPELINE at Studio Theatre
by BWW News Desk - Dec 12, 2019

Casting is set for Studio Theatre's production of Pipeline, playwright Dominique Morisseau's searing drama about the school-to-prison pipeline and a mother desperately trying to keep her son from becoming ensnared in it. The production runs January 15-February 16, 2020 and is directed by Awoye Timpo. Starring are DC theatre favorite Justin Weaks (Studio's Curve of Departure) as high school student Omari and Andrea Harris Smith making her Studio debut as his mother, public school teacher Nya. In its recent People Issue, Washington City Paper's called Weaks a 'standout,' going on to say: 'D.C. theater audiences love Justin Weaks. ...Weaks came to D.C. for a job about four years ago, not expecting to stay. But he kept getting cast in shows, and lucky for local theatergoers, he's still here.'

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