Tuesday, March 26, 2019

New York City’s Two-Way Street by American Theatre Editors

Not much makes it to the stage in our nation's putative theatre capital that didn't come from somewhere else.

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Laurie Metcalf and Her Double by American Theatre Editors

How one of our greatest living stage actors keeps it real, even when playing a not-quite-real Hillary Clinton.

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Uptown vs. Downtown? Tear Down This Wall by American Theatre Editors

Broadway first-timers Heidi Schreck, Daniel Fish, Taylor Mac, and Young Jean Lee aren’t so much joining the conversation as leading it.

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A New Golden Age for the Broadway Musical? by American Theatre Editors

With ‘Hamilton’ and ‘Dear Evan Hansen’ at its back, the American musical is thriving like never before.

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Monday, March 25, 2019

Long Wharf Theatre Sets a History-Themed 2019-20 Season by American Theatre Editors

Next season at the Connecticut theatre will feature period pieces by Lauren Yee, Lloyd Suh, Doug Wright, and a world premiere by Ricardo Pérez González.

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Jobsite Theater’s 21st Season, ‘a Great Reckoning in a Little Room’ by American Theatre Editors

The lineup includes works by Larissa FastHorse, Steve Martin, and Brecht.

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Asolo Rep to Premiere Ahrens/Flaherty/Galati Musical in 2019-20 Season by American Theatre Editors

The world premiere musical is joined in the lineup by 'The Sound of Music' and a new musical take on Robin Hood.

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Offscript Live at the Signature: The State of the Play by American Theatre Editors

A lively conversation with playwright Lucas Hnath, director Leigh Silverman, playwright/director Robert O'Hara, and new-play producer Alexis Williams.

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Gamm Theatre Announces Season of Firsts for 2019-20 by American Theatre Editors

The company's 35th season will feature a lineup exclusively by U.S. playwrights, 4 Rhode Island premieres, and the theatre's first musical.

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Theatricum Botanicum Announces 2019 Summer Season by American Theatre Editors

The theatre will present six show running in repertory under the California oaks.

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En Garde Arts Names Heather Cohn Executive Director by American Theatre Editors

Cohn will work closely with artistic director Anne Hamburger in leading the company.

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Friday, March 22, 2019

New Repertory Theatre Names Michael J. Bobbitt Artistic Director by American Theatre Editors

After 12 years at Adventure Stage in Maryland, Bobbitt is heading north to New England to begin a new chapter.

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TCG Announces Post-Conference TYA Convening by American Theatre Editors

TCG will team up with the NEA and TYA/USA to present a one-day convening about Theatre for Young Audiences.

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Thursday, March 21, 2019

The Dramatic, Precarious Life of the 19-Century Actor by American Theatre Editors

2 new books about Sarah Bernhardt, Eleonora Duse, and Harry Watkins shows the life of a 19th-century actor was filled with acclaim and alcoholism in equal measure.

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Theatre Horizon Announces 7-Show 2019-20 Anniversary Season by American Theatre Editors

The lineup includes a Sondheim classic, a bilingual drama, a Sherlock Holmes play, and more.

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Lauren Yee and Michael R. Jackson Receive Whiting Awards by American Theatre Editors

Each playwright will receive an award of $50,000.

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Token Theatre Friends: Ali Ewoldt On Why Psychologists Make Great Actors by American Theatre Editors

The first Asian American Christine in 'Phantom of the Opera' discusses how she got into theatre, plus a review of 'Daddy' by Jeremy O. Harris.

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Wednesday, March 20, 2019

Victory Gardens Theater Announces 2019-20 Season by American Theatre Editors

The lineup will include the world premiere of 'Dhaba on Devon Avenue' by Madhuri Shekar.

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Theater J Announces Season of D.C. Premieres by American Theatre Editors

The season will be presented at the newly renovated Edlavitch DC Jewish Community Center.

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Chicago Dramatists Names Carson Grace Becker Artistic Director by American Theatre Editors

The theatremaker and arts educator, who began her playwriting career at the organization, will start the new post in May.

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Tuesday, March 19, 2019

Oskar Eustis Wins 2019 Margo Jones Award by American Theatre Editors

The artistic director of the Public Theater will be celebrated at a ceremony later this month.

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Park Square Theatre Announces Recipients of 2019 Artist Fellowships by American Theatre Editors

The new program strives to increase opportunities for under-represented theatre artists.

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McCarter Announces ‘Signature Emily’ Season for 2019-20 by American Theatre Editors

The series marking Emily Mann's final season as artistic leader will include world premieres by Rachel Bonds and Nathan Alan Davis.

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The Subtext: Chisa Hutchinson Is Not a Fan of Colorblind Casting by American Theatre Editors

The playwright of 'Somebody's Daughter' and 'Surely Goodness and Mercy' talks about how private school almost broke her and how August Wilson shaped her thinking.

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Heidi Schreck and Amy Herzog Win Horton Foote Playwriting Award by American Theatre Editors

The playwrights will each receive $12,500.

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Nataki Garrett Named Next Artistic Director of Oregon Shakespeare Festival by American Theatre Editors

A director and administrator known for championing new work, she is poised to lead one of the nation's leading theatres.

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Monday, March 18, 2019

Have You Met Miss Baker? Mint Theater Would Like You To by American Theatre Editors

The under-produced 20th-century playwright is the newest rediscovery project for the Off-Broadway company.

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Friday, March 15, 2019

Know a Theatre: Shadowbox Live of Columbus, Ohio by American Theatre Editors

You've heard of rock ’n’ roll theatre, but this company is living the dream: It started in a garage and is now a full-time "meta-media" producing organization.

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Thursday, March 14, 2019

Author Edwidge Danticat to Speak at TCG Conference in Miami by American Theatre Editors

The Miami-based author will open the org's national conference this June.

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Stephanie Ybarra Sets First Season at Baltimore Center Stage by American Theatre Editors

Her first season at the Baltimore theatre will include 'Miss You Like Hell,' 'Men on Boats,' and a play directed by Taye Diggs.

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Rep Stage Announces 2019-20 Season by American Theatre Editors

The lineup includes two premieres and contemporary classics.

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