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Wednesday, September 19, 2018

Steven Woolf’s Solid Rep by American Theatre Editors

The artistic director of St. Louis's flagship dramatic theatre reflects on a three-decade career focused on excellence and his audience.

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The Subtext: Kurt Chiang by American Theatre Editors

He's written more than 250 two-minute plays, but the artistic director of Chicago's Neo-Futurists doesn't consider himself a playwright. Brian James Polak finds out why.

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Company One Announces 20th Season by American Theatre Editors

The theatre's 20th season includes plays by Quiara Alegrìa Hudes, Qui Nguyen, and Kirsten Greenridge.

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Tuesday, September 18, 2018

Sarah Ruhl Named 2018-19 Ingram New Works Playwriting Fellow by American Theatre Editors

She will create a new work alongside a group of emerging playwrights at Nashville Repertory Theatre.

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Theater Mu Announces 2018-19 Season by American Theatre Editors

The season will feature world premieres by May Lee-Yang and Leah Nanako Winkler.

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Lois Smith, Constant Learner by American Theatre Editors

The veteran actor, who's picking up ASL for Craig Lucas's new play, recalls working with Horton Foote and laments compressed rehearsal time.

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#TheatreToo: Let’s Stand United, Not Divided by American Theatre Editors

A complaint about cover art, props for our content, and a clarification about living legend Joy Carlin.

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Monday, September 17, 2018

Broadway Berth Memoirs: 3 Tributes to Neil Simon by American Theatre Editors

Recollections of the master comic playwright from his longtime publicist and 2 actors who originated roles in his work.

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Know a Theatre: Off Square Theatre Company of Jackson, Wyo. by American Theatre Editors

This theatre in the 'Last of the Old West' brings entertainment---and bear spray---to the Rocky Mountains.

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Friday, September 14, 2018

Samuel French Launches Natural Disaster Script Bank by American Theatre Editors

The Bank will provide scripts to high schools whose libraries have been destroyed by natural disasters.

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Featured Contributors, Sept. 18 by American Theatre Editors

An account of the toll of #MeToo reporting, and a report on new-play cross-pollination.

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Julia Jarcho Named 2018 Mark O’Donnell Prize Winner by American Theatre Editors

The award for emerging theatre artists comes with $15,000 and play development counseling.

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WP Theater Announces 2018-19 Season by American Theatre Editors

The season will include world premieres from Lauren Gunderson and Rehana Lew Mirza, as well as a series of readings.

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L.A. Theatre Works Announces 2018-19 Season by American Theatre Editors

The season will include a national tour of 'Steel Magnolias' and seven productions.

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Thursday, September 13, 2018

Token Theatre Friends: ‘Collective Rage’ and Laura Osnes by American Theatre Editors

This week, an interview with Tony nominee Laura Osnes about why she's fascinated by Disney princesses, a review of 'Collective Rage' by Jen Silverman, and a debate about what makes a good mo…

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Red Bull Theater Announces 2018-19 Season by American Theatre Editors

The season will include a Jacobean thriller, a Shakespearean tragedy, and several readings.

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Away Games for New Plays by American Theatre Editors

NNPN goes beyond the rolling world premiere model to cross-pollinate new work across 3 cities.

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Wednesday, September 12, 2018

What Equity Is Doing to Prevent Harassment, and How You Can Help by American Theatre Editors

It's time to answer some common questions about the union's role and responsibility in the age of #MeToo.

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September 2018 Onstage by American Theatre Editors

From a wedding on a Greek island to a silent retreat in the woods, from family musicals to fantastical thrillers, check out what is onstage this month.

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The Prime of Ms. Joy Carlin by American Theatre Editors

The veteran Bay Area actor/director may fret about keeping her mind clear, but only so she can keep working at full steam.

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Tuesday, September 11, 2018

Soho Rep Announces 2018-19 Season by American Theatre Editors

This season will include two world premiere productions about the dangers of nationalism.

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Reading a Family in ‘The Book of Joseph’ by American Theatre Editors

The production at Everyman Theatre delved into a painful Holocaust history—and into its narrator's reluctance to confront it.

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Monday, September 10, 2018

Various Stages of Dress by American Theatre Editors

Costume designers, who spend their lives clothing fictional characters, tell us what they’re wearing (and why).

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Johanna Pfaelzer Named Artistic Director of Berkeley Rep by American Theatre Editors

Currently the head of new-works incubator New York Stage and Film, Pfaelzer will succeed longtime a.d. Tony Taccone.

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Friday, September 7, 2018

‘Rip Van Winkle’ Awakens a Hudson Valley Community by American Theatre Editors

An adaptation of the Washington Irving tale hit close to home for Hudson Valley Shakespeare Festival’s Full Circle program.

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‘Oklahoma!,’ Still Okay? by American Theatre Editors

Two new revivals—one ebulliently LGBTQ, another brooding and immersive—make this musical warhorse run in new directions.

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Thursday, September 6, 2018

Room for Improvement by American Theatre Editors

Formed to address the needs of a nascent resident theatre movement, TCG has grown, and is still growing, to serve an ever-changing field.

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Shakespeare Theatre Names Simon Godwin Its New Artistic Director by American Theatre Editors

The young British director, currently an associate at London's National Theatre, will succeed Michael Kahn at D.C.'s classical mainstay.

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6 Theatre Workers You Should Know by American Theatre Editors

From a lighting designer/electrician in Texas to a costumer in Chicago, here are some folks you should have on your radar.

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Wednesday, September 5, 2018

Brian Murray, a Force and a Treasure by American Theatre Editors

He was a master stage craftsman in both classics and new work, and a gracious collaborator to boot.

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Queer Eye for Theatre Critics: 4 Writing Tips by American Theatre Editors

Some writers have been stumbling in addressing work about and by LGBTQ artists. Here’s a guide to help them do better.

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