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Jeanine Tesori and Bess Wohl Join Dramatists Guild Council
by Chloe Rabinowitz - Jun 13, 2024


Jeanine Tesori and Bess Wohl have joined The Dramatists Guild Council, the leadership team of the Guild.

Emmanuel Wilson, Co-Executive Director Of Dramatists Guild Of America Joins PlayPenn's Board Of Directors
by A.A. Cristi - May 16, 2024


Emmanuel Wilson, Co-Executive Director of Dramatists Guild of America, joins PlayPenn's Board of Directors, bringing his extensive experience in supporting playwrights to the Philadelphia-based organization.

Awardees Revealed For the 2024 Kennedy Center American College Theater Festival Awards
by Josh Sharpe - May 6, 2024


The John F. Kennedy Center for the Performing Arts hosted more than 125 outstanding theater students from colleges and universities across the nation as part of the Kennedy Center American College Theater Festival (KCACTF).

PlayPenn and Philadelphia Theatre Company To Partner On A Development Workshop Of New Play By Ty Defoe
by A.A. Cristi - Apr 25, 2024


PlayPenn and Philadelphia Theatre Company collaborate on a development workshop for a new play by acclaimed playwright Ty Defoe.

PlayPenn Reveals Four New Shows For its 19th Season
by Stephi Wild - Apr 24, 2024


Founded in 2005, PlayPenn has entered its 19th year of operation.  This season also marks the third since the organization's resurgence. To celebrate, this July, PlayPenn will present readings of four new plays, adding to their already innumerable canon, which notably will soon be archived at The Free Library of Philadelphia. 

SAY GAY PLAYS Will Have a Benefit Reading at NYU Skirball Next Month
by Stephi Wild - Apr 22, 2024


Voyage Theater Company will present SAY GAY PLAYS, an evening of queer theater to benefit New Alternatives For Homeless LGBT Youth on Monday, May 13 at NYU Skirball.

Amplify Reading Of EMILY SONG AND THE QUEEN OF THE NIGHT Announced At First Stage
by A.A. Cristi - Apr 16, 2024


Experience the Amplify Reading of EMILY SONG AND THE QUEEN OF THE NIGHT at First Stage on April 24, 2024.

First Stage to Present Reading of EMILY SONG AND THE QUEEN OF THE NIGHT
by Chloe Rabinowitz - Apr 16, 2024


Concluding its 2023/24 Amplify Reading Series, First Stage will present a play reading of EMILY SONG AND THE QUEEN OF THE NIGHT by Marcus Yi. Learn how to purchase tickets.

Interview: Theatre Life with the Creative Team of PENELOPE
by Elliot Lanes - Apr 5, 2024


Today’s subjects Alex Bechtel, Grace McLean, and Eva Steinmetz are currently living their theatre lives as the creative team for the DC premeire of Signature Theatre’s latest piece of musical greatness Penelope. The Greek myth inspired solo performer musical runs through April 28th in Signature’s ARK space.

Photos: First Look at The 1491's BETWEEN TWO KNEES at Perelman Performing Arts Center
by Chloe Rabinowitz - Feb 8, 2024


The Perelman Performing Arts Center will present the NY premiere of The 1491’s comedy Between Two Knees, directed by Eric Ting. Get a first look at photos!

Review: An Eye-Opening STRAIGHT WHITE MEN by Young Jean Lee Premieres at Tamparep
by Drew Eberhard - Feb 5, 2024


Young Jean Lee’s Straight White Men is a 2014 Dramatic Comedy that premiered off-Broadway at the Public Theatre in New York City on November 7, 2014. Directed by the playwright Lee, and featuring Austin Pendleton as “Ed”, Pete Simpson, James Stanely, and Gary Wilmes. Following its run off Broadway, the play was then produced by Steppenwolf Theatre in Chicago, opening in February 2017 and running until March 26, 2017. Young Jean Lee’s play made its transfer to Broadway with Previews beginning at the Hayes Theatre June 29,2018, with its official opening night on July 23. Directed by Anna D. Shapiro, and featuring a cast of Armie Hammer as Drew, Josh Charles as Jake, Paul Schneider as Matt, Kate Bornstein and Ty Defoe as “Stagehands-in-Charge,” and Stephen Payne as Ed. Both Tom Skerritt and Denis Arndt had ties to the production but left before opening and during previews.

Ryan J Haddad, William Jackson Harper, Marla Mindelle, and More Win Obie Awards - Full List of Winners!
by Blair Ingenthron - Jan 27, 2024


The American Theatre Wing has announced the recipients of The 67th Obie Awards. Check out the full list of winners here!

67th Obie Awards to Give Winners Grants in Lieu of Awards Ceremony
by Chloe Rabinowitz - Jan 25, 2024


In lieu of the Obie annual awards ceremony, the American Theatre Wing will instead dedicate funds to the support and growth of the artists, by bestowing winners with grants ranging from $1,000-5,000.

Daphne Rubin-Vega, Kara Young, Reynaldo Piniella & More to Star in HAMLET Reading at The Acting Company 
by Chloe Rabinowitz - Jan 19, 2024


The Acting Company has revealed the cast for their reading of Hamlet. See the full cast and learn how to purchase tickets!

Signature Theatre Presents Dominique Morisseau's SUNSET BABY, Directed by Steve H. Broadnax III, January 30- March 10
by A.A. Cristi - Jan 16, 2024


Signature Theatre presents Signature Premiere Resident, Tony Award nominee, and MacArthur Fellow Dominique Morisseau's Sunset Baby, directed by Steve H. Broadnax III.

Last Chance to Vote for the BWW Seattle Awards; Voting Ends 12/31
by BWW Awards - Dec 26, 2023


It's the final week left to vote for the 2023 BroadwayWorld Seattle Awards! Voting ends on 12/31 at midnight. Don't miss out on making sure that your favorite theatres, stars, and shows get the recognition they deserve!

Last Chance to Vote for the BWW Houston Awards; Voting Ends 12/31
by BWW Awards - Dec 26, 2023


It's the final week left to vote for the 2023 BroadwayWorld Houston Awards! Voting ends on 12/31 at midnight. Don't miss out on making sure that your favorite theatres, stars, and shows get the recognition they deserve!

Cast Set for BETWEEN TWO KNEES at The Perelman Performing Arts Center
by Chloe Rabinowitz - Dec 19, 2023


The Perelman Performing Arts Center has revealed the cast for the NY premiere of The 1491’s comedy Between Two Knees, directed by Eric Ting.

2 Weeks to Vote for the BWW Seattle Awards; THE HITCHCOCK HOTEL, AGATHA CHRISTIE’S MURDER ON THE ORIENT EXPRESS, Spokane Valley Summer Theatre & More Lead!
by BWW Awards - Dec 18, 2023


There's just two weeks left to vote and we have the latest standings as of Monday, December 18th for the 2023 BroadwayWorld Seattle Awards! Don't miss out on making sure that your favorite theatres, stars, and shows get the recognition they deserve!

2 Weeks to Vote for the BWW Houston Awards; RIDE THE CYCLONE, THE OLDEST BOY, Theatre Southwest & More Lead!
by BWW Awards - Dec 18, 2023


There's just two weeks left to vote and we have the latest standings as of Monday, December 18th for the 2023 BroadwayWorld Houston Awards! Don't miss out on making sure that your favorite theatres, stars, and shows get the recognition they deserve!

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