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Portland Stage Will Present the World Premiere of SEARCHING FOR MR. MOON Photo Portland Stage Will Present the World Premiere of SEARCHING FOR MR. MOON
by Stephi Wild - Nov 2, 2021

The funny and poignant autobiographical journey to fatherhood ‚ÄúSearching for Mr. Moon‚ÄĚ is co-written and performed in a one-person show by Broadway, film, and TV actor Rich Topol.

NEW SONGS NOW IN YOUR LIVING ROOM, Episodes of MTA RADIO PLAYS and More Announced for Photo NEW SONGS NOW IN YOUR LIVING ROOM, Episodes of MTA RADIO PLAYS and More Announced for Rattlestick in April & May
by Chloe Rabinowitz - Apr 12, 2021

Rattlestick Playwrights Theater has announced online programming for April and May including the return of New Songs Now In Your Living Room, new episodes of MTA Radio Plays, and several public conversations. The activities highlight new and necessary theatrical voices while also deepening connections between audiences and artists.

League of Professional Theatre Women Celebrates Women's History Month At Hartford Sta Photo League of Professional Theatre Women Celebrates Women's History Month At Hartford Stage & More
by Lauren Yarger - Mar 11, 2021

Hartford Stage Women are Part of a New Slate of Theater Leaders in Connecticut and talk about making history.

Rattlestick Announces March Events Including New Episodes of MTA RADIO PLAYS Photo Rattlestick Announces March Events Including New Episodes of MTA RADIO PLAYS
by Chloe Rabinowitz - Feb 26, 2021

Rattlestick Playwrights Theater has announced details for its March programming including new episodes of MTA Radio Plays. The activities highlight new and necessary theatrical voices while also deepening connections between audiences and artists in new and meaningful ways.

American Shakespeare Center Artistic Director, Ethan McSweeny, Resigns Photo American Shakespeare Center Artistic Director, Ethan McSweeny, Resigns
by Stephi Wild - Feb 22, 2021

American Shakespeare Center's artistic director since 2018, Ethan McSweeny, has resigned, effective February 11.

Rattlestick Announces New Episodes of MTA RADIO PLAYS, VILLAGE SONG Cycle, and More F Photo Rattlestick Announces New Episodes of MTA RADIO PLAYS, VILLAGE SONG Cycle, and More February Events
by Chloe Rabinowitz - Jan 25, 2021

Rattlestick Playwrights Theater has announced details for new episodes of MTA Radio Plays along with several free online events in February. The activities highlight new and necessary theatrical voices while also deepening connections between audiences and artists in new and meaningful ways.

BD Wong, Karen Olivo, Tonya Pinkins and More to be Featured on Season 2 of LIVE AT TH Photo BD Wong, Karen Olivo, Tonya Pinkins and More to be Featured on Season 2 of LIVE AT THE LORTEL Podcast
by Chloe Rabinowitz - Oct 1, 2020

The Lucille Lortel Theatre has announced its initial guest lineup for the second season of their 'Live at The Lortel' podcast. The upcoming season is filled with award winning actors that grace stages off and on Broadway, leading theater administrators, and thought-provoking playwrights and directors.

Portland Stage Announces 20/21 Season on Facebook Live Tonight at 8:30 Photo Portland Stage Announces 20/21 Season on Facebook Live Tonight at 8:30
by Stephi Wild - May 23, 2020

Portland Stage announces its 2020-21 season lineup including a segment on the State of the Theater during the times of the pandemic.

Meet the Cast of THE ROSE TATTOO- Now in Previews! Photo Meet the Cast of THE ROSE TATTOO- Now in Previews!
by Julie Musbach - Sep 19, 2019

This is one Tennessee Williams woman you won't soon forget. Marisa Tomei plays Serafina, a widow who rekindles her desire for love, lust and life in the arms of a fiery suitor. Get to know the cast below as they begin Broadway performances!

Andréa Burns and Carolyn Mignini Join Cast of THE ROSE TATTOO Photo Andréa Burns and Carolyn Mignini Join Cast of THE ROSE TATTOO
by Julie Musbach - Aug 30, 2019

Andréa Burns has joined the company of The Rose Tattoo as a?oePeppinaa?? and Carolyn Mignini has joined as a?oeAssunta.a??

Photo Flash: Pat Suzuki, Jason Robert Brown And Georgia Stitt Visit SMART BLONDE Photo Photo Flash: Pat Suzuki, Jason Robert Brown And Georgia Stitt Visit SMART BLONDE
by Stephi Wild - Apr 13, 2019

On April 9th, Pat Suzuki, Jason Robert Brown and Georgia Stitt attended Smart Blonde and visited with the cast after the show. Check out the photos below!

