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Updated online performing arts offerings

During the pandemic, an overwhelming number of arts institutions are regrouping and finding ways to keep going virtually. The following list reflects current online...

YPT to present virtual readings of plays in progress by two...

Young Playwrights’ Theater’s (YPT) new script development program, Young Playwrights in Progress (YPIP), will present the work of two talented young playwrights through virtual...

Signature Theatre announces cast and dates for ‘Simply Sondheim’ review

Signature Theatre announces the full cast and streaming dates for Simply Sondheim, the first production in the Signature Features 2021 Season. Starring 12 singers and an orchestra of...

Studio Theatre goes all-digital, sets streaming dates through July

Given the ongoing pandemic and challenges to safely presenting live performances, Studio Theatre has taken its five-play season entirely digital. Productions will be filmed...

Essential Theatre to mark MLK Jr. Day with Rosa Parks play

In celebration of the Martin Luther King Jr. national holiday, The Essential Theatre  Performances in Cyberspace will present Rosa Parks: Such a Time. Written...

Studio’s free new audio plays— ‘Kings’ and ‘I Hate It Here’—available...

Studio Theatre looks back at the politics and precariousness of 2020 through two intimate and immediate Studio in Your Ears audio plays available for...

Before there was COVID, Lauren Gunderson married a virus hunter. ‘The...

In The Catastrophist, Lauren Gunderson has written a story for this moment in time about Dr. Nathan Wolfe, the award-winning virologist who years before...

A gay man with a disability asks “Hi, Are You Single?”...

Woolly Mammoth Theatre Company in association with IAMA Theatre Company present Ryan J. Haddad’s celebrated autobiographical solo show Hi, Are You Single? directed by...

4615 Theatre Company unveils a new season in a wild variety...

Hot off of winning the 2020 John Aniello Award for Outstanding Emerging Theatre Company, the 4615 Theatre has created a multifaceted solution to meet...

Two theater students start a podcast that asks stars “Whatcha Doin’?”

Two enterprising Catholic University of America seniors are hosting a new podcast to connect current theater industry professionals with future theater industry professionals through...

The time Booker T. Washington dined at the White House and...

By Roslyn “Roz” Ward  During quarantine, the biggest loss is the people. The feeling and energy that one gets from a live audience cannot be...

The new stimulus/relief bill: What’s in it for you?

With the $900 billion coronavirus-relief stimulus bill finally signed December 27, our readers are wondering: What’s in it for the theater community? And what’s...

Long-awaited government relief package includes $15 billion to Save Our Stages

Following a full week of complaints, delay, and criticism of the 5,593-page $2.3 trillion omnibus US fiscal bill, the President at last signed it...

Make December merry and bright with local holiday arts offerings

When the holiday season approaches, we tend to turn to things that give us joy and comfort. The arts always seem to take center...

Taylor Mac puts on the glitz in ‘Holiday Sauce’ on demand

Taylor Mac is an acquired bad taste, and fans who remember fondly Taylor Mac's over-the-top Holiday Sauce—which played live one-night-only last year at The...

Update: Mosaic’s #ENOUGH plays against gun violence now available on Vimeo

Mosaic Theater Company will participate in the nationwide reading of #ENOUGH: Plays to End Gun Violence, seven winning short plays in a nationwide competition...

12-hour marathon to mark Beethoven’s birthday and seek world peace

Yael Weiss can remember the exact moment it all began. It was the summer of 2017, and the Israeli-American pianist was reading newspaper headlines...

#WeSeeYou activist-authors to observe ‘Twelve Days of Watchmas’

The influential Black, Indigenous, and People of Color working group We See You, White American Theater — which collectively authored and issued the BIPOC...

Signature Theatre heralds five-show cinematic season

Signature Theatre has announced the full lineup for its 2021 Signature Features season, and it will be all online: five fully staged plays and musicals, made...

1st Stage joins nationwide reading of plays against gun violence Dec....

1st Stage is proud to be participating in the #ENOUGH: Plays to End Gun Violence project, working with visionary teenage playwrights across the country...