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Friday, November 27, 2020

Online This Week: Naughty and Nice by American Theatre Editors

New plays by Amir Nizar Zuabi and J. Nicole Brooks and a capture of Jefferson Mays's 'Christmas Carol' are among the highlights of a busy week.

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Wednesday, November 25, 2020

Dramaturgy as Abolition: A Dialogue on Blackness, Discernment, and Self-Preservation by American Theatre Editors

Four Black dramaturgs who worked on Geva's new audio-play festival talk about their work and their hopes for the field.

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Jewel Walker (1926-2020) by American Theatre Editors

An influential teacher, director, and mime, he left a deep impression on audiences and students alike.

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Looking for Santa’s Workshop? Try Your Local Theatre by American Theatre Editors

Sans holiday stage offerings, theatres are raising funds and spirits with artists' marketplaces this holiday season.

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Tuesday, November 24, 2020

The Subtext: Kate Hamill’s Sensibility by American Theatre Editors

The actor/playwright behind a trove of popular literary adaptations talks about her inspiration, and about her non-Austen work.

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Executive Director Tina Fallon Leaves Dramatists Guild by American Theatre Editors

Inspired by the company's efforts to address systemic inequalities in the field, the move opens the door for dynamic new leadership.

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Monday, November 23, 2020

Broadway Advocacy Coalition Names Inaugural Artivism Fellows by American Theatre Editors

The inaugural fellowship cohort consists of 10 Black women whose work addresses systemic racism and criminal justice reform.

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Detroit Public Theatre Names Dominique Morisseau Exec Artistic Producer by American Theatre Editors

The Detroit native, a founding board member of the company, has joined the leadership team.

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Friday, November 20, 2020

Second Actors’ Equity Diversity Report Shows ‘Incremental’ Shifts by American Theatre Editors

The actors' and stage manager's union intends to begin publishing a diversity report annually.

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Actors’ Equity, SAG-AFTRA Settle Dispute Over Filmed Theatre by American Theatre Editors

The guidelines, established to last the duration of the pandemic, were unanimously agreed upon.

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Online This Week: From Hong Kong to Paris to East L.A. by American Theatre Editors

This week's virtual offerings will take you places, from the worlds of hip-hop and RPG games to the circus.

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Thursday, November 19, 2020

Dallas Children’s Theater Elevates Nancy Schaeffer to Artistic Director by American Theatre Editors

The previous executive artistic director, Robyn Flatt, will continue on with the company as executive director/founder.

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Manhattan Theatre Club Announces Broadway, Off-Broadway 2021-22 Plans by American Theatre Editors

MTC will look to bring 'Lackawanna Blues' and 'How I Learned to Drive' to the Samuel J. Friedman Theatre during the season.

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Wednesday, November 18, 2020

Center Theatre Group Adjusts 54th Season to 2021-22 by American Theatre Editors

The season, opening in August 2021, will include Tony-winning productions and a pre-Broadway stop for '1776.'

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Quarantine, Ventilate, Be Ready to Quit: In-Person Theatre in the Time of COVID by American Theatre Editors

Recent stagings of 'Fannie Lou Hamer, Speak On It!' showed the possibility---and stringent protocols---of pandemic-era live theatre.

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Joshua Harmon, Nicole Cox Win Inaugural Theater J Prizes by American Theatre Editors

Plays exploring the Jewish experience receive the first Trish Vradenburg Jewish Play Prize and the Patty Abramson Jewish Play Prize.

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Tuesday, November 17, 2020

Tonya Pinkins Awarded Rachel Crothers Leadership Award by American Theatre Editors

The League of Professional Theatre Women recognizes Pinkins for her exemplary service to the theatre field.

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New York Theatre Workshop AAD Linda Chapman Announces Retirement by American Theatre Editors

Chapman is leaving the organization after 25 years.

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Conservatory Director Melissa Smith to Leave American Conservatory Theater by American Theatre Editors

Peter J. Kuo and Danyon Davis will step in for Smith, who has led the conservatory for 25 years.

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Monday, November 16, 2020

Three on the Aisle: Dungeons and Democrats by American Theatre Editors

Should the government create an arts and culture ministry? And what happens when there' s no one to laugh along with?

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What’s in a Name? So Much More Than I Knew by American Theatre Editors

I'm reclaiming my birth name in a new musical just as the U.S. elects its first Indian American VP. Coincidence? I don't think so.

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Playwrights Horizons Launches Literary Magazine by American Theatre Editors

The new magazine aims to capture a critical moment for the theatre field with commissioned essays, plays, and visual art.

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Masked and Raging, Ohio Students Make a ‘Spring Awakening’ by American Theatre Editors

How Baldwin Wallace University turned a 'Totally Fucked' year into an opportunity to film a virtual production of the rock musical.

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Friday, November 13, 2020

The Drama League Announces First Directors Council by American Theatre Editors

The 20-director council will help guide the organization into the future.

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Online This Week: Our Cup Overfloweth by American Theatre Editors

A festival of Spanish classics, solo plays by Bill Irwin and Dael Orlandersmith and Sara Porkalob, and much, much, much more in our longest listing yet.

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Philanthropic Gifts Trending Downward, Study Shows by American Theatre Editors

As arts organizations prepare for year-end campaigns, this report shows the worsening impact of COVID-19 on giving.

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Thursday, November 12, 2020

L.A. Theatre Works Announces 2020-21 Season of Recordings by American Theatre Editors

The season will feature world premieres from Jeanne Sakata and Kate McAll.

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Can Theatres Subscribe to Adaptability? by American Theatre Editors

Some companies are experimenting with innovative ways to stay connected to their patrons, but will the lessons stick past the pandemic?

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Wednesday, November 11, 2020

Octopus Theatricals Launches Producer Hub by American Theatre Editors

A new online resources aims to support creative and independent producers in the experimental and nonprofit sectors.

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New Study: Digital Performances Are Landing With Loyal Audiences by American Theatre Editors

With data from virtual programming of 6 theatrical orgs, JCA Arts Marketing finds the greatest buy-in among longtime patrons.

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Sarah Rasmussen at the McCarter: ‘It’s Really a New Day’ by American Theatre Editors

The theatre's new artistic director talks about the forward-looking legacy she inherits, and about how post-pandemic theatres may resemble startups.

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