Atlantic for Kids Announces Casting for EL OTRO OZ

Atlantic for Kids (Neil Pepe, Artistic Dir;  Jeffory Lawson Managing Dir; Mary McCann, Atlantic Acting School Executive Dir; Alison Beatty, Atlantic for Kids Artistic Dir) has announced casting for the new bi-lingual musical EL OTRO OZ, with a Book by Mando Alvarado and Tommy Newman, Music & Lyrics by Jaime Lozano and Tommy Newman, Choreography by Alessandra Valea, and Directed by Melissa Crespo. Performances will begin on Sat Jan 13 at Atlantic Theater Company’s Stage 2... Read More

2023-25 Public Theater Emerging Writers Group Cohort Announced

The Public Theater (Oskar Eustis, Artistic Dir; Patrick Willingham, Executive Dir) has announced that 10 new playwrights have been selected for the 2023-2025 Emerging Writers Group. Now in its ninth cycle, the Emerging Writers Group is an ongoing initiative that works with playwrights at the earliest stages of their career, creating an artistic home and offering support and resources for a remarkable group of up-and-coming playwrights. Selected from more than 500 applicants,... Read More

The Flea Appoints Dr Laura Britt-Elmore as Executive Director

The Flea Theater has appointed Dr Lauren Britt-Elmore as Executive Director to co-lead the Tribeca theater dedicated to the works of Black, brown, and queer artists. She will work alongside The Flea’s Executive Artistic Director Niegel Smith and Board Co-Chairs Nona Hendryx and Tony Tramontin in shared leadership with staff and stakeholders including Resident Company Members on the Board. The search was led by values-driven firm ALJP Consulting and included participation from all... Read More

Amas Musical Theatre Lab To Present Developmental Readings of "Onward & Upward"

Amas Musical Theatre (Donna Trinkoff, Artistic Producer) and the Amas Musical Theatre Lab, will present developmental lab readings of ONWARD & UPWARD, a new musical based on the play “Up (The Man in the Flying Chair)”, with Music by Charlie Romano, Lyrics by Will Wegner, Book by Will Wegner and Charlie Romano at Ripley-Grier Studios (305 West 38th St). There will be threeperformances: Fri Nov 17th at 6:00PM and Sat Nov 18th at 12:00 PM and 4:00 PM. In 1982, Walter... Read More

Audra McDonald, Danny Burstein, Nathan Lane and More Join BANNED TOGETHER: AN ANTI-CENSORSHIP PODCAST

The Dramatists Legal Defense Fund (DLDF) has announced the second edition of Banned Together: An Anti-Censorship Theatre Podcast. This year’s edition will feature two episodes available to stream until November 30 by visiting www.thedldf.org. To raise awareness regarding the societal dangers of censorship in the theatre industry, and at large, the Dramatists Guild will be presented the first annual Banned Theatre Week from November 6 through November 12,... Read More

19th Annual Fred Ebb Award to be Presented to Freya Catrin Smith & Jack Williams

The Fred Ebb Foundation (Mitchell S. Bernard, Trustee) in association with the Roundabout Theatre Company (Todd Haimes, President/CEO, in memoriam; Scott Ellis, Interim Artistic Director) will present the nineteenth annual Fred Ebb Award for aspiring musical theatre songwriters to the team of Freya Catrin Smith & Jack Williams. The award, named in honor of the late award-winning lyricist Fred Ebb, will be presented by Bebe Neuwirth on Mon Nov 27th from 6:00-8:00 PM at a... Read More

Manhattan Theatre Club Announces 2023 Fall Benefit on Monday, November 13

Manhattan Theatre Club (Lynne Meadow, Artistic Director and Chris Jennings, Executive Director) has announced that Manhattan Theatre Club will present its 2023 Fall Benefit on Mon Nov 13. The evening will begin at MTC’s Samuel J Friedman (261 West 47th St) with an advance screening of the new film ALL ARTS Docs: Manhattan Theatre Club, a Home for Artists ahead of its Nov 21 premiere on ALL ARTS. A star-studded seated dinner reception at... Read More

Tracie Bennett to Portray Tallulah Bankhead in Industry Readings of "The Code"

Jim Kierstead will present two private industry readings (by invitation only) of THE CODE, a new play by Michael McKeever. Directed by Christopher Renshaw, the readings will be held on Fri Nov 10 at 11:00 AM and 2:00PM. For inquiries, please email TheCodeRSVP@gmail.com. It's Hollywood 1950 and you are cordially invited to join Billy Haines, Henry Willson and Tallulah Bankhead for an evening of cocktails, caviar... and all-out war. Summer, 1950... Hollywood's first openly gay movi... Read More

Monte Cristo Award Gala to Honor Lynn Nottage - Monday, Nov 6

The Eugene O’Neill Theater Center will present the 22nd Monte Cristo Award to award-winning playwright and screenwriter Lynn Nottage.  The celebratory evening will feature special performances by Quincy Tyler Bernstein, Tonya Pinkins, Jason Bowen, Gabby Beans, Stacey Sargeant, CJ Wilson and Joyce Sylvester, among others.  Additional guests for the evening will include: Michael Douglas, Tom Viertel, Carlo Alban, Krystal Joy... Read More

Second Stage Theater Announces The Next Stage Festival

Second Stage Theater (Carole Rothman, President & Artistic Director; Lisa Lawer Post, Executive Director) has announced its first ever NEXT STAGE FESTIVAL, consisting of four distinct programs dedicated to supporting early career playwrights, which will take place this winter at Second Stage’s Tony Kiser (305 West 43rd st.) The festival will kick off on Jan 16th with The Nancy Denovan Musical Reading, a one-night-only reading of the new musical, INSIDE VOICES, by Ross... Read More

"The Wanderer" Stages pre-Broadway Presentation on November 10

Producers Jill Menza and Charles Messina have announced today that THE WANDERER, the musical about the life and music of Dion DiMucci, will have an invitation-only industry presentation on Nov 10 at Carroll Music Studios. National Artists Management Company (NAMCO) has joined the production as Executive Producer.  The principal cast for the reading is led by Mike Wartella, Joey McIntyre, Christy Altomare, Lance Roberts, Joy Woods, Johnny Tammaro, Joli Tribuzio and... Read More

Red Bull Theater Sets Benefit Presentation of THE COUNTRY WIFE

Red Bull Theater (Jesse Berger, Founder and Artistic Director; Martin Giannini, Executive Director) and Art Lab Productions have announced the first major New York presentation the new musical, THE COUNTRY WIFE, with a  cast led by Nicholas Christopher, Carson Elrod, Angela Grovey,  Eddie Korbich, Kristolyn Lloyd, Ellyn Marie Marsh, Gabe Martinez, Brad Oscar,  Julian Remulla,  Jelani Remy, Christina... Read More

