¡Viva Broadway! Hear Our Voices set for Oct 1

Playbill and The Broadway League have announced additional performers and presenters for ¡Viva Broadway! Hear Our Voices, a digital concert in celebration of Latinx Heritage Month as well as Latinx milestones in theatre, featuring an extraordinary roster of award-winning stage and screen Latinx talent. Hosted by Andréa Burns, the concert will premiere at Playbill.com/Viva, Playbill’s YouTube Channel and on The Broadway League’s website (Viva.Broadway) on Thurs Oct... Read More

Saheem Ali and Shanta Thake named Associate Artistic Directorsat The Public Theater

The Public Theater (Artistic Director, Oskar Eustis; Executive Director, Patrick Willingham) has announced that Saheem Ali and Shanta Thake have been named Associate Artistic Directors as part of an expanded and restructured artistic leadership team. Saheem Ali will serve as Associate Artistic Director and Resident Director, Shanta Thake will be Associate Artistic Director and Director of Artistic Programs, and Mandy Hackett continues as Associate Artistic Director and Director of Public... Read More

Lloyd Suh Named 2020 Recipient of the Horton Foote Prize

Mari Marchbanks (Founder and Executive Director) has announced that The 2020 Horton Foote Prize has been awarded to Lloyd Suh for his play "The Chinese Lady." Awarded since 2010, the biennial prize is named in honor of the late playwright, and recognizes excellence in American theatre. Mr Suh’s achievements will be celebrated at a private online reception on Sun Sept 13th. He will be presented with $50,000 and a limited edition of Keith Carter’s iconic photograph of Horton... Read More

Khady Kamara named Executive Director of Second Stage

Second Stage Theater (Carole Rothman, President and Artistic Director) has announced that Khady Kamara, who is currently serving as Managing Director of Arena Stage in Washington, has been named Executive Director at Second Stage Theater. Ms Kamara will join institution part-time beginning Sept 14 and will assume the role full time beginning Jan 4, 2021. For more information, please visit www.2ST.com. Press contact: Polk & Co (917/261-3988)... Read More

The 74th Annual Tony Awards Will Take Place Digitally In Fall 2020

Tony Award Productions has announced that they will present the American Theatre Wing’s 74th Annual Tony Awards digitally this fall. Final eligibility determinations will be made by the Tony Awards Administration Committee in the coming days. Additional information, including a date and platform for the awards ceremony, will be announced soon. The Tony Awards are presented by The Broadway League and the American Theatre Wing. The Antoinette Perry “Tony” Award, which was... Read More

MCC Theater Announces Initial Performers for MISCAST20

MCC Theater (Bob LuPone, Bernie Telsey, Will Cantler, Artistic Dirs; Blake West, Executive Dir) have announced today that their annual gala, Miscast20, will take place on MCC Theater’s YouTube Channel on Sun Sept 13 at 8:00 PM ET. At Miscast, MCC Theater’s annual gala celebration, the biggest stars of stage and screen take the stage to sing songs from roles in which they would never be cast. This year, for the first time... Read More

Ensemble Studio Theatre Announces 2020-21 EST/Sloan Project Commissions and Regional Theatre Grants

Ensemble Studio Theatre (EST) (William Carden, Artistic Director) and The Alfred P. Sloan Foundation (Doron Weber, Vice-President, Programs) along with the EST/Sloan Project, have announced new EST/Sloan commissions for the 2020-2021 season. Started in 1998, the EST/Sloan Project is an initiative designed to stimulate artists to create credible and compelling work exploring the worlds of science and technology and to challenge the existing stereotypes of scientists and engineers in th... Read More

"The New Group Off Stage" Presents a Benefit Reading of Beth Henley's "The Jacksonian"

The New Group will continue its Reunion Reading Series featuring original cast members of iconic plays from the company’s first 25 years.  Each reading, broadcast live, will benefit The New Group and other local initiatives and organizations. This series continues Thurs Aug 27 at 7:00 PM EST with Beth Henley’s THE JACKSONIAN. With ticket purchase the reading will be available after the live broadcast to... Read More

The Dramatists Guild Foundation Honors Bess Wohl With First-Ever Georgia Engel Comedy Playwriting Prize

Dramatists Guild Foundation (DGF) will honor the life and legacy of actress and comedian Georgia Engel with a new namesake Award for a playwright in comedy. The inaugural recipient is Bess Wohl. The creation of the Georgia Engel Comedy Playwriting Prize was spearheaded by Georgia’s close friends, writer/producer Phil Rosenthal and actress Monica Horan Rosenthal (Rosenthal Family Foundation), producer Dori Berinstein, and actor John Quilty (the Founding Committee). The $10,000 Award ... Read More

Actors Fund Launches Every Artist Insured Campaign

The Actors Fund, a national human services organization for everyone in performing arts and entertainment, announced the Every Artist Insured campaign today to enhance their free and confidential health insurance counseling and enrollment support services. Over the next six months, thousands of professionals in performing arts and entertainment, who remain without work because of the COVID-19 pandemic, will become ineligible for their union insurance. In order to... Read More

Public Theater's 2020-22 Emerging Writers Group Announced

The Public Theater (Oskar Eustis, Artistic Dir; Patrick Willingham, Executive Dir) announced today the 10 new playwrights for the 2020-2022 Emerging Writers Group. Now in its eighth cycle, the Emerging Writers Group is an ongoing initiative that targets 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 550 applicants, the 2020-2022 Emerging Writers... Read More

Shubert Chairman Philip J Smith Announces His Retirement

Philip J Smith, Chairman and Co-CEO of The Shubert Organization, has announced his retirement, effective June 30th. The Shubert Organization owns and operates 17 Broadway theatres and six Off-Broadway venues. Mr. Smith will also resign his duties as Chairman of The Shubert Foundation, the nation’s largest private foundation dedicated to unrestricted funding of not-for-profit theatre and dance companies. The Board of Directors has announced that effective July 1, 2020, current... Read More

Drama Desk Awards Now Set for 6/13

The 65th Annual Drama Desk Awards will now air Saturday, June 13th, at 7:30 PM ET. The special presentation will air on Spectrum News NY1’s and stream on NY1.com, and DramaDeskAwards.com. If for any reason the telecast is unable to air in that time slot on Spectrum News NY1, it will still be made available at that time on DramaDeskAwards.com. The telecast, which was pre-recorded prior to its original May 31 air date, was originally set to take place at The Town Hall theater in New... Read More

