Thursday, January 26, 2017

True and False: Harold Pinter’s HOMECOMING in a Post-Factual World by Ben Coleman

Harold Pinter was a playwright entrenched in politics, who held a firm view of truth and falsehoods. Knowing that, how do his plays hold up in today's society? The post True and False: Harol…

SOURCE: www.breakingcharactermagazine.com at 03:11PM

New Dramatists Luncheon to Honor Paula Vogel & Daryl Roth by Courtney Kochuba

NEW DRAMATISTS, Tony® Honor recipient and the nation’s premier playwright development laboratory, will honor 10-time Tony Award®-winning producer Daryl Roth and Pulitzer Prize-winni…

SOURCE: www.breakingcharactermagazine.com at 11:04AM

MARJORIE PRIME Wins Feature Film Prize at Sundance by Courtney Kochuba

It was announced on Tuesday that Marjorie Prime is the winner of the Alfred P. Sloan Feature Film Prize at the 2017 Sundance Film Festival. Michael Almereyda’s Marjorie Prime, the film ada…

SOURCE: www.breakingcharactermagazine.com at 10:59AM
Wednesday, January 25, 2017

From Pittsburgh to Edinburgh: DANI GIRL’s Journey to the Fringe Festival by Drew Praskovich

Photo journey of Pittsburgh's DANI GIRL time at The Edinburgh Fringe Festival! The post From Pittsburgh to Edinburgh: DANI GIRL’s Journey to the Fringe Festival appeared first on Brea…

SOURCE: www.breakingcharactermagazine.com at 03:23PM
Tuesday, January 24, 2017

SIGNIFICANT OTHER Valentine’s Month Special Box Office Event: On Feb 1, Purchase a Pari of Tickets for $50! by Courtney Kochuba

Producers of the new Broadway play Significant Other are thrilled to announce that on Wednesday, February 1st, from 10am-8pm customers will be able to celebrate their Valentine with a ONE-DA…

SOURCE: www.breakingcharactermagazine.com at 01:28PM
Wednesday, January 18, 2017

SUPER SIDEKICK: A Big-Hearted Adventure for the Whole Family by Courtney Kochuba

Title Super Sidekick: The Musical Authors Gregory Crafts (book) Michael Gordon Shapiro (music and lyrics) What It’s All About When famous superhero Blackjack the Bold is kidnapped by an ev…

SOURCE: www.breakingcharactermagazine.com at 04:54PM

The Greatest Journey: Playing the Role of Erma Bombeck by Carrie Lund

What happens when an actress takes on a one-woman show about America’s beloved humorist who championed women’s lives with wit and truth? Learn about her journey. The post The Greatest Jo…

SOURCE: www.breakingcharactermagazine.com at 04:28PM
Tuesday, January 17, 2017

Lisa Kron & Daniel Zaitchik Receive 2017 Kleban Prize for Musical Theatre by Courtney Kochuba

The Kleban Foundation is pleased to announce that the 27th annual Kleban Prize for the most promising musical theatre lyricist has been awarded to Daniel Zaitchik and the 27th annual Kleban …

SOURCE: www.breakingcharactermagazine.com at 01:00PM
Thursday, January 12, 2017

Finding Their Voice: A FEMININE ENDING by Alexa Derman

A Feminine Ending is a must read for creative young women, or for anyone who has ever struggled to find their voice. The post Finding Their Voice: A FEMININE ENDING appeared first on Breakin…

SOURCE: www.breakingcharactermagazine.com at 12:49PM

2017 Tony Awards Will Return to the Historic Radio City Musical Hall on June 11, 2017 by Courtney Kochuba

The American Theatre Wing’s 71st Annual Tony Awards will return to the historic venue, Radio City Music Hall, airing live on Sunday, June 11, 2017, (8:00-11:00 PM, ET/delayed PT) on the CB…

SOURCE: www.breakingcharactermagazine.com at 12:21PM

Everything Old is New Again: Costume Design with Paloma Young by Rebecca Schlossberg

A bit period costume, a little bit Russian, and a lot gypsy punk. Learn more about GREAT COMET's costume design here. The post Everything Old is New Again: Costume Design with Paloma Young a…

SOURCE: www.breakingcharactermagazine.com at 10:44AM

Kia Corthron, Madeleine George and More Win MacDowell Fellowships by Courtney Kochuba

Ten theatre artists, including Samuel French playwrights Kia Corthron and Madeleine George, were among 74 creative people in seven disciplines who won fellowships from The MacDowell Colony i…

SOURCE: www.breakingcharactermagazine.com at 09:55AM
Tuesday, January 10, 2017

His Happy Days: Bringing A Last Dream to Life by Brynn Gauthier

Dream Foundation believes that everyone deserves to have their final days filled with inspiration, comfort and closure. And Stephen Broker's quest was no exception. The post His Happy Days: …

SOURCE: www.breakingcharactermagazine.com at 04:04PM
Monday, January 9, 2017

THE GHOSTLIGHT PROJECT WILL BRING THIS COUNTRY’S THEATER COMMUNITY TOGETHER FROM NYC TO OHIO TO CALIFORNIA by Courtney Kochuba

THE GHOSTLIGHT PROJECT (previously announced as “The Sanctuary Project”) will bring the theatre community together from coast to coast on January 19, 2017 at 5:30 p.m. in each time zone …

SOURCE: www.breakingcharactermagazine.com at 02:10PM
Friday, January 6, 2017

A Resolution for 2017: Don’t Be Afraid To Talk by Garrett Anderson

Bathsheba Doran’s THE MYSTERY OF LOVE AND SEX raises a lot of questions. This year especially, what can we learn from the characters on how to take a stronger stance with our opinions? The…

