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Friday, January 18, 2019

Chester Theatre Company Announces 2019 Season by American Theatre Editors

The lineup will include four plays, each a New England premiere.

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Ifrah Mansour, Refracting Trauma Through a Child’s Eyes by American Theatre Editors

In her art and in her play 'How to Have Fun in a Civil War,' the Somali artist strives to reach past facts and into our emotions.

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Thursday, January 17, 2019

Lawrenceville Approves Expansion Budget for Downtown Arts Complex by American Theatre Editors

The City of Lawrenceville has voted in favor of a $31 million arts and education complex renovation.

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24 Hour Plays Announces Tribute to Nicky Martin and Spencer Cox by American Theatre Editors

The one-night-only benefit on January 21 is a partnership with Vermont's Bennington College.

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Wednesday, January 16, 2019

McCarter Theatre Announces 2019 LAB Spotlight New Play Festival by American Theatre Editors

The three new plays to be featured are each written by a female playwright.

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Tuesday, January 15, 2019

How to Write a Viral Play, According to Nassim Soleimanpour by American Theatre Editors

How the Iranian playwright of 'White Rabbit Red Rabbit' got his worked produced in 50 countries, and got around the travel ban.

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Know a Theatre: Burning Coal Theatre Company of Raleigh, N.C. by American Theatre Editors

This theatre company got its start in an old school auditorium with wedding-gift money.

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Emily Mann: ‘It’s Time for the Next Wave’ by American Theatre Editors

When the McCarter's longtime artistic director leaves in 2020, she plans to do more of what brought her there 30 years ago: writing and directing.

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Sanaz Toossi Wins 2019 Rhimes Unsung Voices Playwriting Commission by American Theatre Editors

The commission, now in its second year, was created to help new playwrights develop their work.

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Ruderman Family Foundation and Yale School of Drama Announce Partnership by American Theatre Editors

The collaboration aims to advance the inclusion of people with disabilities in entertainment.

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The Subtext: Kristin Idaszak by American Theatre Editors

The award-winning playwright talks about early inspirations, breakthroughs, and how Naomi Iizuka pushed to write look inward to find her voice.

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Rep Theatre of St. Louis Announces 2019 New Play Festival Lineup by American Theatre Editors

The Rep's Ignite! Festival will debut three in-development scripts this spring.

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‘Hamilton’ Under the Weight of the Puerto Rican Flag by American Theatre Editors

How could any single show carry so much of the island's pain and triumph? By unleashing a hurricane of pride and love.

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New Jersey Repertory Company Announces 2019 Season by American Theatre Editors

The lineup includes productions about family secrets, rewriting history, and country superstars.

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Monday, January 14, 2019

John Logan to Receive the 19th Monte Cristo Award by American Theatre Editors

The playwright/screenwriter will be honored by the Eugene O’Neill Theater Center in April.

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Feasting in the Festival Garden by American Theatre Editors

New York's annual experimental theatre sampler boasts plenty of chills and frills, but the real attraction is carefully crafted mayhem.

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Friday, January 11, 2019

Emily Mann Announces Retirement From Helm of McCarter Theatre by American Theatre Editors

The author of 'Having Our Say' and 'Execution of Justice' will have led the New Jersey theatre for 30 years when she steps down in 2020.

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Thursday, January 10, 2019

Pillsbury House Theatre Announces 2019 Season by American Theatre Editors

The lineup will include three mainstage productions, free performances with the Chicago Avenue Project, and a new-works festival.

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The Shakespeare Theatre of New Jersey Announces 2019 Season by American Theatre Editors

The lineup include swashbuckling adventures, Shakespearean tragedies, and a holiday favorite.

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Central Works Announces 2019 Season by American Theatre Editors

The lineup will include four new plays, from political thrillers to murder mysteries.

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Shakespeare Fest St. Louis Announces Confluence Writers Project by American Theatre Editors

Emerging playwrights Mariah L. Richardson, Shualee Cook, and Kristin Idaszak have been selected to participate.

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PEN/Faulkner Foundation Names Gwydion Suilebhan Exec Director by American Theatre Editors

Suilebhan, who currently serves as director of brand and marketing for Woolly Mammoth Theatre Company, will start next week.

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Bill Hayes and Sue Ellen Beryl, Better Together by American Theatre Editors

Their shared leadership, and segregated duties, keep Palm Beach Dramaworks afloat.

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Wednesday, January 9, 2019

MCC Theater Finally Has a Place to Call Home by American Theatre Editors

The Manhattan theatre also announced a new $30 ticket initiative, a new-musical development lab, and playwright residencies.

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Melia Bensussen Named Artistic Director of Hartford Stage by American Theatre Editors

The acclaimed director will succeed Darko Tresjnak to become the theatre's sixth artistic director.

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Shaina Taub and Sarah Hammond Tie for 2019 Kleban Prize by American Theatre Editors

They will each receive $100,000 in recognition of their work as lyricists; Charlie Sohne is also recognized for his work as a librettist.

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Jojo Ruf Named Managing Director of Theater J by American Theatre Editors

The producer will help lead the D.C. Jewish theatre.

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Tuesday, January 8, 2019

Arkansas Rep, Back From the Brink, Names William Trice Exec A.D. by American Theatre Editors

The Little Rock native will begin the new post in August, taking the helm of the Rep after of it briefly suspended operations.

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Nancy L. Donahue, Board Backbone by American Theatre Editors

For 4 decades this Lowell, Mass., native has stayed involved with the theatre she helped create there.

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Monday, January 7, 2019

Actors’ Equity Strikes Broadway Development Labs by American Theatre Editors

2 years of negotiations for a new contract with the Broadway League on developing new musicals have reached an impasse.

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Arbiters Find Insufficient Proof of Workplace Discrimination at Guthrie by American Theatre Editors

Carpenter Molly Diers, who resigned last March due to the theatre’s allegedly 'sexist culture,' has disputed the city's ruling.

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