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Longacre Theatre

(New York, NY)
220 West 48th Street
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by BWW News Desk - Nov 5, 2019
In May 2019, Taiwan became the first Asian country to legalize same-sex marriage. Join us for an evening with Taiwanese playwrights Chao Chi-Yun (e??a??e??), Lin Meng-Huan (ae?-a??a??), and Liu Chien-Kuo (a??a??a?-) who have created new works embracing the achievements and struggles of this historic moment. This evening will feature three staged readings performed by a stellar cast of New York-based actors and directed by Michael Leibenluft of Gung Ho Projects. The readings will be followed by a discussion with the playwrights, curators, director, and translator Jeremy Tiang, moderated by Linnea Valdivia, Literary Manager for the National Queer Theater.
by BWW News Desk - Nov 25, 2019
International Human Rights Art Festival presents the premiere of Sora Baek's profound portrait of North Korean defectors - SELL ME: I Am From North Korea - directed by Amanda Kate Joshi. SELL ME: I Am From North Korea is inspired by the true stories of North Korean defectors who risk everything to escape one of Earth's most repressive regimes.
by TV News Desk - Nov 22, 2019
Called “the most promising young vocalist to come along so far this century” by The Wall Street Journal, Morgan James today announced details of Memphis Magnetic, her newest album heavily inspired by classic soul and recorded in Memphis at a studio by the same name.  Memphis Magnetic is due out February 7, 2020.  Pre-orders are available now here.  See tracklisting below.
by BWW News Desk - Nov 20, 2019
The Mayor's Office of Media and Entertainment today announces the first-ever study of its kind, 'ALL NEW YORK'S A STAGE: NYC Small Theater Industry Cultural and Economic Impact Study.' This groundbreaking report calls attention to the vibrance of the small theater community, and offers an in-depth portrait of the size, makeup, location, overall cultural importance and economic impact of the sector; as well as the challenges the industry is facing.
by BWW News Desk - Jan 9, 2020
Soho Rep. today announced technology entrepreneur Victoria Meakin-a board member of seven years-as the organization's new Chair, and acclaimed poet, playwright, and MacArthur Fellow Claudia Rankine as a new board member. Meakin succeeds longtime Chair Jon Dembrow, who will now serve as Chair Emeritus.
by BWW News Desk - Jan 7, 2020
Arena Stage at the Mead Center for American Theater announces four additional commissioned playwrights as a part of Power Plays, an ambitious initiative commissioning and developing 25 new plays and musicals from a diverse mix of writers, composers and lyricists over the course of 10 years. Playwrights Lauren Yee, Zack Zadek, Emily Feldman and Karen Zacarías join previously commissioned playwrights with projects underway, including Eduardo Machado, whose Power Play Celia and Fidel, a perceptive and authentic look at Fidel Castro's most trusted confidant and political partner, Celia Sánchez, enjoys its world premiere in Arena's Arlene and Robert Kogod Cradle, February 28 through April 12, 2020.
by BWW News Desk - Jan 7, 2020
Studio Theatre and Artistic Director David Muse have announced that Reginald L. Douglas will join the organization as its new Associate Artistic Director later this month. Douglas comes to Studio from City Theatre Company in Pittsburgh, where he has served as Artistic Producer since 2015.
by BWW News Desk - Jan 29, 2020
Two years ago, Roger Q. Mason paid tribute to Billy Porter, the 2018 recipient of the Chuck Rowland Pioneer Award, by performing in a reading of Porter's semi-autobiographical play, As I Yet Live. Now, 2020 is Mason's year - and he is kicking it off, following in Porter's fabulous footsteps, as this year's Chuck Rowland Pioneer Award recipient.  The award ceremony will take place on Tuesday, June 23, 2020 at 7:30 pm at the West Hollywood Council Chambers (625 N San Vicente Blvd, West Hollywood, CA 90069).  Details of the program will be announced in the coming months.
by BWW News Desk - Jan 29, 2020
Centenary Stage Company has announced its cast for the upcoming 2020 production of Neil Simon's The Sunshine Boys opening February 14 and running through March 1 in the Sitnik Theatre of the Lackland Performing Arts Center at 715 Grand Ave. Hackettstown, NJ.
