Kirsten Childs and Martyna Majok to Receive Dramatists Guild’s Flora Roberts Award and Hull-Warriner Award at Joe’s Pub on Jul. 25

The Dramatists Guild of America has announced the first recipients of their 2022 Awards. The Awards for both 2021 and 2022 recipients will be presented at Joe’s Pub on Monday, July 25, 2022. The Flora Roberts Award, administered by the Dramatists Guild Foundation, is presented to a dramatist in recognition of distinguished work in the theater and to encourage the continuation of that work. The … Continue reading Kirsten Childs and Martyna Majok to Receive Dramatists Guild’s Flora Roberts Award and Hull-Warriner Award at Joe’s Pub on Jul. 25

May 1: Prospect Theater Will Honor Lia Chang, Naima Kradjian, Leonard Majzlin, and Kenita R. Miller with 2022 Muse Awards at the Spring 2022 Gala: COMING BACK TO YOU at The Edison Ballroom Featuring Special Performances by André De Shields, Ali Ewoldt, Jonny Lee Jr. and More

It is not enough that I will get to usher Asian American and Native Hawaiian/Pacific Islander Heritage Month (AANHPI) by receiving Prospect Theater’s Inaugural Muse Award at the Spring Gala being held at the Edison Ballroom (240 West 47th Street) on Sunday, May 1, but Tony, Emmy, and Grammy Award winner and Hadestown star André De Shields, accompanied by Music Director Sean Mayes, and Gold Mountain … Continue reading May 1: Prospect Theater Will Honor Lia Chang, Naima Kradjian, Leonard Majzlin, and Kenita R. Miller with 2022 Muse Awards at the Spring 2022 Gala: COMING BACK TO YOU at The Edison Ballroom Featuring Special Performances by André De Shields, Ali Ewoldt, Jonny Lee Jr. and More

Leviathan Lab to Present Work-in-Progress Showing Of Ariel Estrada’s Solo Show, FULL CONTACT, In Residency At BRIC, Apr. 28-29

Leviathan Lab, a creative studio for Asian American Pacific Islander theatre artists, will present two work-in-process showings of FULL CONTACT, a new solo performance work written and performed by Ariel Estrada (Producing Artistic Director, Leviathan Lab; BIPOC Leadership Circle, artEquity) and directed by Ariel Estrada (Producing Artistic Director, Leviathan Lab; BIPOC Leadership Circle, artEquity,) directed by Gaven Trinidad (Rising Leader of Color, Theatre Communications Group.) … Continue reading Leviathan Lab to Present Work-in-Progress Showing Of Ariel Estrada’s Solo Show, FULL CONTACT, In Residency At BRIC, Apr. 28-29

Prospect Theater Will Honor Lia Chang, Naima Kradjian, Leonard Majzlin, and Kenita R. Miller with 2022 Muse Awards at the Spring 2022 Gala: COMING BACK TO YOU at The Edison Ballroom on May 1; Anika Larsen and Jose Llana Will Co-Host

Prospect Theater Company (Cara Reichel, Producing Artistic Director; Melissa Huber, Managing Director) is holding their annual Spring Gala on Sunday, May 1st at The Edison Ballroom (240 West 47th Street), and is honoring four extraordinary members of the Prospect and musical theater community with the first annual Muse Awards: Lia Chang, Naima Kradjian, Leonard Majzlin, and Grammy Award nominee and Drama Desk Award winner Kenita R. … Continue reading Prospect Theater Will Honor Lia Chang, Naima Kradjian, Leonard Majzlin, and Kenita R. Miller with 2022 Muse Awards at the Spring 2022 Gala: COMING BACK TO YOU at The Edison Ballroom on May 1; Anika Larsen and Jose Llana Will Co-Host

Alex Sanchez to Direct and Choreograph Paper Mill Playhouse’s Production of ON YOUR FEET! THE STORY OF EMILIO & GLORIA ESTEFAN; Performances are Oct. 7 – Nov. 6

