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Wednesday, April 8, 2020

NEA Announces Plans for $75 Million in Relief to Arts Orgs by American Theatre Editors

Nonprofit institutions, which will get most of $75 million, can apply for up to $50,000, while local and state arts agencies can apply for larger sums.

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Williamstown Theatre Festival Partners With Audible for 2020 Season by American Theatre Editors

Forced to cancel the summer season, the festival will work with Audible to provide the season digitally.

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New Coalition Launches $10 Million Fund for Emergency Artist Relief by American Theatre Editors

Artist Relief will distribute unrestricted, individual $5,000 relief grants to artists across the country.

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Tuesday, April 7, 2020

The Whiplash of March 12 by American Theatre Editors

This two-actor household lost work in two musicals on the same day, and the future looks uncertain.

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Everyman Theatre Names Marissa LaRose Managing Director by American Theatre Editors

LaRose will begin immediately, working alongside founding artistic director Vincent M. Lancisi.

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American Theatre Wing Announces COVID-19 Response, Postpones Obies by American Theatre Editors

The Obie Awards will move online and the American Theatre Wing will move forward with plans to give money directly to artists.

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PlayPenn Announces 2020 Plays and Haas Fellows by American Theatre Editors

The selected playwrights will receive workshops and readings as part of PlayPenn's 2020 play development conference.

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Parity Productions Expands Women and TGNC Artists Database by American Theatre Editors

The New York City company is amplifying its database of women and TGNC artists for projects post-COVID-19.

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Actor’s Express Announces 2020-21 Season, With Dates TBA by American Theatre Editors

The company's 33rd season is slated to begin this summer.

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Monday, April 6, 2020

Theater Latté Da Announces New Musical Commissions by American Theatre Editors

The NEXT Generation Commission has been awarded to Kate Kilbane and Dan Moses, and Jessie Austrian and Noah Brody.

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This Month in Theatre History by American Theatre Editors

From Broadway’s first three-act play by a Black writer to the beginning of TheatreWorks Silicon Valley and August Wilson's second Pulitzer, past Aprils included an array of theatrical mile…

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Onscreen This Month: Quarantine Edition #2 by American Theatre Editors

A number of canceled shows from San Diego to Phoenix were recorded before the pandemic shutdown, and now you can watch them at home.

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We Will Gather Again, Because We Have To by American Theatre Editors

Though we're cut off for the time being from our greatest source of strength, human kindness will get us through this crisis.

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Friday, April 3, 2020

Asolo Rep and FSU Conservatory Announce 2020-21 Season by American Theatre Editors

The season will feature a new musical from the minds behind the musical 'Ragtime.'

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D.C.’s Studio Theatre Cancels Remainder of Season by American Theatre Editors

Performances of company's remaining 3 productions have been suspended.

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Andre Gregory: ‘The Creative Process Is Very Mysterious’ by American Theatre Editors

The legendary director has had a Zelig-like journey through the culture, from regional theatre to Hollywood, Strasberg to Grotowski.

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Dorset Theatre Festival Suspends 2020 Season by American Theatre Editors

The Vermont company plans to create digital programming to continue its new play development initiatives.

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Town Stages Announces 2020 Fellows and Residents by American Theatre Editors

Though COVID-19 has closed the building's doors, the fellowship and residency continue digitally.

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Contemporary American Theater Fest Postpones 2020 Season by American Theatre Editors

The summer season, featuring 6 plays in repertory, is slated for July 2021.

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Am I Writing This Play or Living It? by American Theatre Editors

It's just one set and three characters (very producible!), but the world probably doesn't ever need to see this family dramedy.

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5th Avenue Theatre Announces 2020-21 Season, With Dates TBA by American Theatre Editors

The Seattle company's lineup includes 2 world premiere musicals.

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Thursday, April 2, 2020

6 Theatre Workers You Should Know by American Theatre Editors

From a technical director in California to a community connector in New York, here are some theatre workers to have on your radar.

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Undermain Theatre Announces Female-Centered 2020-21 Season by American Theatre Editors

The lineup will include a play based on the theatre's late founding artistic director.

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TheatreSquared Announces 2020-21 Lineup by American Theatre Editors

The Arkansas company will present 8 shows for its 15th anniversary.

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Indiana Repertory Theatre Announces 2020-21 Season by American Theatre Editors

The lineup will feature a series of works created by Indianapolis artists in celebration of the city's bicentennial.

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Foundation Offers $100,000 in Emergency Grants to Writers by American Theatre Editors

Playwrights, composers, lyricists, and librettists affected by COVID-19 closures may be eligible for grants from the Adams and Reisch Foundation.

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Surviving a Dramaturgical Winter by American Theatre Editors

If a dramaturg's job is to be a great unifier, what can there be to do in this time of great separation?

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Wednesday, April 1, 2020

Play at Home While You Stay at Home by American Theatre Editors

Baltimore Center Stage, Long Wharf Theatre, the Public Theater, Repertory Theatre of St. Louis, and Woolly Mammoth Theatre Company commission micro-plays for home use.

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Pennsylvania Shakespeare Festival Cancels Summer Season by American Theatre Editors

The 2020 summer lineup, featuring 8 productions, has been cancelled.

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Lookingglass Theatre Company Announces 3-Show Season by American Theatre Editors

The 2020-21 lineup will feature works by ensemble member Mary Zimmerman and artistic associates Sara Gmitter and Matthew C. Yee.

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Onscreen This Month: Quarantine Edition by American Theatre Editors

A spate of canceled shows from Louisville to Milwaukee were caught on video before the pandemic shutdown, and now you can watch them at home.

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