"Shakin’ the Mess Outta Misery" at Middletown Arts Center
(MIDDLETOWN, NJ) -- The Middletown Arts Center, in collaboration with the Dunbar Repertory Company, presents Shakin’ the Mess Outta Misery, a magical memory play featuring songs and stories that follow a young Black girl’s coming of age in the 1960’s South. Written by Shay Youngblood and directed by Darrell Lawrence Willis, Sr., the production begins July 9th and runs through July 18th on the MAC’s Open Air Stage.
Two River Theater Presents "Opening Act" - Summer Education Programs For 9th-12th Graders
(RED BANK, NJ) -- Two River Theater has announced a unique and exciting summer education program for high schoolers called Opening Act. This summer program is designed for rising 9th-12th graders during the weeks of July 19-23, July 26-30 and August 2-6.
Four Walls Theater Presents "Reclamation. My story. My time." Online June 24-25
Four Walls Theater presents "Reclamation. My story. My time." - its first Cabaret style show featuring exclusively Artists of Color in two nights of celebration and representation of solo performance art. Performances will be on Thursday June 24 and Friday June 25 at 9:00pm ET live on Zoom. This production was curated by Four Walls Theater’s Artistic Director Gina Marie Dropp and returning Guest Artist, Pravin Wilkins. Sound design and composition outside of artist’s original material will be provided my M. Florian Staab.
New York Stage and Film Announces 2021 Summer Season
(NEW YORK, NY) -- New York Stage and Film, considered “one of the preeminent incubators for theater in the country,” returns July 17-August 1 with in-person programming in Poughkeepsie for their 2021 Summer Season. In partnership with Vassar College, Marist College, and Revel 32 °, NYSAF will serve the needs of theater and film artists today, bringing them safely together in community to generate new stories and reconnect with one another and audiences.
Dreamcatcher Repertory Theatre Announces Summer Programs
(SUMMIT, NJ) -- Dreamcatcher Repertory Theatre is presenting three programs this summer, which include improv, readings of one-person shows, and a cabaret. The improv show will be live-streamed from an outdoor stage, and the readings and cabaret will be outdoors with live audiences.
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Director Kevin Cahoon On "It's Only A Play" at George Street Playhouse
“There’s no people like show people,” according to the Irving Berlin lyric, and that notion is at the heart of the final production in the George Street Playhouse pandemic season—Terrence McNally’s “It’s Only a Play.”
REVIEW: "Tiny Beautiful Things" Is The Best Pandemic Theatre I've Seen
If you’ve been missing live theatre and haven’t been impressed by the online offerings as of yet, there is one week left to purchase a stream for Tiny Beautiful Things - a production that just might change your mind about how theatre can be created during a pandemic.
PODCAST: From Play to Podcast - How Mile Square Created Theatre in Quarantine
Joseph Gallo transformed his solo play, "The Playbill Gallery," into a podcast when the pandemic hit. The result is a moving tribute to the live theatre experience, heard by an audience in isolation. Mile Square Theatre's Playwright-in-Residence Joseph Gallo and Founder/Artistic Director Chris O'Connor talk to producer Maddie Orton about their first audio play: "The Playbill Gallery (a love story).”
REVIEW: "Tiny Beautiful Things" by George Street Playhouse
You want to see Tiny Beautiful Things, the play now being streamed by the George Street Playhouse. You do.
You want to see it for several reasons, and they comprise pretty much everything about the play: the work itself, the actors, their performances, the setting, and the manner in which the drama is presented under the direction of David Saint.
Ryan George Talks About "Tiny Beautiful Things" at George Street Playhouse
The last thing Cheryl Strayed needed was an unpaid gig writing an online advice column—what with her penurious spouse, their bills, their kids, and the book she was trying to finish. So when a friend who had been writing the column asked her to take it on, naturally she agreed.
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