Drama Desk Awards Postponed

Due to breaking news events in New York this weekend, Spectrum News NY1 and the Drama Desk organization have made the decision to postpone tonight’s planned airing of The 65th Annual Drama Desk Awards. More details on a rescheduled date and time will be made available soon. For the latest information, visit dramadeskawards.com. Read More

MCC's Miscast Gala Will Be Presented as a Virtual Event

 MCC Theater (Bob LuPone, Bernie Telsey & Will Cantler, Artistic Dirs; Blake West, Executive Dir) has announced that Miscast, MCC’s Annual Gala will be presented virtually this year, live-streamed on the MCC Theater YouTube channel. Originally scheduled to be held live at the Manhattan Center on April 6, the annual fundraising gala will now be presented online on Sat June 20 at 8:00 PM EST and will be a free viewing experience. In Miscast, broadway’s hottest stars... Read More

The Drama Desk Awards to Posthumously Honor Hal Prince with Namesake Lifetime Achievement Award as its First Recipient

The 65th Annual Drama Desk Awards will celebrate the life and legacy of American theater producer and director Harold “Hal” Prince with the Drama Desk’s newly established lifetime achievement honor. The Harold Prince Award will be bestowed annually for outstanding contributions to theater, and the posthumous award will be given in his honor this year. Prince passed away on July 31, 2019, at the age of 91. The Drama Desk Awards will be announced during a special... Read More

Broadway on Demand will host Tony Celebration

Broadway On Demand, the newly launched streaming platform for theater devotees, with support from the Co-Producers of the Tony Awards: the American Theatre Wing and The Broadway League, has announced that it will host a specially created, never-before-seen event in celebration of the Broadway community, the Tony Awards, and the global impact that Broadway has as a cultural touchstone around the world on Sun June 7 at 6:00 PM ET exclusively on TonyAwards.com and BroadwayOnDemand.com. The ... Read More

The Public Theater will present WE ARE ONE PUBLIC Virtual Concert

The Public Theater (Oskar Eustis, Artistic Dir; Patrick Willingham, Executive Dir) has announced additions to the line-up for WE ARE ONE PUBLIC, a one-night-only star-studded virtual event to support The Public Theater, which will take place on Mon June 1 at 8:00 PM ET. Hosted by Public alum Jesse Tyler Ferguson, the evening will feature special performances and appearances by Public artists through songs, stories, and more, along with a special tribute to this year’s honorees Sam... Read More

Outer Critics Circle To Present Special Honors for 70th Annual Awards

The Outer Critics Circle (OCC), the official organization of writers on New York theatre for out-of-town newspapers and national publications, today announced its plans for honoring the 2019-2020 season of Broadway and Off-Broadway productions. In light of the current and unprecedented period of suspension for live arts across the nation, the organization’s milestone 70th Anniversary will be dedicated to celebrating widespread excellence in New York theater this season. In lieu of... Read More

Florie Seery Appointed Associate Dean, Yale School of Drama and Managing Director, Yale Repertory Theatre

Florie Seery has been appointed Associate Dean and Managing Director of Yale School of Drama and Yale Repertory Theatre, effective July 1, 2020. She also joins the faculty as Assistant Professor Adjunct of Theater Management. Florie Seery comes to Yale following fifteen years’ service as General Manager of Manhattan Theatre Club.   Prior to working at MTC, Florie Seery was Associate Producer at Disney Theatrical Productions, Associate General Manager at Stuart Thompson... Read More

Diana Phillips Named President of The Shubert Foundation

The Board of Directors of The Shubert Foundation has appointed Diana Phillips to serve as President of the Foundation. Ms Phillips will take over the position previously held by Michael I Sovern, who passed away on January 20. He had served as President of the Foundation since 1996.  The Shubert Foundation is the nation's largest private foundation dedicated to unrestricted funding of not-for-profit theatre and dance companies. Diana Phillips, a Shubert Foundation... Read More

McCarter Announces New Artistic Director

McCarter Theatre Center has announced the appointment of Sarah Rasmussen as its new artistic director, effective August 1, 2020. Rasmussen is currently artistic director of the Jungle Theater in Minneapolis. Rasmussen will succeed Emily Mann, who is departing from McCarter after 30 years leading the theatre. Press contact: Tom Miller/McCarter Theatre Center (609/258-6524)... Read More

Drama Desk Awards to Be Announced on NY1

The Drama Desk organization has announced that due to the ongoing coronavirus crisis, in lieu of a traditional ceremony, the 65th Annual Drama Desk Awards will be announced during a special presentation of Spectrum News NY1’s On Stage on Sun May 31 at 7:30 PM. The awards special also will stream on NY1.com, and DramaDeskAwards.com. Additional details will be announced over the coming weeks. Nominations for the 65th Annual Drama Desk Awards were announced earlier this week, ... Read More

2020 Drama League Awards moved Online and Re-Named The Gratitude Awards

The Drama League has announced that The 86th Awards Nominations Event, which was to be held at Sardi’s on April 16, along with the Awards Luncheon, which was to be held at the Marriott Marquis on May 15, will no longer take place in-person this spring, due to government social distancing regulations. Instead, The Drama League will present The Gratitude Awards in the Spring of 2020 which will be a one-time-only digital fundraiser that shares the gift of gratitude within the theater... Read More

HERE Announces 2020 Recipients of $125K HARP Residencies

HERE (Kristin Marting, Founding Artistic Director) will welcome Bengali theater-maker Shayok Misha Chowdhury, playwright and director Normandy Sherwood, and instrumentalist gamin and sound & visual composer Sachiyo Takahashi as new members of the HERE Artist Residency Program (HARP). Created in 1999, HARP provides resident artists with commission funds, developmental support, career planning, and a full production, all within a collaborative environment of peers working across... Read More

2020 New York Drama Critics' Circle Awards To Be Announced 4/16

The winners of the 2020 New York Drama Critics' Circle Awards will be announced Thurs April 16 at 10:00 AM. The selections, which mark the start of this year’s theater awards season, will be made at the organization’s 85th annual voting meeting. The awards include a cash prize of $2,500 for Best Play, made possible by a grant from the Lucille Lortel Foundation. The awards will be presented during a virtual ceremony on Tues April 28 at 8:00 PM. The New York Drama... Read More

Paper Mill Playhouse Announces Rising Star Honors

Paper Mill Playhouse (Mark S. Hoebee-Producing Artistic Director, Michael Stotts-Managing Director), has announced the cancelation of the 2020 Rising Star Awards. Paper Mill will instead host a virtual celebration honoring the passion and talent of New Jersey high school students, many of whom were unable to perform their high school musicals due to the current COVID-19 health crisis. In response to the coronavirus national emergency and statewide school, business and institution ... Read More

