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BWW Review: WE'RE GONNA DIE at Round House Theatre Photo BWW Review: WE'RE GONNA DIE at Round House Theatre
by Roger Catlin - Jun 15, 2021

You can tell things are getting better in the world just by watching the Round House Theatre's latest production. It's the last of their filmed productions, for one thing. At its start, more people are seen coming into the theater to react to the performance - some 25 instead of the five or 10 in past productions. It's not strictly a solo performance on stage, as others have been - there's a backing band that even sometimes interacts.

Michael Ritchie Announces Retirement From Center Theatre Group Photo Michael Ritchie Announces Retirement From Center Theatre Group
by Chloe Rabinowitz - Jun 10, 2021

Michael Ritchie announced that he will retire as Artistic Director of Center Theatre Group on December 31, 2021. Having taken over the position from Founding Artistic Director Gordon Davidson in January, 2005, for more than 16 years, Ritchie has led one of the country’s largest nonprofit regional theatres, producing and presenting 266 productions.

Thomas Sadoski, Fred Armisen, Maura Tierney & More to Celebrate ERS at THE TONIGHT ZO Photo Thomas Sadoski, Fred Armisen, Maura Tierney & More to Celebrate ERS at THE TONIGHT ZOOM WITH JORDAN KLEPPER
by Chloe Rabinowitz - Jun 10, 2021

On June 23, Off-Broadway theater company Elevator Repair Service will present The Tonight Zoom with Jordan Klepper A Celebration of Live Theatre (remotely) (and partially pre-taped), a virtual gala hosted by comedian Jordan Klepper (The Opposition with Jordan Klepper, The Daily Show).

SOHO REP. PROJECT NUMBER ONE Artist's Work Available to View Through July Photo SOHO REP. PROJECT NUMBER ONE Artist's Work Available to View Through July
by Chloe Rabinowitz - May 26, 2021

Soho Rep. is presenting eight works created by artists comprising Project Number One, the organization’s 2020 initiative bringing theater-makers onto the Soho Rep. staff in a moment of extreme precarity for the artistic community.

Rhinebeck Writers Retreat to Host Residencies for 23 Writers of Nine New Musicals Photo Rhinebeck Writers Retreat to Host Residencies for 23 Writers of Nine New Musicals
by Chloe Rabinowitz - May 26, 2021

Celebrating its 10th anniversary, Rhinebeck Writers Retreat will host nine weeklong in-person residencies for 23 musical theatre writers of nine new musicals between June 27 and August 29.  Writers include Tony-nominee Beth Malone, Emily Saliers of Indigo Girls; Jonathan Larson winners Avi Amon, Sara Cooper, Ty Defoe, and Anna Jacobs and more.

Round House Theatre Celebrates The Inevitable With Award-Winning Play WE'RE GONNA DIE Photo Round House Theatre Celebrates The Inevitable With Award-Winning Play WE'RE GONNA DIE
by A.A. Cristi - May 14, 2021

Round House Theatre closes out its 2020-2021 Virtual Season with Young Jean Lee's Obie Award-winning play,¬†We're Gonna Die.¬†Filmed on the Round House stage¬†and directed by Paige Hernandez,¬†the production is available to stream on demand from June 14 ‚Äď July 11, 2021.¬†

Advance Gender in the Arts Announces Partnerships for IGNITE Photo Advance Gender in the Arts Announces Partnerships for IGNITE
by Chloe Rabinowitz - May 13, 2021

Advance Gender in the Arts has announced all 35 thought partnerships for IGNITE, a national program for US based women and non-binary emerging theatre artists of color paired with BIPOC women and non-binary national theatre leaders.

Playwrights Horizons Announces Raja Feather Kelly | The Feath3r Theory's THE KILL ONE Photo Playwrights Horizons Announces Raja Feather Kelly | The Feath3r Theory's THE KILL ONE RACE
by Chloe Rabinowitz - May 13, 2021

The KILL ONE Race¬†treats the Mainstage Theater as the setting for a morbid reality competition show: over the course of seven days replete with ice-breakers, speed dates, confessionals, sacred rituals, murder plots, and copious dancing, seven contestants compete to be proven the most ethical‚ÄĒand earn the singular prize of death.¬†

BWW Review: THROW ME ON THE BURNPILE AND LIGHT ME UP at Round House Theatre Photo BWW Review: THROW ME ON THE BURNPILE AND LIGHT ME UP at Round House Theatre
by Roger Catlin - May 6, 2021

In the most trying of times, the Round House Theatre has managed to put together a pretty remarkable season, entirely online but leaning on one-person showcases that eliminated the need of distancing among cast members.

Steppenwolf Announces Artistic Leadership Transition This Summer Photo Steppenwolf Announces Artistic Leadership Transition This Summer
by Stephi Wild - May 2, 2021

Today Steppenwolf Theatre Company shared that Anna D. Shapiro, who has served as Artistic Director since 2015, will step down from this role when her contract expires in August 2021.

