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Monday, September 20, 2021

4 Theatres Commission Paige Hernandez to Create Maya Angelou-Inspired Play by Veronica Maldonado

Hernandez's commission comes courtesy of four separate theatres, and will involve workshops with kids in each theatre's community.

SOURCE: American Theatre at 12:31PM
Tuesday, September 14, 2021

Ziegfeld Awards Honor Female Musical Theatre Composers by Veronica Maldonado

November Christine, Carmel Dean, and Madeline Myers share a prize aimed at assisting up-and-coming artists with a grant and mentorship.

SOURCE: American Theatre at 02:01PM

Dámaso Rodríguez to Step Down as Artists Rep Artistic Director by Veronica Maldonado

After 9 years at the helm, he'll leave to take an arts consulting job, also in Portland, and allow for further artistic changes at Artists Rep.

SOURCE: American Theatre at 01:55PM

Intiman Theatre and BECU Announce ‘Angels in Seattle’ Winners by Veronica Maldonado

The new awards highlight those who helped keep the Seattle theatre community active and flourishing during the pandemic.

SOURCE: American Theatre at 10:12AM
Tuesday, September 7, 2021

Echo Theater Company Selects National Young Playwrights by Veronica Maldonado

The program aims to connect emerging playwrights with established voices, fostering a new generation of artists.

SOURCE: American Theatre at 04:07PM
Wednesday, September 1, 2021

La Jolla Playhouse Appoints Eric Keen-Louie to Be Executive Producer by Veronica Maldonado

Previously a producing director with the theatre, Keen-Louie will assume a newly created role overseeing all productions in the theatre's subscription season.

SOURCE: American Theatre at 04:03PM

UConn Names Megan Monaghan Rivas to Dual Leadership Role by Veronica Maldonado

She'll serve as both the head of the University of Connecticut's Dramatic Arts program and as artistic director of Connecticut Repertory Theatre.

SOURCE: American Theatre at 03:36PM
Tuesday, August 31, 2021

New Paid Fellowship for Young Black Theatre Professionals to Begin in 7 U.S. Cities by Veronica Maldonado

The program, a collaboration between Broadway Across America and the Black Theatre Coalition, will give hands-on training in marketing and administration.

SOURCE: American Theatre at 03:46PM
Monday, August 30, 2021

Laboratory for Global Performance and Politics Announces New Fellows by Veronica Maldonado

The residency program, now in its third year, aims to amplify the voices and artistic impact of international artists while aspiring to foster greater connection among them.

SOURCE: American Theatre at 05:42PM
Thursday, August 26, 2021

Actors’ Equity and Off-Broadway League Reach New Agreement by Veronica Maldonado

Enhanced COVID safety protocols are a focus, as are strengthening avenues of redress against workplace harassment and discrimination.

SOURCE: American Theatre at 12:17PM

Black Theatre United Releases a New Deal for Broadway by Veronica Maldonado

An alliance of Black theatre workers and leaders has struck a deal with Broadway's predominantly white leadership to further greater diversity and inclusion.

SOURCE: American Theatre at 12:13PM
Thursday, August 19, 2021

D.C.-Area Theatres Announce Vaccination Requirements by Veronica Maldonado

Both theatre workers and audiences will be required to show proof of vaccination, and audiences must wear masks inside.

SOURCE: American Theatre at 05:28PM

Pirronne Yousefzadeh to Run Colorado Springs FAC Theatre Program by Veronica Maldonado

In the role, she will expand the theatre's artistic scope within Colorado College, as well as increase community engagement.

SOURCE: American Theatre at 01:16PM
Wednesday, August 18, 2021

City Theatre Names Its Young Playwrights Contest Winners by Veronica Maldonado

Plays by 4 junior high and high school writers have been selected for production and publication.

SOURCE: American Theatre at 04:20PM
Tuesday, August 17, 2021

PlayGround Announces New Associate Producers by Veronica Maldonado

The four artists will fill yearlong curatorial roles, with the mission to expand PlayGround's offerings and community reach.