Bret Adams & Paul Reisch Foundation Create COVID-19 Grants for Theatre Writers

In response to the recent closure of theaters due to the COVID-19 pandemic, The Bret Adams and Paul Reisch Foundation has announced its decision to reinvent the means by which it will distribute the funds for their 2020 Idea Award for Theatre. This spring, the foundation will offer up to 40 emergency grants of $2,500 each to playwrights, composers, lyricists and librettists who have had a full professional production cancelled, closed, or indefinitely postponed due to the COVID-1... Read More

35th Annual Lucille Lortel Awards Announces Revised Schedule & Online Ceremony

In light of recent events surrounding COVID-19, The Off-Broadway League and the Lucille Lortel Theatre Foundation have revised the schedule for the 35th Annual Lucille Lortel Awards for Outstanding Achievement Off-Broadway. With the closure of theatres across the city, and to offer affected shows as much flexibility as possible, shows that opened after February 16 were given the option to be considered as part of either the Lortel Awards' 2020 or 2021 season. Nominations will now be... Read More

The 74th Annual Tony Awards To Be Postponed

The 74th Annual Tony Awards, scheduled to air live on the CBS Television Network on Sun June 7th from Radio City Music Hall will be postponed and rescheduled at a later date, in coordination with their broadcast partner. New dates and additional information will be announced once Broadway opens again. Press contact: Shawn Purdy/Slate PR (212/235-6813)...   Read More

Broadway Dreams Will Stream Free Live Classes For Students Taught by Broadway Stars

Broadway Dreams, an international non-profit performing arts training program, will stream live content daily starting Wednesday, March 18 from 11 AM – 1 PM EST. The free, fun, instructional online sessions will be led by the organization’s roster of Broadway teaching artists, including Broadway Dreams Co-Founder and President, Annette Tanner; Creative Education Director, Matt Scott; Ryan Redmond; choreographer, Spencer Liff, and more. The online sessions will include classes o... Read More

Rudetsky to host Stars in The House for The Actors Fund

The Actors Fund, the national human services organization for everyone in performing arts and entertainment, announced today that SiriusXM Broadway host Seth Rudetsky and his husband, producer James Wesley, will produce a daily mini-online show, entitled Stars in The House, featuring stars of stage and screen singing and performing live (from home!) on social media to promote support for The Fund’s services for those most vulnerable to the effects of Coronavirus (COVID-19). ... Read More

BC/EFA Launches Online Fundraising Campaign to Create COVID-19 Emergency Assistance Fund

Broadway Cares/Equity Fights AIDS has is launched a special online fundraising campaign to create the COVID-19 Emergency Assistance Fund. This special fund will be administered by The Actors Fund to assist those in the entertainment community – onstage and behind the scenes - who are facing health care crises and other immediate needs in the wake of the evolving coronavirus pandemic. Broadway Cares will seed the fund with an initial $250,000 and is asking supporters to donate to the... Read More

Theatre World Awards Postponed to Fall 2020

The Theatre World Awards Board of Directors, Dale Badway, President, has announced the 76th Annual Theatre World Awards Ceremony originally scheduled for Mon June 1, 2020 beginning at 7:00 PM at Circle in the Square (1633 Broadway) has been postponed until Fall 2020. A new date will be announced soon.  Hosted annually by  theater journalist, Peter Filichia, the ceremony will be produced by Theatre World Awards, Inc. Board of Directors. 2020 Honorees for the Theatre World Award fo... Read More

No Print Edition This Week!

We have decided to not publish a print edition of Theatrical Index this week.  With details changing by the hour, the veracity of what we publish would likely last for only a short time. We will be back next week, when more information regarding all productions will, hopefully, be clearer. These are strange and trying times, to be sure.  Our thoughts are with all our subscribers and the theatre community as a whole, as you adjust plans, worry about your shows and... Read More

(CANCELED) New Dramatists will Honor Kushner & Tesori at 71st Spring Luncheon

This event has been canceled due to COVID 19 restrictions. New Dramatists  will honor Tony Kushner and Jeanine Tesori with its 2020 Distinguished Achievement Award at its 71st Annual Spring Luncheon Tribute on Thurs May 21st at the Marriott Marquis (1535 B'way.)   Kushner and Tesori will be represented on Broadway this spring with the Roundabout Theatre Company's revival of "Caroline, or Change." Each year, New Dramatists salutes individuals who have... Read More

(CANCELED) 34th Annual Easter Bonnet Competition set for 4/21 & 4/22

This event has been canceled due to COVID 19 restrictions. Company members and volunteers will be in theater lobbies across the country fundraising with iconic #redbuckets in hand for Broadway Cares/Equity Fights AIDS. Their efforts will culminate in the 34th Annual Easter Bonnet Competition on Mon April 20, and Tues April 21. In exchange for a donation, audiences at many shows can receive autographed posters, Playbills and other memorabilia or unique experiences, including backstage... Read More

Sanaz Toossi wins WTF's 2020 L Arnold Weissberger New Play Award

Williamstown Theatre Festival (Mandy Greenfield, Artistic Director) is pleased to announce that Sanaz Toossi is the 2020 L. Arnold Weissberger New Play Award recipient for her play ENGLISH. Sanaz receives the $10,000 award as well as the $10,000 Jay Harris Commission to write a new play. Williamstown Theatre Festival administers the award on behalf of the Anna L Weissberger Foundation. Championed for the Festival in 1998 by late Trustee, Jay Harris, the award honors noted theatrical... Read More

(POSTPONED) Amas Musical Theatre to Honor Lillias White and Nancy Negron Santiago at Gala Benefit

*This even has been postponed due to the Corona Virus outbreak. Amas Musical Theatre (Donna Trinkoff, Artistic Producer), will celebrate its 51st Anniversary at its annual Gala Benefit Concert on Mon April 6 at the The Baruch Performing Arts Center (55 Lexington Ave). Honorary Chair for the event is Latin recording artist and activist Rubén Blades. Priscilla Lopez will be Mistress of Ceremonies for the evening. The gala evening will begin at 6:00 PM  with a reception featurin... Read More

The Drama Desk Awards Debuts New Statuette Design

In celebration of its 65-year legacy, the Drama Desk Awards is debuting a new statuette, to be formally presented at the annual ceremony on Sun May 31 at The Town Hall.  The custom-designed award brings distinctive new life to the iconic Drama Desk quill image, which represents the theater writers, critics and journalists who make up the Drama Desk organization and vote on the awards each year. The statuettes will stand 10-and-a-half inches tall, and feature the quill image, with... Read More