Kate Bornstein and Travis Fine Will Talk Gender Anarchy and TWO EYES at Between Two P Photo Kate Bornstein and Travis Fine Will Talk Gender Anarchy and TWO EYES at Between Two Palms at The Studios Of Key West
by Stephi Wild - Apr 11, 2021

Trans-icon, playwright and performance artist Kate Bornstein & award-winning filmmaker Travis Fine are 'Between Two Palms' at The Studios of Key West on Wednesday, April 14th from 6-7PM.

Nine Artists Selected for JACK Artist Residencies Photo Nine Artists Selected for JACK Artist Residencies
by Chloe Rabinowitz - Apr 2, 2021

JACK has announced¬†the nine artists selected for residencies at JACK. Chosen from an open call that drew 169 submissions, the artists include theater-makers¬†Carolina ńźŠĽó,¬†Kedian Keohan,¬†Drew Drake¬†and¬†Jadele McPherson,¬†designers¬†Itohan Edoloyi¬†and¬†Tu√ße Yasak, composers¬†Jaime Lozano¬†and¬†Sugar Vendil, and dance artist¬†Nora Alami.¬†

Consortium of Asian American Theaters and Artists Announces Initiatives to Combat Ant Photo Consortium of Asian American Theaters and Artists Announces Initiatives to Combat Anti-Asian Hate and Violence
by A.A. Cristi - Mar 24, 2021

The national advocacy organization to issue several statements and demands from the national Asian American theatre community, featuring a PSA to honor the victims of the Atlanta massacre and condemn anti-Asian hate, the social media campaign #HadABadDay, and community anti-violence training sessions.

Celebrating Women's History Month: Women in Theatre Through the Decades: 2000s-2010s Photo Celebrating Women's History Month: Women in Theatre Through the Decades: 2000s-2010s
by Chloe Rabinowitz - Mar 22, 2021

This week, Through our Women in Theatre Through the Decades features, we are be highlighting the impact of women in theatre such as Sutton Foster, Kelli O'Hara, Kathleen Marshall, Lynn Nottage and more!

SPACE on Ryder Farm Co-Founder and Executive Director Emily Simoness to Step Down in  Photo SPACE on Ryder Farm Co-Founder and Executive Director Emily Simoness to Step Down in September 2021
by Chloe Rabinowitz - Mar 15, 2021

Emily Simoness, the Co-Founder and Executive Director of SPACE on Ryder Farm, has made the decision to step down from the executive leadership role in September 2021. For 11 years, her visionary leadership has grown the organization into one of the most sought-after residency programs in the country.

TCG Books' First Fridays Features Dael Orlandersmith's UNTIL THE FLOOD Photo TCG Books' First Fridays Features Dael Orlandersmith's UNTIL THE FLOOD
by A.A. Cristi - Mar 1, 2021

Theatre Communications Group has announced the second iteration of TCG Books' First Fridays, featuring Dael Orlandersmith, author of Until the Flood, in conversation on Facebook Live, Friday, March 5, 2021 at 7:00pm ET. TCG Books' First Fridays series features authors from TCG Books' roster in conversation about their work on the first Friday of every month.

Ty Defoe and Rona Siddiqui Join the Dramatists Guild Council Photo Ty Defoe and Rona Siddiqui Join the Dramatists Guild Council
by Chloe Rabinowitz - Feb 24, 2021

The Dramatists Guild of America will welcome two new members to its Council, Ty Defoe and Rona Siddiqui. The Guild is governed by a board of directors (Council) elected from its membership. These writers, in various stages of their theatrical careers, meet monthly to decide policy for the Guild. 

Northern Stage Announces 2021 Recipients of the BOLD Theater Women's Leadership Circl Photo Northern Stage Announces 2021 Recipients of the BOLD Theater Women's Leadership Circle Grant
by Chloe Rabinowitz - Feb 17, 2021

Northern Stage announced the 2021 recipients of the BOLD Theater Women’s Leadership Circle grant, which marks its 4th year with 2 new inductees into its unprecedented $3.5 million grant funded by the Helen Gurley Brown Foundation to support and promote women+ artistic directors and their associates in professional theaters across the United States.

Round House Theatre Announces Spring 2021 Shows - BOY AND HIS SOUL, BURNPILE and WE'R Photo Round House Theatre Announces Spring 2021 Shows - BOY AND HIS SOUL, BURNPILE and WE'RE GONNA DIE
by Chloe Rabinowitz - Feb 10, 2021

The Spring 2021 Season offers three moving, one-person performances: Colman Domingo’s A Boy and His Soul, directed by Craig Wallace; Lucy Alibar’s Throw Me on the Burnpile and Light Me Up, directed by Round House Artistic Director Ryan Rilette; and Young Jean Lee’s We’re Gonna Die, directed by Paige Hernandez.

New and Upcoming Releases For the Week of February 1 - Webber's CINDERELLA Cast Recor Photo New and Upcoming Releases For the Week of February 1 - Webber's CINDERELLA Cast Recording, and More!
by Stephi Wild - Feb 3, 2021

Check out this week's list of releases, including Andrew Lloyd Webber's Cinderella cast recording, The Color Purple on vinyl, What the Constitution Means to Me, and more!

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