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West Harlem Art Fund and NY Classical Theatre Brings ANTIKONI to Governors Island Photo West Harlem Art Fund and NY Classical Theatre Brings ANTIKONI to Governors Island
by Stephi Wild - Jun 8, 2021

In Antíkoni, Beth Piatote's retelling of the Greek tragedy, Antigone, a Native American family is torn apart over the fate of ancestral remains held by a museum. As Kreon, the museum director, and Antíkoni, his fierce opponent, argue over the terms of repatriation, a chorus of Aunties comments on the conflict through mythic storytelling and gossip

LORETTA THE YODELING COWGIRL to Close Out Centenary Stage Company's 29th Season Photo LORETTA THE YODELING COWGIRL to Close Out Centenary Stage Company's 29th Season
by Chloe Rabinowitz - May 3, 2021

The final reading in this season’s Women Playwrights Series at Centenary Stage Company is Vita Patrick Morales’s Loretta the Yodeling Cowgirl taking place on Wednesday, May 5th at 7:30 PM in the Sitnik Theatre of the Lackland Performing Arts Center.

Tennessee Williams & New Orleans Literary Festival  Embraces Virtual Format for 2021 Photo Tennessee Williams & New Orleans Literary Festival Embraces Virtual Format for 2021
by Chloe Rabinowitz - Feb 19, 2021

The Tennessee Williams & New Orleans Literary Festival returns for its 35th annual celebration of contemporary literature, culture, theater, and the works of Tennessee Williams. The 2021 Festival will offer two consecutive weekends of virtual programming in March: a Writer’s Retreat followed by a weekend of traditional events presented online.

On Air Artist Spotlight Features David Anzuelo Photo On Air Artist Spotlight Features David Anzuelo
by Chloe Rabinowitz - Sep 23, 2020

Welcome to Inwood Art Works On Air! Where we meet the musicians, filmmakers, writers, theater makers, and artists of all stripes that make their home in what is affectionately called 'Upstate Manhattan.'

The Tennessee Williams and New Orleans Literary Festival Announce 2020 Lineup and Spe Photo The Tennessee Williams and New Orleans Literary Festival Announce 2020 Lineup and Special Events
by Stephi Wild - Feb 4, 2020

The Tennessee Williams & New Orleans Literary Festival returns to its home in the historic French Quarter for its 34th annual celebration of contemporary literature, culture, theater, and the works of Tennessee Williams. More than a typical book festival, TWNOLF showcases award-winning writers, actors, musicians, and other artists in over 150 events in the French Quarter and other New Orleans venues.

Casting Announced for Congo Square Theatre Company's DAY OF ABSENCE Photo Casting Announced for Congo Square Theatre Company's DAY OF ABSENCE
by Chloe Rabinowitz - Jan 13, 2020

Congo Square Theatre Company, well known for its powerful portrayal of African American classics and gripping new works, commemorates its 20th Anniversary season with a rare production of the 1965 satirical fantasy Day of Absence at the Richard Christiansen Theatre (housed inside Victory Gardens Biograph Theatre, 2433 N. Lincoln Ave.), February 27-March 22, 2020. The official opening night is Monday, March 2 at 7:30 p.m.

Danni Smith Joins the Cast of ALWAYS... PATSY CLINE for Three Week Extension at The D Photo Danni Smith Joins the Cast of ALWAYS... PATSY CLINE for Three Week Extension at The Den Theatre
by Chloe Rabinowitz - Dec 30, 2019

Due to popular demand, Firebrand Theatre has announced a second extension of its hit revival of ALWAYS... PATSY CLINE, now playing through Saturday, January 25, 2020 at The Den Theatre's Janet Bookspan Theatre, 1331 N. Milwaukee Ave. in Chicago.

ALWAYS... PATSY CLINE Extends Through January 4, 2020 at The Den Theatre Photo ALWAYS... PATSY CLINE Extends Through January 4, 2020 at The Den Theatre
by Chloe Rabinowitz - Dec 6, 2019

Due to popular demand, Firebrand Theatre's hit revival of ALWAYSa?? PATSY CLINE will add three additional weeks of performances, extending through Saturday, January 4, 2020 at The Den Theatre's Janet Bookspan Theatre, 1331 N. Milwaukee Ave. in Chicago.

New Orleans Theater Announces Lineup of 2020 Tennessee Williams & New Orleans Literar Photo New Orleans Theater Announces Lineup of 2020 Tennessee Williams & New Orleans Literary Festival
by Alexa Criscitiello - Nov 21, 2019

The Tennessee Williams & New Orleans Literary Festival returns to its home in the historic French Quarter for its 34th annual celebration of contemporary literature, culture, theater, and the works of Tennessee Williams. More than a typical book festival, TWNOLF showcases award-winning writers, actors, musicians, and other artists in over 150 events in the French Quarter and other New Orleans venues. 

The Hit Musical, MIRACLE Announces Final Weeks And Receives Jeff Awards Nomination Photo The Hit Musical, MIRACLE Announces Final Weeks And Receives Jeff Awards Nomination
by Alexa Criscitiello - Sep 9, 2019

The hit Chicago musical set against the backdrop of the Chicago Cubs 2016 championship season, MIRACLE, is announcing its final weeks, closing on Sunday, September 29. In its successful five month run, the musical was seen by over 30,000 people including Chicago Cubs players David Ross, Willson Contreras, Kerry Wood, Ryan Dempster and Ryne Sandberg, as well as numerous local celebrities including Jim Belushi, Allison Victoria of HGTV, Wayne Messmer, Tom Ricketts, Tom Dreesen and many more who lauded the production. Today, William Marovitz and Arny Granat, co-producers of the production, are thrilled to announce that MIRACLE has been nominated for a 2019 Equity Jeff Award in the a?oeNew Work- Musicala?? category. Now playing at the Royal George Theatre, 1641 North Halsted, MIRACLE is providing Chicago Cubs fans and theatregoers a final opportunity to relive the Chicago Cubs 2016 World Series win.