by BWW News Desk - Jan 28, 2020
INTAR Theatre (Lou Moreno, Artistic Director/John McCormack, Executive Director) and Radio Drama Network (Melina Brown, President) today announced the cast for the World Premiere of Bundle of Sticks, a new play by J. Julian Christopher, directed by Lou Moreno. Bundle of Sticks will play a special limited Off-Broadway engagement, beginning February 22nd and continuing through March 22nd only. Opening Night is set for Monday March 2nd.
by BWW News Desk - Jan 24, 2020
Join us in the Bay Area for two very special performances in aid of Australia's endangered wildlife. Devastating fires, unprecedented in scale, have brought many species to the brink of extinction. Where Song Began is an ode to Australia, in particular its incredible songbirds and the landscapes they inhabit.
by BWW News Desk - Jan 23, 2020
The Kansas City Chamber Orchestra is pleased to announce their 33rd Season will continue on Wednesday, February 12th in the Stephen B. Metzler Hall at The Folly Theater, downtown Kansas City, Missouri. The magnificent Folly will be the perfect atmosphere for the Valentine program entitled a?oeEnchanted Strings,a?? featuring guest conductor Carolyn Watson with the baton. 
by BWW News Desk - Jan 23, 2020
New York Stage and Film has announced the upcoming line-up for their annual New York Stage and Film's NYC Winter Season. New York Stage and Film's NYC Programming serves artists through the course of the full calendar year, and throughout the life cycle of their projects. The Winter Season offers workshops, readings, and residencies to several projects simultaneously. Tickets are free and can be reserved by visiting www.NewYorkStageAndFilm.org/NYCProgramming
by BWW News Desk - Jan 22, 2020
Rattlestick Playwrights Theater and piece by piece productions, in association with Rising Phoenix Repertory, will present the world premiere of Ren Dara Santiago's The Siblings Play, which marks the professional debut of the Fila-Rican playwright. Directed by Jenna Worsham (Agnes), The Siblings Play gives voice to multicultural New Yorkers, rarely seen on the stage, with breathtaking theatricality, stinging poignancy, biting humor, and deep empathy. The Siblings Play runs March 4-April 5, 2020, at Rattlestick Playwrights Theater (224 Waverly Place) with an opening night of March 18.
by BWW News Desk - Jan 22, 2020
Astoria Performing Arts Center (APAC) presents the New York premiere of Jump following the critically-acclaimed presentation of Marguerite. The award-winning theater company continues their 2019-20 season with this production taking place at APAC Pop Up theater located at 28-21 Steinway Street in Astoria, Queens.
by BWW News Desk - Jan 22, 2020
Working Theater (Mark Plesent, Producing Artistic Director) has named a new director for the Off Broadway premiere of acclaimed play 'Border People.' The award-winning production by playwright and actor Dan Hoyle will be directed by Nicole A. Watson (Round House Theatre a?" Maryland). 
by BWW News Desk - Jan 21, 2020
Roundabout Theatre Company has just announced a line-up of all new work Off-Broadway at the Harold & Miriam Steinberg Center for Theatre.
by BWW News Desk - Jan 21, 2020
Theater Resources Unlimited (TRU) will present the workshop How to Write a Musical That Works Part Two: Conflicts & Obstacles on Sunday February 23, 2020 from 10am to 6pm at Studios 150, 150 W. 46th Street, 7th floor, NYC. Submission deadline is Wednesday 2/12. E-mail TRUStaff1@gmail.com or register online at https://truonline.org/events/feedback-workshop2-2020/.
by BWW News Desk - Jan 16, 2020
San Francisco Playhouse announced casting for the second production of their 2019/2020 Sandbox Series of World Premieres: Born in East Berlin, written by Rogelio Martinez. Margarett Perry will direct the world premiere production, presented at The Creativity Theater.
by BWW News Desk - Jan 15, 2020
Theatre Communications Group (TCG), the national organization for theatre, has shared the co-chair and host committee list of the 2020 TCG Gala: Our Stories, which will be held on Monday, February 3, 2020 at The Edison Ballroom, 240 W 47th St, New York, NY 10036. The Gala will honor the National Black Theatre Festival, David Henry Hwang, and TCG's arts advocacy at the federal level.
by BWW News Desk - Jan 10, 2020
Roundabout Theatre Company (Todd Haimes, Artistic Director/CEO) has announced the ninth annual Roundabout Underground Reading Series, a five-night event that includes nightly readings of new works written and directed by emerging artists, as well as post-show receptions. The Reading Series will feature new works by Benjamin Benne, Majkin Holmquist, Shayan Lotfi, Nick Mecikalski and Harrison David Rivers.
