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Friday, February 24, 2017

6 Theatre Workers You Should Know by American Theatre Editors

From a New York City stage manager to a Washington, D.C.-based marketing director, here are some theatre workers to have on your radar.

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Virginia Stage Company Announces 2017-18 Season by American Theatre Editors

Three classic works of literature take the stage and a favorite gospel musical returns for the upcoming season.

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Miles Kreuger’s Musical Theatre Archive, Where Time Stands Still by American Theatre Editors

Crucial artifacts of Broadway history sit in a quiet L.A. residence, tended by a stubborn but voluble guardian.

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Thursday, February 23, 2017

Arkansas Repertory Theatre Announces 2017-18 Season by American Theatre Editors

The season will be the company's first under the new producing artistic director, John Miller-Stephany.

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Center Theatre Group Announces 2017-18 Ahmanson Season by American Theatre Editors

The season will include a world premiere musical by David Henry Hwang and Jeanine Tesori.

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Theatre Development Fund Announces 2017 TDF/Irene Sharaff Awards by American Theatre Editors

The awards, presented by the TDF Costume Collection, recognize excellence in theatrical design.

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Intiman Theatre Names Phillip Chavira Executive Director by American Theatre Editors

Chavira will work alongside leadership with an eye toward diverse employment on and off stage.

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The NEA Is Vital, Democratizing: Teresa Eyring Corrects the Record by American Theatre Editors

A recent NPR interview with theatremaker David Marcus aired several errors and misconceptions.

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Phoenix Theatre Announces 2017-18 Season by American Theatre Editors

The lineup includes five musicals and one yet-to-be announced show.

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Offscript: Finding Art After War With Maurice Decaul by American Theatre Editors

On this week's podcast, we welcome playwright and former Marine Maurice Decaul and talk about why it's important to tell war stories. Then the editors discuss the recent New York Times 'Big …

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Featured Contributors, Mar. 2017 by American Theatre Editors

One helped curate our special issue on theatre and veterans; the other wrote about her experience making theatre with Syrian refugees.

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Four Decades Later, ‘Zoot Suit’ Still Fits by American Theatre Editors

It's sobering that Luis Valdez's stirring Chicano protest musical is freshly relevant, but there's nothing somber about its vibrant new staging.

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Wednesday, February 22, 2017

Marin Theatre Company Announces 2017-18 Season by American Theatre Editors

The lineup includes works by Thomas Bradshaw, Dominique Morisseau, Sarah DeLappe, Jordan Harrison, and Young Jean Lee.

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Geffen Playhouse Announces 2017-18 Season by American Theatre Editors

The season will include comedies, dramas, and a musical.

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This Means War by American Theatre Editors

War may feel like an abstraction to many of us, but the theatre can give its realities flesh and blood.

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Worst-Case Scenarios: A New Canon of Military Plays by American Theatre Editors

Psychological trauma is the subject of most plays about service members. Does this represent most veterans’ reality, or does it further complicate their reentry?

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David Rabe and Quiara Alegría Hudes Enter the Breach by American Theatre Editors

From the Vietnam War to Iraq, the two playwrights have each written play trilogies about war's effect on its fighters.

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Bringing It All Back Home by American Theatre Editors

How veterans who leave the theatre of war are finding expression in another kind of theatre.

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Why T.D. Mitchell’s Female Marines Went Off-Base by American Theatre Editors

In 'Queens for a Year,' the playwright dramatized the culture of silence around military sexual assault via five generations of warrior women.

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‘Learning to Stay’ Explores a Different Side of the Military Experience by American Theatre Editors

The novel-turned-play about a wife whose husband comes home from war changed will premiere at Forward Theater Company.

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Where Wounded Veterans Break Bread and Share Stories by American Theatre Editors

Rick Curry's programs for veterans with disabilities teach trades and encourage storytelling.

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Northlight Theatre Announces 2017-18 Season by American Theatre Editors

The season will include three premieres and a Tony Award-winning play.

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Court Theatre Announces 2017-18 Season by American Theatre Editors

The Chicago company will present a musical tribute, classic works, and a new play.

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Taylor Mac and Matt Ray Win 2017 Kennedy Prize by American Theatre Editors

'A 24-Decade History of Popular Music' has won the prestigious prize for its presentation of American history through a queer lens; it comes with $100,000.

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Tuesday, February 21, 2017

Intiman Theatre Announces 2017 Season by American Theatre Editors

The theatre has partnered with co-curator Sara Porkalob to produce stories focused on intersectionality.

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Triad Stage Sets 2017-18 Season by American Theatre Editors

The season will include the return of holiday traditions, new plays, and a classic musical.

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Actors Theatre of Louisville Announces 2017-18 Season by American Theatre Editors

The season will include new works, holiday favorites, and a new-play festival.

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Does Race Have a Place in Theatre Criticism? by American Theatre Editors

What the blow-up over a Times review of 'Big River' says about this cultural moment---and what it may bode for the direction of criticism.

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Onstage This Week: Feb. 20-26 by American Theatre Editors

From a hair salon to a combat zone, from artificial intelligence to pirate treasure, it is a wide-ranging week for theatre.

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Monday, February 20, 2017

Presidential Performances by American Theatre Editors

This President’s Day we salute those who've served in Oval Office with current and past theatrical productions they inspired.

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