(RESCHEDULED for July 27) Broadway By The Year: Volume 2: 2005-2009 set for 3/30

This event has been rescheduled to July 27 due to the COVID 19 restrictions. The Town Hall presents Broadway By The Year: Volume 2: Broadway Musicals of 2005-2009 on Mon March 30 July 27 at 8:00 PM. Created, written, hosted and directed by Scott Siegel the evening will continue Broadway By The Year's 20th season at The Town Hall (123 W 43rd St). The concerts open time capsules to some of the Great White Way's most memorable seasons, and celebrate the songs, anecdotes... Read More

(CANCELED) Theatre Forward's Chairman's Awards Gala will Honors Kelli O'Hara & Bruce E Whitacre

This event has been canceled due to COVID 19. Theatre Forward, a non-profit arts organization based in New York City, will hold its Chairman’s Awards Gala on Mon Mar 30 at the Edison Ballroom (240 West 47th St) to honor stage and screen star Kelli O’Hara, and Theatre Forward Executive Director Bruce E Whitacre.  Ms O’Hara will receive the Theatre Artist Award presented by Bartlett Sher, and Mr Whitacre will receive the Theatre Forward Leadership Award presented by ... Read More

Broadway Newcomers, City Ballet Corps Members Nominated for Clive Barnes Awards

The Clive Barnes Foundation has announced the finalists and date for the 10th Annual Clive Barnes Awards. Hosted by Michael Riedel, the presentation of the annual awards recognizing excellence in theater and dance will take place on Mon April 6, 2020 at 3:00 PM at the Walter Reade Theater at Lincoln Center (165 West 65th St), in memory of founder Valerie Taylor-Barnes. In this year’s Theater Artist Award category, three of the four finalists made their Broadway debuts this... Read More

Michael Gennaro to Retire from Executive Director Position at Goodspeed Musicals

Goodspeed Musicals’ Board of Trustees have announced that a change in leadership will occur at the theatre after the 2020 season. Michael Gennaro, who has led the organization since 2015, has decided to retire from the position of Executive Director in December of 2020. A national search will be conducted for new leadership for the organization. Press contact: Elisa Hale/Goodspeed Musicals (860/873-8664)...         Read More

Evan C Anderson wins 2020 Burry Fredrik Design Fellowship

The Burry Fredrik Foundation has announced lighting designer Evan C Anderson as the recipient of the 2020 Burry Fredrik Design Fellowship and its $25,000 award. The Burry Fredrik Design Fellowship was established in 2017 to help launch the careers of graduates from Yale School of Drama’s Design Departments. Each year, the Yale School of Drama Design Department faculty selects one graduating scenic, costume, lighting, projection, or sound designer as the Burry... Read More

Keen Company to Present Benefit Reading of Arsenic & Old Lace

Keen Company Artistic Director Jonathan Silverstein has announced additional cast members to complete the cast for the Gala Benefit Reading of the classic comedy ARSENIC & OLD LACE by Joseph Kesselring, directed by Mr Silverstein.  The one night only event in celebration of Keen's 20th anniversary will take place Mon February 24th at 7:00 PM at Theatre Row - Theatre 3 (410 West 42nd St). The complete cast will be Kathleen Chalfant as Martha Brewster, Marsha Mason as Abby... Read More

2020 Finalists Announced for the Susan Smith Blackburn Prize

The Susan Smith Blackburn Prize has announced 10 Finalists for its prestigious playwriting award, the oldest and largest prize awarded to women playwrights. Chosen from an international group of over 160 nominated plays, the Finalists are: Zoe Cooper (U.K.) "Out of Water," Frances Ya-Chu Cowhig (U.S.) "The King of Hell’s Palace," Aleshea Harris (U.S.) "What to Send Up When It Goes Down," Anchuli Felicia King (Australia)  "Golden Shield," Kimber Lee (U.S.) "untitled f*ck m*ss... Read More

Primary Stages Announces Jamie deRoy & friends Benefit Show

PRIMARY STAGES (Andrew Leynse, Artistic Director; Shane D. Hudson, Executive Director; Casey Childs, Founder) has announced Jamie deRoy & friends Salutes 35 Years of Primary Stages, a special one night only event benefitting Primary Stages’ mission to nurture a home for not only playwrights, but also theater makers and theater lovers across New York City. The event will take place on Wed March 11 at 7:00 PM at The Green Room 42 (570 10th Ave.) The concert will feature performance... Read More

Manhattan Theatre Club Announces Lineup For 2020 Ted Snowdon Reading Series

Manhattan Theatre Club (Lynne Meadow, Artistic Director; Barry Grove, Executive Producer) has announced the lineup for the 2020 Ted Snowdon Reading Series. The readings kick off Mon Mar 2 and will be held on Mondays through March 23. The readings will take place at New York City Center – Stage I (131 West 55th St). All readings are free and open to the public, but space is limited and reservations are required. To reserve a seat, please call (212) 399-3000 x 4163. Now in its 22n... Read More

(POSTPONED) Josh Groban, Jean-Luc Choplin and Kenny Leon honored at TDF's 2020 Gala

This event has been postponed due to the COVID 19 restrictions. More details have not been announced. TDF, the not-for-profit organization dedicated to bringing the power of the performing arts to everyone, (also known as Theatre Development Fund), which is in its 52nd year of service to audiences and the performing arts community, will present the TDF Founders Award to Josh Groban, the singer, songwriter, actor and founder of the Find Your Light Foundation  . The presentation will be... Read More

(MOVED ONLINE) Matthew Morrison to Headline Long Wharf Theatre Gala

This event has moved online due to COVID 19 restrictions. Long Wharf Theatre (Jacob G Padrón, Artistic Dir; Kit Ingui, Managing Dir) will present Matthew Morrison at its annual Gala on Mon June 8. The former “Glee” star will perform a career retrospective of song and dance accompanied by his five piece band, taking the audience on a journey through twenty years of magic on stage and screen in the intimate setting of the C. Newton Schenck III Theatre’s Claire Tow... Read More

(RESCHEDULED) MCC Announces Lineup for Miscast 2020 Gala

This event has been rescheduled to Mon 6/15 due to the COVID 19 restrictions. MCC Theater (Bob LuPone, Bernie Telsey, and Will Cantler, Artistic Dirs; Blake West, Executive Dir) has announced the all-star lineup of performers set for the 20th Annual Miscast Gala. The performers include  Raúl Esparza, Jesse Tyler Ferguson, Renée Elise Goldsberry, Joshua Henry, LaChanze, Katrina Lenk, Ben Platt, Isaac Powell, Ephraim Sykes, Aaron Tveit, and Adrienne Warren. As previousl... Read More

