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by Chloe Rabinowitz - Sep 9, 2022
Playwrights Horizons will present Mia Chung’s Catch as Catch Can, directed by Daniel Aukin, running October 14 - November 20 and opening November 1.
by Stephi Wild - Sep 8, 2022
The Equity professional East Lynne Theater Company will present 'Possessing Harriet,' a new play by Kyle Bass, based on the true story about Harriet Powell.
by Stephi Wild - Sep 28, 2022
A young peasant woman becomes a warrior who saves her entire kingdom in a new, family-friendly musical inspired by an Armenian fairy tale. Imagine Theatre presents the world premiere of Warrior Queen Anahit the Brave, written and directed by Armina LaManna and featuring original music by Shahen Hagobian.
by - Sep 26, 2021
Justin Townsend has won the 2020 Tony Award for Best Lighting Design of a Musical for MOULIN ROUGE!.
by Chloe Rabinowitz - Sep 23, 2022
AstonRep Theatre Company is launching it 15th and final season with a revival of Sam Shepard’s Pulitzer Prize-winning drama Buried Child directed by Ensemble Member Derek Bertelsen*, playing October 21 – November 19, 2022 at The Edge Theater.
by A.A. Cristi - Sep 22, 2022
Salt & Sage Productions presents the World Premiere of playwright Michael Eichner's Holy Name. 
by A.A. Cristi - Sep 21, 2021
The Sandra Feinstein-Gamm Theatre (The Gamm) announces the launch of its new Gamm Fellowship Program for emerging artists of color. The pilot cohort comprises three fellows hailing from Community College of Rhode Island, Rhode Island College, and the University of Rhode Island.
by A.A. Cristi - Sep 15, 2022
San Diego-based Siena Marilyn Ledger's National New Play Network rolling world premiere Man and Moon runs October 19-November 13, 2022, at Madison Street Theater.
by Blair Ingenthron - Sep 11, 2022
The Magic Theatre’s first Home Resident Company- Campo Santo has announced a return encore engagement of the premiere run of OTTO FRANK, a new performance piece created and performed by star of film, television, and stage Roger Guenveur Smith.
by Chloe Rabinowitz - Oct 6, 2022
Williamstown Theatre Festival's 2022 WTF Gala in New York City will be held at City Winery on Monday, November 7, 2022. The evening will mark the return of the Late-Night Cabaret, a beloved tradition at the Festival.
by Chloe Rabinowitz - Oct 3, 2022
Casting has been set for the U.S. premiere of “2:22 – A Ghost Story” playing at Center Theatre Group / Ahmanson Theatre this fall. Get the scoop on the cast!
by Chloe Rabinowitz - Oct 27, 2022
Performance-only single tickets for the 2022 Williamstown Theatre Festival Gala in New York City at City Winery on Monday, November 7, 2022 are now on sale.
by Stephi Wild - Oct 27, 2021
Lynne Meadow (Artistic Director) and Barry Grove (Executive Producer) have announced a robust slate of playwright commissions through Manhattan Theatre Club's new partnership with the Edgerton Foundation, as well as a new round of commissions supported by ongoing partnerships with Bobbie Olsen and other donors.
by A.A. Cristi - Oct 21, 2022
Over the last seven years, Backyard Renaissance (BYR) has proudly accepted the monikers 'edgy,' 'scrappy,' and 'gutsy,' all bequeathed by local media. Creative playing spaces, purposefully bad B-movie readings, a La Jolla Playhouse Residency, teeny-tiny musicals, a 5-camera filmed production and several world premieres have all been part of BYR's short but lively history.
by A.A. Cristi - Oct 13, 2022
The Play That Goes Wrong by Henry Lewis, Jonathan Sayer, and Henry Shields and directed by Fred Sullivan, Jr.°  is filled with merriment and laugh-out-loud antics that will be a highlight of your holiday season.
by Chloe Rabinowitz - Oct 13, 2022
The Magic Theatre has announced the 2023 Year Long Performance Passes are now available for purchase. The programming for the calendar year 2023 will include the World Premieres plays THE TRAVELERS by Luis Alfaro (February 15 – March 5, 2023), THE N* LOVERS by Marc Anthony Thompson (May 3 – 21, 2023), and more.
by Chloe Rabinowitz - Nov 3, 2022
Williamstown Theatre Festival's 2022 WTF Gala in New York City at City Winery on Monday, November 7, 2022, which marks the return of the Late-Night Cabaret, a beloved tradition at the Festival, will be hosted by Richard Kind.
by Little Known Facts w/ Ilana Levine - Nov 29, 2021
Today's episode features James Calleri, who, with his partners Paul Davis and Erica Jensen, owns Calleri Jensen Davis, a creative casting partnership. They have been awarded 16 Artios Awards for Outstanding Achievement in Casting.
by Chloe Rabinowitz - Nov 10, 2022
Williamstown Theatre Festival will present a special one-time-only performance of Ed Napier’s Music Lessons at the Clark Art Institute’s auditorium as part of the Williamstown Holiday Walk festivities and the Clark’s “First Sunday Free” program on Sunday, December 4th at 2 PM.
