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Wednesday, June 21, 2017

Featured Contributors, May/June 2017 by American Theatre Editors

A critic from Beijing penned a Chinese theatre overview, and an academic from Washington, D.C., traced a high-stakes literary adaptation.

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Sharon Playhouse, Where the Director Drives the Whole Season by American Theatre Editors

Emerging director Morgan Green is helming a wildly diverse summer season at the Connecticut theatre.

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Tuesday, June 20, 2017

Kwame Kwei-Armah to Leave Helm of Center Stage by American Theatre Editors

The artistic director will step down at the end of the 2017-18 season.

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Meiyin Wang to Lead 2017 Without Walls Festival by American Theatre Editors

Meiyin Wang's first fest will feature Gob Squad, a Mimi Lien installation, and shows at local breweries and public libraries.

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The Next Stage for Open Stage of Harrisburg Founders by American Theatre Editors

As Anne and Don Alsedek step down from the company they founded in 1983, they look back on a legacy of education and slow but steady growth.

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Monday, June 19, 2017

New Dramatists Announces 8 Playwriting Residents by American Theatre Editors

Johnna Adams, Boni B. Alvarez, Kirk Wood Bromley, Morgan Gould, MJ Kaufman, Aya Ogawa, Jiehae Park, and Andrea Stolowit will be in residence through 2024.

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Paula Vogel to Receive 2016 Hull-Warriner Award by American Theatre Editors

The playwright will receive the award for her play 'Indecent.'

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Belonging and Becoming: Reflections on #TCG17 by American Theatre Editors

What was a critic of color doing at a theatre conference? Only listening, learning, networking, and finding his place.

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Onstage This Week: June 19-25 by American Theatre Editors

From a rock concert to a whaling boat, from Wisconsin to New Jersey, it is a varied week for theatre.

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Friday, June 16, 2017

NEA Announces Theatre Grants Totaling $3.96 Million by American Theatre Editors

Arts Midwest is biggest grantee, with 132 other arts organizations in 30 states and D.C. also receiving grants for theatre projects.

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Silk Road Rising 2017-18 Season to Feature 3 Premieres by American Theatre Editors

The lineup will feature works from David Henry Hwang, Novid Parsi, and Anu Bhatt.

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Folger Theatre Announces 2017-18 Season by American Theatre Editors

The four-show slate will feature the Bard, Shaw from NYC's Bedlam, and a Theresa Rebeck world premiere.

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The Brain on the Bard: How Shakespeare Impacts Children With Autism by American Theatre Editors

An ongoing study at Ohio State is developing both the science and the art of teaching students on the autism spectrum.

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Thursday, June 15, 2017

This Month in Theatre History by American Theatre Editors

From the first theatre in North America to the birth of Margo Jones's Theatre ’47 and VASTA's first conference, June was a hot month for theatrical milestones.

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B Street Theatre Announces 2018 season by American Theatre Editors

Next year will mark the first in the theatre’s new venue, the Sofia Tsakopoulos Center for the Arts.

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Offscript: Live in Stumptown by American Theatre Editors

For this week's Offscript, recorded live in Portland, Ore., guests Amy Wang, Dámaso Rodríguez, and Maureen Porter gave us a primer on the local theatre scene.

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Wednesday, June 14, 2017

Quantum Theatre 2017-18 Season to Feature 2 World Premieres by American Theatre Editors

The season will feature a collaboration with En Garde Arts and a play by a local playwright.

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Actors Equity Announces 2017 Derwent and Seff Award Recipients by American Theatre Editors

Katrina Lenk and Will Pullen receive the Clarence Derwent Award, and Barbara Barrie and Anthony Crisholm receive Richard Seff Award.

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MacDowell Announces Summer Residencies for 69 Artists by American Theatre Editors

Annie Baker, Liza Birkenmeier, Sarah DeLappe, Ella Hickson, Asa Horvitz, Stephen Karam, and Stacy Osei-Kuffour are the theatre artists receiving fellowships this round.

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2 Ring Circus Has Gotten Its Act Together and Taken It on the Road by American Theatre Editors

These NY-based artists specialize in adding circus to musical theatre, but their new 'Godspell' at Arkansas Rep is all circus, all the time.

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New Victory’s Youth-Oriented Next Season Includes U.S. Premieres by American Theatre Editors

Alongside an international menu, the company will present new works by Step Afrika!, Ping Chong, Rennie Harris, Jason Bishop, and Acrobuffos.

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Equity, LORT Theatres Reach New Five-Year Agreement by American Theatre Editors

After two rounds of negotiations, Equity leaders are touting the deal's strong salary increases and benefits provisions.

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Tuesday, June 13, 2017

Pacific Conservatory Theatre Announces 2017-18 Season by American Theatre Editors

The season will feature new musicals, classic plays, and outdoor performances at the Solvang Festival Theater.

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The Exchange Announces 2017 Orchard Project Summer Residencies by American Theatre Editors

Artists and theatre companies are developing new work in Saratoga Springs, N.Y. this summer.

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How Convergence-Continuum Bought a Building and Bounced Back by American Theatre Editors

The Cleveland experimental company ran a capital campaign to purchase its theatre space from the artistic director.  

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Monday, June 12, 2017

A ‘Caesar’ Opens as Critics Scream Bloody Murder by American Theatre Editors

The Public Theater show goes on despite criticism and corporate sponsors' cold feet.

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Ensemble Theatre Santa Barbara Announces 2017-18 Season by American Theatre Editors

The season will feature a play by Ayad Akhtar and the world premiere of a Woody Allen film adaptation.

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Jake Speck Named Executive Director of Texas’s A.D. Players        by American Theatre Editors

The arts administrator and performer, previously of Studio Tenn in Nashville, will join the company in August.

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The 2017 Tony Awards Looked Beyond Broadway by American Theatre Editors

Top winners 'Dear Evan Hansen' and 'Oslo' showcase the season's many nonprofit theatre ties.

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Onstage This Week: June 12-18 by American Theatre Editors

From property lines to the starry sky, from rolling dice to magic tricks, it is a fantastical week for theatre.

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#TCG17 Plenary 4: Full Circle by American Theatre Editors

The Portland conference closes with gratitude to funders and a burst of poetry and song.

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