LPTW To Honor Donna Walker-Kuhne With Inaugural Rachel Crothers Leadership AwardLPTW To Honor Donna Walker-Kuhne With Inaugural Rachel Crothers Leadership Award
by BWW News Desk - May 20, 2019

The League of Professional Theatre Women (Kelli Lynn Harrison and Catherine Porter, Co-Presidents), an organization which has been leading the gender parity conversation and championing women in the professional theatre for over 35 years, is pleased to bestow their inaugural Rachel Crothers Leadership Award to Donna Walker-Kuhne, founder and CEO of Walker Communications.  (more...)

Theater Resources Unlimited Presents An Important May Discussion, It Doesn't Have To Be #MeTooTheater Resources Unlimited Presents An Important May Discussion, It Doesn't Have To Be #MeToo
by BWW News Desk - May 8, 2019

Theater Resources Unlimited (TRU) presents the May Panel and Presentation, It Doesn't Have to Be #MeToo: Sexual Harassment Education and Prevention for Theater on Thursday, May 23, 2019 at 7:30pm (networking at 7pm) at St. Luke's Theatre, 308 W. 46th Street, NYC. This panel is free for TRU members; $12.50 for non-members in advance ($15 at door). Please reserve using the bright red reservation box at https://truonline.org/events/help/ or e-mail TRUStaff1@gmail.com. (more...)


by BWW News Desk - Jan 10, 2019

Award winning actress Johnnie Mae, who played the role of housekeeper Louann Pratt in season one of the Martin Scorsese produced Boardwalk Empire on HBO, has joined the cast of the staged reading of Janice Liddell's drama The Talk, an installment in the Frank Silvera Writers Workshop monthly reading series in partnership with The Billie Holiday Theatre. (more...)

Tribeca PAC And New Federal Theatre Present HATITUDES: A Tribute To The Grace And Style Of Our MothersTribeca PAC And New Federal Theatre Present HATITUDES: A Tribute To The Grace And Style Of Our Mothers
by BWW News Desk - Apr 17, 2018

BMCC Tribeca Performing Arts Center, the longest operating performance venue in lower Manhattan, in partnership with the New Federal Theatre, proudly presents the inaugural Hatitudes: A Tribute to the Grace and Style of Our Mothers on Mother's Day, Sunday, May 13, 2018 with a reception at 2:00PM, followed by a performance at 3pm. (more...)

Photo Flash: The League Of Professional Theatre Women Honors Phylicia Rashad, Rohina Malik, and MorePhoto Flash: The League Of Professional Theatre Women Honors Phylicia Rashad, Rohina Malik, and More
by BWW News Desk - Mar 21, 2018

On Friday, March 16 The League of Professional Theatre Women (Kelli Lynn Harrison & Lisa Rothe, Co-Presidents) presented the 2018 Theatre Women Awards at The TimesCenter, hosted by Florencia Lozano. The League of Professional Theatre Women's annual Theatre Women Awards are the only awards dedicated to honoring the theatrical work of women and their contributions to the field, across all disciplines. Actress Phylicia Rashadwas the recipient of the LPTW's prestigious Lifetime Achievement Award; playwright Rohina Malik received the Lee Reynolds Award; director Emily Joy Weiner the Josephine Abady Award; Colt Coeur artistic director Adrienne Campbell-Holt the LPTW Lucille Lortel Award; drama critic Linda Winer received the LPTW Special Award; and sound designer Cricket S. Myers the Ruth Morley Award. (more...)

Plays by Neil LaBute, Caridad Svich and More Set for GUN CONTROL THEATRE ACTION WEEK 2013, Now thru 6/2
by BWW News Desk - May 27, 2013

NoPassport Theatre Alliance & Press and The Vicious Circle announce GUN CONTROL THEATRE ACTION WEEK 2013 - a week of international performances and readings from the anthology 24 GUN CONTROL PLAYS, intended to raise awareness and discourse around the immediate need for Gun Control legislation. (more...)

Plays by Neil LaBute, Caridad Svich and More Set for GUN CONTROL THEATRE ACTION WEEK 2013, 5/27-6/2
by BWW News Desk - Apr 16, 2013

NoPassport Theatre Alliance & Press and The Vicious Circle announce GUN CONTROL THEATRE ACTION WEEK 2013 - a week of international performances and readings from the anthology 24 GUN CONTROL PLAYS, intended to raise awareness and discourse around the immediate need for Gun Control legislation. (more...)