SOURCE: American Theatre at 05:33PM
Monday, August 16, 2021

San Diego Repertory Announces Latinx New Play Festival by Veronica Maldonado

San Diego REP and Amigos del REP present weekend of new play readings by Latinx playwrights, along with a production of 'Conjunto Blues.'

SOURCE: American Theatre at 05:02PM

Kansas City Rep Announces New Artistic Team by Veronica Maldonado

The expanded positions infuse both local and national talent to the theatre, broadening its artistic scope and reach.

SOURCE: American Theatre at 04:52PM
Wednesday, August 11, 2021

Behind the Scenes Foundation Awarded Grant by NATEAC by Veronica Maldonado

Theatre engineers and architects give $10,000 to an org offering support for injured and ill theatre workers.

SOURCE: American Theatre at 06:00PM

Wallace Foundation Launches Initiative for Arts Orgs of Color by Veronica Maldonado

The new initiative aims to explore strategies arts organizations of color use to survive and sustain their work.

SOURCE: American Theatre at 05:08PM

Resident Ensemble Players Founder to Step Down by Veronica Maldonado

Sanford Robbins announces impending retirement from his role at the theatre, as well as his positions at the University of Delaware.

SOURCE: American Theatre at 10:07AM
Monday, August 9, 2021

Patrick Mulcahy to Leave Helm of Pennsylvania Shakespeare Festival by Veronica Maldonado

In summer 2022, after 19 years leading PSF, he'll transition back to full-time faculty at DeSales University.

SOURCE: American Theatre at 04:27PM

Rivendell Appoints Denise Yvette Serna Associate Artistic Director by Veronica Maldonado

The new position expands Rivendell Theatre’s reach, building on Serna's background as an arts and social justice activist.

SOURCE: American Theatre at 04:22PM

TimeLine Theatre’s Managing Director Moves to New Role by Veronica Maldonado

Elizabeth K. Auman will transition from her post to focus on TimeLine's new uptown theatre.

SOURCE: American Theatre at 04:18PM
Wednesday, August 4, 2021

Lincoln Center Appoints Shanta Thake as Chief Artistic Officer by Veronica Maldonado

The new position replaces the old artistic director role, and focuses on expanding Lincoln Center’s cultural reach in the city.

SOURCE: American Theatre at 04:43PM

MTC Announces Its 2021 Sloan Playwriting Commissions by Veronica Maldonado

The commission encourages playwrights to write works focusing on scientific and technological themes.

SOURCE: American Theatre at 04:33PM
Monday, August 2, 2021

Preston Choi Named Sideshow Theatre’s Artist-in-Residence by Veronica Maldonado

Sideshow Theatre awards Preston Choi with an artist residency and announces the final two streaming installments of its “Digital House Party” series.

SOURCE: American Theatre at 05:41PM
Thursday, July 29, 2021

Theater Breaking Through Barriers Relaunches Writers’ Workshop by Veronica Maldonado

On hiatus since 2008, the workshop helps artists develop and stage work with a focus on uplifting disabled artists.

SOURCE: American Theatre at 02:29PM

Katie Maltais Named Managing Director of Stages by Veronica Maldonado

Maltais steps into the position as the theatre resumes in-person programming for the upcoming fall season.

SOURCE: American Theatre at 09:26AM
Wednesday, July 28, 2021

Boise Contemporary Theater Announces BIPOC Playwright’s Festival by Veronica Maldonado

The Idaho company will offer readings of 2 new plays and a fully produced new musical.

SOURCE: American Theatre at 01:40PM

Syracuse Stage Expands Its Artistic Leadership by Veronica Maldonado

The company has added two new artistic positions alongside artistic director, including the company’s first resident playwright.

SOURCE: American Theatre at 09:45AM
Tuesday, July 27, 2021

Michael Halberstam Resigns from Writers Theatre by Veronica Maldonado

His departure, agreed upon after multiple allegations of inappropriate backstage conduct, ends his three-decade run at the theatre.

SOURCE: American Theatre at 03:05PM

All that Chat

Sep 14, 2021: Chicago - Ambassador Theatre
Oct 17, 2021: Dana H. - Lyceum Theatre
Mar 28, 2022: Plaza Suite - Hudson Theatre
Apr 07, 2022: The Minutes - Studio 54