Paper Mill Playhouse is presenting On Your Feet! The Story of Emilio & Gloria Estefan, an inspiring true story about achieving the American Dream, Oct. 7 – Nov 6. On Your Feet! The Story of Emilio & Gloria Estefan has a Book by Alexander Dinelaris, and features music produced and recorded by Emilio and Gloria Estefan & Miami Sound Machine. This exhilarating production directed by … Continue reading Alex Sanchez to Direct and Choreograph Paper Mill Playhouse’s Production of ON YOUR FEET! THE STORY OF EMILIO & GLORIA ESTEFAN; Performances are Oct. 7 – Nov. 6

André De Shields. Photo by Lia Chang

Tony, Grammy and Emmy Winner André De Shields to Play Final Broadway Performance in HADESTOWN on May 29

André De Shields, who has enthralled audiences with his award-winning portrayal of Hermes in Hadestown, Broadway’s Tony Award®-winning Best New Musical, will play his final performance at the Walter Kerr Theatre (219 West 48th Street) on Sunday, May 29. Casting for the role of Hermes will be announced at a future date. For his portrayal of the messenger of the gods, De Shields won the … Continue reading Tony, Grammy and Emmy Winner André De Shields to Play Final Broadway Performance in HADESTOWN on May 29

Rajiv Joseph’s LETTERS OF SURESH, Thom Sesma, Lloyd Suh’s THE CHINESE LADY, Shannon Tyo, Francis Jue and KRISTINA WONG, SWEATSHOP OVERLORD Among the 2022 Lucille Lortel Awards Nominees; Full List of Nominees

Broadway’s POTUS stars Lilli Cooper and Lea DeLaria announced the nominations for the 37th Annual Lucille Lortel Awards for Outstanding Achievement Off-Broadway today. This year, the awards will be handed out by a few Host/Presenter pairs on Sunday, May 1, 2022 at NYU Skirball beginning at 7:00pm EST. The Lucille Lortel Awards are produced by the Off-Broadway League and Lucille Lortel Theatre, with additional support … Continue reading Rajiv Joseph’s LETTERS OF SURESH, Thom Sesma, Lloyd Suh’s THE CHINESE LADY, Shannon Tyo, Francis Jue and KRISTINA WONG, SWEATSHOP OVERLORD Among the 2022 Lucille Lortel Awards Nominees; Full List of Nominees

Contributions to the André De Shields Fund on Day of the Badger Make a Difference for Underrepresented UW-Madison Undergraduate Students to Thrive

Contributions to the André De Shields Fund on Day of the Badger Make a Difference for Underrepresented UW-Madison Undergraduate Students to Thrive https://wp.me/p8ilTC-csv The current tally is $10,265 and the goal is 10,500. There are only 4 more hours to donate. You can make a difference. Continue reading Contributions to the André De Shields Fund on Day of the Badger Make a Difference for Underrepresented UW-Madison Undergraduate Students to Thrive

Lia Chang, Naima Kradjian, Leonard Majzlin, and Kenita R. Miller to Receive 2022 Muse Awards at Prospect Theater’s 2022 Gala: COMING BACK TO YOU on May 1

Prospect is launching their third decade of creating new musicals with their 2022 Gala: COMING BACK TO YOU, on Sunday, May 1, 2022 at the elegant art deco Edison Ballroom (240 W. 47th St., NYC). Anika Larsen and Jose Llana will co-host the evening’s festivities which will include cocktails, dinner, and a special concert performance from 5:30pm – 9:30pm. Cara Reichel, Producing Artistic Director and a founding member … Continue reading Lia Chang, Naima Kradjian, Leonard Majzlin, and Kenita R. Miller to Receive 2022 Muse Awards at Prospect Theater’s 2022 Gala: COMING BACK TO YOU on May 1

Playwright Mike Lew Receives 2022 L. Arnold Weissberger New Play Award for “tiny father”

Williamstown Theatre Festival has announced Mike Lew as the recipient of the 2022 L. Arnold Weissberger New Play Award for his play tiny father. Lew will receive the $10,000 award and the accompanying $10,000 Jay Harris Commission to write a new play. Williamstown Theatre Festival administers the L. Arnold Weissberger New Play Award on behalf of the Anna L. Weissberger Foundation. Championed for the Festival … Continue reading Playwright Mike Lew Receives 2022 L. Arnold Weissberger New Play Award for “tiny father”