"Forbidden Sondheim: Merrily We Stole A Song" will open Green Fig Cabaret Theater

Gerard, Alessandrini, creator of Forbidden Broadway, will brings his new special edition: FORBIDDEN SONDHEIM: Merrily We Stole a Song, a spoof and tribute the late Stephen Sondheim beginning Friday, Oct 27th. This edition inaugurates the new Green Fig Cabaret Theater, located in the Yotel  (570 10th Avenue). Written and directed by Alessandrini, "Forbidden Sondheim" will play Friday and Saturday evenings at 8:00 PM, though Nov 27th. The show includes many new parodies of... Read More

Second Stage's Sapphire Anniversary Gala to Honor Sarah Paulson

Second Stage Theater’s Sapphire Anniversary Gala will honor Sarah Paulson on Mon Nov 6 at Cipriani Wall Street (55 Wall Street). The evening’s Gala Co-Chairs are Kevin Brockman & Dan Berendsen and Terry & Bob Lindsay.  The Honorary Chairs are Annaleigh Ashford, Jesse Tyler Ferguson and Anna Deavere Smith. The gala will feature a one-night-only show directed by Elena Araoz, music directed by Macy Schmidt, and featuring performances by Kate Baldwin, Leana... Read More

New York Theatre Barn Hosting Fall Gala at Museum of Broadway on November 13

In honor of their 16th anniversary of programming, New York Theatre Barn will host a gala fundraiser at the Museum of Broadway on Nov 13th. In addition to museum tours, the evening will honor Joriah Kwamé and Kate Trammell. Gala attendees will have private access to the Museum of Broadway after closing hours, including the special exhibit for the month. Platinum ticket packages will include a guided tour with the Founders and Producers of the Museum of Broadway. All proceeds from... Read More

Audra McDonald & Patrick Wilson Join London Rogers and Hammerstein Concert

The Rodgers & Hammerstein Organization has announced that Audra McDonald, Julian Ovenden, Marisha Wallace, and Patrick Wilson are the first four leading names to be revealed for the previously announced My Favorite Things: The Rodgers & Hammerstein 80th Anniversary Concert in London. Additional headliners will be announced shortly. Featuring a 40-piece orchestra, the gala will be presented on Tues Dec 12, at London’s newly restored Theatre Royal Drury Lane. Directed... Read More

Red Bull continues Revelation Readings with THE INN AT LYDDA

Red Bull Theater (Jesse Berger, Founder and Artistic Director; Martin Giannini, Executive Director) has announced the cast for the next offering of a new season of Revelation Readings: the in-person presentation of "The Inn at Lydda, a Meeting of Caesar and Christ," by John Wolfson, directed by Ben Prusiner. This event will premiere live and in-person Mon Nov 13 at 7:30 PM at the Leonard Nimoy Thalia at Peter Norton Symphony Space (2537 B'way). Featured in the cast... Read More

Jesse Eisenberg, Bebe Neuwirth, Raúl Esparza and More Join THE 24 HOUR PLAYS ON BROADWAY

THE 24 HOUR PLAYS (Mark Armstrong, Artistic Director; Madelyn Paquette, Managing Director) has announced initial talent for the 23rd Annual The 24 Hour Plays On Broadway. This one-night-only event featuring distinguished artists from the New York entertainment community and beyond will be held this year on Monday Oct 23 at The Town Hall (123 West 43rd St) and will honor playwright and screenwriter Warren Leight, a longtime supporter of the organization. Jesse Eisenberg, Kenneth Lonergan and ... Read More

Keen Company to Honor Kathleen Chalfant at Oct 16 Gala

Keen Company will kicks off its 2023–2024 season by honoring Kathleen Chalfant at Keen’s 24th Annual Benefit Gala. The event at Manhattan Penthouse (80 Fifth Avenue) on Mon Oct 16 begins at 6:00 PM with cocktails followed by dinner and an evening of backstage stories, musical entertainment,  performances, and auctions. The gala event will feature special appearances and performances by Kate Baldwin, Nick Blaemire, Sharon Catherine Brown, Adam Gwon, Ellen McLaughlin, Deidre... Read More

Gingold Theatrical Group Announces 2023 Golden Shamrock Gala

Gingold Theatrical Group (GTG) (David Staller, Artistic Director; Greg Santos, Managing Prod; Sean Bertrand, Managing Prod Associate) has announced that their 2023 Golden Shamrock Gala will be held on Sunday Oct 29 at 6:00 PM at Robert Restaurant (2 Columbus Circle) atop the Museum of Arts & Design. The evening will honor humanitarian activists Dr Wilma Bulkin Siegel, MD; Dr Brian R Saltzman, MD; and Ethan E Litwin, all tireless supporters of human rights and the arts in New York, with... Read More

Primary Stages Announces 39th Anniversary Gala - November 14 at Sony Hall

Primary Stages (Shane D Hudson, Executive Director; Erin Daley, Interim Artistic Director; Casey Childs, Founder) has announced that the 39th Anniversary Gala will honor actor and playwright Kate Hamill with the 2023 Einhorn Mentorship Award. The evening will also honor theater agent Beth Blickers with the inaugural Andrew Leynse Commitment to New Plays Award. The event will take place on Tuesday Nov 14 at 6:00 PM at Sony Hall (235 W 46th St). The Einhorn Mentorship Award is awarded each year... Read More

Leslie Odom Jr & Kara Young to Host Arthur Miller Foundation Honors

The Arthur Miller Foundation (AMF) has announced that the fifth annual Arthur Miller Foundation Honors will take place Mon Nov 6, at City Winery NYC (25 11th Ave).  Hosted by Leslie Odom Jr. and Kara Young, the Arthur Miller Foundation will honor playwright Martyna Majok, Philanthropists Jerre & Mary Joy Stead, and NYC Public School Theater Teacher Talia Jaime. To honor the legacy of Arthur Miller and his... Read More

77th Annual Tony Awards set for 6/16 at Lincoln Center

The Broadway League and the American Theatre Wing will present The 77th Annual Tony Awards at the The David H Koch Theater at Lincoln Center on Sun June 16, 2024. The Tony Awards eligibility cut-off date for the 2023-2024 season is Thurs April 25, 2024 for all Broadway productions which meet all eligibility requirements. Nominations for the 2024 Tony Awards will be announced on Tues April 30, 2024. The event is produced in collaboration with Tony Award Productions, a... Read More

Broadway Licensing Global Unveils Rebrand and London Office

Broadway Licensing Global (BLG), formerly known as Broadway Licensing Group, has announced it is embarking on a significant transformation that includes the introduction of a London office. BLG also announced its name change, signaling the start of an era of global expansion.  The London office promises to be a creative hub, amplifying the BLG brand, engaging the community, fueling licensing growth. BLG represents more than 8,000 plays and musicals. For more information visit:... Read More

