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Target Margin Theater Announces WE WILL CARE FOR YOU, Performative Action Distributin Photo Target Margin Theater Announces WE WILL CARE FOR YOU, Performative Action Distributing 100 Face Masks
by Chloe Rabinowitz - Apr 21, 2020

Target Margin Theater has announced WE WILL CARE FOR YOU, a performative action distributing 100 face masks via bike messenger across Brooklyn, Manhattan, and Queens. Handmade by award-winning costume designers Dina El-Aziz, √Āsta Bennie Hostetter, and Normandy Sherwood, 50 face masks will be available to the public for a contribution.

HERE Announces 2020 Recipients of $125K HARP Residencies Photo HERE Announces 2020 Recipients of $125K HARP Residencies
by Chloe Rabinowitz - Apr 14, 2020

HERE will welcome Bengali theater-maker Shayok Misha Chowdhury, playwright and director Normandy Sherwood, and instrumentalist gamin and sound & visual composer Sachiyo Takahashi as new members of the HERE Artist Residency Program (HARP).

Theatre Artist Diane Rodriguez Has Passed Away Photo Theatre Artist Diane Rodriguez Has Passed Away
by A.A. Cristi - Apr 10, 2020

Noted theatre artist Diane Rodriguez, born June 22, 1951, in San Jose, CA, died today, April 10, 2020, in Los Angeles, of cancer.

The Martin E. Segal Theatre Center Announces SEGAL TALKS Week Three Photo The Martin E. Segal Theatre Center Announces SEGAL TALKS Week Three
by Chloe Rabinowitz - Apr 10, 2020

The Martin E. Segal Theatre Center has announced the third weekly line-up of its new global series, SEGAL TALKS. New York, US, and international theatre artists, curators, researchers and academics will talk daily for one hour with Segal Center's director, Frank Hentschker, about life and art in the Time of Corona.

St. Louis Actors' Studio Announces Fourteenth Season Theme 'Dramedy', Featuring HAND  Photo St. Louis Actors' Studio Announces Fourteenth Season Theme 'Dramedy', Featuring HAND TO GOD and More
by Chloe Rabinowitz - Apr 2, 2020

September 2020 will mark the beginning of St. Louis Actors' Studio's Fourteenth season theme 'Dramedy'.

VIDEO: WE'RE GONNA DIE Playwright Young Jean Lee Hosts Online Playwriting Workshop! Photo VIDEO: WE'RE GONNA DIE Playwright Young Jean Lee Hosts Online Playwriting Workshop!
by A.A. Cristi - Mar 23, 2020

This week, playwright Young Jean Lee hosted an online playwriting workshop through Zoom!

Oregon Shakespeare Festival Announces Branden Jacobs-Jenkins As Final Commission For  Photo Oregon Shakespeare Festival Announces Branden Jacobs-Jenkins As Final Commission For American Revolutions Cycle
by A.A. Cristi - Mar 5, 2020

The Oregon Shakespeare Festival today announced Branden Jacobs-Jenkins as the 37th and final commissioned artist as part of American Revolutions: the United States History Cycle, OSF's multi-decade program for developing new plays about moments of change in United States history.

Charlie Condou, Kamari Romeo And Kim Tatum Star In UK Premiere Of STRAIGHT WHITE MEN Photo Charlie Condou, Kamari Romeo And Kim Tatum Star In UK Premiere Of STRAIGHT WHITE MEN
by Stephi Wild - Mar 5, 2020

STRAIGHT WHITE MEN by Korean American playwright Young Jean Lee is a hilarious and revealing play about the most unoppressed of this world's peoples.

Sundance Institute Selects 12 First-Time Feature Filmmakers for Screenwriters Intensi Photo Sundance Institute Selects 12 First-Time Feature Filmmakers for Screenwriters Intensive
by Sarah Jae Leiber - Mar 3, 2020

Twelve screenwriters have been selected to participate in Sundance Institute's eighth annual Screenwriters Intensive in Los Angeles, to take place March 4-5, 2020. The Intensive, a two-day workshop for select emerging writers and writer/directors from underrepresented communities, focuses on the development of first fiction features. Fellows at the Intensive will advance the art and craft of their work under the guidance of experienced filmmakers and the Institute's Feature Film Program, led by that Program's Founding Director Michelle Satter and Deputy Director Ilyse McKimmie.

COOKING UP Next In Annual Japan Society Play Reading Series Photo COOKING UP Next In Annual Japan Society Play Reading Series
by A.A. Cristi - Feb 28, 2020

As part of its current 2019-2020 Performing Arts Season, Japan Society presents a staged reading of Cooking Up, by Japanese playwright Shoko Matsumura, led by Brooklyn-based director Jordana De La Cruz, taking place Monday, March 30 at 7:30 PM at Japan Society (333 East 47th Street).  Cooking Up marks the 15th installment of the Society's annual Play Reading Series: Contemporary Japanese Plays in English Translation, introducing topical plays from emerging playwrights from Japan to artists and audiences in the U.S.  