by Stephi Wild - Nov 1, 2022
Playwrights Horizons' production of Mia Chung's Catch as Catch Can, directed by Daniel Aukin, has delayed its opening night due to COVID-19. After recently cancelling performances October 26-29, the show will now open on November 9. 
by Chloe Rabinowitz - May 5, 2022
Williamstown Theatre Festival has announced two special events for the 2022 summer season, an extension of Man of God due to popular demand, dates and programming for the Fridays@3 reading series, as well as creative teams and casting for Man of God, Most Happy in Concert, and we are continuous. 
by Chloe Rabinowitz - May 24, 2022
San Jose Stage Company has announced new dates for the final production of its 39th Season, Sam Shepard’s rarely produced THE TOOTH OF CRIME.  Due to an unfortunate COVID-19 outbreak within the company, THE TOOTH OF CRIME will now run from August 3 – 21, 2022 at San Jose Stage Company (490 South 1st Street, San Jose, CA, 95113).
by Stephi Wild - May 20, 2022
Original Theatre Company today announces the directors for the script-in-hand performances of the winners of their new playwriting prize Original Playwriting Award Amelia Sears, Michael Boyd, Michael Fentiman, and Charlotte Peters.
by Chloe Rabinowitz - Mar 31, 2022
Williamstown Theatre Festival has announced Mike Lew as the recipient of the 2022 L. Arnold Weissberger New Play Award for his play tiny father. Lew will receive the $10,000 award and the accompanying $10,000 Jay Harris Commission to write a new play.
by Stephi Wild - Mar 22, 2022
American Buffalo officially begins performances tonight, March 22, at the Circle in the Square Theatre. Opening night is set for April 14. Learn more about the cast bringing this show back to Broadway!
by Chloe Rabinowitz - Mar 18, 2022
In honor of Women’s History Month, the 7th Annual W.H.A.M. Festival of Manhattan will present Baggage From BaghDAD, a new solo play about the power of family and perseverance amid a harrowing past.
by BroadwayWorld TV - Jun 9, 2022
Leading up to the 75th Annual Tony Awards, BroadwayWorld is getting up close and personal with the nominees. Today we're studying up on Sam Rockwell! 'This is a win for the whole play,' said Sam. 'We're up for Best Revival! It's already a win for Laurence [Fishburne] and Darren [Criss] and Neil [Pepe] and I.'
by A.A. Cristi - Jun 8, 2021
Elusive playwright Sam Shepard is known for plays such as True West and Buried Child, as well as award-winning acting roles in films such as The Right Stuff.  The Black Box Performing Arts Center, located at 49 East Palisade Avenue, is excited to honor Shepard's work this summer in THE SAM SHEPARD FESTIVAL.
by Chloe Rabinowitz - Jun 30, 2022
Williamstown Theatre Festival announced today additional casting and creative team members for the 2022 Summer Season, the final two Fridays@3 readings, and fellowships.
by Michael Major - Jun 29, 2022
Watch the trailer for the new West End murder mystery film See How They Run, starring Sam Rockwell and Saoirse Ronan. The film takes place in the West End of 1950s London, as plans for a movie version of a smash-hit play come to an abrupt halt after the film’s Hollywood director is murdered.
by Michael Major - Jun 23, 2022
The film also stars Halston Sage (“Paper Towns,” “Neighbors,” “Before I Fall,” “X-Men: Dark Phoenix,” “The Last Summer”), Andrew Richardson (“The Independent,” “Killer Among Us,” “A Call to Spy”) and Emmy Award nominee Aidan Quinn (“Practical Magic,”  “Legends of the Fall,” “Elementary,” “Law& Order: SVU,” “The American Guest”).
by Chloe Rabinowitz - Jun 23, 2022
As part of their commitment to reducing barriers to participation and access, Williamstown Theatre Festival has announce a new affordable-tickets pilot program for the 2022 Season: AccessTix.
by Chloe Rabinowitz - Jul 28, 2021
It was announced today that the 160-seat off-Broadway theater located at 555 West 42nd Street (between 10th & 11th Avenues) will reopen this fall rechristened as Theater 555. Unused since the start of the Covid pandemic in March 2020, the theater was the home of the Signature and Pearl Theater Company’s.
by Chloe Rabinowitz - Jul 26, 2022
Theatre for a New Audience has announced its 2022-23 season, its 43rd, held at TFANA’s home, Polonsky Shakespeare Center in Brooklyn.
by Chloe Rabinowitz - Jul 25, 2022
Magic Theatre announced that the Company will host its 2022 Gala MAGIC THEATRE GALA AND AFTERPARTY at One Fort Mason in San Francisco on Thursday, August 11, 2022 at 6:00 p.m. Joining the evening as their Special Guest will be the Legend Ed Harris- bringing the history of the Magic glory to today.
by Stephi Wild - Jul 16, 2021
Tickets for individual performances are offered for a donation of $25 per person. Audience members can also select an All Access Pass, which provides access to every performance with a donation of $100 or more.  Learn more about the production and how to purchase tickets here!