(CANCELED) Red Bull Theater will honor André De Shields, Kate Burton & Theatre Development Fund

This event has been canceled due to the COVID 19 restrictions. Red Bull Theater (Jesse Berger, Founder and Artistic Dir; Jim Bredeson, Managing Dir) and the Board of Trustees have announced that the Twelfth Annual Running of the Red Bulls Gala Benefit on Mon Mar 30th will celebrate the company’s 17th Season and honor Kate Burton, André De Shields, and Theatre Development Fund with the 2020 Matador Awards for Excellence in Classical Theater.  The evening will be... Read More

Lauren Reid Voted as Chair Elect of The Broadway League’s Board of Governors

The Broadway League has announced that Lauren Reid, Chief Operating Officer, the John Gore Organization, was recently voted Chair Elect of the Board of the Broadway League. Ms. Reid will take over the role of Chair of the Broadway League from Thomas Schumacher, President & Producer of Disney Theatrical Productions, following the completion of Mr. Schumacher’s full three-year term at the end of 2020. Ms. Reid previously served as the Road Vice-Chair of the Broadway League.  I... Read More

Page 73 Names Emma Goidel the 2020 Playwriting Fellow

PAGE 73 PRODUCTIONS (Michael Walkup, Artistic Dir; Amanda Feldman, Managing Dir; Rebecca Yaggy, Director of Development; Liz Jones & Asher Richelli, Founding Dirs) has named Emma Goidel the 2020 Page 73 Playwriting Fellow. Selected from over 400 applicants, Goidel will receive a $10,000 award and an additional $10,000 budgeted for developing several new plays over the course of the year. The other finalists were Bleu Beckford-Burrell, Vichet Chum, and juliany taveras. Page 73 has also... Read More

Theatre Communications Group Announces Gala Performers

Theatre Communications Group (TCG) has announced the entertainment and performers for the 2020 TCG Gala: Our Stories, which will be held on Mon Feb 3 at The Edison Ballroom (240 W 47th St). The Gala will honor North Carolina Black Repertory Company’s National Black Theatre Festival, based in Winston-Salem; playwright David Henry Hwang; and TCG’s arts advocacy at the federal level.  The performances will begin with James Jackson, Jr. performing “Memory Song” fro... Read More

35th Anniversary Gala Honors Jason Robert Brown and Georgia Stitt with Host Tituss Burgess

On Mon March 2 at 6:00 PM TADA! Youth Theater will celebrate its 35th Anniversary Gala at Tribeca 360 (10 Desbrosses St.)  This year’s honorees are Jason Robert Brown and Georgia Stitt, and the TADA! Gala will be hosted by Tituss Burgess.  The evening will feature cocktails, dinner, live auction, and performances by Jason Robert Brown, Georgia Stitt, Kate Baldwin, Jordan Fisher, Jason Gotay, Amber Iman, Jessica Vosk and members of the Resident Youth Ensemble of TADA!, alon... Read More

Maltby, Jr & Shire to Receive Lifetime Achievement Award at 35th Annual Bistro Awards

Lyricist and director Richard Maltby, Jr. and composer David Shire will be honored at the 35th annual Bistro Awards where they will be receiving the Bob Harrington Lifetime Achievement Award, the Bistro Award’s highest honor, for their more than 50 years of musical accomplishment The Bistro Awards Gala will be held on Mon Mar 9 at 7:00 PM at Gotham Comedy Club (208 W 23rd St), produced by Sherry Eaker who has headed up the event since its inception in 1985. A full list of winners... Read More

(CANCELED) Broadway Backwards returns Mon Mar 16

This production has been canceled due to the COVID 19 restrictions. Broadway’s biggest stars and beloved legends will share LGBTQ twists on classic and modern favorites when Broadway Backwards returns on Mon Mar 16. This one-night-only event is produced by Broadway Cares/Equity Fights AIDS and benefits Broadway Cares and the Lesbian, Gay, Bisexual & Transgender Community Center in New York City. Tickets are available at broadwaycares.org.  The evening features artists... Read More

Daniel Messé, Rehana Lew Mirza and Mike Lew win 2020 Kleban Prizes

The Kleban Foundation celebrates the 30th anniversary of the annual Kleban Prize for Musical Theatre with the announcement of the 2020 prize winners. The Kleban Prize for the most promising musical theatre lyricist has been awarded to Daniel Messé. The Kleban Prize for the most promising musical theatre librettist has been awarded to co-librettists Rehana Lew Mirza and Mike Lew. The 2020 prizes will be presented on Mon Feb 3, in a private ceremony (by invitation only) hosted... Read More

(CANCELED) Signature Theatre's 2020 Gala will Honor Anna Deavere Smith

This event has been canceled due to the COVID 19 restrictions. Signature Theatre has announced that the company’s Annual Gala on Mon March 30 will celebrate Signature’s current Residency 1 Playwright Anna Deavere Smith and honor Signature Theatre Board President and Margot Adams Signature Award Recipient Nina B. Matis. The gala program is directed by Saheem Ali and will feature presentations from Darren Walker of the Ford Foundation and Jay Sugarman of iStar Inc., as well a... Read More

Atlantic Theater Company's 35th Anniversary Gala "Couple's Choice" set for 3/2

Atlantic Theater Company (Neil Pepe, Artistic Director; Jeffory Lawson, Managing Dir; Mary McCann, School Executive Dir) will present their 35th Anniversary Gala, Couples’ Choice, on Mon Mar 2 at The Plaza (768 Fifth Ave.) This year, Atlantic asked a few exciting power couples to choose a song they love and their favorite musician to perform it, to be revealed at the event. Among the celebrity couples are Rose Byrne & Bobby Cannavale;  Ted Danson & Mary... Read More

10th Annual Broadway Belts for PFF set for Mon Feb 24

Hosted by the actress/comedienne Julie Halston, BROADWAY BELTS FOR PFF! will hold its special tenth-anniversary fundraiser, featuring an evening of music and comedy to benefit the Pulmonary Fibrosis Foundation (PFF). This year’s event will honor Producer Daryl Roth with the Ralph Howard Legacy Award and will take place on Mon Feb 24, at 5:30 PM at the Edison Ballroom (240 W 47th St.) Tickets include a pre-event cocktail reception, elegant dinner, seating for the show, and admissio... Read More

The York Theatre Continues 50th Anniversary Celebration with Two-Special Events

The York Theatre Company (James Morgan, Producing Artistic Dir; Evans Haile, Executive Dir), as part of its 50th Anniversary season celebration, will present two special events during the month of January at The York Theatre Company at Saint Peter’s (East 54th St, just east of Lexington Ave). The first special event is York Chat: “50 Years of The York,” the first in a series of lively panel discussions about theatre, Off-Broadway, and the first fifty years of The York Theatre... Read More