Los Angeles Womens Theatre Festival Set for 3/21-24
by BWW News Desk - Jan 21, 2013

The Los Angeles Women's Theatre Festival (LAWTF) will present its star-studded Emerald Anniversary, 'A Perfect 20!' marking 20 years producing close to 500 extraordinary multicultural and multi-disciplined solo performers from around the globe. (more...)

Midtown International Theatre Festival presents Third Annual Midwinter Madness Short Play Festival, 2/4-24
by BWW News Desk - Jan 16, 2013

John Chatterton and The Midtown International Theatre Festival (MITF) have announced the Third Annual Midwinter Madness Short Play Festival, from Feb. 4 through 24, 2013. The Festival will take place at Roy Arias Studios' Stage 2, 300 W. 43rd St. 4th fl. Tickets (from $13 to $18, depending on a play's length; no discounts for seniors or students) are available at www.smartTix.com (search by play title or follow the link provided below) or by calling 212/868-4444. (more...)

Twinbiz Extends White House Wives: Operation Lysistrata! June 1-26
by BWW News Desk - Jun 25, 2011

Twinbiz Presents White House Wives: Operation Lysistrata! Can A Sex Strike Change the Course of History? beginning June 7th at the Robert Moss Theatre part of Planet Connections Theatre Festivity (more...)

Twinbiz Presents 'White House Wives' 6/1-26
by BWW News Desk - Jun 25, 2011

If the promise of sex is the ultimate aphrodisiac, the threat of no sex certainly can be the ultimate weapon in a power play between the sexes. In playwright Yvette Heyliger's new anti-war comedy, White House Wives: Operation Lysistrata!, a group of upper echelon political wives decide to take matters into their own hands in order to subvert the war agenda of their Republican husbands. (more...)

Planet Connections Theatre Festivity Announces June Lineup
by BWW News Desk - Jun 25, 2011

The Planet Connections Theatre Festivity, New York's premiere eco-friendly/socially-conscious theatre festival, is proud to announce this year?s line-up which include new works, musicals, adaptations, one-acts, solo shows and more. (more...)

GOP Wives Try To Stop The Iraq War in Operation Lysistrata!
by BWW News Desk - Jun 6, 2011

If the promise of sex is the ultimate aphrodisiac, the threat of no sex certainly can be the ultimate weapon in a power play between the sexes. In playwright Yvette Heyliger's new anti-war comedy, White House Wives: Operation Lysistrata!, a group of upper echelon political wives decide to take matters into their own hands in order to subvert the war agenda of their Republican husbands. (more...)

Twinbiz Presents 'White House Wives' 6/1-26
by BWW News Desk - Jun 3, 2011

If the promise of sex is the ultimate aphrodisiac, the threat of no sex certainly can be the ultimate weapon in a power play between the sexes. In playwright Yvette Heyliger's new anti-war comedy, White House Wives: Operation Lysistrata!, a group of upper echelon political wives decide to take matters into their own hands in order to subvert the war agenda of their Republican husbands. (more...)

Twinbiz Extends White House Wives: Operation Lysistrata! June 1-26
by BWW News Desk - Jun 3, 2011

Twinbiz Presents White House Wives: Operation Lysistrata! Can A Sex Strike Change the Course of History? beginning June 7th at the Robert Moss Theatre part of Planet Connections Theatre Festivity (more...)

Planet Connections Theatre Festivity Announces June Lineup
by BWW News Desk - May 31, 2011

The Planet Connections Theatre Festivity, New York's premiere eco-friendly/socially-conscious theatre festival, is proud to announce this year?s line-up which include new works, musicals, adaptations, one-acts, solo shows and more. (more...)

GOP Wives Try To Stop The Iraq War in Operation Lysistrata!
by BWW News Desk - May 25, 2011

If the promise of sex is the ultimate aphrodisiac, the threat of no sex certainly can be the ultimate weapon in a power play between the sexes. In playwright Yvette Heyliger's new anti-war comedy, White House Wives: Operation Lysistrata!, a group of upper echelon political wives decide to take matters into their own hands in order to subvert the war agenda of their Republican husbands. (more...)

Planet Connections Theatre Festivity Announces June Lineup
by BWW News Desk - Apr 27, 2011

The Planet Connections Theatre Festivity, New York's premiere eco-friendly/socially-conscious theatre festival, is proud to announce this year?s line-up which include new works, musicals, adaptations, one-acts, solo shows and more. (more...)

Hillary and Monica: The (White) Gloves Are Off
by Nancy Grossman - May 31, 2007

One woman's thoughts on what if the two antagonists got together for tea? (more...)