Review Roundup: WE'RE GONNA DIE Opens at Second Stage- Read the Reviews Photo Review Roundup: WE'RE GONNA DIE Opens at Second Stage- Read the Reviews
by Review Roundups - Feb 25, 2020

WE'RE GONNA DIE officially opened tonight at Second Stage Theater Read the reviews!

BWW TV: Watch Highlights from Second Stage's WE'RE GONNA DIE Photo BWW TV: Watch Highlights from Second Stage's WE'RE GONNA DIE
by BroadwayWorld TV - Feb 25, 2020

WE'RE GONNA DIE officially opens tonight, February 25 at the Tony Kiser Theater (305 W 43rd Street). Check out highlights below!

Meet the Cast of THE MINUTES - Now in Previews on Broadway! Photo Meet the Cast of THE MINUTES - Now in Previews on Broadway!
by Chloe Rabinowitz - Feb 25, 2020

The Minutes is officially in previews on Broadway! The cast of The Minutes includes Ian Barford, Blair Brown, Cliff Chamberlain, K. Todd Freeman, Armie Hammer, Tracy Letts, Danny McCarthy, Jessie Mueller, Sally Murphy, Austin Pendleton, Jeff Still.

Photo Coverage: Go Inside Opening Night of CAMBODIAN ROCK BAND Photo Photo Coverage: Go Inside Opening Night of CAMBODIAN ROCK BAND
by Jennifer Broski - Feb 25, 2020

Cambodian Rock Band began performances on February 4 and opened just last night, February 24 on the Irene Diamond Stage at the Pershing Square Signature Center (480 West 42nd Street). The production is a limited engagement through March 15, 2020.

BWW Interview: Playwright Joe Giovannetti and THE PROMOTION at NJ Rep Photo BWW Interview: Playwright Joe Giovannetti and THE PROMOTION at NJ Rep
by Marina Kennedy - Feb 21, 2020

New Jersey Repertory Company (NJ Rep) will present the world premiere of 'The Promotion' by Joe Giovannetti from March 5 to April 5. Directed by Evan Bergman, the play stars John Caliendo, Phillip Clark, Chantal Jean-Pierre, and Sophia Parola. Broadwayworld.com had the pleasure of interviewing Joe Giovannetti about his career and the upcoming show.

Photo Flash: Get a First Look at WE'RE GONNA DIE at Second Stage Theater Photo Photo Flash: Get a First Look at WE'RE GONNA DIE at Second Stage Theater
by Chloe Rabinowitz - Feb 13, 2020

WE'RE GONNA DIE is a non-musical/non-play/non-concert that is not about dying. It's a celebration of the things we do, say, and sing to keep ourselves going as we hurtle toward the finish line. Through a series of stories and songs both hilarious and heartbreaking, WE'RE GONNA DIE offers proof positive that being alive is about more than just awaiting the inevitable.

Tom Stoppard, Tanya Barfield and More Among the Winners of 2020 PEN America Literary  Photo Tom Stoppard, Tanya Barfield and More Among the Winners of 2020 PEN America Literary Awards
by Chloe Rabinowitz - Feb 12, 2020

Today PEN America announced the major career achievement honors to be presented at the 2020 PEN America Literary Awards.

Photo Coverage: Broadway Unites for Second Stage's All-Star Bowling Classic! Photo Photo Coverage: Broadway Unites for Second Stage's All-Star Bowling Classic!
by Katherine Lee - Feb 11, 2020

Just last night, Second Stage Theater celebrated its annual All-Star Bowling Classic.  For over 30 years, stars of stage and screen have come out to bowl in support of Second Stage's award-winning seasons and to assist the theatre in its fund-raising efforts.

HERE Will Present Kalan Sherrard's KOSMOS INVERS: THE MORPHOLOGY OF XOS Photo HERE Will Present Kalan Sherrard's KOSMOS INVERS: THE MORPHOLOGY OF XOS
by Chloe Rabinowitz - Feb 6, 2020

As the Earth crumbles around us and we continue to kill everything in our path, it is time we face the paradoxic integration of evils within ourselves: sterility and garbage, meaninglessness, sexuality as the sin of origin, the contradictory drives of human things. KOSMOS INVERS is the creation of two inverse planets filled with bizarre otherworldly puppets: one, an Edenic parallel of our green earth; and the other, its tentacled pink opposite. Strange fragments of stories coalesce through the contours of different biomes piecing together a patchwork of utopian armageddon and weird psychological metaphors with a green cosmic bent.

Washington Ensemble Theatre Presents Raja Feather Kelly's UGLY (Black Queer Zoo) Photo Washington Ensemble Theatre Presents Raja Feather Kelly's UGLY (Black Queer Zoo)
by A.A. Cristi - Feb 4, 2020

Washington Ensemble Theatre (WET) will present a limited engagement of UGLY (Black Queer Zoo), a dynamic solo piece from internationally recognized choreographer Raja Feather Kelly. UGLY (Black Queer Zoo) is the second installment in The GUSH Series, WET's latest program that presents theatrical works from outside Seattle that are curated by the Ensemble and performed on its mainstage.

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