Transport Group to Honor Lori Fineman & Kathleen Marshall

Transport Group has announced that its annual A Toast to the Artist gala will honor former Transport Group executive director Lori Fineman and director/choreographer Kathleen Marshall with the Transporting American Theatre Award. The evening takes place Mon April 6 at 6:30 PM at Current (Pier 59 @ Chelsea Piers), and includes a cocktail party, seated dinner, performances, dessert reception, and silent and live auctions. The Transporting American Theatre Award recognizes significant ... Read More

New York Musical Festival (NYMF) to Cease Operations

The Board of Directors of the New York Musical Festival (NYMF) have announced  that after 15 years of presenting vibrant, new musical theater, NYMF will cease operation immediately. The first Festival, staged in 2004, featured over 30 new fully staged full-length musicals and was met with critical and popular acclaim. More than 400 shows have premiered at the Festival since then, featuring more than 8,000 artists and entertaining more than 300,000 audience members. The... Read More

(POSTPONED) The Actor's Fund will Present RAGTIME Reunion Benefit

This event has been postponded, due to COVID 19 restrictions, to Fall 2020. The Actors Fund has announced that the music of the musical RAGTIME will once again be heard on Broadway in a one-night only benefit concert on Mon April 27, 2020, at the Minskoff (200 West 45th St.) This celebratory benefit concert will star original cast members, with Audra McDonald (“Sarah”) and Brian Stokes Mitchell (“Coalhouse Walker, Jr”) scheduled to appear. Further casting will be... Read More

(CANCELED) Vineyard's 2020 Gala will Celebrate Daryl Roth & Paula Vogel

This event has been canceled due to COVID 19 restrictions. Vineyard Theatre’s Artistic Directors Douglas Aibel and Sarah Stern and Managing Director Suzanne Appel have announced that the company’s 2020 Gala fundraiser will celebrate producer Daryl Roth and playwright Paula Vogel. The annual benefit Gala will take place on Mon April 20, 2020, beginning at 6:00 PM at 583 Park Avenue. Vineyard Theatre Board Member Sally Horchow will chair the event. The Vineyard's Gala event will... Read More

(CANCELED) 2020 Theater Hall of Fame Fellowship Luncheon

This event has been canceled due to the COVID 19 crisis. On Fri May 1 The Theater Hall of Fame will present the 16th Annual Theater Hall of Fame Fellowship Luncheon at 12:00 noon in the Eugenia Room at Sardi's. Patti Lupone will be the Honoree and the 2020 Emerging Theater Artist Grants will be presented. For more information, please visit theaterhalloffame.org. Contact: Terry Hodge Taylor (917) 472-7906... Read More

NYTW's 2020 Gala will honor Rachael Chavkin & Jordan Roth

New York Theatre Workshop (NYTW) (James C. Nicola, Artistic Dir;   Jeremy Blocker, Managing Dir) has announced performers, presenters and the host for the NYTW 2020 Gala, honoring director Rachel Chavkin and producer Jordan Roth. The Gala will be held on Mon Feb 3 at Capitale (130 Bowery.) Ana Gasteyer will serve as Master of Ceremonies for the evening. Performers and presenters will include Josh Groban, Rachel Brosnahan, Anna Deavere Smith, Taylor Mac,... Read More

(RESCHEDULED) The Actors Fund 2020 Gala will Honor Broderick, Parker, Mitchell, Tisch & Trumka

This event has been rescheduled, due to COVID 19 restrictions, to Monday November 2, 2020. The Actors Fund, the national human services organization for everyone in performing arts and entertainment, will hold its Annual Gala on Mon April 6 Mon Nov 2. The evening will celebrate actor Matthew Broderick and actor, producer and designer Sarah Jessica Parker;  actor and Chairman of The Actors Fund Brian Stokes Mitchell; producer, co-owner of the New York Football Giants, and ... Read More

Patrick Stewart Will Perform A CHRISTMAS CAROL Benefit for City Harvest & Ars Nova

Jenny and Jon Steingart have announced the  return engagement of Sir Patrick Stewart’s acclaimed one-man version of A CHRISTMAS CAROL for two nights only, Dec 11 and Dec 13 at Theater 511 (511 West 54th Street) to benefit City Harvest and Ars Nova. Sir Stewart will play Scrooge, Fezziwig, Tiny Tim, the Three Ghosts and every other yuletide Dickensian character when he returns to New York for the fifth time. The one-man production—which Stewart created and in which he portrays... Read More

(POSTPONED) American Repertory Theater's 2020 Gala set for 3/30/20

This event has been postponed due to the COVID 19 restrictions until Fall 2020. American Repertory Theater (A.R.T.) under the leadership of Terrie and Bradley Bloom, Artistic Director Diane Paulus and Executive Director Diane Borger, will hold its annual gala on Mon March 30, 2020 at the Boch Center Wang Theatre (270 Tremont St, Boston.) Celebrating the galvanizing impact of women in the arts, the evening will also honor Boston Globe Media Partner Managing Director Linda... Read More

Keen Company Announces Playwrights Lab Readings

Keen Company Artistic Director Jonathan Silverstein has announced his plans for Keen’s Playwrights Lab, including readings from this year’s participants as well as the playwrights for the 2020 Lab. The first public reading of three new plays, developed through the 2019 Keen Playwrights Lab, will feature playwrights Mashuq Mushtaq Deen, Mona Mansour, and Deb Margolin. The 2020 Playwrights Lab will offer new works from Karen Hartman, Lisa Ramirez, and Ken Urban. Launched in 2013, The... Read More

The Actors Fund will present Benefit Concert of Mr Magoo's Christmas Carol

The Actors Fund in association with Dreamworks Theatricals, Classic Media and Margaret Styne will present a one-night only concert presentation of the holiday classic MR MAGOO'S CHRISTMAS CAROL   on Monday, Dec 16 at 7:30 PM at the Gerald W. Lynch at John Jay College (524 W 59th St). The evening will be directed by Carl Andress with choreography by Nathan Peck, based on original choreography by Marcos Santana. John McDaniel has written new orchestrations for the score and will serve at... Read More

Celebration for Harold Prince set for Mon 12/16 at The Majestic

A celebration of the life and legacy of Broadway legend Harold Prince will take place on Mon Dec 16, at The Majestic (247 West 44th St.)  Beginning at 1:30 PM, the tribute is open to friends, family and the theater community, and will feature tributes and performances from colleagues and loved ones. The recipient of a record 21 Tony Awards, including one for Lifetime Achievement in 2006, Mr. Prince had an unparalleled career as producer and director over seven decades with his... Read More