MIRACLE The Hit Musical Extended Through September 29 Photo MIRACLE The Hit Musical Extended Through September 29
by Alexa Criscitiello - Aug 19, 2019

In honor of the 108 years it took the Chicago Cubs to win the World Series, MIRACLE, the hit Chicago musical set against the backdrop of the Chicago Cubs 2016 championship season, is thrilled to celebrate its 108th performance on Friday, August 30th with a special event at the Royal George Theatre (1641 N. Halsted) beginning at 7:15 p.m. The scheduled performance of the production will follow at 8 p.m.

MIRACLE Enters Final Weeks ‚Ä" Now Through September 1 Photo MIRACLE Enters Final Weeks ‚Ä" Now Through September 1
by Julie Musbach - Jul 22, 2019

MIRACLE, the hit Chicago musical set against the backdrop of the Chicago Cubs 2016 championship season, is announcing final weeks of the production, now through September 1. Now playing at the Royal George Theatre, 1641 North Halsted, MIRACLE is providing theatregoers of all ages the opportunity to relive the most iconic moment in Chicago Cubs history, its 2016 World Series win.

Photo Flash: Notable Guests Step Up To The Plate At Cubs- Inspired Musical MIRACLE Photo Photo Flash: Notable Guests Step Up To The Plate At Cubs- Inspired Musical MIRACLE
by Alexa Criscitiello - Jun 17, 2019

A Miracle is coming to Chicago. Inspired by Chicago's beloved 2016 World Series Champions the Chicago Cubs, MIRACLE, makes its highly-anticipated World Premiere at the Royal George Theatre (1641 N Halsted St).

Photo Flash: First Look At The World Premiere of MIRACLE Photo Photo Flash: First Look At The World Premiere of MIRACLE
by Alexa Criscitiello - May 17, 2019

A Miracle is coming to Chicago. Inspired by Chicago's beloved 2016 World Series Champions the Chicago Cubs, MIRACLE, makes its highly-anticipated World Premiere at the Royal George Theatre (1641 N Halsted St) with previews May 8 and a press opening on Friday, May 17 at 8 p.m.

Cubs-Inspired Musical MIRACLE Announces Casting Ahead Of World Premiere In Chicago Th Photo Cubs-Inspired Musical MIRACLE Announces Casting Ahead Of World Premiere In Chicago This May
by Alexa Criscitiello - Apr 15, 2019

A Miracle is coming to Chicago. Inspired by Chicago's beloved 2016 World Series Champions the Chicago Cubs, MIRACLE, makes its highly-anticipated World Premiere at the Royal George Theatre (1641 N Halsted St) with previews May 8.

Mercury Theater Chicago Announces Cast Of LITTLE SHOP OF HORRORS Photo Mercury Theater Chicago Announces Cast Of LITTLE SHOP OF HORRORS
by Julie Musbach - Feb 21, 2019

Walter Stearns, Executive Director of Mercury Theater Chicago, announced today the cast and creative team of the upcoming LITTLE SHOP OF HORRORS, running on the main stage from March 1 through April 28. The press opening is Sunday, March 10 at 7:30pm. This hit sci-fi musical has devoured the hearts of audiences around the world for more than 30 years, following the story of floral assistant who stumbles across a new breed of carnivorous plant that promises to grant him fame, fortune and all his desires - as long as the blood keeps flowing. LITTLE SHOP OF HORRORS will feature the creative talents of Walter Stearns (Director), Eugene Dizon (Musical Director) and Christopher Carter (Choreographer)

PSYCHODRAMA To Receive World Premiere At Dreamcatcher Photo PSYCHODRAMA To Receive World Premiere At Dreamcatcher
by BWW News Desk - Feb 14, 2019

Dreamcatcher Repertory Theatre, professional theatre in residence at Oakes Center in Summit, is producing the World Premiere of Psychodrama by Montclair playwright Phoebe Farber. This seriocomedy unfolds in a divorce support group where a new leader introduces unorthodox methods that just might work. Psychodrama runs February 14-March 3, 2019.

PSYCHODRAMA To Receive World Premiere At Dreamcatcher Photo PSYCHODRAMA To Receive World Premiere At Dreamcatcher
by Julie Musbach - Jan 21, 2019

Dreamcatcher Repertory Theatre, professional theatre in residence at Oakes Center in Summit, is producing the World Premiere of Psychodrama by Montclair playwright Phoebe Farber. This seriocomedy unfolds in a divorce support group where a new leader introduces unorthodox methods that just might work. Psychodrama runs February 14-March 3, 2019.

Orlando Shakes Seeks New Plays For PLAYFEST 2019 Photo Orlando Shakes Seeks New Plays For PLAYFEST 2019
by Julie Musbach - Dec 17, 2018

Orlando Shakes in partnership with UCF is seeking bold, new, full-length plays to be featured as staged readings at PlayFest 2019. Unsolicited ten-page samples will be accepted between January 5 and January 19, 2019. Due to overwhelming interest, the new play development team will cap unsolicited submissions at the first 100 received.

Writer's Theatre Of New Jersey Shares Lineup for Soundings Reading Series Photo Writer's Theatre Of New Jersey Shares Lineup for Soundings Reading Series
by Julie Musbach - Dec 13, 2018

The Writer's Theatre of New Jersey is kicking off their 2019 season with a series of new play readings in the new Madison Community Arts Center venue. This Winter Madison will be filled with writers eager to hear their pages come to life in front of an audience. Starting on January 3rd and going straight through until January 17th there will be 15 plays in 15 days.

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