Andrew Barth Feldman & Hailey Kilgore lead Pump Up The Volume Industry Reading

Andrew Barth Feldman and Hailey Kilgore will lead a private industry reading of the new rock musical PUMP UP THE VOLUME in early October. Based on the 1990 coming-of-age film starring Christian Slater, and screenplay by Allan Moyle, the musical features Book and Lyrics by Jeremy Desmon and music by Jeff Thomson. Direction is by Dave Solomon. The cast is rounded out by Mateus Leite Cardoso, Brianna Gentilella, Katy Geraghty, James Gish, Erica Ito, Michael Morley, Bryan Munar, Lucy... Read More

James McKnight Appointed CEO of Really Useful Group

Andrew Lloyd Webber’s Really Useful Group has announced the upcoming appointment of ex-Harry Potter Chief Creative Officer, James McKnight, as its new Chief Executive Officer. McKnight will be joining the Really Useful Group in December after two years with Björn Ulvaeus’ company Pophouse Entertainment where he has led global brand strategy and entertainment R&D as Executive Creative Director. James will Continue his Relationship with Pophouse Entertainment as part of it... Read More

Abe Jacob To Receive Ming Cho Lee Award

Sound designer Abe Jacob will be honored with the Ming Cho Lee Award for Lifetime Achievement in Design bestowed by the Henry Hewes Design Awards at the 59th annual ceremony Mon October 23, in New York. Jacob, known as the “Godfather of Sound,” has had a profound impact on the aural experience of Broadway audiences and concertgoers for five decades. The Henry Hewes Design Awards Committee includes theater critics Jeffrey Eric Jenkins, chair; David Barbour, David... Read More

"Alice in Neverland" to Hold Developmental Reading 9/28

A sequel to Lewis Carrol’s “Alice in Wonderland,” and a prequel to JM Barrie’s “Peter Pan,” the new musical ALICE IN NEVERLAND is set for a September 28th developmental reading led by Allie Seibold, Heath Saunders, Kyle Selig, Grace McLean, Courtnee Carter and Rob Colletti. Growing older and obsessed with her memories of Wonderland, Alice embarks on the daring journey to recapture youth - including the sacrifices that might be required to never... Read More

André Bishop to step down as Producing Artistic Director of Lincoln Center Theater

André Bishop has announced plans to conclude his 33-year leadership tenure at Lincoln Center Theater upon completion of the theater’s 2024-25 season. The Lincoln Center Theater Board of Directors will launch a search for a successor in due course to ensure a seamless, coordinated leadership transition. Bishop has served as Producing Artistic Director of Lincoln Center Theater since July 2013, and first joined the organization as Artistic Director in January 1992.  His... Read More

Industry reading of "Runaway Home" set for Sept 21

The new musical RUNAWAY HOME, with Book & Lyrics by Darren J Butler and Music & Lyrics by Judy Rodman, will present industry readings on Thurs Sept 21st at 2:00 PM & Friday, Sept 22nd at 2:00 PM, at Theatre Row (410 W 42nd St). Emma Denson directs with music direction & orchestrations by Sean P. Pallatroni, Choreography by Kayla Friend, and Sound Design by Daniel Lundberg. The cast includes Olivia Hardy, Michael... Read More

Industry readings of Female Troubles, an original musical comedy, to be held September 28 & 29

Producers Aged in Wood (Robyn Goodman, Josh Fiedler and Nicole Kramer), Brian & Dayna Lee (AF Creative Media), and Jay & Cindy Gutterman will present two industry readings of FEMALE TROUBLES, an original musical comedy, next week at Open Jar Studios on Thurs Sept 28 at 2:30 PM and Friday, Sept 29 at 11:00 AM.  "Female Troubles" is a completely original musical comedy featuring Lyrics by Amanda Green, Music by Curtis Moore, Book by Gabrielle Allan and... Read More

Cynthia Nixon & Kevin Jennings to be Honored at “A Tectonic Cabaret”

Hosted by Jane Krakowski, Tectonic Theater Project’s (Moisés Kaufman, Founding Artistic Director; Matt Joslyn, Executive Director) annual benefit, A Tectonic Cabaret, will take place on Mon Oct 2, with a cocktail hour at 6:30 PM and performances at 7:30 PM at Sony Hall (235 W 46th Street). Directed by Timothy Koch with musical direction by Anna Ebbesen, the cabaret will feature an all-star cast of Broadway's best who will take to the stage to perform a variety of popular musical... Read More

Red Bull Theater announces the fourth installment of Hispanic Golden Age Classics

Red Bull Theater (Jesse Berger, Founder and Artistic Dir; Martin Giannini, Executive Dir) has announced the fourth installment of Red Bull’s Hispanic Golden Age Classics, this year examining DON QUIXOTE in English and Spanish versions, which will kick off the company’s 2023-24 Season. Presented in collaboration with Repertorio Español and Diversifying the Classics | UCLA, this three-part series of events will focus on Don Quixote by Guillén de Castro. This... Read More

Cast & Creative Teams set for York's "Golden Rainbow" Mufti

The York Theatre Company (James Morgan, Producing Artistic Dir; Marie Grace LaFerrara, Executive Dir) has announced the cast and creative team for its production of GOLDEN RAINBOW, with book by Ernest Kinoy and music and lyrics by Walter Marks, the third offering of the Fall 2023 “Musicals in Mufti” series. Perfs begin Sat Sept 23 through Sun Oct 1. Opening Night is set for Sept 27 at 7:00 PM at The Theater at St Jean’s (150 East 76th St.) The cast features Felip... Read More

Out of the Box Theatrics selected to operate the former New Ohio Theatre

Out of the Box Theatrics (OOTB) (Liz Flemming, Founding Artistic Director) has announced that it has been selected to operate 154, the venue formerly known as The New Ohio Theatre (154 Christopher Street), with programming starting immediately and continuing through the end of 2024.  Out of the Box Theatrics was founded in 2016 by Liz Flemming, a legally blind artist, to create space for artists who have been historically underrepresented and undervalued. The company stages innovativ... Read More

Roundabout announces FALLEN ANGELS benefit with Rose Byrne & Kelli O’Hara

Roundabout Theatre Company (Todd Haimes, President/CEO, in memoriam; Scott Ellis, Interim Artistic Dir) has announced a special Benefit Reading of Noël Coward’s FALLEN ANGELS, directed by Scott Ellis on Mon Nov 6 at the American Airlines (227 W 42nd.) The performance will star Rose Byrne as “Jane Banbury,” and Kelli O’Hara as “Julia Sterroll.”   Noël Coward’s Champagne-fresh comedy of bad manners shocked and... Read More

Classic Stage Company Announces 2023 Gala Honoring Sarah L Douglas and John Weidman

