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Thursday, July 1, 2021

Little Island Announces 2021 Storytelling and Dance Festivals by Amelia Merrill

The Storytelling Festival will be curated by PigPen Theatre Co., while the Dance Festival will be curated by Adoyele Casel and Torya Beard.

SOURCE: American Theatre at 06:29PM
Wednesday, June 30, 2021

Mellon Announces $1.5 Million ‘Generation Now’ Partnership for BIPOC Playwrights by Amelia Merrill

Together, Children's Theatre Company, Latino Theater Company, Ma-Yi Theater Company, Native Voices at the Autry, and Penumbra Theatre will commission 16 new works for multigenerational audie…

SOURCE: American Theatre at 03:40PM
Monday, June 28, 2021

PlayGround Announces 2021-22 Producing Fellows by Amelia Merrill

The new cohort of fellows will work in the areas of communications, development, artistic programs, and theatre management.

SOURCE: American Theatre at 06:06PM
Wednesday, June 23, 2021

Hermitage Artist Retreat Announces Hermitage Major Theater Award by Amelia Merrill

The award will support a playwright or theatre artist each year to develop a new work.

SOURCE: American Theatre at 08:54AM
Monday, June 21, 2021

TCG Announces First Round of Edgerton New Play Awards by Amelia Merrill

The awards will allow 28 productions more time for rehearsal and development with the entire creative team.

SOURCE: American Theatre at 01:43PM

The Performing Garage Announces Artist Partnership Program by Amelia Merrill

Kaneza Schaal's initiative 'Towards a New Collectivity' will partner with five artists this summer.

SOURCE: American Theatre at 10:05AM
Friday, June 18, 2021

Counting Together Launches Database to Track Field’s Inclusivity by Amelia Merrill

The database will provide industry-wide statistics on race, gender, and disability in the American theatre.

SOURCE: American Theatre at 09:46AM
Friday, June 11, 2021

Theatricum Botanicum Announces Summer Season by Amelia Merrill

The season will feature two Shakespeare productions and a world premiere of a new work from a local playwright.

SOURCE: American Theatre at 11:45AM
Wednesday, June 9, 2021

Oregon Shakespeare Festival Announces Reopening by Amelia Merrill

The theatre will return to in-person performances in July with a new play about activist Fannie Lou Hamer.

SOURCE: American Theatre at 04:18PM
Tuesday, June 8, 2021

For Theatre Workers With Long COVID Symptoms, a Hesitant Return by Amelia Merrill

With so much still unknown about their long-term symptoms, some stage artists look at the newly accelerating pace and expectations of their field with ambivalence.

SOURCE: American Theatre at 12:37PM
Friday, June 4, 2021

TheFrontOffice Foundation Announces Childcare Grants by Amelia Merrill

Need-based grants will be awarded to artists, administrators, and production staff to offset childcare costs.

SOURCE: American Theatre at 05:02PM
Wednesday, June 2, 2021

Asolo Repertory Theatre Announces 2021-22 Season by Amelia Merrill

The season will include a new touring production of Shakespeare's 'Much Ado About Nothing' with the FSU/Asolo Conservatory for Actor Training.

SOURCE: American Theatre at 02:37PM
Wednesday, May 26, 2021

Can’t Have People in the Theatre? Bring Theatre to the People by Amelia Merrill

How 3 theatres are shaping outdoor offerings to the needs and stories of the communities and spaces they live among.

SOURCE: American Theatre at 03:02PM
Friday, May 21, 2021

Arkansas Rep Announces Outdoor Summer Series by Amelia Merrill

The series will feature a free concert as well as two productions, including one at the Little Rock Zoo.

SOURCE: American Theatre at 05:06PM

Sydney Chatman Named 2021 Joyce Award Winner by Amelia Merrill

Chatman joins visual artists who will receive $75,000 grants to create new community-based works.

SOURCE: American Theatre at 03:30PM

PlayGround Announces Young Playwrights Project Finalists by Amelia Merrill

The four plays will stream online May 28 as part of the second annual PlayGround Zoom Fest.

SOURCE: American Theatre at 01:52PM
Thursday, May 20, 2021

Trinity Rep Announces 2021-22 Season by Amelia Merrill

The company will return with a five-show season.

SOURCE: American Theatre at 02:19PM
Tuesday, May 18, 2021

Portland Center Stage Announces 2021-22 Season by Amelia Merrill

The company will welcome Artists Repertory Theatre's ArtsHub in residency for the 2021-22 season.

SOURCE: American Theatre at 04:20PM

Westcoast Black Theatre Troupe Announces 2021-22 Season by Amelia Merrill

The season will feature the world premiere of the musical 'Ruby,' based on a story by and about Zora Neale Hurston.

SOURCE: American Theatre at 11:47AM

The Guthrie Theater Announces July Reopening by Amelia Merrill

The theater will reopen its lobby and outdoor spaces ahead of a limited-run production in October.

SOURCE: American Theatre at 11:37AM
Monday, May 17, 2021

Arvada Centers Announces 2021-22 Season by Amelia Merrill

The company will return to in-person performances in September.

SOURCE: American Theatre at 05:03PM
Thursday, May 13, 2021

The Alley Theatre Announces 75th Anniversary Season by Amelia Merrill

The season will mark the return of in-person performances with three world premiere plays and one world premiere musical.

SOURCE: American Theatre at 05:21PM
Wednesday, May 12, 2021

Advance Gender Equity in the Arts Announces IGNITE Theatre Partners by Amelia Merrill

The program will partner 35 emerging theatre artists with theatre leaders, all of whom are women or nonbinary people of color.

SOURCE: American Theatre at 04:34PM

Sydney Chatman, Winsome Pinnock Win Inaugural Golden & Ruth Harris Commission by Amelia Merrill

The commission, named after the grandparents of artist Jeremy O. Harris, awards $50,000 to each recipient.

SOURCE: American Theatre at 04:21PM
Monday, May 10, 2021

TheatreSquared Announces 2021 Season by Amelia Merrill

The company will produce seven in-person productions through the end of the year, with streaming options still available.

SOURCE: American Theatre at 05:20PM

Gina Femia Receives 2021 Neukom Institute Award for Playwriting by Amelia Merrill

Nkenna Akunna also received runner-up honors for her play 'Some of Us Exist in the Future.'

SOURCE: American Theatre at 12:15PM
Friday, May 7, 2021

Pregones/PRTT Announces Virtual May Programming by Amelia Merrill

Su Teatro and Puerto Rico-based Agua, Sol y Sereno will present digital works in residency at Pregones/Puerto Rican Traveling Theatre.

SOURCE: American Theatre at 09:56AM
Thursday, May 6, 2021

NYCLU Announces Artist Ambassadors Program by Amelia Merrill

The inaugural group includes over 50 members of the New York performing arts community.

SOURCE: American Theatre at 07:00PM

Ground Floor Theatre Announces Updated 2021-22 Season by Amelia Merrill

GFT has also named siri gurudev, a trans multidisciplinary artist, as their quarterly artist in residence for this June.

SOURCE: American Theatre at 06:54PM
Tuesday, May 4, 2021

Williamstown Announces New Play Award and Commissions by Amelia Merrill

John J. Caswell Jr. is the recipient of this year's L. Arnold Weissberger New Play Award and the 2022 Jay Harris Commission.

SOURCE: American Theatre at 04:14PM
Monday, May 3, 2021

Florida Studio Theatre Announces Full Return for Summer Season by Amelia Merrill

The theatre will produce 3 mainstage productions and 3 cabaret shows for limited audiences this summer.

SOURCE: American Theatre at 06:24PM

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