by BWW News Desk - Jan 10, 2020
Planet Connections' starts out 2020 with announcing it's stellar design team for DARK PLANET: Not Your Mother's Valentine's Day,' short plays unapologetically looking at life through a clever - albeit caustic - lens. Frank, Funny, Engaging, Engrossing, and Enlightening, Performing Thursdays & Fridays, February 6 - 21, at the Theater at the 14th Street Y, 344 E 14th St, NYC. This event - celebrating the diversity of the performing arts & artists of NYC - will be accompanied by a special Valentine's Day Party hosted by Planet Connections Assistant Artistic Director, Kim Jones. Dark Planet is co-presented by The Theater at the 14th Street Y. Tickets on sale at https://14streety.secure.force.com/ticket#details_a0S1R000009tBdMUAU
by BWW News Desk - Jan 10, 2020
At a Virginia university established by a founding father, TJ is a university dean and Sally his work-study student. But TJ's power has limits and Sally knows it. In TJ Loves Sally 4 Ever, playwright James Ijames hotwires a ride that leaves history's burdens in the dust and off-roads a trail for the future.
by BWW News Desk - Feb 7, 2020
The comedy 2 Pianos 4 Hands has been added to the current Olney Theatre Center schedule as a special event for a limited run on the Historic Stage, May 8 - 24, 2020. Written and originally performed by Ted Dykstra and Richard Greenblatt; Jefferson McDonald and Matt McGloin take the stage for this production to portray Ted and Richard from their very first piano lessons as they strive to become professional concert pianists. Directed by Tom Frey, each actor plays a piano in this comic look at what happens when we chase our dreams and come up short. Tickets are on sale today via olneytheatre.org and the box office (301-924-3400).
by BWW News Desk - Feb 6, 2020
New York Stage and Film is thrilled to announce additional residencies and screenings for their annual NYC Winter Season. New York Stage and Film's NYC Programming serves artists through the course of the full calendar year, and throughout the life cycle of their projects. The Winter Season offers workshops, readings, and residencies to several projects simultaneously. Tickets are free and can be reserved by visiting www.NewYorkStageAndFilm.org/NYCProgramming 
by BWW News Desk - Feb 6, 2020
Raquel Almazan has been named the President of the Indie Theater Fund Board of Directors, replacing Susan Bernfield who has moved into an Advisory Board role.
by BWW News Desk - Feb 5, 2020
New York Stage and Film has announced additional residencies and screenings for their annual NYC Winter Season. New York Stage and Film's NYC Programming serves artists through the course of the full calendar year, and throughout the life cycle of their projects. The Winter Season offers workshops, readings, and residencies to several projects simultaneously. Tickets are free and can be reserved by visiting
by BWW News Desk - Feb 4, 2020
The Lark Theater is pleased to present Swan Lake, as part of Bolshoi Ballet company's 2019 a?" 2020 season celebrating their 10th anniversary.  
by BWW News Desk - Feb 4, 2020
The Lark Theater is pleased to present Agrippina by George Frideric Handel, as part of their 2019-20 season of The Met Live in HD, the Metropolitan Opera's award-winning series of live high-definition cinema simulcasts.
by BWW News Desk - Feb 4, 2020
The Cathedral of St. John the Divine continues its 2019-2020 season of Great Music in a Great Space with This Fragile Earth, a celebration of nature's exquisite beauty in collaboration with world music ensemble Rose of the Compass, on Monday, February 10, 2020 at 7:30 pm at the Cathedral of St. John the Divine, 1047 Amsterdam Avenue (at 112th Street), Manhattan.
by BWW News Desk - Feb 3, 2020
The Playwrights Realm (Founding Artistic Director Katherine Kovner and Producing Director Roberta Pereira) will presents the 2020 INK'D Festival of New Plays, showcasing new works by this year's Realm Writing Fellows Tanya Everett, Maya Macdonald, Tasha Gordon-Solmon, and Christopher Reyes (February 24-27). The festival's plays offer vast tonal and stylistic variation while cohering around complex contemplations of structural issues. INK'D has proven to be an indispensable launching pad for the voices driving the future of playwriting. This year's powerful slate continues to introduce audiences to a diversity of fresh perspectives, thereby underscoring theater's potential to expand the possibilities of dramatic storytelling and engage with the world around it.