Classic Stage Company (Jill Rafson, Producing Artistic Dir; Amanda Feldman, Managing Dir) has announced Sarah L. Douglas of SLD Associates and John Weidman will be honored at CSC’s 2023 Gala. Directed by Susan Stroman, the event will be held on Monday Nov 13 at 6:00 PM at Capitale (130 Bowery). To reserve tickets, please visit: www.classicstage.org/gala-tickets-and-tables. Performers and presenters for their 2023 Gala will include Fred Applegate, Santino Fontana, Boyd Gaines,... Read More

Black Theatre United Announces 2023 Gala Performers & Honorees - Mon., 10/30

Black Theatre United (BTU) has announced its inaugural Gala on Monday, October 30 at the Ziegfeld Ballroom in New York. Supported by Business for Good (BFG), the theme is “A Salute to Broadway Legends: Past, Present, and Future” and will be a star-studded evening in celebration of the indelible mark that Black culture has had and continues to have on Broadway. Featuring performances by BTU Founders Vanessa Williams, Norm Lewis, Audra McDonald, LaChanze, Billy Porter, Capathia... Read More

New York Theatre Workshop Announces 2023/24 Administrative Fellow

New York Theatre Workshop (NYTW) (Artistic Dir Patricia McGregor and Executive Dir Jeremy Blocker) is proud to announce the individuals selected for the 2023/24 Season 2050 Administrative Fellowship. Additionally, NYTW has shared that Lawryn LaCroix will join NYTW as The Theatre Leadership Project Creative Producing Fellow. The new 2023/24 Administrative Fellows are Nia Abdullah, Daniel Davila, Yulidal Hernandez Kin, Amiah McGinty, Maya Quiñones, Patrick Saint Ange, Corey Bravo... Read More

New Federal Theatre will hold 53rd Anniversary Celebration Oct 2

Woodie King, Jr.'s New Federal Theatre (NFT), led by Producing Artistic Director Elizabeth Van Dyke, will hold a 53rd Anniversary Celebration on Oct 2 at Edison Ballroom (240 W 47th St.)  The event will honor Woodie King, Jr, Gabrielle Kurlander and Sade Lythcott and is chaired by director Kenny Leon and actor Lynn Whitfield.  Its honorary benefit committee includes Dee Davis Enterprises, Frankie Faison, Heathe... Read More

NewYorkRep 10-Year Anniversary Benefit, Sept 18, to Celebrate Women Who Have Impacted Theatre

NewYorkRep will celebrate 10 years of producing theatre that inspires social change with a dinner benefit event on Mon Sept 18 at Harbor Lights Yacht - Skyport Marina (2430 FDR Drive). Honoring five women who have impacted theatre, the benefit evening celebrates NewYorkRep founder Gayle D Waxenberg, and producer and theatre artist advocate Nan Barnett, playwright Michelle Kholos Brooks, playwright Gloria J Browne Marshall and director and NewYorkRep Artistic Director Sarah Norris... Read More

Broadway Across America Announces New Executive Team

Broadway Across America (BAA) has announced its new executive leadership team. Rich Jaffe, who currently serves as co-CEO, has been named sole CEO. Susie Krajsa, who has served as BAA’s President since 2018, leads BAA’s regional teams and will now take on additional responsibilities in that role.  Joining Mr. Jaffe and Ms. Krajsa in senior leadership are Rob Cheatham (promoted to Sr Vice President of Operations and Labor), Jill... Read More

Third-Annual Curtain Up Broadway Festival Returns to Times Square from September 8-10

Playbill, The Broadway League, and the Times Square Alliance, have  announced details for the third-annual Curtain Up Broadway Festival, a three-day outdoor experience in Times Square presented by Prudential Financial, with additional support from the NYC Mayor’s Office of Media and Entertainment, Music Performance Trust Fund, The Film Fund, Open Jar Studios, and Hotel Edison. From Fri Sept 8 - Sun Sept 10 Curtain Up Broadway Festival festival will... Read More

John Gore Foundation Donates $5M to Entertainment Community Fund to Name Arts Building after Rita Moreno

The Entertainment Community Fund—formerly known as The Actors Fund—has received a $5 million donation from the British entertainment producer, John Gore, via The John Gore Foundation for the arts complex of The Hollywood Arts Collective (HAC) being named after the actress, singer and dancer Rita Moreno. The Fund is continuing construction on the $135 million housing and community arts project, which also includes 151 affordable housing units in The Cicely Tyson Residential... Read More

Abingdon Theatre Company to Honor V (formerly Eve Ensler) and Mary Beth Peil at 31st Anniversary Gala

Abingdon Theatre Company (Chad Austin, Producing Artistic Director) has announced that V (formerly Eve Ensler) and Mary Beth Peil as their 31st Anniversary Gala Honorees. The benefit gala will be held on Mon Oct 23, 2023, at the Edison Ballroom (240 West 47th St). The evening will include cocktails, dinner, and a live performance featuring a lineup of Broadway and Off-Broadway stars to be announced at a later date. The performance will be directed by Chad Austin and choreographed by... Read More

Westport Country Playhouse Names Mark Shanahan Incoming Artistic Director

Westport Country Playhouse’s board of trustees have announced that director, playwright, and actor Mark Shanahan has been named as incoming artistic director for the 2024-25 season. He will officially assume the artistic director position in March 2024. Currently, Shanahan is curator of the Playhouse’s Script in Hand playreading series. Shanahan will succeed artistic director Mark Lamos, who announced in May his planned retirement in January 2024 after 15 seasons. With his... Read More

New Dramatists names Christine Brown new Executive Director

New Dramatists has announced that Christie Brown has been named the new Executive Director. She will join veteran Artistic Director Emily Morse to lead the organization. Brown’s cumulative service to New Dramatists spans 15 years in various leadership roles. This leadership transition occurs at a significant moment, as New Dramatists prepares to embark on the next step of its real estate strategy to provide a workspace that will offer greater inclusiveness for the entire New... Read More

York's Mufti Series Returns with "How to Steal an Election"

The York Theatre Company (James Morgan, Producing Artistic Dir; Marie Grace LaFerrara, Exec Dir) has announced the cast and creative team for its first Musicals in Mufti offering of 2023: How to Steal an Election: A Dirty Politics Musical, with Music and Lyrics by Oscar Brand and Nook by William F Brown. Perfs begin Sat Aug 26 (to Sept 3) with an Opening on Aug 27 at The Theater at St. Jean’s (150 East 76th St.) Directed by Joseph Hayward, with music direction by Miles... Read More

