All stories by American Theatre Editors on BroadwayStars

Thursday, July 18, 2019

Token Theatre Friends: Theatre as Activism with Amber Gray and Kay Trinidad by American Theatre Editors

The Friends talk to the actresses of 'Hadestown' plus reviews of 'Toni Stone' and 'Unmaking Toulouse-Lautrec.'

Linked From American Theatre at 03:23PM

Headwaters New Play Festival Announces 8th Season by American Theatre Editors

Creede Repertory Theatre selects two new plays for professional development.

Linked From American Theatre at 02:13PM
Wednesday, July 17, 2019

Single Carrot Theatre Announces Immersive 2019-20 Season by American Theatre Editors

The 12th season goes beyond the walls of the theatre with three site-specific productions.

Linked From American Theatre at 05:42PM

Cal Shakes Hires Sarah Williams as Managing Director by American Theatre Editors

A former associate managing director of Berkeley Rep, she joins the team at the Bay Area's outdoor classical theatre.

Linked From American Theatre at 12:46PM

Prime Stage Announces 24th Season by American Theatre Editors

The lineup features a literary classic, a popular novel adaptation, and a regional premiere.

Linked From American Theatre at 11:37AM
Tuesday, July 16, 2019

The Subtext: Roger Q Mason on Coming Out as Genderqueer by American Theatre Editors

The playwright talks about being forbidden from performing growing up and learning how to be his authentic self.

Linked From American Theatre at 12:52PM
Monday, July 15, 2019

Arts Journalism for 2019: Lead With Questions, Not Opinions by American Theatre Editors

What did I learn at this year's TCG National Conference? Criticism and journalism may be facing a crisis, but I can be part of the solution.

Linked From American Theatre at 01:18PM
Friday, July 12, 2019

Haven Announces 2019-20 Season, First Under New Leadership by American Theatre Editors

The lineup comprises three directorial debuts, a Shakespeare classic, and a world premiere.

Linked From American Theatre at 06:05PM

NYFA Announces Artists’ Fellowship Program Recipients by American Theatre Editors

Artists receive cash rewards of $7,000.

Linked From American Theatre at 01:25PM

Calvin Wilson: On the Aisle in St. Louis by American Theatre Editors

The city's chief critic sees his job as not just evaluating local work but exposing it to a wider audience.

Linked From American Theatre at 01:06PM

This Month in Theatre History by American Theatre Editors

From the birth of playwright Bill Gunn to the beginnings of Odyssey Theatre Ensemble, Pittsburgh Public Theater, and Valley Youth Theatre, July has been a hot month for theatre.

Linked From American Theatre at 09:00AM
Wednesday, July 10, 2019

Dramatists Guild Announces 2019 Lanford Wilson Award by American Theatre Editors

Charly Evon Simpson and Abe Koogler will receive $35,000 playwriting award.

Linked From American Theatre at 05:34PM

TCG Welcomes New Board Members by American Theatre Editors

Six new members join the board, and Kathryn M. Lipuma returns as chair.

Linked From American Theatre at 04:10PM
Tuesday, July 9, 2019

TCG Announces Audience (R)Evolution Exploration Grants  by American Theatre Editors

Six theatres will use the funding for various community engagement projects focused on youth and multi-generational audiences.

Linked From American Theatre at 06:24PM

New Study: White Men Still Dominate D.C. Stages by American Theatre Editors

A count of 210 D.C. theatre productions showed that, despite modest gains, playwrights and directors remain mostly homogeneous.

Linked From American Theatre at 06:12PM

Jeanine Tesori Feels the Pull of Opera by American Theatre Editors

With 'Blue' opening this week at Glimmerglass Opera, the composer reflects on her approach to music and meaning, and leaks her ambition to make a musical film.

Linked From American Theatre at 12:48PM

Big Little Audiences by American Theatre Editors

In the face of attendance unpredictability, let's work together to ensure the vitality and impact of theatre for years to come.

Linked From American Theatre at 10:52AM

New York’s Neo-Futurists Name Rob Neill Artistic Director by American Theatre Editors

The performer, writer, and educator will be the first to take on the role with the company.

Linked From American Theatre at 10:47AM
Monday, July 8, 2019

Managing Director Joshua Borenstein to Depart Long Wharf by American Theatre Editors

After 13 years with the Connecticut org, he'll finish in July, with Kit Ingui stepping in as acting managing director.

Linked From American Theatre at 05:06PM

Honolulu Theatre for Youth Announces 65th Season: ‘Let’s Go!’ by American Theatre Editors

The children’s theatre company will feature plays and musicals set in Korea, New York, Australia, Japan, and the Kingdom of Hawaii.

Linked From American Theatre at 04:52PM

In ‘Fairview,’ the Light of Truth and Its Reflection by American Theatre Editors

If people of color were able to speak freely in a theatrical space, what would we say? Jackie Sibbles Drury's play offers a compelling answer.

Linked From American Theatre at 04:46PM

Perseverance Theatre Announces Leadership Change by American Theatre Editors

Frank Delaney as join the company as managing director, and Leslie Ishii will serve as interim artistic director.

Linked From American Theatre at 04:43PM

Three on the Aisle: Not Good, but Kind of Great by American Theatre Editors

This week the critics talk 'guilty pleasures,' answer listeners' questions, and talk about 'Last Summer at Bluefish Cove, 'A Strange Loop,' and 'The Waverly Gallery.'

Linked From American Theatre at 03:12PM

Report: Audience Loyalty a Gap, Growth Area by American Theatre Editors

Only a quarter of patrons make return visits to the theatre year over year, on average, according to a new report from Spektrix.

Linked From American Theatre at 11:00AM
Friday, July 5, 2019

How Kentucky Seniors Found ‘Neverland’ by American Theatre Editors

3 facilities in rural Kentucky engaged residents in the ageless practice of playmaking.

Linked From American Theatre at 10:52AM
Thursday, July 4, 2019

How Daniel Kluger Put a Contemporary Twang on ‘Oklahoma!’ by American Theatre Editors

Why the Tony-winning revival of R&H's musical sounds more string-band country than traditional musical theatre.

Linked From American Theatre at 10:00AM
Wednesday, July 3, 2019

How to Solve Design’s Diversity Problem by American Theatre Editors

Backstage jobs are still predominantly filled by white men, but the picture is slowly changing thanks to artists' activism.

Linked From American Theatre at 08:00AM
Tuesday, July 2, 2019

HERE Announces Season of ‘Boundary-Pushing Performance’ by American Theatre Editors

The theatre’s 2019-20 lineup will include a techno opera and theatrical museum and will feature several co-productions.

Linked From American Theatre at 06:09PM

The Mueller Report is the Surprise Hit of the Summer by American Theatre Editors

The special counsel's report has inspired six different events in a two-month period, combining entertainment and activism---and original songs.

Linked From American Theatre at 03:26PM

Lend Me Your Ears by American Theatre Editors

Stage sound comprises more than dialogue, effects, and music, and the folks who design it are doing more than mere augmentation.

Linked From American Theatre at 08:14AM

All that Chat