by BWW News Desk - Feb 3, 2020
Dreamcatcher Repertory Theatre, professional theatre in residence at Oakes Center in Summit, is continuing its 25th Anniversary Season with the NJ Premiere of Be Here Now by Deborah Zoe Laufer. This comedy was first produced at Cincinnati Playhouse in the Park in 2018 and since has been performed at venues throughout the country. Be Here Now runs February 20 through March 8, 2020.
by BWW News Desk - Feb 18, 2020
Jackalope's 12th season continues with the Chicago premiere of Fast Company, written by Carla Ching, directed by Kaiser Ahmed*, with the full cast and production team announced below.
by BWW News Desk - Feb 17, 2020
The Theatre Company presents its inaugural production, The Moors by Jen Silverman, March 18-April 11. Founded with the intention of transforming found spaces with bold, theatrical endeavors, The Theatre Company has chosen Copeland Commons at Taborspace in the heart of SE Portland's Mt. Tabor neighborhood as their non-traditional performance venue. While Copeland Commons has hosted small scale concerts and other arts events in the past, TTC's production of The Moors marks the first time a professional theatre company has staged a multi-week residency in the space. Co-Artistic Directors Jen Rowe and Brandon Woolley chose the venue specifically for its connection to the community and the story being told.
by BWW News Desk - Feb 11, 2020
Ego Actus Theatre Company today announced that it will present A BLACK AND WHITE COOKIE, a new play about racial harmony, written by Gary Morgenstein and directed by Joan Kane, March 26th through April 12th at Theater for the New City, 133 First Avenue.
by BWW News Desk - Feb 11, 2020
Art House Productions (Executive Director Meredith Burns) is pleased to announce the New Jersey Premiere of WHEN WE WENT ELECTRONIC by Caitlyn Saylor Stevens, with songs by Sarah Frances Cagianese and Caitlin Saylor Stephens at Art House Productions, March 19-April 5. Directed by Meghan Finn, the production was hailed as 'absurdist edginess' and 'taut and brutal' by The New York Times while at The Tank in 2018. Art House's production will feature actors Tiffany Iris and Madelyn Rose Robinson.
by BWW News Desk - Feb 10, 2020
Inspired by a true friendship, Deborah Brevoort's My Lord, What a Night produced by Orlando Shakes in partnership with UCF - Central Florida's largest professional theater company, runs from March 18 - April 26, 2020.
by BWW News Desk - Feb 10, 2020
After an acclaimed premiere in Chicago, Dutch Kills Theater (In Quietness, The Sister, The Providence of Neighboring Bodies) will present the New York Premiere of 2018 Weissberger Award for Playwrighting nominee THE ANTELOPE PARTY by Eric John Meyer. It is directed by 2017 Lucille Lortel Award winner Jess Chayes (HOME/SICK, Half Moon Bay) with dramaturgy by Sarah Lunnie (What the Constitution Means to Me, Grand Horizons, Hillary and Clinton, A Doll's House Part 2). Previews begin March 19 at The Wild Project in Manhattan with opening slated for March 25.
by BWW News Desk - Dec 5, 2019
Strawdog Theatre Company is pleased to announce casting for its Midwest premiere of C.A. Johnson's dystopian drama THIRST, directed by Andrea J. Dymond.
by BWW News Desk - Dec 4, 2019
Skylight Music Theatre today announced the cast and creative team for Ruddigore, or The Witch's Curse, presented January 3-19, 2020 in collaboration with Milwaukee Opera Theatre. Skylight celebrates its long history of producing the works of W.S. Gilbert (book and lyrics) and Arthur Sullivan (music) with an imaginatively reinvigorated production of this classic gothic operetta. Ruddigore will be performed in a special, limited run in the Studio Theatre at the Broadway Theatre Center, 158 N. Broadway, in Milwaukee's Historic Third Ward.
by BWW News Desk - Dec 3, 2019
Today, The Watermill Theatre announces the appointment of four new Associate Directors as part of its Associate Artist Programme. The four emerging directors have been selected to work with the producing theatre to develop their skills and build experience as they embark on the next phase of their careers. Under the guidance of Artistic Director Paul Hart, each will take on roles ranging from Assistant Directorships to fully directing productions, all with the aim of nurturing their talents and extending their knowledge. These new appointments are a part of The Watermill's continued commitment to supporting emerging theatre-makers and nurturing the talent of the future.