New York Stage and Film Announces Complete Casting

New York Stage and Film, has announced complete casting for the 2023 Summer Season, starting on Fri July 14 and running to Sun August 6 at Marist College in Poughkeepsie, NY.  Casting by Telsey & Co. The New Play Workshop lineup is Like They Do in the Movies, Written & performed by Laurence Fishburne, directed by Leonard Foglia on: Sat Aug 5 and Sun Aug 6 at 3:00 PM in the Goletti,  A Wrinkle in Time, book by Lauren Yee, music & lyrics by Heather Christian,... Read More

Roundabout Announces 2023-24 Directing Fellow and Directors Group

Roundabout Theatre Company (Todd Haimes, President/CEO, in memoriam; Scott Ellis, Interim Artistic Director) has announced the newest addition to the artistic team: Directing Fellow Autumn Angelettie. Angelettie is the seventh Roundabout Directing Fellow. This season she will assist on multiple Roundabout productions, and work with the theatre's artistic team as a script reader and on developing a project of her choosing. Roundabout also announced the 2023-24 Leon Levy Foundation Roundabout... Read More

Williamstown Theatre Festival Announces full Lineup for Fridays@3 Series

Williamstown Theatre Festival Interim Artistic Director Jenny Gersten has announced the full lineup for their 2023 Fridays@3 reading series. First up on Fri Jul 14 is Nick and the Prizefighter, the new play by Kamilah Bush, directed by Kristolyn Lloyd, and featuring Ruben Santiago-Hudson, Amber Iman, Dane Dehaan, and dL Sams, with music composed by Brittany Campbell. Selah Thompson is the caregiver for her famous playwright father, Forest Thompson. Nick Beerman, a... Read More

2023 Theater Hall of Fame Inductees Announced

On Mon Nov 6, the 33rd Annual American Theater Hall of Fame Induction Ceremony will take place at 7:30 PM in the North Rotunda of the Gershwin (221 W 51st St). The 2023 inductees are Mandy Patinkin, Laurie Metcalf, John Weidman, Joanne Akalaitis, Judd Hirsch, Bebe Neuwirth, Maury Yeston and posthumously Amitri Baraka. Susan Stroman will be Mistress of Ceremonies. For further information please e-mail... Read More

McCarter Theatre Center Names Martin Miller as Executive Director

McCarter Theater Center in Princeton NJ has announced that Martin Miller has been named their new Executive Director. Miller, a Princeton resident with close ties to the community, joins this September from TheatreSquared in Fayetteville, Arkansas. In thirteen years as Executive Director/Producer at TheatreSquared, Miller guided the company through remarkable growth, from a one-person operation to a team of 100. Reporting to the Board of Directors and working closely... Read More

York Theatre Company to Honor Patti LuPone and Jamie deRoy at Gala Evening on November 13

The York Theatre Company (James Morgan, Producing Artistic Dir; Marie Grace LaFerrara, Executive Dirr) will honor musical theater legend Patti LuPone with the 2023 Oscar Hammerstein Award for Outstanding Achievement in Musical Theater and producer Jamie deRoy with The York Theatre Company Founders’ Award at the 31st Oscar Hammerstein Award Gala, to be held on Mon Nov 13, 2023 at The Edison Rooftop (223 West 46th St).... Read More

Alliance Theatre Names New Artistic Directors

Atlanta’s Alliance Theatre has announced the appointment of their new artistic directors.  After a national search, the Alliance Theatre Board of Directors has named Tinashe Kajese-Bolden and Christopher Moses as Artistic Directors.  The appointment follows Kajese-Bolden's decades-long career as an actor and director and four-years-long role with the Alliance as the BOLD Associate Artistic Director and Moses's twenty-year long career with the Alliance, most recently as the... Read More

Entertainment Community Fund Announces Annette Bening as New Chair

The Board of Trustees of the Entertainment Community Fund (formerly The Actors Fund), have voted Annette Bening as the new Chair of the Board. The Fund is a national human services organization for everyone in performing arts and entertainment. The Board of the Entertainment Community Fund establishes policies for administering the programs and services of the organization, which has served the community since 1882. Bening joined the Board in 2010 and was appointed Vice Chair in 2016. She... Read More

Hollywood Live & Nederlander Worldwide Entertainment announces acquisition of Theatrely

Hollywood.com and Nederlander Worldwide Entertainment (NWE) has announced the formation of Hollywood.com LIVE as a joint venture between Hollywood.com and NWE. In addition, the new venture announced its acquisition of Theatrely, the Gen-Z led media company that offers the internet generation's perspective on live theatre. Hollywood.com LIVE has begun selling tickets online to Broadway, London’s West End and regional theatres. The joint venture pave... Read More

Transport Group Announces Cast for "Nine: In Concert"

Transport Group has announced that Klea Blackhurst, Lilli Cooper, Christine Ebersole, Jessica Fontana, Julia Murney, Alexandra Silber, Emily Skinner, Elizabeth Stanley, Jessica Vosk and Vanessa Williams will join Santino Fontana in "Nine: In Concert," the next installment in the company’s Anne L. Bernstein Concert Series, on Mon June 26 at 8:00 PM in Merkin Hall at Kaufman Music Center (129 West 67 St.) The cast also... Read More

Erin Daley Appointed Interim Artistic Director of Primary Stages

Primary Stages (Shane D Hudson, Executive Dir; Casey Childs, Founder) has announced that the Primary Stages Board has appointed Erin Daley as Interim Artistic Director, following the passing of longtime Artistic Director Andrew Leynse. Daley has been with Primary Stages since 2016, serving as Associate Artistic Director since 2018. The Board will begin their search for a permanent Artistic Director later this year. Daley rises to the role of Interim Artistic Director at Primary... Read More

The New Group Announces "FreeFest," A New Play Reading Festival (June 14-16)

The New Group has announced the debut of FreeFest, a weeklong festival of free play readings and panel discussions, featuring new works that embrace radical expression.  The festival, a new venture in the New Group/New Works program, will provide a public platform for artists to showcase their creative expression and further their writing process. Conceived and curated by The New Group’s Director of Artistic Projects Shariffa Ali, the inaugural... Read More

Amas Musical Theatre Announces Winners of Fifth Annual Eric H. Weinberger Award For Emerging Librettists

Amas Musical Theatre (Donna Trinkoff, Artistic Producer) has announced the recipients of the fifth Eric H. Weinberger Award for Emerging Librettists, a juried cash and production grant given annually to support the early work and career of a deserving musical theatre librettist, commemorating the life and work of playwright/librettist Eric H. Weinberger (1950-2017) Annie Dillon and Sam Caps aka Dillon & Caps were selected from over 49 blind submissions for their full-length... Read More

Kate Hamill, John-Andrew Morrison and More Join Gingold Theatrical Group's Benefit Reading of MAN AND SUPERMAN

Gingold Theatrical Group (David Staller, Artistic Director; Greg Santos, Managing Producer) has announced that "Man and Superman" by George Bernard Shaw will continue their 18th season of Project Shaw. Inspired by the works of George Bernard Shaw, Project Shaw is a special series of play readings that aim to provoke peaceful discussion and activism. Shaw’s Man and Superman will be presented at Symphony Space’s Leonard... Read More