by Chloe Rabinowitz - Jul 15, 2021
This month marks four years since the death of iconic playwright Sam Shepard. To honor his legacy, the arts-oriented community of St. Augustine, FL will hold ShepardFest, a festival dedicated to exploring and reexamining the life and works of the prolific artist. 
by Chloe Rabinowitz - Jul 13, 2022
Williamstown Theatre Festival is celebrating tonight’s first performance of Most Happy in Concert, Tony Award-nominated director Daniel Fish’s reimagining of Frank Loesser’s critically adored score to the musical The Most Happy Fella, choreographed by Jawole Willa Jo Zollar, playing through Sunday, July 31 on the Main Stage.
by Stephi Wild - Jul 12, 2022
The new production of Guys and Dolls in Japan has opened its curtain to a house full of enthusiastic audience at the prestigious Imperial Theatre on Thursday, June 9th in Tokyo.
by Marissa Tomeo - Jan 30, 2022
Arts On Site (AOS) announced February performances, featuring dance, music, and film in the heart of the East Village at Studio 3R, 12 St. Mark's Place, NYC. From February 10-19, The GoodBad Theater will present Fool for Love. Tickets are $30 and can be purchased online by clicking here.
by Marissa Tomeo - Jan 30, 2022
Arts On Site (AOS) announced their February performances. They are featuring dance, music, and film in the heart of the East Village at Studio 3R, 12 St. Mark's Place, NYC. They will present an All Women Choreographers APAP Showcase Series, which will take place on Friday, February 4, 2022 at 8:30pm and Saturday, February 5, 2022 at 8:30pm.
by Chloe Rabinowitz - Jan 26, 2022
Arts On Site has announced February performances, featuring dance, music, and film in the heart of the East Village at Studio 3R, 12 St.
by Stage Tube - Feb 23, 2022
The DCPA Theatre Company is now presenting the world premiere of Rattlesnake Kate in the Wolf Theatre running through March 13, 2022.
by Chloe Rabinowitz - Feb 17, 2022
The DCPA Theatre Company is now presenting the world premiere of Rattlesnake Kate in the Wolf Theatre running through March 13, 2022.
by Chloe Rabinowitz - Feb 15, 2022
Chairman David Epstein and President Sharon Malt, on behalf of The Huntington’s Board of Trustees and Advisors, announced today the appointment of acclaimed stage director, producer, and community builder Loretta Greco as The Huntington’s next Norma Jean Calderwood Artistic Director.
by A.A. Cristi - Aug 25, 2022
The Magic Theatre’s first Home Resident Company- Campo Santo is honored to announce a return encore engagement of the premiere run of OTTO FRANK, a new performance piece created and performed by incomparable star of film, television, and stage Roger Guenveur Smith.  
by Chloe Rabinowitz - Aug 2, 2022
Williamstown Theatre Festival will celebrate a bustling week of programming at WTF including tonight’s first performance of we are continuous, tomorrow’s first performance of Just For Us, and Sunday’s one-time-only benefit performance of Jimmy Naughton & Friends, and announces casting for tiny father, the final reading in the Fridays@3 series.
by Chloe Rabinowitz - Aug 18, 2022
AstonRep Theatre Company has announced its 15th and final season, kicking off this fall with a revival of Sam Shepard’s Pulitzer Prize-winning drama Buried Child directed by Ensemble Member Derek Bertelsen*. The 2022-23 season continues this winter with AstonRep’s 15th Annual Writer’s Series, featuring free readings of new works by emerging writers, presented virtually via Zoom.
by Stephi Wild - Aug 15, 2022
The remaining shows have been announced for Manhattan Theatre Club’s 2022-2023 off-Broadway season, and the first show of the 2023-2024 off-Broadway season, at New York City Center – Stage I (131 West 55th Street).
by Chloe Rabinowitz - Aug 13, 2021
Austin Shakespeare's Bard and Bollywood workshop series continues with a class led by Tamil Periasamy on Saturday, August 21, from 2 to 4:30 p.m. The cost for the program, which is ideal for those planning to audition for Twelfth Night this November at the Long Center, is $20 for participants and $10 for observers.

Fool for Love Frequently Asked Questions

What awards has Fool for Love been nominated for?
Best New American Play (Obie Awards) for Sam Shepard, Direction (Obie Awards) for Sam Shepard, Performance (Obie Awards) for Will Patton, Performance (Obie Awards) for Kathy Baker, Performance (Obie Awards) for Ed HarrisThe Pulitzer Prize for Drama (The Pulitzer Prize) for Sam Shepard and Performance (Theatre World Awards) for Kathy Whitton Baker.

What awards has Fool for Love won?
Best New American Play (Obie Awards) for Sam Shepard, Direction (Obie Awards) for Sam Shepard, Performance (Obie Awards) for Will Patton, Performance (Obie Awards) for Kathy Baker Performance (Obie Awards) for Ed Harris and The Pulitzer Prize for Drama (The Pulitzer Prize) for Sam Shepard Performance (Theatre World Awards) for Kathy Whitton Baker.

What productions of Fool for Love have there been?
Fool for Love has had 2 productions including Off-Broadway which opened in 1983 and Broadway which opened in 2015.