Monday, August 20, 2018

A ‘Cardinal’ Grows in Queens: Cornerstone’s Teachable Moments by American Theatre Editors

The community-engaged theatre troupe and institute, long based in California, recently touched down in NYC's most diverse borough for a new adventure in art-making.

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Friday, August 17, 2018

Road Less Traveled Productions Announces 2018-19 Season by American Theatre Editors

The season will be the company's first in its new home in Buffalo, N.Y.

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Sacred Fools Announces 2018-19 Season by American Theatre Editors

Its upcoming season will featuring two world premieres, and a coproduction with the Burglars of Hamm.

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Thursday, August 16, 2018

Three on the Aisle: Can We Call Someone Pretty? by American Theatre Editors

On this week's podcast, the critics discuss when it's appropriate to discuss an actor's appearance in a review, plus they battle over 'Be More Chill.'

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Perseverance Theatre, Living Up to Its Name Again by American Theatre Editors

On its way back from the brink of closure, Alaska’s largest theatre has eliminated its debt and found new funders.

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Wednesday, August 15, 2018

The Subtext: Jennifer Blackmer by American Theatre Editors

Brian James Polak interviews the playwright/professor about writing science-based plays and fostering the next generation of writers.

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Tuesday, August 14, 2018

Theatre Exile Announces 2018-19 Season by American Theatre Editors

The season will include plays by Itamar Moses, Tim Crouch, and Hansol Jung.

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Know a Theatre: Boise Contemporary Theater of Boise, Idaho by American Theatre Editors

With 200 seats and 2,000 subscribers, the company has built an audience that expects the unexpected.

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Cadence Theatre Names Pipeline New Works Fellows by American Theatre Editors

The inaugural class includes Brittany Fisher, Will Inman, Irene Ziegler, and writing duo Sanam Laila Hashemi and Steven Burneson.

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The VORTEX Announces 2018-19 ‘Homeward’ Season by American Theatre Editors

Season offerings at the Texas theatre will include works about what it means to have a home.

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Monday, August 13, 2018

Flint Youth Theatre Will Become Flint Repertory Theatre by American Theatre Editors

The youth theatre has expanded its programming to position itself as a professional nonprofit theatre, with more opportunities for adults.

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Anne Kauffman Is New Artistic Director of Encores! Off-Center by American Theatre Editors

The acclaimed director will take the helm of the summer musical-theatre revival series, which she co-led this past year.

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Perseverance Theatre Names Joshua Midgett Managing Director by American Theatre Editors

Midgett will join the Alaska company's leadership team this fall.

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This Month in Theatre History by American Theatre Editors

From a sham buffalo hunt organized by P.T. Barnum to a stage production featuring Edison's electric lights, August was a month of theatre to remember.

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Friday, August 10, 2018

Public Theater to Present Maria Irene Fornes Marathon by American Theatre Editors

The Public Theater will present a 12-hour marathon of plays by Maria Irene Fornes.

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Ivo Genius: Director, Adaptor, Auteur by American Theatre Editors

A new book looks at Ivo van Hove's thoroughgoing process, which is as much about distillation as direction.

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Thursday, August 9, 2018

Classical Theatre of Harlem Appoints Carl Cofield Associate Artistic Director by American Theatre Editors

Cofield will play a key role in furthering refining and implementing CTH's artistic vision through his new position.

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Design Credit Where It’s Due by American Theatre Editors

We happily publish photos showcasing the work of theatre designers. Is it too much for them to ask for some acknowledgement?

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Token Theatre Friends: Chilling With Summer Theatre by American Theatre Editors

This week, the Friends interview Joe Iconis about 'Be More Chill' and teenagers, and review the 'Twelfth Night' musical and 'Straight White Men.'

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Baltimore Center Stage Names Stephanie Ybarra Artistic Director by American Theatre Editors

Ybarra will start her transition from the Public Theater to Center Stage in October.

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Wednesday, August 8, 2018

‘Once on This Island’ Wins Extraordinary Excellence in Diversity on Broadway Award by American Theatre Editors

Actors' Equity Association recognizes the Broadway show for its promotion of equity, diversity, and inclusion.

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Where Will Jamie Gahlon Take HowlRound? by American Theatre Editors

It may be best known as an online theatre journal, but its new director is committed to the org's whole range of programming and practice.

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Monday, August 6, 2018

Andy Karl and Orfeh Call It Kismet by American Theatre Editors

The Broadway duo return to the Great White Way together in 'Pretty Woman: The Musical.'

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HERE Announces Leadership Transitions by American Theatre Editors

Executive director Kim Whitener will step down, and Meredith Lynsey Schade and Brenna Thomas will be promoted.

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Shall I Clothe Thee for a Summer’s Day? Costuming Outdoor Shakespeare by American Theatre Editors

Hidden freezer packs, light fabrics, optional layers: how costumers prepare for the wind and the rain (and the heat).

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Friday, August 3, 2018

Public Theater Launches Mobile Unit National Tour With ‘Sweat’ by American Theatre Editors

Lynn Nottage's play about Rust Belt economic discontent will be presented throughout 18 Midwest cities this fall.

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Thursday, August 2, 2018

Playwrights Board a Minivan With a Mission to Redefine the South by American Theatre Editors

Alabama Shakespeare Festival sent four playwrights on a road trip to engage with a changing culture---and look for ways to reshape it.

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Wednesday, August 1, 2018

Conecciónes: Reflections on Carnaval 2018 by American Theatre Editors

Key takeaways from the Latinx Theatre Commons’s new-play fest in Chicago, where the focus was both national and hyper-local.

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PURE Theatre Announces Season 16 at Its New Home by American Theatre Editors

The 2018-19 season will mark the company’s first at its new home, the Cannon Street Art Center.

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Staged! Announces Changes in Leadership by American Theatre Editors

Founding artistic director Chanda Hall and executive director Diane Englert will leave the company, and Paul Angelo and Paige Rogers will begin on Aug. 1.

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‘Beauty and the Beast’ and ‘Almost, Maine’ Top EdTA’s High School Play Survey by American Theatre Editors

EdTA's 80th annual survey reports on the most-produced high school shows in the 2017-18 school year.

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