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Wednesday, December 13, 2017

A Very Austen Christmas With ‘Miss Bennet’ by American Theatre Editors

Lauren Gunderson and Margot Melcon's new play, a sort of 'Pride and Prejudice' sequel, makes a bid for the holiday canon.

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Tuesday, December 12, 2017

Leah Nanako Winkler Receives 2017-19 Jerome Fellowship by American Theatre Editors

Chosen by the Lark out of 286 applicants, she'll embark on a two-year fellowship to develop a new play.

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New Victory Theater Announces 2017-18 LabWorks Artists by American Theatre Editors

Ten new works for young audiences will be created through the LabWorks Artists program.

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Monday, December 11, 2017

Black Ensemble Theater Announces 2018 Season by American Theatre Editors

The Chicago theatre will celebrate various facets of pop music history with its season 'Movers and Shakers.'

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Friday, December 8, 2017

‘Black Rider’ Rides Again by American Theatre Editors

How set designer Sean Riley paid homage to Robert Wilson without copying him.

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6 Theatre Workers You Should Know by American Theatre Editors

From a Cape Cod playwright to a versatile Chicago director, from a D.C. producer to an Austin production coordinator, here are some folks you should have on your radar.

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Thursday, December 7, 2017

This Month in Theatre History by American Theatre Editors

From the first theatre lit by electricity to the debut of 'Streetcar,' 'Show Boat,' and 'The Great White Hope,' December was a bountiful month in U.S. theatre history.

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Wednesday, December 6, 2017

Marya Sea Kaminski Named Artistic Director of Pittsburgh Public Theater by American Theatre Editors

Kaminski leaves her post as associate artistic director of Seattle Rep to succeed Ted Pappas in Steel City.

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Holiday Shows for Kids Have (Mostly) Moved Past Scrooge by American Theatre Editors

In addition to the usual perennial holiday fare, December shows repurpose classic tales for all ages.

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Unmuffling a Culture of Silence by American Theatre Editors

I spoke and emailed with more than 100 people who have suffered harassment without redress in theatre workplaces. What does that say about the field?

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Letters for Dec. 2017 by American Theatre Editors

Readers respond to a story about the history of Suzuki and SITI Company, and an article about conservative theatremakers.

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4th Wall Theatre Company to Remain Standing by American Theatre Editors

The company, which previously announced its closure, will remain open after a $100,000 donation.

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Monday, December 4, 2017

Women in Leadership: It’s About Time by American Theatre Editors

Three attendees reflect on what they learned at the Berkshire Leadership Summit.

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Town Stages Opens in New York City by American Theatre Editors

The new female-led event and performance space promises to offer an artistic home to New York City creators.

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Friday, December 1, 2017

Three on the Aisle: The Critic as Artist? by American Theatre Editors

On this week's podcast, Terry Teachout wrote a play! Can Peter Marks and Elisabeth Vincentelli review it? Plus, an interview with director of the moment Lila Neugebauer.

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TCG Fall Forum: A Collegial Conversation About Systemic Challenges by American Theatre Editors

Succession and the search process, "cost disease," and other nonprofit fundamentals were on the table as the field met in NYC in early November.

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Wednesday, November 29, 2017

DCPA Announces Playwrights for 13th Annual New Play Summit by American Theatre Editors

The festival will include works by Sigrid Gilmer, David Jacobi, Kemp Powers, Barbara Seyda, José Cruz González, Matthew Lopez, and Lauren Yee.

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Featured Contributors, Dec. 2017 by American Theatre Editors

Two critics address themselves to critical models, both of the economic and the aesthetic kind.

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Creede Repertory Theatre Announces 53rd Season by American Theatre Editors

The 2018 season will feature Dolly Parton’s '9 to 5,' Neil Simon’s 'Barefoot in the Park,' and the 35th annual Young Audience Outreach Tour.

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Allison Janney to Serve as Chair for D.C.’s Women’s Voices Festival by American Theatre Editors

Janney returns to the festival as honorary chair after serving on the honorary committee at the inaugural festival in 2015.

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Tuesday, November 28, 2017

Speaking Truth to Ourselves by American Theatre Editors

We have so many theatre riches before us. If we don't engage with them fully and forthrightly, we're effectively taking them for granted.

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What’s the Buzz? by American Theatre Editors

We know too well the laments about shrinking critical jobs and authority. But are we looking for the future in all the wrong places?

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A Second Act for Theatre Criticism? by American Theatre Editors

Reviewers and reports are an endangered species. Here's how some of them are surviving---and even thriving.

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The Critical Palette by American Theatre Editors

Three theatre critics of color who are used to being the only one who looks like them on the aisle seat.

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A Critics Bestiary by American Theatre Editors

There may be as many kinds of writers about theatre as there are kinds of theatre. Here’s a handy guide.

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Tastemaking in a Post-Newspaper World by American Theatre Editors

Sure, theatres can find ways to spread the word without critics, but patrons still want---and deserve---disinterested reviews.

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Black Bodies, White Writers by American Theatre Editors

The crushing homogeneity of theatre criticism means it’s missing crucial perspectives—and its relevance to readers.

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A Critical Lion in Winter: Robert Brustein Looks Back by American Theatre Editors

The legendary critic and impresario is still writing every day, though he's largely left the battlefield to other warriors.

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The View From the Aisle Over ‘10,000 Nights’ by American Theatre Editors

Choice notes from an extraordinary theatregoing career, documenting trends and artists of the late 20th-century stage.

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Monday, November 27, 2017

How Does the Tax Bill Add Up for Artists and Nonprofits? by American Theatre Editors

The bad news: a huge drop in charitable giving and no itemized deductions for freelancers. The good news? An amendment could fix the giving part.

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