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  • ‘Somebody Else’s Baby,’ by author / playwright Diane Martin
    author / playwright Diane Martin brings to the stage, ‘Somebody Else’s Baby’
    LANSING --The violence that plagues the streets day-in-day-out cannot help but make one pause, and wonder, “what is my role in all of this?” Such as when the LORD said to Cain, "Where is your brother Abel?" "I don't...
  • Playwright Murray Mednick brings poetry, murder & mayhem to the Odyssey Theatre
    Playwright Murray Mednick brings poetry, murder & mayhem to the Odyssey Theatre
    “Where are the snows of yester-year?” – from ‘The Ballad of Dead Ladies’, Dante Gabriel Rossetti's translation of Villon's ‘Ballade des dames du temps jadis’In a masterful and intriguing play...
  • Eric Lockley
    Young talent Eric Lockley sets his sights on theater
    Performer and playwright Eric Lockley has set his sights on bringing stories about the African-American community to the country. Currently the young talent is starring in the Denver Center Theatre Company’s world premiere of Marcus Gardley&...
  • Storefront Playwright Project
    2nd Annual Storefront Playwirght Project
    Ever since paint was applied to the first cave wall, there has been a fascination with the creative process at work. We still try to unravel how and why those paintings came about. Well, here is an opportunity to watch creation in action.The...
  • This is a theatre company: UglyRhino Productions
    This is a theatre company: UglyRhino Productions
    Stages are set, legs are broken, and shows go on, largely because theatre companies do. Establishing and sustaining them takes a lot of work, but they make a lot of art, so the trade-off is usually a fair one. Whether dabbling in experimental...
  • Long Day's Journey Into Night (1962)
    For a writer of Eugene O'Neill's stature, film adaptations are few and far
    October 16 would have been the 125th birthday of America's first truly great playwright, even if his greatness was ultimately sealed soon after his passing.Eugene O'Neill won four Pulitzer Prizes for theater, and crafted some of the great...
  • Here is a playwright:
    Here is a playwright: Phil Hopkins
    Perhaps it’s some substance in the water, under the bridge, amid the brownstone mortar or another such signature idiomatic thing that begets avid art-doers in Brooklyn. No newsflash, there are many. Often, the subject doing is writing, and...
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    Join Teco Theatrical Productions tonight for New Play Competition preview!
    Teco Theatrical Productions, a mainstay in the Bishop Arts Theatre district, opens its 11th Annual New Play Competition tonight with a preview of 6 new play shorts by Dallas/Fort Worth based playwrights all in contention for a chance to win $1,000...
  • Performing Arts Training Studio storms the New Year
    Performing Arts Training Studio storms the New Year
    What's up fellow thespians! Happy New Year to you all! 2013 is going to be a great year! Today I'm sharing with you a Q & A I did with Denise J. Hart, Executive Director of The Performing Arts Training Studio, a Washington DC nonprofit...
  • Kimball Allen
    Kimball Allen shares his ‘Secrets of a Gay Mormon’
    Growing up in Idaho, life was not easy for Kimball Allen. After a traumatic incident when he was 13, he spiraled into an existence of drug addiction that culminated with an arrest for embezzlement. While locked in a jail cell, he started to...
  • "Chinglish"
    David Henry Hwang's 'Chinglish' extended through Oct. 21st at Berkeley Rep
    David Henry Hwang's latest production Chinglish has been extended at Berkeley Repertory Theatre through October 21st.Hwang has won three Obies and the Tony Award for Best Play with popular scripts like M. Butterfly and FOB.His latest...
  • Anton Chekhov
    Chekhov and his Women
    Anton Chekhov lived in the early 1900 and is best known by some for his plays and for others by his short stories. He was a doctor as well, but was able to make money and be well known for his work while still alive. His early short stories, while...
  • Pearl Cleage at the podium for Premiere: Speak Truth to Power
    Sunday night Pearl Cleage interview on WABE 90.1 FM at 8 p.m.
    With all the Labor Day weekend things going on, hopefully you can squeeze in a fantastic interview by Valerie Jackson this evening at 8 p.m. on WABE 90.1 FM. Ms. Jackson will speak with renowned Novelist Pearl Cleage.The program is called "In...
  • Poet and hip hop artist MV hits his mark
    Poet and hip hop artist MV hits his mark
    Michael Victor Whatley, Jr., also known as MV, a rising poet, hip hop artist and playwright, was recently on the streets selling advanced copies of his self- published book of poetry Trying To Be Grown and caught the attention of Washington Post...
  • Paul Downs Colaizzo
    Playwright Paul Downs Colaizzo writes of the ‘post-abortion generation’
    Signature Theatre’s press release announcing its next production, Really Really, begins like this:“An elite university. A not-to-be-missed party. A startling accusation.”Rumors have circulated that Really Really is loosely based...