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Bio:
Vickie Ramirez is a Tuscarora playwright and alum of the Public Theater’s Emerging Writer’s Group 2009. She is a member of Chukalokoli Native Theater Ensemble and Amerinda Theater. Plays include: Tobacco is Sacred-That’s Why It Kills You, Standoff at Hwy#37, Smoke, Ashes, Humans, The ... (read complete bio)
 

Bio:
Vickie Ramirez is a Tuscarora playwright and alum of the Public Theater’s Emerging Writer’s Group 2009. She is a member of Chukalokoli Native Theater Ensemble and Amerinda Theater. Plays include: Tobacco is Sacred-That’s Why It Kills You, Standoff at Hwy#37, Smoke, Ashes, Humans, The ... (read complete bio)
AlterTheater Announces 2021/2022 Season Photo AlterTheater Announces 2021/2022 Season
by Stephi Wild - Sep 3, 2021

The season starts with an audio play by Andrew Saito, Br'er Peach, produced in collaboration with The Parsnip Ship and in association with Business Lunch Productions. The season continues with a much-needed comedic romp, Snag by Tara Moses. The season closes in Summer 2022 with the long-awaited, COVID-postponed Pure Native by Vickie Ramirez.

September Activities at Seattle Center Offer Arts, Entertainment and Engagement
by Stephi Wild - Sep 1, 2021

With cooling temperatures comes a return to fall seasons and activities at Seattle Center. September offers a range of arts, entertainment and educational opportunities across the grounds and online.  

PATHWAY TO THE BALLOT BOX Immersive Voting Rights Experience Comes to New Paltz Photo PATHWAY TO THE BALLOT BOX Immersive Voting Rights Experience Comes to New Paltz
by Stephi Wild - Aug 10, 2021

The passionate characters in Pathway to the Ballot Box are inspired by the challenges, triumphs, fears, and accomplishments of eight women who lived in New Paltz, NY over three centuries, leading to the first vote cast by a woman in New Paltz. The experience will run weekends August 21st through September 5th, 2021. 

National New Play Network Announces 2021 Virtual Conference Photo National New Play Network Announces 2021 Virtual Conference
by Chloe Rabinowitz - Jun 10, 2021

National New Play Network will host its second fully virtual Annual Conference this Friday June 11 and Saturday June 12. The event - free and open to the public - is hosted on the Hopin event platform.

AlterTheater Expands Arts Learning Project For Native Youth, Hires Tanis Parenteau Photo AlterTheater Expands Arts Learning Project For Native Youth, Hires Tanis Parenteau
by A.A. Cristi - May 25, 2021

AlterTheater will expand its Arts Learning Project for Native Youth, safely adding in-person summer programming according to COVID protocols in some reservation communities, while expanding virtual programming. To help with the expansion, the company has hired Tanis Parenteau as its new Tribal Liaison and Outreach Coordinator, joining Education Director Teresa Melendez.

Keen Company Announces KEEN ON NEW WORK: A DISCUSSION WITH THE 2020 PLAYWRIGHTS LAB W Photo Keen Company Announces KEEN ON NEW WORK: A DISCUSSION WITH THE 2020 PLAYWRIGHTS LAB WRITERS
by Chloe Rabinowitz - Jan 22, 2021

Keen Company Artistic Director Jonathan Silverstein today announced his plans for Keen’s Playwrights Lab, including readings from the 2020 participants as well as the playwrights for the 2021 Lab. Join Keen Company on Tuesday January 26th at 4pm for a discussion with the 2020 Playwrights Lab writers.

Yale Indigenous Performing Arts Program Launches the Inaugural Young Native Actor's C Photo Yale Indigenous Performing Arts Program Launches the Inaugural Young Native Actor's Contest
by Chloe Rabinowitz - Jan 4, 2021

In partnership with its annual Yale Young Native Playwright’s Contest, this year the Yale Indigenous Performing Arts Program is launching the inaugural Young Native Actor’s Contest. The winners will be honored as part of their Annual New Native Play Festival in April.

Vickie Ramirez Wins the 2020 Smith Prize for Political Theater Photo Vickie Ramirez Wins the 2020 Smith Prize for Political Theater
by Chloe Rabinowitz - Jun 9, 2020

National New Play Network, the country's alliance of professional theaters that collaborate in innovative ways to develop, produce, and extend the life of new plays, announces the winner of the 2020 Smith Prize for Political Theater: Vickie Ramirez.

Bay Street Theater Announces Title Wave @ Bay Street Photo Bay Street Theater Announces Title Wave @ Bay Street
by Stephi Wild - Apr 5, 2019

Bay Street Theater & Sag Harbor Center for the Arts is pleased to announce Title Wave at Bay Street: The 6th Annual New Works Festival, May 3 - 5. All readings are free, but tickets are required, as these events typically sell out. Tickets are available now at baystreet.org or by calling the Bay Street Theater Box Office at 631-725-9500, open Tuesday through Saturday 11 am to 5 pm, or until show time.

Native Voices at the Autry Presents the World Premiere of PURE NATIVE Photo Native Voices at the Autry Presents the World Premiere of PURE NATIVE
by Rebecca Russo - Feb 20, 2019

The only Equity theatre company dedicated exclusively to developing and producing new work by Native American artists, Native Voices presents the world premiere of Pure Native (workshopped as Corn Soup) by Vickie Ramirez (Tuscarora).