MTC Announces Chris Jennings as Executive Director

Manhattan Theatre Club’s Board of Directors (David C. Hodgson, Chairman of MTC Board of Directors & Thomas F. Secunda, President/Chairman Executive Committee) have announced that Chris Jennings will join MTC as Executive Director to succeed Executive Producer Barry Grove. Jennings, currently the Executive Director at the Shakespeare Theatre Company in Washington, D.C., will begin transitioning to MTC, joining Artistic Director Lynne... Read More

MTC Names Kwame Kwei-Armah Artistic Advisor

Lynne Meadow (Artistic Director) has announced that Kwame Kwei-Armah will become Artistic Advisor at Manhattan Theatre Club beginning in the 2023-24 season. Kwei-Armah, who will remain in his role as Artistic Director of the Young Vic in London, will work with Meadow and the MTC artistic staff, advising on programming and future planning. After a successful collaboration this past season between Manhattan Theatre Club and the Young Vic, Meadow and Kwei-Armah are looking... Read More

New York Classical Theatre Announces All-Female and Gender-Fluid Cast for Richard III

New York Classical Theatre (Stephen Burdman, Founding Artistic Dir, Matthieu Chapman, Literary Dir) has announced the all-female, gender-fluid, and disability-forward cast for William Shakespeare’s Richard III. The production, directed by Burdman, will play in Central Park from June 13 to June 25; in Brooklyn Commons at Metrotech from June 27 to July 2; and in Carl Schurz Park from July 4 to July 9. All performances are free and open to th... Read More

Jerome Robbins Celebration Set for The Actor's Temple

Douglas J Cohen and Carol Ostrow will present an evening celebrating the Broadway career of the Broadway director and choreographer Jerome Robbins as well as honoring actor Jason Alexander.  This event will be on Mon June 12th at 7:30 PM at The Actor’s Temple (339 W 47th St.) Debbie Gravitte will recreate her  role in Jerome Robbins' Broadway by performing "Mr. Monotony" plus "The Music that Make... Read More

Times Square Alliance & Playbill Announce Event Line Up for Second Annual Pride in Times Square Celebration

Playbill and the Times Square Alliance have announced Pride In Times Square, a list of free events, centered around NYC Pride Weekend, June 23 - 24. With top-stage and screen celebrities, Broadway/Off-Broadway productions, local Times Square business promotions, Pride Piano sessions, live DJ sets, a Trans and ENBY Pride celebration, a Drag Pride celebration, the return of last year’s Big Broadway Disco, and more, Pride in Times Square promises to be an exciting... Read More

PLAYWRIGHTS WELCOME Program Will Be Relaunched by Concord Theatricals and The Dramatists Guild

Concord Theatricals and The Dramatists Guild of America have announced the relaunch of their Playwrights Welcome program. This national ticketing initiative asks theatres to offer tickets that would otherwise go unused (free of charge) to playwrights, composers, lyricists, and librettists. Playwrights Welcome was developed for Dramatists Guild members by Samuel French, a Concord Theatricals company, along with input from other publishing and licensing houses. By providing... Read More

Broadway Celebrates Juneteenth Concert Returns to Times Square, June 18

The Broadway League’s (Charlotte St. Martin, President) Black to Broadway Initiative announces the third annual Broadway Celebrates Juneteenth concert in Duffy Square in Times Square on Sun June 18th from 11:00 AM – 12:30 PM. This free outdoor concert is open to all as the community gathers to honor this important holiday. Black culture and expression will be celebrated by Black Broadway artists performing songs, dances, and spoken word accompanied by live music provide... Read More

Lane Marsh named Director of Operations for Broadway's GM Foresight Theatrical

Foresight Theatrical a Broadway general management company, under the supervision of partners Allan Williams, Aaron Lustbader and Mark Shacket, has named Lane Marsh as Director of Operations.  Marsh, also a general manager at FST, has been with the company since its formation in 2012.  The FST partners also announced that Nick Ginsberg and Jalaina Ross have been promoted to general managers.  For more information, please... Read More

"The Days Beyond Today" - A New Musical To Have Industry Presentations on May 24 & 25 at Theater 555

Producer Eric Krebs and Michael Roberts have announced industry presentations of “The Days Beyond Today,” a new musical with book, music, and lyrics by Michael Roberts, directed by Mr Krebs. The presentations will be held at Theater 555 (555 West 42nd St), on Wed May 24 at 5:00 PM and Thurs May 25 at 3:00 PM and 7:30 PM. For reservations and further information, industry should email Boxoffice@theater555.com. It's 1966 and London is swinging. Into this world of artists and... Read More

US Tour of "The Music Critic" will Star John Malkovich

John Malkovich will star in THE MUSIC CRITIC a show in which classical music, theater, and comedy collide – written and conceived by Aleksey Igudesman, in a US tour which runs from October 17 to October 28, and continues in June 2024.  In "The Music Critic," writer and composer Aleksey Igudesman fuses the sardonic and... Read More

Roundabout Theatre Company Announces Refocus Project Season 3

Roundabout Theatre Company has announced the third season of The Refocus Project, its multi-year project to elevate and restore marginalized plays to the American canon. This year’s series of readings will feature Asian American and Pacific Islander playwrights: Prince Gomolvilas, Velina Hasu Houston, Victoria Nalani Kneubuhl, and Anuvab Pal. In addition to readings of their plays, this year’s line-up will also include artistic support for plays... Read More

Irish Rep Announces 2023 Gala All My Loving: The Lyrics of Paul McCartney

Irish Repertory Theatre (Charlotte Moore, Artistic Dir; Ciarán O'Reilly, Producing Dir) has announced its 2023 Gala concert, All My Loving: The Lyrics of Paul McCartney, which will take place at The Town Hall (123 W 43rd St) on Mon June 12 at 7:00 PM. The evening will be directed & arranged by Charlotte Moore and will feature a Full Orchestra and Chorus under the Direction of John Bell, with introductions by Paul Muldoon. The event will honor Simon Lorne, Vice Chairman and... Read More

The Public's Gala on the Green To Feature Lin-Manuel Miranda, Christopher Jackson, and More

The Public Theater (Oskar Eustis, Artistic Dir; Patrick Willingham, Exec Dir; Luis A Miranda, Jr. Board Chair) has announced that The Public’s Annual Gala, GALA ON THE GREEN, will take place on Mon June 12 at The Delacorte. The unique, one-night-only celebration on the lawn outside of The Delacorte in Central Park will feature appearances by Christopher Jackson and Lin-Manuel Miranda. This year’s program celebrates “the greatest city in the world”... Read More

