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Friday, October 20, 2017

Strength in Numbers? by American Theatre Editors

When 5 Atlanta theatres joined to fundraise, they faced familiar roadblocks and found new avenues.

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Thursday, October 19, 2017

Family Troubles and Hostile Takeovers in London by American Theatre Editors

New plays from Jez Butterworth, James Graham, and Lucy Kirkwood throw its characters and their values into sharp relief and thrilling conflict.

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Wednesday, October 18, 2017

Plays on the Peninsula: South Florida’s Best Kept Secret by American Theatre Editors

Sure, the region has tourists and retirees, but it’s also home to a far-flung, wide-ranging theatre scene.

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‘Miami Motel Stories’ Restage Local History Where It Happened by American Theatre Editors

The first site-specific piece in a planned three-year project kicks off with an immersive stroll through Little Havana's Tower Hotel.

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Tuesday, October 17, 2017

International Women’s Voices Day to be Held on Jan. 21, 2018 by American Theatre Editors

The Women's Voices Theater Festival and the National New Play Network encourages theatres around the world to present an unproduced play by a woman.

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Flow It, Show It: 50 Years of ‘Hair’ by American Theatre Editors

An assistant director recalls the path-breaking original production at the Public Theater.

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Monday, October 16, 2017

Don-Scott Cooper Is Le Petit Théâtre’s New Executive Director by American Theatre Editors

Cooper joins Le Petit Theatre after leaving his position at American Conservatory Theater.

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Ensemble Studio Theatre Announces New Youngblood Members by American Theatre Editors

Ten emerging playwrights will join EST's playwriting collective for 2017-18.

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A Two-Way Mirror Held Up to Hamlet’s Nature by American Theatre Editors

At Idaho Shakespeare Festival, alternating Hamlets mined the role’s duality—and not just along gender lines.

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6 Theatre Workers You Should Know by American Theatre Editors

From an actor/teacher in South Florida to a Philadelphia stage manager, here are some folks to have on your radar.

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Friday, October 13, 2017

Mabou Mines, Still Unpinnable, but Now With a Fixed Address by American Theatre Editors

The venerable avant-garde company is back in the East Village, but don't expect them to settle down.

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Extra Sensory: Crafting Autism-Friendly Performances by American Theatre Editors

How Children’s Theatre of Charlotte drew on the field’s best practices to create sensory-friendly offerings.

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Thursday, October 12, 2017

Caption Contest: Swan Song Edition by American Theatre Editors

Play this month's Caption Contest and you might win a copy of the libretto for 'Dear Evan Hansen.'

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Offscript: Seasoning With Frank Rizzo by American Theatre Editors

On this week's podcast, the Connecticut critic joins the editors to dish about his Q&A with Yale's James Bundy and the upcoming season.

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Giving New Play Development the College Try by American Theatre Editors

In programs at the Farm Theater, Target Margin, and Bard College, playwrights collaborate with students to develop new work.

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Wednesday, October 11, 2017

The Theater Offensive Announces Inaugural OUT’hood Fest by American Theatre Editors

The new festival will lift up stories by LGBTQ artists of color in Boston.

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2 Ingredients of ‘Oh My Sweet Land’: A Refugee Crisis and Kibbeh by American Theatre Editors

Food and homecoming are at the heart of Amir Nazir Zuabi's one-woman play, as staged near hot stoves in New York and the Bay Area.

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Annie Baker and Taylor Mac Receive MacArthur ‘Genius’ Grants by American Theatre Editors

The two theatre artists are among the 24 recipients of the 2017 MacArthur Fellowship, which comes with $625,000.

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Tuesday, October 10, 2017

The Transfiguration of Albert Innaurato by American Theatre Editors

He was an outsized figure as zany, mercurial, tender, and tragic as the characters he put onstage.

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Top Girls: U.K. Theatres and the Women Who Lead Them by American Theatre Editors

The gender-parity tide may finally be turning in the British Isles, but there's still work to be done.

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The Guthrie’s Jennifer Bielstein Elected President of LORT by American Theatre Editors

An experienced managing director, Bielstein succeeds Timothy Shields as leader of the resident theatre league.

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Boston Court Announces Extensive 2018 Season by American Theatre Editors

The season will feature a reinterpretation of 'A Streetcar Named Desire,' a world premiere, and several contemporary music concerts.

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Friday, October 6, 2017

Taproot Theatre Company Announces 2018 Season by American Theatre Editors

The Seattle theatre will present a mix of contemporary and classic plays and musicals.

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The Arts Race: Theatre’s Leading Role in the Founding of the NEA by American Theatre Editors

The U.S. got national arts funding after decades of advocacy, much of it by theatre folks working with various government entities, including the CIA.

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American Theatre Wing’s Announce 12 Theatre Company Recipients by American Theatre Editors

Its national granting program awards $10,000 in operating support to theatres, both first-time beneficiaries and a few repeat honorees.

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Thursday, October 5, 2017

Letters to the Editor: Where’s the Diversity? by American Theatre Editors

A retired professor voices concerns about the casting of Jen Silverman's play 'The Moors,' which 'American Theatre' printed in full in our July/August 2017 issue.

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Allison Bressi Receives T. Fellowship for Emerging Producers by American Theatre Editors

The sixth T. Fellow, chosen to develop a new theatrical production, will attend classes at Columbia's School of the Arts.

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Wednesday, October 4, 2017

Jungle Theater Announces 2018 Season by American Theatre Editors

The Minneapolis theatre will present a one-man adaptation of 'Moby Dick' and Sarah DeLappe's 'The Wolves' next season.

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Les Waters to Leave Actors Theatre of Louisville in 2018 by American Theatre Editors

The British-born director departs after six years leading the Kentucky theatre and its influential new-play program, the Humana Festival.

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How to Make Relevant Theatre in 2017: Lessons From Philly Fringe by American Theatre Editors

Theatre is reflecting our world back at us. But are we feeling it?

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Public Theater to Bring Public Works to London by American Theatre Editors

It will partner with the National Theatre on a new program called Public Acts.

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