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Friday, November 16, 2018

Three on the Aisle: Theatre Vs. Film With Kenneth Lonergan by American Theatre Editors

The critics interview the Oscar-winning screenwriter about finally getting some Broadway love, and trade thoughts on 'King Kong.'

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Thursday, November 15, 2018

LPTW’s New Count: Gender Parity Up Slightly Off-Broadway by American Theatre Editors

The latest numbers show playwrights and directors edging close to parity, while most designers apart from costumers lag behind.

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Playwrights Realm Announces 2018-19 Scratchpad Series by American Theatre Editors

Darren Canady, Keiko Green, and Jordan Ramirez Puckett have been selected for developmental workshops.

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Token Theatre Friends: Roasting T-Day With Larissa FastHorse and Margo Seibert by American Theatre Editors

The two artists discuss performative wokeness in 'The Thanksgiving Play' at Playwrights Horizons. Plus the Friends review Michael Urie's performance in 'Torch Song' on Broadway.

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Actors Theatre of Louisville Announces 43rd Humana Festival by American Theatre Editors

The annual festival will feature five world premieres, including a new play by Lucas Hnath.

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Tuesday, November 13, 2018

Arkansas Rep, Back From the Brink, Announces 2019 Season by American Theatre Editors

The company, which suspended operations last spring, is back with classics and new plays for its "Rebuild the Rep" season.

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The Subtext: Ike Holter by American Theatre Editors

The prolific playwright talks about his newest play 'Rightlynd,' his adopted hometown of Chicago, and how he handles rejection.

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Micki Hobson, a Force in the Arts for 5 Decades by American Theatre Editors

The title 'arts management consultant' doesn't capture the wide-ranging passion and commitment she brought to her career and her life.

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James Greene (1926-2018) by American Theatre Editors

Debuting on Broadway 1951, he acted in Lincoln Center Rep and APA-Phoenix Rep at the start of a long New York and regional career.

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Monday, November 12, 2018

Know a Theatre: Cardinal Stage of Bloomington, Ind. by American Theatre Editors

This theatre company presents a wide range of programming for the diverse community in South Central Indiana.

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Friday, November 9, 2018

Will Reynolds and Eric Price Win 2018 Fred Ebb Award by American Theatre Editors

The songwriting duo will be presented with a cash prize this month.

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This Month in Theatre History by American Theatre Editors

From the first remote-controlled light board to the founding of the Alley Theatre, November has been a notable month in theatre.

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Thursday, November 8, 2018

Plays With a Difference: Steppenwolf Launches the Mix List by American Theatre Editors

Inspired by the Kilroys, the Chicago theatre has compiled a list of plays centering marginalized and intersectional stories, available for production.

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Onstage This Week: Double-Vision Edition by American Theatre Editors

We're seeing double (and triple)! 3 popular plays---'Doll's House Part 2,' 'The Wolves,' and 'Men on Boats'---are running concurrently this month across the U.S.

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UCLA Names Paula Vogel Playwright-in-Residence by American Theatre Editors

Vogel will serve as the school’s inaugural Hearst Theater Lab Initiative Distinguished Playwright-in-Residence for the 2018-19 academic year.

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Jacob G. Padrón Named Artistic Director of Long Wharf Theatre by American Theatre Editors

The producer will start his leadership post at the Connecticut theatre in early 2019.

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Lost and Found with Hansol Jung by American Theatre Editors

With plays like "Wild Goose Dreams" and "Cardboard Piano," the Korean writer is making a splash on American stages with stories of displacement and hope.

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Wednesday, November 7, 2018

Northern Stage Names Irene Green Managing Director by American Theatre Editors

Green has been promoted from the role of associate managing director.

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Fornés and the Magic in the Room by American Theatre Editors

The free writing she taught us may have opened us up, but she also subtly framed and shaped our sense of theatrical form.

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Tuesday, November 6, 2018

People’s Light Leads Winners at 2018 Barrymore Awards by American Theatre Editors

The annual awards ceremony celebrating the Philadelphia theatre community was held on Monday.

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Artistic Director Joanie Schultz Resigns From WaterTower Theatre by American Theatre Editors

Schultz was hired by the Texas theatre just 2 years ago; her departure follows the resignation of a managing director she hired.

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Jefferson Mays Is Doing ‘A Christmas Carol,’ By Himself by American Theatre Editors

The Tony-winning actor promises his version of Charles Dickens's classic will not be so jolly, because of income inequality.

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Monday, November 5, 2018

She Wasn’t Just Anybody Who Sang a Black Girl’s Song by American Theatre Editors

Ntozake Shange brought her fearless poetry out of the basements and cafes into the theatre and reached the world.

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November 2018 Onstage by American Theatre Editors

From the a grand expedition to a feuding football teams, from a silent retreat to a countryside estate, check out what is onstage this month.

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6 Theatre Workers You Should Know by American Theatre Editors

From a Chicago set designer to a scribe in Atlanta, from a Seattle director to an operations manager in New York City, here are some people to have on your radar.

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Signature Theatre and American Theatre Announce Panel Discussion Series by American Theatre Editors

In partnership with NYC's Signature Theatre, American Theatre will present free panel discussions.

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Friday, November 2, 2018

The Maria Irene Fornés Playlist by American Theatre Editors

How my teacher led me home.

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Pushing the Envelope and Pulling Back by American Theatre Editors

Readers respond to a provocative play about race and to a searching essay about theatrical heartbreak.

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Thursday, November 1, 2018

Alley Theatre Names Rob Melrose Artistic Director by American Theatre Editors

The Houston theatre taps the San Francisco director as its new leader after the contested departure of longtime a.d. Gregory Boyd.

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Golden Thread Productions Presents 2019 ReOrient Festival by American Theatre Editors

The festival of short plays features works by seven playwrights from a variety of Middle Eastern backgrounds.

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Token Theatre Friends: Making ‘Oklahoma!’ Sexy With Rebecca Naomi Jones by American Theatre Editors

This week, the Friends discuss Daniel Fish's stripped-down revival of the R&H classic and review 'Lifespan of a Fact' on Broadway (starring Daniel Radcliffe).

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