Playwrights Horizons Presents INDIGENOUS VOICES: A Reading Series Photo Playwrights Horizons Presents INDIGENOUS VOICES: A Reading Series
by A.A. Cristi - Oct 29, 2018

Playwrights Horizons (Artistic Director Tim Sanford, Managing Director Leslie Marcus) presents Indigenous Voices: A Reading Series, organized by 2018-2019 Guest Curator, artist and choreographer Emily Johnson (November 1 & 6). Each season, Playwrights Horizons brings on a member of the larger New York arts community as a Guest Curator to work with the Playwrights staff. In a program complementing the world premiere of Larissa FastHorse's side-splitting comedy The Thanksgiving Play (through November 25), Johnson, an Alaskan native of Yup'ik descent, brings together four works from Indigenous writers in two free, open to the public evenings of readings.

Plays from Neil LaBute, Alan Zweibel and More Set for SUMMER SHORTS 2017, Starting Today at 59E59
by BWW News Desk - Jul 21, 2017

59E59 Theaters will welcome Throughline Artists with SUMMER SHORTS 2017, the annual festival of six short plays tailor-made for summer viewing, now celebrating its 11th season. SUMMER SHORTS 2017 begins today, July 21 and runs through Saturday, September 2.

Stage Vets Headed to SUMMER SHORTS 2017 at 59E59 Theaters
by BWW News Desk - Jul 10, 2017

Casting is complete for SUMMER SHORTS 2017, produced by Throughline Artists at 59E59 Theaters. SUMMER SHORTS 2017 begins on Friday, July 21 and runs through Saturday, September 2.

Plays from Neil LaBute, Alan Zweibel and More Set for SUMMER SHORTS 2017 at 59E59
by BWW News Desk - Jun 22, 2017

59E59 Theaters will welcome Throughline Artists with SUMMER SHORTS 2017, the annual festival of six short plays tailor-made for summer viewing, now celebrating its 11th season. SUMMER SHORTS 2017 begins on Friday, July 21 and runs through Saturday, September 2.

Native Voices at the Autry Presents 23rd Festival of New Plays
by A.A. Cristi - May 1, 2017

Native Voices at the Autry, America's leading Native American theatre company, presents its 23rd Annual Festival of New Plays at the Autry Museum of the American West and La Jolla Playhouse. The festival features staged readings of new and in-progress plays by Native writers followed by talkbacks in which each audience member becomes an important part of the collaborative process. These new works explore questions of solidarity and community, spirituality and culture, environment and economic success, and the often contentious relationships that emerge. 

St. Louis Actors' Studio's Acclaimed LaBUTE THEATRE FESTIVAL of One-Act Plays Comes to 59E59 Theaters for its Second Year
by A.A. Cristi - Dec 19, 2016

59E59 Theaters (Elysabeth Kleinhans, Artistic Director; Peter Tear, Executive Producer; Brian Beirne, Managing Director) is thrilled to welcome the return of St. Louis Actors' Studio with their acclaimed LaBUTE NEW THEATER FESTIVAL, an evening of one-act plays featuring the NYC premieres of short plays by Neil LaBute, Gabe McKinley, Cary Pepper, andAdam Seidel. Directed by Kel Haney, Michael Hogan, and John Pierson, the LaBUTE NEW THEATER FESTIVAL begins performances on Friday, January 13 for a limited engagement through Sunday, February 5.  The performance schedule is Tuesday - Thursday at 7:30 PM; Friday at 8:30 PM; Saturday at 2:30 PM & 8:30 PM; and Sunday at3:30 PM & 7:30 PM. Performances are at 59E59 Theaters (59 East 59th Street, between Park and Madison Avenues). Tickets are $35 ($24.50 for 59E59 Members).  To purchase tickets, call Ticket Central at (212) 279-4200 or go to www.59e59.org. 

St. Louis Actors' Studio's LaBUTE THEATRE FESTIVAL to Return to 59E59 Theaters This January
by BWW News Desk - Dec 19, 2016

59E59 Theaters will welcome the return of St. Louis Actors' Studio with their acclaimed LaBUTE NEW THEATER FESTIVAL, an evening of one-act plays featuring the NYC premieres of short plays by Neil LaBute, Gabe McKinley, Cary Pepper, and Adam Seidel.

THE WOODSMAN's Eliza Simpson to Bring MOTHER LINE STORY PROJECT to Abingdon
by BWW News Desk - Dec 2, 2016

Following sold-out performances at The PIT and Dixon Place, THE MOTHER LINE STORY PROJECT is coming to the Abingdon Theatre Company's Dorothy Strelsin Theatre (312 West 36th Street) for a one-night-only engagement today, December 2 at 7pm.

Cast Announced for THE MOTHER LINE STORY Project at Abingdon
by A.A. Cristi - Nov 28, 2016

Following sold-out performances at The PIT and Dixon Place, THE MOTHER LINE STORY PROJECT is coming to the Abingdon Theatre Company's Dorothy Strelsin Theatre (312 West 36th Street) for a one-night-only engagement on Friday, December 2 at 7pm. Created and performed by members of The Mother Line Story Project, this evening of unique stories celebrating women is based on an original concept by Eliza Simpson (co-star of Off-Broadway's The Woodsman). Kel Haney is set to direct.

THE WOODSMAN's Eliza Simpson to Bring MOTHER LINE STORY PROJECT to Abingdon
by BWW News Desk - Nov 4, 2016

Following sold-out performances at The PIT and Dixon Place, THE MOTHER LINE STORY PROJECT is coming to the Abingdon Theatre Company's Dorothy Strelsin Theatre (312 West 36th Street) for a one-night-only engagement on Friday, December 2 at 7pm.

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