BWW Review: SMART BLONDE Staring Andréa Burns at 59E59 is a Sure Fire Hit Photo BWW Review: SMART BLONDE Staring Andréa Burns at 59E59 is a Sure Fire Hit
by Marina Kennedy - Mar 28, 2019

Judy Holliday, the iconic star of stage and screen, comes alive at 59E59 Theaters in show that will keep you enthralled from the first minute to the last. The New York premiere of 'Smart Blonde,' written by Willy Holtzman and directed by Peter Flynn, stars a fabulous cast of four.

Photo Flash: SMART BLONDE Celebrates Opening Night Photo Photo Flash: SMART BLONDE Celebrates Opening Night
by Julie Musbach - Mar 28, 2019

59E59 Theaters presents the New York premiere of Smart Blonde written by Willy Holtzman and directed by Peter Flynn. Produced by MBL Productions and Mary J. Davis in association with Judith Manocherian LLC.

Photo Coverage: In Rehearsal with the Cast of SMART BLONDE Photo Photo Coverage: In Rehearsal with the Cast of SMART BLONDE
by Genevieve Rafter Keddy - Mar 13, 2019

59E59Theaters presents the New York premiere of Smart Blonde written by Willy Holtzman and directed by Peter Flynn. Produced by MBL Productions and Mary J. Davis in association with Judith Manocherian LLC, Smart Blonde begins performances Saturday, March 16, 2019 for a limited engagement through Saturday, April 13, 2019 at 59E59 Theaters (59 East 59th Street, between Park and Madison Avenues).

Photo Flash: Meet the Cast of SMART BLONDE Starring Andréa Burns Photo Photo Flash: Meet the Cast of SMART BLONDE Starring Andréa Burns
by Julie Musbach - Feb 26, 2019

59E59Theaters presents the New York premiere of Smart Blonde written by Willy Holtzman and directed by Peter Flynn. Produced by MBL Productions and Mary J. Davis in association with Judith Manocherian LLC, Smart Blonde begins performances Saturday, March 16, 2019 for a limited engagement through Sunday April 13, 2019 at 59E59 Theaters (59 East 59th Street, between Park and Madison Avenues).

Andréa Burns to Star As Judy Holliday In NYC Premiere Of SMART BLONDE Photo Andréa Burns to Star As Judy Holliday In NYC Premiere Of SMART BLONDE
by Julie Musbach - Feb 7, 2019

59E59 Theaters presents the New York premiere of SMART BLONDE written by Willy Holtzman and directed by Peter Flynn.

OBIE Winner Melia Bensussen Named Artistic Director of Hartford Stage Photo OBIE Winner Melia Bensussen Named Artistic Director of Hartford Stage
by Julie Musbach - Jan 9, 2019

David R. Jimenez, President of the Board of Directors of Hartford Stage, announces that OBIE Award-winning director Melia Bensussen has been named the next Artistic Director of the Tony Award-winning theatre. She will assume the role in June.

59E59 Theaters Announces Productions For The 2019 Winter Season Photo 59E59 Theaters Announces Productions For The 2019 Winter Season
by Julie Musbach - Nov 7, 2018

59E59 Theaters announce the line-up of shows for the 2019 Winter Season.  All performances take place at 59E59 Theaters (59 East 59th Street, between Park and Madison Avenues).  Ticket prices and performance schedules vary. For tickets, call the 59E59 Box Office at 646-892-7999 or online at www.59e59.org. 

HATE BABY, HEDGEHOG YEARS, and HORSE LATITUDE Win Inaugural James Stevenson Prize For Photo HATE BABY, HEDGEHOG YEARS, and HORSE LATITUDE Win Inaugural James Stevenson Prize For Comedic Short Plays
by Stephi Wild - Oct 16, 2018

Playing On Air announced today the three winners of the inaugural James Stevenson Prize for comedic short plays. First Prize ($7,500, plus a Playing On Air recording for radio and podcast distribution) has been awarded to Hate Baby by Gracie Gardner. (Gardner is also the winner of the 2017 Relentless Award and author of the New York Times Critic's Pick Athena.) Second Prize ($2,000) has been awarded to Hedgehog Years by Lily Akerman. Third Prize ($1,000) has been awarded to Horse Latitudes (Who Wants to be an Equine Extra?) by Elizabeth Logun.

PLAYING ON AIR Announces Celebrity Judges For Inaugural James Stevenson Prize Photo PLAYING ON AIR Announces Celebrity Judges For Inaugural James Stevenson Prize
by Stephi Wild - May 16, 2018

Playing On Air announced today the names of the three celebrity guests joining sponsor Josie Merck on the jury for their inaugural James Stevenson Prize, which will award three monetary prizes for new short comedic plays that honor and perpetuate the spirit and wit of Mr. Stevenson.

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