by BWW News Desk - Dec 18, 2019
F*It Club, the New York Innovative Award-winning film and theatre company, will complete ten years of its annual series of short, commissioned world-premiere plays at the IRT Theater as part of their 3B Development Series in Manhattan's West Village with The Spring Fling: Happily Ever After, ten new short plays by Bekah Brunstetter (NBC's This Is Us, The Cake), Matthew Lee Erlbach (Showtime's Masters of Sex, The Doppelganger), Monet Hurst-Mendoza (NBC's Law and Order: SVU ), Daniel K. Isaac (Fullerton), Chelsea Marcantel (Airness), Gregory S. Moss (Indian Summer, punkplay), Leah Nanako Winkler (NBC's New Amsterdam, Kentucky, God Says This), Larry Powell (Lost Dog), Daniel Talbott (ABC's The Conners), & Pia Wilson (National Geographic's Genius).
by TV News Desk - Dec 17, 2019
Called “the most promising young vocalist to come along so far this century” by The Wall Street Journal, Morgan James today announced a handful of 2020 tour dates around the release of Memphis Magnetic, her newest album heavily inspired by classic soul and recorded in Memphis at a studio by the same name.  
by BWW News Desk - Dec 16, 2019
Normal Ave will launch its 2nd Annual NAPSeries (Normal Ave Playwrights Series) with 29-hour readings of four brand new plays. This year's festival will include Men Accumulate by Peter Kim George, On Trash Monsters by Gillian Beth Durkee, Sarah Sits Shiva for Herself by Megan Pope, and Seven Letter Names by Kristian O'Hare. All readings will take place January 10-12 at Normal Ave's Medicine Show Theatre, located at 549 W 52nd Street, and are free and open to the public.
by BWW News Desk - Dec 16, 2019
Theatre Communications Group (TCG), the national organization for theatre, has announced the 2020 TCG Gala: Our Stories will be held on Monday, February 3, 2020 at The Edison Ballroom (240 W 47th Street). The Gala will honor the National Black Theatre Festival of Winston-Salem and David Henry Hwang and will include festive performances, inspiring speakers, and a celebratory dinner with theatre leaders, celebrities, and enthusiasts. A 6:00pm cocktail reception will be followed by a 7:00pm seated dinner, with entertainment beginning at 7:20pm. Additional programming will be announced soon.
by BWW News Desk - Dec 12, 2019
The La Paloma Prisoner Project is Raquel Almaƶán's theatre and outreach project about the reclamation of identity by incarcerated and formerly incarcerated women, and sharing those stories through workshops, advocacy and community partnerships. Developed from her longstanding work with incarcerated and impacted communities, the associated play, LA PALOMA PRISONER, directed by Estefanía Fadul, will have its World Premiere at Next Door @ New York Theatre Workshop (79 East 4th Street between Bowery & 2nd Avenue) alongside a series of initiatives aimed at raising awareness and inciting action towards the end of global mass incarceration. The play is a New Georges Supported Production. Performances begin April 19, 2020 and run through May 9, 2020. Tickets will be available at https://www.nytw.org/show/la-paloma-prisoner/. To make an advance reservation, please visit www.lapalomaprisonerproject.com
by BWW News Desk - Dec 11, 2019
Strawdog Theatre Company will continue its 32nd season, 'Truth,' with the Midwest premiere of C.A. Johnson's dystopian drama THIRST, directed by Andrea J. Dymond, playing January 9 - February 15, 2020 at 1802 W Berenice Ave. in Chicago's North Center neighborhood. Single tickets are currently available at www.strawdog.org. The press opening is Monday, January 13 at 7:30 pm.
by BWW News Desk - Dec 10, 2019
To celebrate the Mentor Project's 22nd Season, Cherry Lane Theatre (Angelina Fiordellisi, Executive Director; Seri Lawrence, Artistic Director) has announced a workshop presentation by poet/ performer Shawn Randall of his original work (The Making Of) How to Save the World in 90 Minutes. He will be mentored by Diana Oh ({my lingerie play}) in the StudioTheatre, March 4 -14, 2020. Cherry Lane then continues its season in partnership with J.A.G. Productions for the rolling World Premiere of Esai's Table by Nathan Yungerberg, originally produced in workshop format by Mentor Project in 2017. Performances of Esai's Table begin March 19, 2020, on the Cherry Lane Main Stage.For tickets, schedule and more information, please visit www.cherrylanetheatre.org.