SOURCE: www.breakingcharactermagazine.com at 11:35AM
Thursday, January 5, 2017

Tony Awards and Carnegie Mellon University Open Submissions for Theatre Education Award by Courtney Kochuba

The Tony Awards and Carnegie Mellon University (CMU) will recognize a deserving teacher with the “Excellence in Theatre Education Award” for the third year in a row. Now through February…

SOURCE: www.breakingcharactermagazine.com at 10:44AM
Wednesday, December 21, 2016

On January 19, The Theatre Community Across the Country Will Light a Light and Make a Pledge to Launch The Sanctuary Project by Courtney Kochuba

On January 19, 2017 at 5:30 p.m. in each time zone across the country, members of the theater community – from Broadway to regional theaters to high schools and colleges and community …

SOURCE: www.breakingcharactermagazine.com at 12:31PM
Tuesday, December 20, 2016

Writers Room with Topher Payne by Ben Coleman

Topher Payne is a playwright with complex truths that are often wrapped inside the crackling wit and slicing humor. Learn more about his style, work and 100-year-old house here. The post Wri…

SOURCE: www.breakingcharactermagazine.com at 03:36PM

On January 19, Members of the Theatre Community Will Light a Light & Make a Pledge to Launch The Sanctuary Project by Courtney Kochuba

On January 19, 2017 at 5:30pm in each time zone across the country, members of the theater community – from Broadway to regional theaters to high schools and colleges and community the…

SOURCE: www.breakingcharactermagazine.com at 01:03PM
Monday, December 19, 2016

Theatre comes to The Public: Bringing Our Town(s) Together by Courtney Kochuba

This past summer, Hudson Valley Shakespeare Festival produced Our Town with a company of 3 professional actors and 36 citizen actors from towns dotted around the theater’s performance-spac…

SOURCE: www.breakingcharactermagazine.com at 05:04PM
Thursday, December 15, 2016

Honoring the Profession: Introducing Playwrights Welcome by Courtney Kochuba

This past fall, Samuel French launched Playwrights Welcome, a national initiative for Dramatists Guild Members that asks theaters to offer unsold tickets to professional playwrights on the d…

SOURCE: www.breakingcharactermagazine.com at 04:44PM
Wednesday, December 14, 2016

American Stage on Concluding August Wilson’s Epic Century Cycle by Stephanie Gularte

The fourth article in our feature on American Stage's Century Cycle by August Wilson. The post American Stage on Concluding August Wilson’s Epic Century Cycle appeared first on Breakin…

SOURCE: www.breakingcharactermagazine.com at 04:15PM

Performing the Complete Cycle : A Conversation with Actor Kim Sullivan and Producing Artistic Director Stephanie Gularte by Stephanie Gularte

The third article in our feature on American Stage's Century Cycle by August Wilson. The post Performing the Complete Cycle : A Conversation with Actor Kim Sullivan and Producing Artistic Di…

SOURCE: www.breakingcharactermagazine.com at 03:53PM

Words That Will Endure: A Conversation with Producing Artistic Director Stephanie Gularte and Actor/Director L. Peter Callender by Stephanie Gularte

The second article in our feature on American Stage's Century Cycle by August Wilson. The post Words That Will Endure: A Conversation with Producing Artistic Director Stephanie Gularte and A…

SOURCE: www.breakingcharactermagazine.com at 03:40PM

Designing Wilson’s Worlds by Courtney Kochuba

The first article in our feature on American Stage's Century Cycle by August Wilson. The post Designing Wilson’s Worlds appeared first on Breaking Character.

SOURCE: www.breakingcharactermagazine.com at 03:10PM

Fall Intern Takeover by Emily Spence

Good morning, friends! It’s Emily, the Marketing Intern at Samuel French. As my time at Sam French comes to an end, I decided to take you all on a journey through a typical day in my life …

SOURCE: www.breakingcharactermagazine.com at 12:21PM
Tuesday, December 13, 2016

TCG Announces Recipients of 3rd Round Edgerton New Play Awards by Courtney Kochuba

Theatre Communications Group (TCG) has announced the recipients of the third round of the 2016 Edgerton Foundation New Play Awards. The awards, totaling $669,000, will grant 16 productions …

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Friday, December 9, 2016

KATE BURTON, KRISTINE NIELSEN & COBIE SMULDERS IN HER BROADWAY DEBUT WILL JOIN BROADWAY REVIVAL OF PRESENT LAUGHTER by Courtney Kochuba

Producer Jordan Roth announced today that three incredible leading ladies will join Kevin Kline in the Broadway revival of Noel Coward’s Present Laughter: Tony and Emmy Award nominee Kat…

SOURCE: www.breakingcharactermagazine.com at 12:42PM
Thursday, December 8, 2016

Broadway’s New Year’s Week Schedule by Emily Spence

Ringing in the New Year in New York? Check out Broadway’s New Year's performance schedule. The post Broadway’s New Year’s Week Schedule appeared first on Breaking Character.

SOURCE: www.breakingcharactermagazine.com at 03:26PM

Broadway’s 2016 Christmas Week Schedule by Emily Spence

Celebrating the holidays in New York? Check out Broadway’s Christmas week performance schedule. The post Broadway’s 2016 Christmas Week Schedule appeared first on Breaking Character.

SOURCE: www.breakingcharactermagazine.com at 02:35PM

Tightly Wound, Witty & Mysterious: Steven Dietz’s FICTION by Garrett Anderson

FICTION is a play about writers that doesn’t feel exclusive to those who aren’t writers. Learn more here. The post Tightly Wound, Witty & Mysterious: Steven Dietz’s FICTION ap…

SOURCE: www.breakingcharactermagazine.com at 01:18PM

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