Transport Group Announces Denise Dickens as New Executive Director

Transport Group has announced that Denise Dickens, formerly of Abingdon Theatre Company, will join the company as its new executive director, replacing Lori Fineman, outgoing executive director. Dickens will join founding Artistic Director Jack Cummings III at the helm of the off-Broadway, non-profit theatre company. For more information, please visit transportgroup.org. Press contact: Don Summa/Richard Kornberg & Associates (212/944-9444)...   Read More

GTG’s Project Shaw present reading of Coward's "I’ll Leave It To You"

Gingold Theatrical Group (David Staller, Artistic Director) will continue the 14th Season of Project Shaw, Art as Activism: A Theatrical Survival Guide, a special series of evenings of plays that embrace human rights and free speech. All of GTG’s programming, inspired by the works of George Bernard Shaw, are designed to provoke peaceful discussion and activism. The final offering will be a reading of Noel Coward's I'LL LEAVE IT TO YOU.  Marcia Milgrom Dodge directs a cast that... Read More

NewYorkRep will Present Industry Reading of "Chasing Gods"

NewYorkRep, will present two industry reading of "Chasing Gods" by Paris Crayton III on Mon Nov 18 at 3:00 PM and 7:00 PM at the Manhattan Theatre Club Studios (311 W 43rd St.)  Directed by Markus Potter (Producing Artistic Director of NewYorkRep), the cast features Portia, Larry Marshall, Danny Johnston, Jordan Boatman, Aigner Mizzelle & Cecil Blutcher. Monday's presentation is presented in preparation for a fall 2020 World Premiere to be presented by NewYorkRep. How do we... Read More

UnsungMusicalsCo. presents "The Passion Show of 2019"

UnsungMusicalsCo. (Ben West, Artistic Director) closes out its 2019 season with a benefit concert of The Passing Show of 2019, a new musical revue celebrating and satirizing the social and cultural happenings of the past year featuring sketches and songs written by college students and emerging writers. The one-night-only event will be presented on Mon Dec 16 at 7:00 PM. at The Irene Diamond Stage at the Pershing Square Signature Center (480 West 42nd St). Borrowing the title of was... Read More

Lineup Announced for 44th Humana Festival of New American Plays

Actors Theatre of Louisville and Artistic Director Robert Barry Fleming has announced the lineup for the 44th Humana Festival of New American Plays. The upcoming Festival marks Fleming’s first at the helm of Actors Theatre, the nation’s leading incubator for new play development. A cultural highlight for theatre lovers, artists and producers across the country, the Humana Festival runs Mar 1 through Apr 12, 2020 in Louisville. The 44th Festival program wil... Read More

The Drama Book Shop will Re-Open in March 2020

It was announced that The Drama Book Shop will reopen its doors in March 2020 at its new Times Square home at 266 West 39th St. The legendary shop’s new home will be only one block away from its last location.The independent bookstore was forced from its longtime midtown Manhattan home in January. Lin-Manuel Miranda, Thomas Kail, Jeffrey Seller, and James L. Nederlander, with guidance from The Mayor’s Office of Media and Entertainment Commissioner Julie Menin, took it over,... Read More

New York Stage and Film's Winter Gala will Honor Diana DiMenna & Tom Hulce

New York Stage and Film has announced that its annual Winter Gala will honor producer and philanthropist Diana DiMenna, and actor and producer Tom Hulce. The Winter Gala, a fundraising event to support New York Stage and Film’s year-round theater and film development initiatives, will be held on Sun Dec 8 at The Ziegfeld Ballroom (141 West 54th St.) The evening includes cocktails, an auction, dinner, and entertainment from special guests in celebration of Diana DiMenna and Tom... Read More

(CANCELED) Heather Headley to headline 70th Anniversary Gala

This event has been canceled due to COVID 19 restrictions. Arena Stage at the Mead Center for American Theater will host the 70th Anniversary Gala, presented by Ourisman Automotive Group, on Wed May 13, 2020 at The Anthem (901 Wharf Street, SW) with actress Heather Headley headlining the event. The evening includes a cocktail reception, three-course seated dinner and a one-night-only performance featuring a variety of Headley’s beloved Broadway songs and personal selections. The... Read More

Williamstown Theatre Festival Announces 2020 WTF Gala

Williamstown Theatre Festival (Mandy Greenfield, Artistic Dir) has announced the 2020 WTF Gala in New York City honoring Bo & Katherine Peabody will be held at Tao Downtown on Mon Feb 10, 2020, and feature special appearances by Laura Benanti, Joshua Boone, Ashley Park and Kyle MacLachlan, among many others to be announced at a later date. Bo & Katherine Peabody have served as Festival Trustees for more than 20 years. To learn more about the 2020 WTF Gala, please visit... Read More

(POSTPONED) 4th Annual Chita Rivera Awards set for 5/17/20

This event has been postponed due to COVID 19 Restrictions. Further details are to be announced. The 4th annual Chita Rivera Awards will take place on Sun May 17, 2020 at the NYU Skirball Center for the Performing Arts (566 LaGuardia Pl), it was announced by Joe Lanteri, Founder and Executive Director of the New York City Dance Alliance Foundation, Inc. Lanteri produces in conjunction with Patricia Watt. The nominations for the 4th annual Chita Rivera Awards will be announced Friday,... Read More

Alec Baldwin & Marlo Thomas to Host The Lee Strasberg Theatre & Film Institute's 50th Anniversary Gala

The Lee Strasberg Theatre & Film Institute (Anna Strasberg, Artistic Director) will host its 50th Anniversary Celebration, “THE NEXT 50 YEARS,” on Mon Nov 4 in the Rosenthal Pavilion at New York University (60 Washington Square South). The celebration is a gala benefit for The Lee Strasberg Creative Center, which has provided scholarships to students for 42 years. The evening will be hosted by Honorary Co-Chairs Alec Baldwin and Marlo Thomas, with Mr. Baldwin making a... Read More

Page 73 Announces Semifinalists for 2020 Playwriting Fellowship

Page 73 (Michael Walkup, Artistic Director; Amanda Feldman, Managing Director) has announced twelve semifinalists for the 2020 Page 73 Playwriting Fellowship. Selected from more than 400 applicants, the largest application pool to date, the twelve semifinalists are Bleu Beckford-Burrell, Serena Berman, Sarah Bernstein, Marisa Carr, Vichet Chum, Emma Goidel, Marvin González De León, Morgan Gould, Amina Henry, Stefani Kuo, Sofya Levitsky-Weitz, and juliany taveras. Finalists an... Read More

