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Tuesday, September 17, 2019

Ruben Santiago-Hudson Takes ‘Jitney’ on the Road by American Theatre Editors

Why a master interpreter of August Wilson thinks it's the right time to revisit but his 360-degree vision of Blackness.

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National Theatre Conference Announces 2019 Awards by American Theatre Editors

The annual conference will celebrate Robert O'Hara, Jeremy O. Harris, New Georges, Donnetta Lavinia Grays, and Deadria Harrington.

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Crowded Fire Announces 2020 Season by American Theatre Editors

The season will feature the American premiere of Sedef Ecer's 'At the Periphery.'

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Monday, September 16, 2019

Why ‘Equity, Diversity, and Inclusion’ Is Obsolete  by American Theatre Editors

ED&I rewards good intentions, but it's time to take the next step and embrace anti-racist practice, which focuses on results.

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ACT’s 2020 Season Achieves Gender Parity by American Theatre Editors

The company's 55th season will include works by Lynn Nottage, Lucy Prebble, Wendy McLeod, and Jen Silverman.

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Taproot Theatre Company Announces 2020 Season by American Theatre Editors

The season will feature classics like 'Steel Magnolias' and new adaptations including 'Babette's Feast.'

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John Moore Receives Actors’ Equity’s Lucy Jordan Award by American Theatre Editors

The humanitarian award recognizes Moore's support of the Denver-area theatre community.

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Arena Stage Names Nataki Garrett Inaugural Andrew R. Ammerman Directing Award Recipient by American Theatre Editors

Garrett, the artistic director of Oregon Shakespeare Festival, is the first to receive the new award for mid-career female directors.

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Theatrical Intimacy Education Announces EDI Initiative by American Theatre Editors

The initiative will center anti-racist and anti-colonialist approaches to staging theatrical intimacy.

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Friday, September 13, 2019

Michael Lupu, Dramaturg of Another Dimension by American Theatre Editors

A longtime Guthrie staffer, he influenced theatre across the U.S. and overseas with a humble but indomitable spirit.

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Why So Few Female Designers? A New Study May Have the Answers by American Theatre Editors

Workplace discrimination and the lack of paid maternity leave are holding down employment numbers, according to Millikin University study.

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Three on the Aisle: How (Not) to Turn a Play Into a Movie by American Theatre Editors

On this back-to-the-season edition, Terry Teachout and Peter Marks talk about shows they've seen and answer questions from their mailbag.

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The National Critics Institute: A Love Story by American Theatre Editors

What I learned from the critics and learned to tolerate the crickets.

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Thursday, September 12, 2019

Benjamin Benne Wins 2019 National Latinx Playwriting Award by American Theatre Editors

Arizona Theatre Company will workshop Benne's play 'Alma.'

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Boston Court Pasadena Announces New Leadership by American Theatre Editors

Jessica Kubzanksy and Cheryl Rizzo will join the company as artistic director and managing director, respectively.

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Two to One: The Story of Henegar Center and Titusville Playhouse by American Theatre Editors

How a small Florida theatre saved its big, foundering counterpart in a nearby town.

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Tow Foundation Announces 4th Playwrights-in-Residence Cohort by American Theatre Editors

11 nonprofit theatres in New York City will serve as creative homes for eleven playwrights to develop new work.

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Playwrights Realm Announces Fellowship and Scratchpad Series Writers by American Theatre Editors

The New York City company will support 7 writers through its developmental programs.

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Wednesday, September 11, 2019

And Baby Makes Theatre  by American Theatre Editors

Playwrights Realm's Radical Parent-Inclusion Project aims to make theatre rehearsals more friendly and flexible for parents and caregivers.

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Tuesday, September 10, 2019

Norwegian Wood by American Theatre Editors

A hefty new Ibsen biography gives us a deeply difficult man in full.

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Know a Theatre: Dorset Theatre Festival of Dorset, Vt. by American Theatre Editors

This New England theatre presents new and classic works all summer long.

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Monday, September 9, 2019

Featured Contributors, Sept. 2019 by American Theatre Editors

A defense of artists who support themselves with day jobs, and a look at JoAnne Akalaitis's new Greek-messenger play.

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Octavio Solis’s Journey to ‘Mother Road’ by American Theatre Editors

The Texas-born, Oregon-based playwright imagines a Steinbeck sequel with timely resonance.

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TCG Announces 2nd Round of 2019 Edgerton New Play Awards by American Theatre Editors

15 new plays and musicals will receive financial support to extend development and rehearsal time.

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The 24 Hour Plays Gala to Honor Kathy Bates by American Theatre Editors

The gala will celebrate and support the Lymphatic Education & Research Network.

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This Month in Theatre History by American Theatre Editors

From the Broadway debuts of Shaw and female impersonator Julian Eltinge to Dell'Arte's move to Blue Lake and the beginnings of Chicago Dramatists, September has been a big month for theatre.

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Friday, September 6, 2019

New Performing Arts Complex Opens in New Brunswick by American Theatre Editors

The New Brunswick Performing Arts Center will present works from New Jersey arts organizations.

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Vermont Stage Announces 4-Play Season by American Theatre Editors

The company's 26th season will feature works by Audrey Cefaly, Mark St. Germain, George Brant, and Lee Hall.

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Adams and Reisch Foundation Names 2019 Idea Award Winners by American Theatre Editors

The foundation recognizes Tina Howe, Adrienne Kennedy, Dave Harris, Kit Yan, and Melissa Li.

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Inda Craig-Galván Wins Jeffry Melnick New Playwright Award by American Theatre Editors

The award recognizes her play 'Welcome to Matteson!'

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Theatre Horizon Names Nell Bang-Jensen Artistic Director by American Theatre Editors

The Philadelphia director and theatremaker succeeds Erin Reilly, the company's co-founder.

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