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Friday, July 20, 2018

Token Theatre Friends: Feminist ‘Peter Pan’ and ‘Robin Hood’ by American Theatre Editors

For the first time on the show, the Friends leave New York City, and travel to the Fisher Center at Bard College and Hudson Valley Shakespeare Festival, with guests Erin Markey and Robyn Ker…

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Corrib Theatre Announces Another Season of New Irish Work by American Theatre Editors

The Oregon theatre will produce works by Charlie O'Neill, Lisa Tierney-Keogh, and Sonya Kelly.

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Thursday, July 19, 2018

National New Play Network Announces 2018-19 Award Recipients by American Theatre Editors

Among the honorees are Tearrance Arvelle Chisholm, who was recognized for political theatre, as well as Collaboration Fund recipients and producers in residence.

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Wednesday, July 18, 2018

New Victory’s LabWorks, Where New Work Gets a Chance to Grow by American Theatre Editors

The TYA presenter, noting a dearth of U.S.-made work, has taken the initiative to nurture new shows and set them on their way, sometimes to its own stage.

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Tuesday, July 17, 2018

New Pittsburgh Playhouse to Open in Fall 2018 by American Theatre Editors

After a $74-million capital campaign, the playhouse will open in Downtown Pittsburgh, and provide performance spaces for both professional and student productions.

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Lineup Set for 2019 PROTOTYPE Festival of Opera Theatre by American Theatre Editors

The festival of new work includes an immersive opera and a work about George Junius Stinney, Jr., the youngest person to be executed in America.

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LMDA Announces 2017-18 Grant and Award Recipients by American Theatre Editors

Magda Romanska received the Elliot Hayes Award and Kate Langsdorf the Dramaturgy Driven Grant.

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Detroit Repertory Theatre Announces 2018-19 Season by American Theatre Editors

The company’s 62nd season will feature two world premieres and two Midwest premieres.

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The Subtext: Mike Lew by American Theatre Editors

Brian James Polak interviews the author of 'Teenage Dick' about disabled representation onstage, and also about writing 'structure-less joke-fests.'

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Monday, July 16, 2018

Letters for July/August 2018 by American Theatre Editors

'Our Town' is not wasted on the young, and fatness should be embraced in all its implications.

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Know a Theatre: Theater Latté Da of Minneapolis by American Theatre Editors

Founded in 1998, the Twin Cities company is focused on exploring and advancing musical theatre.

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Friday, July 13, 2018

Actors’ Equity’s New Name for the Gypsy Robe: The ‘Legacy Robe’ by American Theatre Editors

The ceremony honoring Broadway chorus members has a new, more culturally sensitive name.

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Lifting the Curtain on the Gypsy Robe by American Theatre Editors

As Actors Equity prepares to announce a new name for its beloved Broadway ceremony, here's a look at why they made the change.

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Thursday, July 12, 2018

A Casting Controversy Tangled Up in ‘Blood Knot’ by American Theatre Editors

American Players Theatre’s production of Athol Fugard’s play about mixed-race brothers has raised thorny questions about representation.

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Wednesday, July 11, 2018

For This ‘Titanic,’ It’s Sink and Swim by American Theatre Editors

In its latest work of immersive theatre, Serenbe Playhouse will submerge a ship nightly for its production of "Titanic."

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Ilana M. Brownstein: Dramaturg’s Dramaturg by American Theatre Editors

Company One’s director of new work questions everything, including herself.

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Tuesday, July 10, 2018

D.C. Council Creates Sales Tax to Support the Arts by American Theatre Editors

The new tax is expected to generate $30 million per year to fund local theatre productions and the arts.

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About Face Theatre Announces 2018-19 Season by American Theatre Editors

Artistic director Megan Carney's first full season at the LGBTQ+ theatre comprises the world premiere of a new play and two Chicago premieres.

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Monday, July 9, 2018

Connecticut Repertory Theatre Announces 2018-19 Season by American Theatre Editors

The season will contain works by Paula Vogel, Shakespeare, Erin Shields, Tracy Thorne, and more.

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Shattered Globe Theatre Announces 2018-19 Season by American Theatre Editors

The season will feature a new stage adaptation of “Crime and Punishment” and the Chicago premiere of “The Realistic Joneses.”

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Minnesota Jewish Theatre Company Announces 2018-19 Season by American Theatre Editors

The season will feature five productions, including a world premiere by Sheldon Wolf.

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Antaeus Theatre Company Announces 2018-19 Season by American Theatre Editors

The season will contain four modern classics, including works by Lillian Hellman, Martin McDonagh, Cicely Hamilton, and Brecht.

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Prime Stage Theatre Announces 2018-19 Season by American Theatre Editors

The Pittsburgh company will present a season of three literary adaptations about courage.

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The NOLA Project Announces 2018-19 Season by American Theatre Editors

The season will feature a world premiere musical comedy by Adam Szymkowicz.

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6 Theatre Workers You Should Know by American Theatre Editors

From a trans theatremaker/filmmaker from Chicago to a New York City casting director, here are some theatre workers to have on your radar.

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Friday, July 6, 2018

This Month in Theatre History by American Theatre Editors

From the opening of new theatres in L.A. and in the Great Smoky Mountains to the start of Tim Dang's tenure at East West Players, July was a noteworthy month for theatre.

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Maria Manuela Goyanes: Pushing Theatre Forward by American Theatre Editors

Maria Manuela Goyanes will be the new artistic director of D.C.'s Woolly Mammoth Theatre Company.

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Thursday, July 5, 2018

To Lift Hiring Higher by American Theatre Editors

Just as audience engagement begins before theatregoers take their seat, the onboarding process begins before the employee's start date.

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Tuesday, July 3, 2018

In ‘Babel,’ Teenagers Create a Play About Guns by American Theatre Editors

In Dallas, a group of teenagers band together to devise a play about guns, built on 30+ interviews with victims and NRA members.

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Monday, July 2, 2018

DCPA Announces New Residency Program For Colorado Artists by American Theatre Editors

DCPA's "Powered by Off-Center" residency will give Colorado artists the opportunity to develop new works.

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Gulfshore Playhouse Names Joel Markus Managing Director by American Theatre Editors

The Florida native brings 25 years of experience to the company.

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