2023 Theatre World Award Winners Announced

The Theatre World Awards Board of Directors has announced the 2023 Honorees for the Theatre World Award for an Outstanding Debut Performance in a Broadway or Off-Broadway Production. Also announced, Julie Benko will receive the 14th Annual Dorothy Loudon Award for Excellence in the Theater, and 2023 TWA Special Award Honorees, Marilyn Caserta for Outstanding Swing and Dale Badway for Outstanding Contribution to the Theatre World. The Honoree for the 10th Annual John Willis Award for Lifetime... Read More

Red Bull Theater announces the appointment of Martin Giannini as Executive Director

Red Bull Theater (Jesse Berger, Founder and Artistic Director) today announced the appointment of Martin Giannini as Red Bull’s Executive Director. Giannini’s appointment follows a search led by a committee composed of members of Red Bull’s board, Berger, other key advisers and outside consultants led by Board Chair Howard Owens. Giannini, who will be the first Executive Director of the company, will begin at the post in May.  Mr Giannini has served as... Read More

The York Theatre Company Welcomes Executive Director Marie Grace LaFerrara

The York Theatre Company (James Morgan, Producing Artistic Director) has announced that Marie Grace LaFerrara will join the staff as the Executive Director, effective immediately. Ms LaFerrara was previously the Business Development Manager at Ariel as part of a leadership development team focusing on growth, collaboration, and innovation. For more information, please visit www.yorktheatre.org. Press contact: Richard Hillman PR (646/234-5716)...     Read More

Michael Lindsay-Hogg To Direct Tyne Daly, John Glover, Billy Eugene Jones in Readings of "A Brief Crack of Light"

Walking Path Entertainment, LLC will present two private industry readings (by invitation only) of "A Brief Crack of Light," a play written by William Semans and Roy M Close. Directed by Michael Lindsay-Hogg and starring Tyne Daly, John Glover and Billy Eugene Jones, the readings will be held on Thur May 4 and Fri May 5. For inquiries, please email martin@pstheatricals.com. "A Brief Crack of Light" (previously titled "Exit Strategy") is the inspirational story of Mae and James,... Read More

Red Bull Theater will honor Julie Taymor and Axe-Houghton Foundation at Running of the Red Bulls Gala Benefit

Red Bull Theater (Jesse Berger, Founder and Artistic Director) has announced that Julie Taymor will be honored with the Matador Award for Extraordinary Achievement in Classical Theater and the Axe-Houghton Foundation will receive the George Mayer Award for Extraordinary Service to Classical Theater at the Running of the Red Bulls Gala Benefit on Mon June 5th at 6:00 PM. This intimate soirée, celebrating Red Bull’s 20th anniversary season, will be held on the terrac... Read More

The Tank Announces 20th Anniversary Gala, Celebrating 20 Years of Tank Artists

The Tank (Meghan Finn, Artistic Director; Johnny G Lloyd, Director of Artistic Development) has announced that their 20th Anniversary Gala will honor 20 years of Tank artists, with artists from every era of The Tank, including Armory Improv (founded 2016), Nelson Lugo (Gathering the Magic), and Alexis Roblan (Red Emma & The Mad Monk), and more. Celebrating two decades of championing emerging artists, the Gala will be held on Tues May 23, beginning at 6:00 PM. The event will be held a... Read More

Soho Rep's 2023 gala to honor Branden Jacobs-Jenkins

For its 2023 Spring Fête, Soho Rep will honor Branden Jacobs-Jenkins, in a performance-packed evening directed by Raja Feather Kelly. The organization celebrates Jacobs-Jenkins’ extraordinary impact within the organization and in the entire theater community—as an artist, teacher, and advocate for fellow playwrights. The event will take place on May 1 at 6:00 PM at City Winery (25 11th Avenue). Soho Rep’s 2023 Spring Fête includes dinner and... Read More

MTC Announces Spring Gala 2023 on May 22

Manhattan Theatre Club will present its annual Spring Gala on Mon May 22 at Cipriani 42nd St (110 East 42nd St). This year, the evening of musical performances will honor Lynne Meadow, for her 50th anniversary as MTC’s Artistic Director; and Barry Grove, for his 48th and final season with MTC as Executive Producer. The Gala will feature performances by the casts of "& Juliet," "A Beautiful Noise," "The Neil Diamond Musical," "Kimberly... Read More

Ariana DeBose to Host 7th Annual Tony Awards

Ariana DeBose will return to host The 76th Annual Tony Awards, from the historic United Palace in  Washington Heights on Sun June 11 at 8:00 PM on the CBS Television Network. The 76th Tonys celebration will recognize all the award categories and honor the incredible artistry of the 2022-2023 season. The Tony Awards eligibility cut-off date for the 2022-2023 season is Thurs April 27, 2023 for all Broadway productions which meet all eligibility requirements. Nominations for the 2023 Ton... Read More

Jennifer Holliday to Headline Goodspeed’s 60th Anniversary Gala

Goodspeed Musicals will present their 60th Anniversary Gala & Auction on Mon June 12, featuring a special concert by Broadway legend Jennifer Holliday. The evening will take place under a tent on the Goodspeed lawn, alongside the scenic Connecticut River.  Festivities will begin with a cocktail reception at 5:30 PM, followed by a four-course dinner provided by Riverhouse Catering. Entertainment will occur throughout the evening along with a Live Auction of unique experiences. Th... Read More

New York Theatre Workshop's 2023 Gala to Honor Kelly Fowler Hunter & Doug Wright

New York Theatre Workshop (Patricia McGregor, Artistic Dir; Jeremy Blocker, Executive Dir) has announced that the NYTW 2023 Gala will honor Kelly Fowler Hunter, President of the NYTW Board of Trustees, and  Doug Wright, NYTW Trustee and Usual Suspect. The Gala will be held on Mon May 1 at 6:00 PM at Capitale (130 Bowery.) The evening’s program will be hosted by Tituss Burgess, directed by Kevin Cahoon, scripted by Emma Tattenbaum-Fine and feature musical direction... Read More

Celia Keenan-Bolger, Will Roland, Nikki M. James and More Join CSC Benefit CLASSICS GONE MAD! -

Classic Stage Company (Jill Rafson, Producing Artistic Dir; Amanda Feldman, Managing Dir) has announced Classics Gone Mad!, presented by the CSC Associate Board in their inaugural benefit event. Hosted by Rosé, Classics Gone Mad! will be held at CSC’s Lynn F. Angelson on Monday May 15 at 7:00 PM. To reserve tickets, please visit: www.classicstage.org/classics-gone-mad.  Classics Gone Mad! brings together New York City’s favorite artists and personalities to... Read More

