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Monday, February 26, 2024

Shakespeare at Notre Dame Announces New Staff by American Theatre Editors

Scott Jackson has been promoted to executive artistic director, while Debra Gasper has been promoted to producing director.

SOURCE: American Theatre at 05:02PM

From Chicago, the Infectiousness of Joy by American Theatre Editors

This month, we look at joy as a candle in the darkness and hear from artists Yao Nana Dogbe and Michelle Renee Bester.

SOURCE: American Theatre at 04:30PM
Friday, February 23, 2024

Know A Theatre: Berkshire Theatre Group by American Theatre Editors

Known for its emphasis on education and artistic exploration, this longstanding cultural institution now programs 4 stages in 2 locations.

SOURCE: American Theatre at 02:48PM

‘He Was the North Star’: A Tribute to Hinton Battle by American Theatre Editors

Friends and colleagues recall the irrepressible actor-dancer-choreographer's explosive talent, teasing sense of humor, and gracious mentorship.

SOURCE: American Theatre at 01:27PM
Thursday, February 22, 2024

The HBCU Edge by American Theatre Editors

Alumni, faculty, and students from historically Black colleges and universities weigh in on how their training prepared them to take centerstage.

SOURCE: American Theatre at 02:29PM

Who’s Afraid of ‘Kathy Acker’? by American Theatre Editors

Riding a fresh wave of interest with a new generation, Jack Skelley's 40-year-old punk rock novel about American decline has been adapted by Siena Foster-Soltis into a play.

SOURCE: American Theatre at 08:10AM
Wednesday, February 21, 2024

Bill Bushnell, Impresario of Spring Street by American Theatre Editors

In leading the boldly visionary if ultimately doomed Los Angeles Theatre Center for 6 legendary years, Bush inspired generations of artists and leaders.

SOURCE: American Theatre at 01:08PM

Offscript: Kendeda at 20 With Tarell Alvin McCraney, Madhuri Shekar, and a.k. payne by American Theatre Editors

On this episode, 3 playwrights discuss their development experience as past winners of the Kendeda National Graduate Playwriting Competition.

SOURCE: American Theatre at 10:57AM
Tuesday, February 20, 2024

SDCF Ockrent Fellow, TDF/Sharaff Awards, NAMT Residency Grants, and More by American Theatre Editors

A roundup of prizes, fellowships, and other recognitions.

SOURCE: American Theatre at 04:47PM

Nidia Medina Named Producing Director of INTAR by American Theatre Editors

Previously an associate artistic director with the NYC company, she'll now lead alongside artistic director Lou Moreno.

SOURCE: American Theatre at 02:37PM

Khalia Davis Named Producing Artistic Director of Coterie Theater by American Theatre Editors

A longtime leader in TYA and arts education, Davis takes over the theatre after a troubled chapter in its history.

SOURCE: American Theatre at 01:53PM

Eric Keen-Louie Named Artistic Producing Director at La Jolla Playhouse by American Theatre Editors

Previously the theatre's executive producer, he will join the leadership team alongside artistic director Christopher Ashley and managing director Debby Buchholz.

SOURCE: American Theatre at 11:48AM

Artistic Director Brandon Carter to Leave American Shakespeare Center by American Theatre Editors

The theatre's first leader of color, who has acted with the company since 2018, will step down after 4 years in the position.

SOURCE: American Theatre at 11:02AM

Fountain Theatre Artistic Director Stephen Sachs to Retire by American Theatre Editors

The L.A. theatre's co-founder, a busy writer and director both at his company and elsewhere, will step down at the end of the year.

SOURCE: American Theatre at 10:01AM
Friday, February 16, 2024

ICONS 2: Lillian López by American Theatre Editors

This episode features a monologue by C. Quintana, performed by Sol Marina Crespo, dramatizing how the Puerto Rican activist fell in love with the library.

SOURCE: American Theatre at 02:32PM

Tina Howe: A Celebration by American Theatre Editors

A dramaturg and director who was fortunate enough to work with her reexamines her underrated legacy.

SOURCE: American Theatre at 12:02PM
Thursday, February 15, 2024

How ‘Becoming a Man’ Is Becoming a Play by American Theatre Editors

In staging his 2020 memoir about his transmasculine journey, he's incorporating new lessons and context, and doubling down on the love story.

