2020 has been a year of opportunities—both lost and found. As seasons have been canceled, postponed, and reimagined, theatres in Atlanta have fought to stay active and relevant.
Mar 19, 2021
Myrna Casas is a pioneer of experimental theatre in Puerto Rico and one of the most important Puerto Rican, Caribbean, and Latina playwrights of the twentieth century.
Mar 18, 2021
In December 2020, Council member Larry Dean Harris interviewed DG member Kemp Powers about his success in film and television including his two latest releases (both nominated for multiple awards): One Night in Miami (Amazon Studios) and Soul (Disney/Pixar). In 2020, Powers became the first African-American to co-direct a Disney animated feature with Soul.
Feb 26, 2021
The Kleban Foundation celebrates the 31st anniversary of the annual Kleban Prize for Musical Theatre with the announcement of the 2021 prizewinners.
L to R: Benjamin Scheuer, Melissa Li and Kit Yan
Feb 18, 2021
United States Artists (USA) is pleased to announce its 2021 USA Fellows.
Feb 05, 2021
Each year, Red Bull Theater selects new works of heightened language and classical themes from today’s top established and emerging playwrights. Six brand-new short plays will be selected from a competitive open submission process and be presented in staged readings alongside the commissioned plays.
Jan 30, 2021
The American-Scandinavian Foundation has announced the opening of its 41st annual Translation Competition for outstanding translations of poetry, fiction, drama, or literary prose written by a Nordic author born after 1900.
Jan 28, 2021
For the past decade, Rhinebeck Writers Retreat has provided weeklong residencies for musical theatre writers to develop their musicals in the Hudson Valley. Musicals developed in Rhinebeck have received productions at The Public Theater, Barrington Stage, Paper Mill Playhouse, Second Stage Theatre, and Playwrights Horizons.
Rhinebeck Writers Retreat
Jan 28, 2021
Montana Repertory Theatre, in partnership with the Warren Miller Performing Arts Center (WMPAC), has announced DG Member MARISA CARR as the recipient of their first-ever Indigenous Artist Commission.
Jan 22, 2021
Voices is a poetic performance piece and artistic campaign. This is an urgent call for submissions of poems and monologues written by Black Women for all women and those who love us.
Jan 09, 2021