Monday, February 19, 2018

Jan Maxwell, Monster Talent by American Theatre Editors

Remembering a tireless and unflinching performer who could go anywhere and take us with her.

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Sunday, February 18, 2018

John Mahoney, Stage Creature and Child of God by American Theatre Editors

This private, devout, and thoughtful man shared so much of himself onstage because that's where he had the most to give to others.

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Friday, February 16, 2018

Bill Rauch’s Next Once-in-a-Lifetime Move by American Theatre Editors

The Oregon Shakes leader will cross the country to take on a new challenge: to lead a performing arts center at New York's World Trade Center.

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Victory Gardens Theater Announces 2018-19 Season by American Theatre Editors

The season will feature a world premiere from Ike Holter and plays by Paula Vogel, Dominique Morisseau, Lauren Yee, and Madhuri Shekar.

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Children’s Theatre Company Announces 2018-19 Season by American Theatre Editors

The season will include the world premiere productions of 'I Come From Arizona' and 'The Hobbit.'

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Park Square Theatre Announces 2018-19 Season by American Theatre Editors

The season will include a world premiere musical by Keith Hovis.

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American Theatre Wing Announces 2018 Jonathan Larson Grant Recipients by American Theatre Editors

The recipients are Jay Adana, Andrew R. Butler and Andrew Farmer, Emily Kaczmarek and Zoe Sarnak, and Mark Sonnenblick.

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Bill Rauch to Leave Oregon Shakespeare Festival in 2019 by American Theatre Editors

The longtime artistic director will leave to lead the Ronald O. Perelman Center for Performing Arts at the World Trade Center in New York City.

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Thursday, February 15, 2018

Neil LaBute Axed as Playwright-In-Residence at MCC by American Theatre Editors

The sudden and unexplained parting ends a 15-year relationship with the author of 'Some Girl(s)' and 'Fat Pig.'

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Playwrights Horizons Announces 2018-19 Season by American Theatre Editors

The season will feature world premieres by Larissa FastHorse, Tori Sampson, Halley Feiffer, and Michael R. Jackson.

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The Subtext: Basil Kreimendahl by American Theatre Editors

In this podcast episode, an interview with the playwright of 'We're Gonna Be Okay' and 'Orange Julius.'

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Equity and Diversity Starts at the Top by American Theatre Editors

At a gathering of Boston theatre leaders and their boards last year, Bill Rauch shared tips and takeaways from Oregon Shakes's ED&I journey.

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Wednesday, February 14, 2018

TheatreWorks Silicon Valley Announces 2018-19 Season by American Theatre Editors

The season will feature a world premiere by Hershey Felder about Claude Debussy.

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Outsiders of Long Standing by American Theatre Editors

What U.S. Jewish narratives have to say to an age of rising hatred and exclusion.

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Michael Kahn Announces Final Season at Shakespeare Theatre Co. by American Theatre Editors

The 2018-19 season will include 6 productions, including adaptations of classics from Kate Hamill, Ellen McLaughlin, and David Ives.

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Tuesday, February 13, 2018

Milwaukee Repertory Theater Announces 2018-19 Season by American Theatre Editors

The season will feature 15 productions, from premieres to contemporary classics and musicals.

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Actors Theatre of Louisville Announces 2018-19 Season by American Theatre Editors

The season will include holiday favorites, contemporary works, and the annual Humana Festival.

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‘Angels’ in the Details by American Theatre Editors

A massive new oral history recreates the drama behind Kushner’s modern epic, but does it do his ideas justice?

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Monday, February 12, 2018

Page 73 Productions Announces 2018 Fellow and Resident Writers by American Theatre Editors

Page 73 has named C.A. Johnson as the 2018 P73 Playwriting Fellow, and selected the 2018 Interstate 73 Writers Group.

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Why Put These 2 Plays Together? Sound Reasons by American Theatre Editors

At New Georges, 'Sound House' and 'This Is the Color Described by the Time' are linked in repertory by their audience-enveloping sound design.

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Ordway Center for Performing Arts Names Rod Kaats Artistic Director by American Theatre Editors

The director, producer, and manager will bring his experiences from Broadway and national tours to Minnesota.

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Chris Coleman’s Portland-to-Denver Trip by American Theatre Editors

After leading a big transition at Portland Center Stage, he's making one of his own to take the reins at Denver Center Theatre Company.

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Friday, February 9, 2018

League of Professional Theatre Women Announces 2018 Awards by American Theatre Editors

This year's winners include Phylicia Rashad, Linda Winer, Cricket S. Myers, Rohina Malik, and Adrienne Campbell-Holt.

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National Endowment of the Arts Announces Grant Recipients by American Theatre Editors

Of $25 million in NEA grants this round, more than $2 million goes to 123 theatres across the U.S.

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Featured Contributors, February 2018 by American Theatre Editors

A development staffer digs into the realities of fundraising, and a Portland arts writer reports on his town's arts space crunch.

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John Mahoney: Truth, Grace, Joy by American Theatre Editors

The man who embodied Chicago acting was most alive on its stages, sharing his gift with the colleagues and audiences who shaped him.

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Robert Lepage and Matías Umpierrez: The Language of Theatre by American Theatre Editors

Two interdisciplinary artists, paired for a Rolex mentorship, had a cross-generational exchange that spanned the globe and many cultures and languages.

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Time’s Up for Theatre Too by American Theatre Editors

As cases of sexual misconduct and harassment are reported in our field, we must examine our collective responsibility—and our ability to make change.

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Thursday, February 8, 2018

Meet the Token Theatre Friends! by American Theatre Editors

A new video series hoping to bring a POC perspective to the performing arts.

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Three on the Aisle: The Acting Company You Keep by American Theatre Editors

The critics discuss the pros and cons of keeping resident acting companies, and talk to the most-produced playwright in America: Lauren Gunderson.

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BAM Names David Binder To Be Its New Artistic Director by American Theatre Editors

Binder will take the reins in December, when longtime executive producer Joseph V. Melillo steps down.

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