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Monday, May 22, 2017

American Blues Theater Announces 2017 Blue Ink Playwriting Festival by American Theatre Editors

The event will feature four readings of new works.

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When a Writer’s Rights Aren’t Right: The ‘Virginia Woolf’ Casting Fight by American Theatre Editors

A lesson for Albee's estate from Tennessee Willams's: Classics can survive reinvention. And while we're reviving, how about more diversity, not less?

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ArtEquity Announces 2017 Facilitator Training by American Theatre Editors

The national facilitator training program will be held in Los Angeles.

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June Carryl Wins 2016 Saroyan/Paul Human Rights Playwriting Prize by American Theatre Editors

The award from the American Dramatic Arts Alliance celebrates work about human rights.

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O’Neill, NNPC, Kennedy Center, and SDC Foundation Name 2017 Directing Fellows by American Theatre Editors

Five emerging directors will received professional development opportunities through the fellowship.

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Onstage This Week: May 22-28 by American Theatre Editors

From the Orpheum Circuit to the front lines of battle, from Massachusetts to Illinois, it is another drama-filled week.

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Friday, May 19, 2017

‘Peerless’ Turns a Library Into a Theatre by American Theatre Editors

Lighting designer Emmett H. Buhmann explains how he lit a lecture hall so that it looks like a theatre for Company One's new production.

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Ben Platt Wins for Performance at 2017 Drama League Awards by American Theatre Editors

Special awards also went to Bette Midler, Bill Berloni, and Michael Greif.

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Rhinebeck Writers Retreat Selects 19 Musical Theatre Writers by American Theatre Editors

The writing teams will develop a total of 9 musicals over the course of 9 weeks.

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Michael Kahn Receives the First Annual TENN Award by American Theatre Editors

The Provincetown Tennessee Williams Theater Festival honors Kahn for his contribution to Tennessee Williams's work.

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Seattle’s Seagull Project Is Staying Aloft for the Long Haul by American Theatre Editors

The ensemble that formed around a production at ACT Theatre is living the dream of becoming a slow-brewing Chekhov rep company.

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Thursday, May 18, 2017

SPACE on Ryder Farm Announces 2017 Residencies by American Theatre Editors

The farm in upstate New York will welcome writers, activist organizations, theatre companies, and families this summer.

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Offscript: Orville Mendoza Revisits ‘Pacific Overtures’ by American Theatre Editors

On this week's podcast, actor Orville Mendoza talks 'Pacific Overtures' and working with director John Doyle. Plus the editors discuss arts advocacy and how to talk to your Congresspeople ab…

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Center REP Announces 2017-18 Season by American Theatre Editors

The lineup will feature two musicals and plays by Lucas Hnath and David Ives.

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Wednesday, May 17, 2017

‘Word Becomes Flesh’ Wins 5 Helen Hayes Awards by American Theatre Editors

The other big winners of the evening were Folger Theatre and Signature Theatre.

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Playwrights Realm Announces 2-Show 2017-18 Season by American Theatre Editors

The Off-Broadway company will produce world premieres from Michael Yates Crowley and Don Nguyen, and launch a program for non-NYC writers.

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From Space Camp to Safe Space by American Theatre Editors

Theatre is for the people, and it plays a critical role in lifting up our voices; I know because it's lifted mine.

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Pacific Conservatory Theatre Announces 2017 Summer Season by American Theatre Editors

The theatre will present shows at its performance space in Santa Maria and also at an outdoor theatre in Solvang, Calif.

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Mildred’s Umbrella Announces 2017-18 Season of Work by Women by American Theatre Editors

The company will feature three regional premieres by female playwrights.

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This Month in Theatre History by American Theatre Editors

From the births of lighting designer Stanley McCandless and playwright Velina Hasu Houston to August Wilson's last play, May was a memorable month for theatre.

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Tuesday, May 16, 2017

Playwrights Foundation Sets 2017 Bay Area Playwrights Festival Lineup by American Theatre Editors

Hilary Bettis, Clarence Coo, Bennett Fisher, Lauren Gunderson, Nilan Johnson, and Mona Mansour will receive readings of their plays.

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Cape Fear Names Mary Catherine Burke Artistic Director by American Theatre Editors

She will begin in the role on July 1.

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WP Theater Announces 2017-18 Season by American Theatre Editors

The female-focused theatre's 2017-18 season will include new works from Monica Bill Barnes & Company and Kate Benson.

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Classic Stage Announces 2017-18 Season by American Theatre Editors

The lineup will feature the theatre's first Tennessee Williams work and the first major revival of Oscar Hammerstein II's 'Carmen Jones.'

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Alexander Gemignani to Lead O’Neill Center’s Music Theater Conference by American Theatre Editors

He will be the artistic director of the Eugene O'Neill Theater Center's lab for musical theatre development.

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PlayCo Names Robert G. Bradshaw Managing Director by American Theatre Editors

Bradshaw will step into the leadership role after serving as the company's interim managing director since last July.

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Playwright Nambi E. Kelley Riffs on ‘Jazz’ by American Theatre Editors

How the versatile actor/playwright is shaping Toni Morrison’s complicated, multivocal novel for the stage.

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Lilly Awards to Honor Julie Taymor, Denée Benton, and More by American Theatre Editors

The awards, which honor women in theatre, will be presented at a ceremony on May 22.

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Monday, May 15, 2017

South Coast Rep’s 2017-18 Season to Feature 5 World Premieres by American Theatre Editors

The California theatre will present new plays by Rachel Bonds, Lauren Yee, Amy Freed, and Kemp Powers.

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Arizona Theatre Company Names David Ivers Artistic Director by American Theatre Editors

Ivers will succeed David Ira Goldstein in the role this July.

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Onstage This Week: May 15-21 by American Theatre Editors

From the recording studio to the moon, from Minneapolis to Dallas, it is an adventurous week for theatre.

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