Gingold's Project Shaw continues with THE PLAY'S THE THING

Gingold Theatrical Group (David Staller, Artistic Director) will continue the 13th Season of Project Shaw, Art as Activism: A Theatrical Survival Guide, a special series of evenings of plays that embrace human rights and free speech. All of GTG’s programming, inspired by the works of George Bernard Shaw, are designed to provoke peaceful discussion and activism. In Ferenc Molnar’s legendary farce The Play’s the Thing, a young playwright is distraught when he overhears the... Read More

Broadway Cares Announces Virtual Broadway Run

No matter where you live, theatre fans across the country are invited to run (or walk or jeté) in support of Broadway Cares/Equity Fights AIDS with the virtual Broadway Run.  The virtual Broadway Run is a race that can be completed from any place, at any pace, and all proceeds benefit Broadway Cares. Participants will receive a limited edition medal to commemorate the experience. The platinum medal, which spins like a Tony Award and pays homage to Broadway’s biggest ... Read More

Performers Announced for Celebrating 25 Magical Years of Disney on Broadway

More performers have been added to the lineup for Celebrating 25 Magical Years of Disney on Broadway on Mon Nov 4. The special, one-night-only concert benefits Broadway Cares/Equity Fights AIDS. Just added to the evening are performances by Christian Borle, Kerry Butler, Lauryn Ciardullo, Gavin Creel, Andrew Barth Feldman, Bradley Gibson, April Holloway, James Monroe Iglehart, Ramona Keller, Nina Lafarga, Tamika Lawrence, Norm Lewis, Adam Pascal, Sherie Rene Scott, Katie Terza and... Read More

MTC's 2019 Fall Benefit set for 11/11

Lynne Meadow (Artistic Director) and Barry Grove (Executive Producer) have announced that Manhattan Theatre Club will present its 2019 Fall Benefit, featuring performances by Sierra Boggess, Melissa Errico,  Norm Lewis,Patrick Page and Tony Yazbeck, on Mon Nov 11 at 583 Park Avenue (63rd St & Park Ave). Samantha Brand, Lisa Towbin and Susan Winter are co-chairs of the 2019 Fall Benefit. The event will begin with cocktails which will be followed by dinner and the... Read More

Brian Stokes Mitchell to host 11th Annual Broadway Salutes

The Broadway League and The Coalition of Broadway Unions and Guilds (COBUG) have announced that the eleventh annual Broadway Salutes ceremony will take place on Tues Nov 5 at Sardi’s Restaurant (234 West 44th St). The event will begin at 3:30 PM with arrivals and pinning, and the reception begins at 4:00 PM. Hosting this year’s ceremony will be Brian Stokes Mitchell,The program is directed by Marc Bruni. Commissioner of the Mayor's Office of Media and Entertainment, Anne del... Read More

2019 SDCF Awards Announced

Stage Directors and Choreographers Foundation (SDCF), the not-for-profit foundation affiliated with Stage Directors and Choreographers Society, has announced the honorees of this year’s Gordon Davidson Award, Zelda Fichandler Award, Joe A. Callaway Awards, and Breakout Award. The awards will be presented at an invitation-only event on Tues November 12. The 2019 Gordon Davidson Award will be presented to Lisa Peterson.  The 2019 Zelda Fichandler Award will be presented to ... Read More

Stephen Schwartz and Kelly Devine to be Honored at NYMF Concert

The New York Musical Festival (NYMF) (Scott Pyne, Executive Director and West Hyler, Producing Artistic Director) will honor composer Stephen Schwartz and choreographer Kelly Devine at its 2019 Benefit Concert on Mon Nov 18 at The Irene Diamond Stage at The Pershing Square Signature Center (480 W 42nd St.)  The honorees will be celebrated by Broadway stars and NYMF alumni, including a special performance from Mr Schwartz, in an evening of entertainment directed by West Hyler with... Read More

New York Stage and Film Announces Fall Reading Series

New York Stage and Film has announced the upcoming line-up for their fall programming including the 2019 NYC Reading Series and a special panel discussion. 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 2019 NYC Reading Series, held at The Glicker-Milstein Theater at The Diana Center at Barnard College (3009 Broadway, at 117th Street) will continue with TENT REVIVAL by Majki... Read More

Joe Mantello to Receive SDCF "Mr. Abbott" Award

Stage Directors and Choreographers Foundation (SDCF), the not-for-profit foundation of Stage Directors and Choreographers Society (SDC), today announced that Director Joe Mantello will be honored with the “Mr. Abbott” Award, given to a Broadway Director or Choreographer for a lifetime of outstanding contributions. The Award will be presented at the Foundation’s annual gala event, to be hosted by Mario Cantone, on Mon March 30, 2020 at Current. Chairing the... Read More

Jackie Sibblies Drury and Lauren Yee To Be Honored With Steinberg Playwright Awards By The Harold and Mimi Steinberg Charitable Trust

The Harold and Mimi Steinberg Charitable Trust has announced that playwright Jackie Sibblies Drury and  playwright Lauren Yee are the recipients of 2019 Steinberg Playwright Awards. The acclaimed writers will be honored at the 12th Annual “Mimi” Awards, presented on Mon Jan 13, 2020, at Lincoln Center Theater. The “Mimi” Awards are presented annually to honor the outstanding artistry and accomplishments of some of the most gifted... Read More

NYTW Announces Benefit Reading of PLAY YOURSELF

New York Theatre Workshop (James C. Nicola, Artistic Director; Jeremy Blocker, Managing Dir) has announced today that Annie Golden & To Arian Moayed will join the cast of NYTW’s special one-night-only reading of PLAY YOURSELF by Harry Kondoleon directed by Lee Sunday Evans. The reading will benefit NYTW’s Artist Workshop and Education programming and will take place at New York Theatre Workshop (79 East 4th St) on Mon Oct 7 at 7:30 PM. Golden will play... Read More

Lily Houghton and Brian Otaño Receive Atlantic Theater Launch Commissions

Atlantic Theater Company (Neil Pepe, Artistic Dir; Jeffory Lawson, Managing Dir) has announced its 2019-2020 Launch Commission writers Lily Houghton and Brian Otaño. Launch commissions are offered to early career playwrights who have not yet had an Off-Broadway production and have fewer than three commissions from mid to large size theater companies. Previous recipients include Paola Lázaro, Jocelyn Bioh, Amy Staats, Abby Rosebrock, and Sanaz Toossi. Lázaro, Staats... Read More