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Thursday, September 17, 2020

Amazon to Premiere ‘What the Constitution Means to Me’ by American Theatre Editors

A filmed performance Heidi Schreck's Broadway play will premiere on Amazon Prime on Oct. 16.

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ArtsEmerson Announces Leadership Transition by American Theatre Editors

David Dower will leave his leadership role at the Office of the Arts, ArtsEmerson, and HowlRound at the end of this year.

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Round House Theatre Announces 2020-21 Season by American Theatre Editors

The virtual lineup will feature world premieres from Adrienne Kennedy and Lauren Gunderson.

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Everyman Theatre Announces 2020-21 Season by American Theatre Editors

The company's 30th anniversary season will feature a mix of digital and in-person offerings.

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Wednesday, September 16, 2020

Imagination Stage Names Janet Stanford Producing AD by American Theatre Editors

The announcement coincides with overall changes to the company's leadership structure.

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VR: A Space to Create (and Escape) During the Pandemic by American Theatre Editors

From cockroaches to Greek myths, virtual theatre productions are offering theatremakers and audiences a way to connect.

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Instead of a Season, Playwrights Realm Slates Artists’ Support Programming by American Theatre Editors

The organization, now operating full-time as a playwrights service organization, has announced a slate of new programs.

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Steve Carter, Playwright and Playwrights’ Advocate by American Theatre Editors

In his last interview, he talks about the Negro Ensemble Company's heady heyday, and its influential Playwrights' Workshop.

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The Subtext: Making Space With Tanuja Jagernauth by American Theatre Editors

This month Brian talks to the Chicago-based playwright, activist, and healer about the transition points in her life and career.

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Online This Week: From ‘Bulrusher’ to ‘Zero Cost House’ by American Theatre Editors

An especially strong week of archival recordings and live readings of buzzy plays.

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Tuesday, September 15, 2020

What Can Arts Education Do for the Young? Let Us Count the Ways by American Theatre Editors

For National Arts in Education Week, here are some talking points for advocates and arts lovers to share.

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Monday, September 14, 2020

Syracuse Stage Announces Adjusted 2020-21 Season by American Theatre Editors

The season, which will be available entirely online, will now begin in November.

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Lily Tung Crystal, Doing Her Life’s Work at Theater Mu by American Theatre Editors

In her first year at the Twin Cities theatre, a series of crises offered opportunities for allyship and community-building.

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John Braden (1931-2020) by American Theatre Editors

The veteran actor, with extensive regional and New York credits, including at Long Wharf, Williamstown, and Broadway, died late last month.

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Friday, September 11, 2020

UNC School of the Arts Announces 2020-21 Season by American Theatre Editors

The lineup will feature digital productions, a site-specific project, an audio play, and more.

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Fisher Center at Bard Announces 2020-21 Programming by American Theatre Editors

The virtual season will feature digital dance performances, a multidisciplinary project inspired by James Baldwin, and a community engagement project.

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Thursday, September 10, 2020

People’s Light Adds Steve H. Broadnax III as Resident Director by American Theatre Editors

Broadnax will remain the head of Penn State's MFA acting program while committing to direct one People's Light production per year.

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Theater Latté Da Names Kelli Foster Warder Associate AD by American Theatre Editors

Foster Warder will serve as the company's associate artistic director and Director of Impact.

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NAMT Announces 2020 Festival Lineup by American Theatre Editors

The festival will present 8 musical virtually through Broadway on Demand.

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‘Miscast’ Is Finally Ready for Its Closeup by American Theatre Editors

The postponed MCC gala, originally set for April, will play recorded songs with live presenters for a wide web audience.

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Online This Week: Dates Vs. Streams by American Theatre Editors

This week's offerings include dystopian futurism, bipartisan Shakespeare, a coke-addled one-act, a global festival, and more.

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O’Neill Theater Center Names Tiffani Gavin Executive Director by American Theatre Editors

Gavin is the institution's fifth executive director, and the first Black woman to hold the position.

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Wednesday, September 9, 2020

Lorraine Hansberry Theatre Names Margo Hall Artistic Director by American Theatre Editors

Hall, the company's first female artistic director, emphasizes the need to create spaces for Black artists to thrive.

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Theatrical Outfit Announces Adjusted 2020-21 Season by American Theatre Editors

The season will feature a mix of virtual readings and discussions, with a return to the stage scheduled for spring 2021.

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Lloyd Suh Wins 2020 Horton Foote Prize by American Theatre Editors

The winning script 'The Chinese Lady' premiered in 2018 as a co-production between Ma-Yi Theater Company and Barrington Stage Company.

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Artistic Director Aimée Hayes to Leave Southern Rep by American Theatre Editors

Hayes will transition away from the New Orleans company as it gears up for a new collaborative producing model.

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Piecing Together a Zoom ‘Frankenstein,’ Finding Its Soul by American Theatre Editors

Teens from the Rose Theater's conservatory camp share takeaways from a virtual production of 'Frankenstein.'

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Tuesday, September 8, 2020

How to Teach Design in a Pandemic? Software and Social Distance, for Starters by American Theatre Editors

As students return this fall, university theatre programs look to new technologies and safety protocols.

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Nebraska Rep, St. Louis Black Rep Partner for Social Change by American Theatre Editors

The Black Rep producing director Ron Himes will serve as a consultant and will coordinate and plan three events.

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Book-It Repertory Announces Season of Audio Dramas by American Theatre Editors

The theatre's 2020-21 season will feature three short stories and two serialized audio dramas.

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Latinx Playwrights Circle Announces Greater Good Commissions by American Theatre Editors

The inaugural round of the commission has been awarded to five Afro/Black-Latina playwrights.

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