Thursday, June 29, 2017

This Must Be the Place by American Theatre Editors

You can tell where theatre happens from its name.

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Improvise, Imitate, Formalize, Reject, Repeat: How the Wheel of Innovation Turns by American Theatre Editors

How the cycle of theatrical innovation has moved throughout history.

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Appetite for Construction: Builds and Rebuilds Across the U.S. by American Theatre Editors

A national survey of new, old, and new/old projects, ranging widely in size, shape, and intention.

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The Yard Beyond the Bard by American Theatre Editors

A new lakefront flexible space gives Chicago Shakespeare Theater the room to expand, and not just physically.

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Offscript: Theatre Architecture, ‘Disgraced’ in China by American Theatre Editors

On this week's podcast, we interview Alison Friedman of Ping Pong Productions, which regularly takes American productions to China. Plus the editors discuss Hedy Weiss, 'Julius Caesar,' and …

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How Rude Mechs Built a ‘Mountain’ to Scale by American Theatre Editors

The Austin-based company bid farewell to their home base, the Off Center, with an irreverent ode to impermanence.

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Wednesday, June 28, 2017

NAMT Announces 2017 Festival of New Musicals Lineup by American Theatre Editors

Eight new tuners will be showcased in New York this fall.

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Profile Theatre Announces 2018-19 Season by American Theatre Editors

The slate will showcase works by Lisa Kron and Anna Deavere Smith.

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Rattlestick Playwrights Theater Announces 2017-18 Season by American Theatre Editors

The slate will include new plays and workshop productions by the Rattlestick Apprentice Company.

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Think About the Children: When Theatres Cross the Line by American Theatre Editors

Shows for young audiences can sometimes be controversial for reasons that surprise even the most thoughtful theatremakers.

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What We’ll Miss About Glenne Headly: Everything, but Especially That Voice by American Theatre Editors

My Steppenwolf colleague was effervescent, fearless, alluring, and irreplaceable.

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Tuesday, June 27, 2017

Eureka Theatre, Birthplace of ‘Angels in America,’ to Fold Its Wings by American Theatre Editors

The historic Bay Area theatre will close after 45 years.

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When Critics Don’t Like Their Reflection by American Theatre Editors

Why my play 'Pass Over' inspired a whitelash---and a backlash against it from artists who felt targeted.

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The Review That Shook Chicago by American Theatre Editors

Local theatre artists rise in revolt against Sun-Times critic Hedy Weiss, raising questions about racism and free speech.

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Childsplay Sets 2017-18 Season of Young Audience Fare by American Theatre Editors

The 7-show season will feature play adaptations of 'The Phantom Tollbooth' and 'Go, Dog. Go!'

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Monday, June 26, 2017

Mimi O’Donnell to Depart Labyrinth Theater Company by American Theatre Editors

The artistic director will leave her post in July.

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Onstage This Week: June 26-July 2 by American Theatre Editors

From down the rabbit hole to the corner bodega, from Seattle to Philadelphia, it is another adventurous week for theatre.

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Friday, June 23, 2017

How Did We Love Martha? Let Us Count the Ways by American Theatre Editors

How Martha Lavey grew into a leadership role she was born to play, not only for her company but for her city and for the American theatre.

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A.R. Gurney: Grace and Generosity by American Theatre Editors

Like the man himself, his plays ran on conversation and character more than conflict.

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‘Project Dawn’ Shows That Sex Trafficking Is an American Problem Too by American Theatre Editors

Karen Hartman's newest play was inspired by a controversial court for former prostitutes and those who run it.

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Chicago’s First International Latino Theater Festival Announced by American Theatre Editors

Under the title Destinos, the inaugural festival will showcase work by Latinx artists from around the globe.

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The Kilroys Are Here With More Plays by Women by American Theatre Editors

Their fourth annual list features 37 underproduced plays by female and trans writers, and more by writers of color than in previous years.

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Wednesday, June 21, 2017

Featured Contributors, May/June 2017 by American Theatre Editors

A critic from Beijing penned a Chinese theatre overview, and an academic from Washington, D.C., traced a high-stakes literary adaptation.

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Sharon Playhouse, Where the Director Drives the Whole Season by American Theatre Editors

Emerging director Morgan Green is helming a wildly diverse summer season at the Connecticut theatre.

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Tuesday, June 20, 2017

Kwame Kwei-Armah to Leave Helm of Center Stage by American Theatre Editors

The artistic director will step down at the end of the 2017-18 season.

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Meiyin Wang to Lead 2017 Without Walls Festival by American Theatre Editors

Meiyin Wang's first fest will feature Gob Squad, a Mimi Lien installation, and shows at local breweries and public libraries.

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The Next Stage for Open Stage of Harrisburg Founders by American Theatre Editors

As Anne and Don Alsedek step down from the company they founded in 1983, they look back on a legacy of education and slow but steady growth.

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Monday, June 19, 2017

New Dramatists Announces 8 Playwriting Residents by American Theatre Editors

Johnna Adams, Boni B. Alvarez, Kirk Wood Bromley, Morgan Gould, MJ Kaufman, Aya Ogawa, Jiehae Park, and Andrea Stolowit will be in residence through 2024.

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Paula Vogel to Receive 2016 Hull-Warriner Award by American Theatre Editors

The playwright will receive the award for her play 'Indecent.'

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Belonging and Becoming: Reflections on #TCG17 by American Theatre Editors

What was a critic of color doing at a theatre conference? Only listening, learning, networking, and finding his place.

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