The plays are Tina Satter’s ‘Is This a Room’ and Antoinette Nwandu’s ‘Tuvalu or, The Saddest Song.’
From the birth of actor Phyllis Frelich to the opening of Vancouver’s Arts Club Theatre Company and premieres by Albee and Nottage, February has been a significant month for theatre.
The slate will feature a world premiere and two NYC premieres, including an Audible-commissioned work.
The grants will give extra rehearsal time for 10 productions of new works.
The awards will fund extra time for the development of 27 new productions across the country.
Is drama dying on the Main Stem? Not if these writers (and some enterprising nonprofits) can help it.
The playwright will receive artistic development support from the theatre and a cash prize.
Sholem Asch’s groundbreaking 1906 play, the subject of the Broadway-bound ‘Indecent,’ gets a new Yiddish revival.
Sholem Asch’s contested Yiddish classic is grist for Vogel and Taichman’s meditative new play-within-a-play.
The Off-Broadway house programs a new John Kander musical, a new play by Gina Gionfriddo, and a Nicky Silver world premiere.