SOURCE: American Theatre at 03:27PM
Tuesday, February 13, 2024

How to Lose a Country by American Theatre Editors

In Miami New Drama’s ‘Las Aventuras de Juan Planchard,’ Venezuelan artists told a story they couldn’t tell at home.

SOURCE: American Theatre at 04:09PM

Arizona Theatre Company’s 2-City Comeback by American Theatre Editors

The theatre was stabilizing after a rough decade, and then Covid hit, offering fresh challenges and opportunities, including a move to a new venue.

SOURCE: American Theatre at 03:41PM

Katy Sullivan’s Changeable, Charming, Deadly ‘Richard III’ by American Theatre Editors

Director Edward Hall and actor Katy Sullivan discuss the unique qualities that the Paralympian brings to one of Shakespeare's iconic roles.

SOURCE: American Theatre at 02:15PM
Monday, February 12, 2024

Home Truths: 3 Plays With a Sense of Place by American Theatre Editors

A daughter's grief memoir on a Wisconsin farm, an Ireland-set comedy with roles for a large Santa Cruz ensemble, and a mall drama set in Portland.

SOURCE: American Theatre at 12:19PM
Friday, February 9, 2024

ICONS 2: Petra Allende, La Alcaldesa del Barrio by American Theatre Editors

This episode features a monologue by Christin Eve Cato, performed by Annie Henk, imagining a meeting between a Puerto Rican factory worker and an elected official.

SOURCE: American Theatre at 04:17PM

Raphael Picciarelli Joins Williamstown Leadership Team by American Theatre Editors

As managing director of strategy and transformation, Picciarelli will work with yet-to-be-named partners in a new collective leadership model.

SOURCE: American Theatre at 01:50PM

Charlotte Brathwaite and Sunder Ganglani to Lead Cornerstone Theater Co. by American Theatre Editors

The co-artistic leaders will join managing director Megan Wanlass in a leadership triumvirate, succeeding Michael John Garcés.

SOURCE: American Theatre at 11:47AM

Theatrical Mustang: Han Van Sciver, Myth Maker by American Theatre Editors

Woodzick talks to the multi-hyphenate theatre artist and musician about interrogating androgyny, self-mythologizing, and making their web series 'Sad Han.'

SOURCE: American Theatre at 09:05AM
Thursday, February 8, 2024

Congo Square Exec Director Charlique C. Rolle to Step Down by American Theatre Editors

She'll leave in March after 4 four years in the role.

SOURCE: American Theatre at 12:37PM
Wednesday, February 7, 2024

Chita Rivera: Icon, Ancestor, Force, and Presence by American Theatre Editors

A successor in the legendary role of Anita recalls her confidence-building encounter with the Broadway legend.

SOURCE: American Theatre at 09:31AM
Tuesday, February 6, 2024

This Month in Theatre History by American Theatre Editors

February recalls the comedic duo Williams and Walker, a Gertrude Stein opera, a 'Death of a Salesman' debut, and more.

SOURCE: American Theatre at 04:26PM

Cynthia Levin to Retire From Unicorn Theatre by American Theatre Editors

The producing artistic director has been with Unicorn since 1979.

SOURCE: American Theatre at 04:24PM

Marc Masterson to Retire As City Theatre’s Co-Artistic Director by American Theatre Editors

He'll leave the Pittsburgh company in June, capping a 45-year career which emphasized new-play development at various theatres, including South Coast Rep and Actors Theatre of Louisville.

SOURCE: American Theatre at 02:29PM

All that Chat

May 30, 2023: Grey House - Lyceum Theatre
Jun 26, 2023: Just For Us - Hudson Theatre
Jul 24, 2023: The Cottage - Hayes Theater
Nov 16, 2023: Spamalot - St. James Theatre
Dec 18, 2023: Appropriate - Hayes Theater
Mar 07, 2024: Doubt - Todd Haimes Theatre
Apr 14, 2024: Lempicka - Longacre Theatre
Apr 17, 2024: The Wiz - Marquis Theatre
Apr 18, 2024: Suffs - Music Box Theatre
Apr 25, 2024: Mother Play - Hayes Theater
Jun 10, 2024: The Drama Desk Awards