Stephanie Hsu to Lead Reading of Eurydice by Sarah Ruhl at Signature’s 2023 Gala

Signature Theatre has announced the all-star cast of its reading of Signature Spotlight Resident Sarah Ruhl’s EURYDICE, directed by Les Waters, for the annual Signature Gala. Supporting Signature Theatre’s expansive productions and its playwright residency model, the gala takes place Mon April 24 at the Pershing Square Signature Center (480 W 42nd St.) Stephanie Hsu plays Eurydice in this one-night-only benefit reading joined by Bill Irwin, Tom Sturridge &... Read More

Second Stage Theater Announces 2023 New Voices Series

Second Stage Theater (Carole Rothman, President & Artistic Dir; Lisa Post, Interim Executive Dir) continues its commitment to nurturing American playwrights with The 2023 Judith Champion Reading Series and the inaugural Nancy Denovan Musical Reading. Funded by Christopher and David R Murray in memory of David’s mother, the Nancy Denovan Musical Reading champions new voices in musical theater. Both programs support early career writers with one-night-only readings open... Read More

Williamstown Theatre Festival Announces 2023 Summer Season

 Interim Artistic Director Jenny Gersten has announced programming for the 2023 Williamstown Theatre Festival summer season. The season will feature a series of cabarets, readings, and special events that require minimal physical production and hold on to the summer theater festival’s inimitable vibe. The company has made the purposeful decision to take time over the course of the entire year to devote energy and resources to rethinking the Festival and its core operations... Read More

Irish Rep Announces THE LETTERS SERIES Starring Matthew Broderick, Laura Benanti, Melissa Errico and David Staller

Irish Repertory Theatre (Charlotte Moore, Artistic Dir and Ciarán O’Reilly, Producing Dir) has announced The Letters Series, featuring DEAR LIAR by Jerome Kilty & George Bernard Shaw and LOVE LETTERS by AR Gurney. Inspired by correspondence of fact and fiction that’s stood the test of time, The Letters Series explores the thrill of witnessing great relationships unfold and sometimes shape our history in an age of instant communication. "Dear... Read More

Sarah Mantel wins 2023 Susan Smith Blackburn Prize

The 2023 Susan Smith Blackburn Prize has been awarded to U.S. playwright Sarah Mantell for their play IN THE AMAZON WAREHOUSE PARKING LOT. Set on the precipice of the end of a world wracked by climate change, the play tells the story of a group of itinerant friends traveling together between warehouses, working night shifts and checking the address labels of the packages searching for people they’ve lost.  The cast of seven consists of women, trans and nonbinary... Read More

Lincoln Center Theater/LCT3 announces NEXT@LCT3 - a concert series

Lincoln Center Theater/LCT3 has announced NEXT@LCT3, a concert series of performances at the Claire Tow (150 W 65th St) featuring Michael R Jackson, Melissa Li and Kit Yan, The Bengsons, and John Gallagher, Jr. Bringing together theater's most exciting new songwriters and composers, is a concert series featuring original music in the intimate setting of the Claire Tow Theater. Each week, a new act will perform both new music and the songs you already love. This once in a lifetim... Read More

MISALLIANCE Will Kick Off 18th Season of Gingold Theatrical Group's Project Shaw

Gingold Theatrical Group (GTG) (David Staller, Artistic Dir; Greg Santos, Managing Prod) has announced that MISALLIANCE by George Bernard Shaw will kick off their 18th season of Project Shaw. Inspired by the works of George Bernard Shaw, Project Shaw is a special series of play readings that aim to provoke peaceful discussion and activism. "Misalliance" will be presented at Symphony Space’s Leonard Nimoy Thalia Theatre (2537 B'way) on Mon April 10, 2023, at 7:00 PM. To reserve... Read More

Barrington Stage Company announces Meredith Lynsey Schade as its new Managing Director

The Board of Trustees of Barrington Stage Company has announced that Meredith Lynsey Schade has joined BSC as its Managing Director. Schade comes to BSC after most recently serving as Producing Director of HERE Arts Center in New York City. Ms Schade is an award-winning non-profit and commercial theatre executive, producer and consultant with over two decades of continuous success in the theatre industry. Meredith received her BFA in Design and Technical... Read More

Atlantic Theater Company Announces 2023 Gala on April 17

Atlantic Theater Company (Neil Pepe, Artistic Director; Jeffory Lawson, Managing Dir; Mary McCann, School Executive Dir) will present their 2023 Gala on Mon April 17 at the Mandarin Oriental Hotel (80 Columbus Circle at 60th St). This year, Atlantic is celebrating with an evening of delicious food, drink, and entertainment. Featured performers for the evening will include George Abud, Darren Criss, Brian d’Arcy James, Kecia... Read More

Rachel Zegler, Jordan E. Cooper, Dylan Mulvaney, and More Join Lineup for MCC Theater's MISCAST23

MCC Theater (Bernie Telsey and Will Cantler, Co-Artistic Dirs; Blake West, Executive Dir) have announced additional performers for Miscast23, which will take place on Monday April 3 at the Hammerstein Ballroom. The evening will honor Vanessa Williams and MCC Youth Company alumna Lianny Toval.  Jordan E Cooper, Jordan Donica, Jose Llana, Dylan Mulvaney, NaTasha Yvette Williams and Rachel Zegler join previously announced... Read More

Justin Guarini & Roger Bart to Announce 2023 Drama League Award Nominees, Mon Apr 25

The Drama League (Gabriel Stelian-Shanks, Artistic Director;  Bevin Ross, Executive Dir) welcome Justin Guarini and Roger Bart as hosts of the 2023 Drama League Awards Nominations Announcement on Tues April 25, at 11:00 AM at the New York Public Library for the Performing Arts (40 Lincoln Center Plaza, New York, NY). The nomination announcement event will also be livestreamed by BroadwayWorld. The 89th Annual Drama League... Read More

New Musical OTHER WORLD To Have Staged Reading, March 16 & 17

OTHER WORLD a new musical with an original score and story Hunter Bell (Book),  Jeff Bowen (Music and Lyrics), and Ann McNamee (Music and Lyrics) will present invite-only staged readings on Thurs March 16 and Fri Mar 17 at Open Jar Studios (1601 B'way.) With direction by Jenn Rapp and choreography by Karla Puno Garcia, "Other World" is being developed in creative consultation with WĒTĀ Workshop. One moment Sri and Lorraine are in a garage on Earth. The... Read More

'Taking Liberty' to Receive Industry Reading Starring Bryan Cranston & Geneva Carr

Bryan Cranston and Geneva Carr will play John and Abigail Adams, respectively, in "Taking Liberty," a new play written by Georgette Reilly Timoney, creatively adapted from the letters of Abigail and John Adams. An invitation-only developmental reading will take place on Fri, March 17 in midtown Manhattan.  Eric Falkenstein and Spark Productions present the reading. Plans are for a Broadway run and US tour with rotating casts who can step in... Read More