Sunday, July 25, 2021

Bully for Her: How Tatiana Siegel Landed the Scott Rudin Story by American Theatre Editors

Can sound journalism expose and end workplace abuse in the entertainment industry? If sources are ready to talk, she's ready to report.

SOURCE: American Theatre at 01:12PM
Thursday, July 22, 2021

Steppenwolf Names Audrey Francis, Glenn Davis Co-Artistic Directors by American Theatre Editors

For the first time in the company's history, the theatre's ensemble has formally elected dual artistic leaders, one of whom is their first leader of color.

SOURCE: American Theatre at 02:08PM
Wednesday, July 21, 2021

Actors’ Equity Announces ‘Open Access’ to Membership by American Theatre Editors

The new program, effective immediately, will allow any actors or stage managers who have received compensation for theatrical work to join the union.

SOURCE: American Theatre at 10:21AM
Tuesday, July 20, 2021

Push Me, Pull You: How ‘Sunday in the Park’ Got Put Together by American Theatre Editors

In a delightful and illuminating new memoir/oral history, playwright/director James Lapine revisits the ups and downs of his first project with Stephen Sondheim.

SOURCE: American Theatre at 05:34PM

Malika Oyetimein Appointed Merrimack Rep’s Artist-in-Residence by Veronica Maldonado

The director’s position will include workshops, artistic planning support, and hiring powers.

SOURCE: American Theatre at 05:12PM

Helen Merrill Awards Announce 6 Winners by Veronica Maldonado

This year’s honorees receive a cash award in support of their work, which spans genders, nations, languages, and media.

SOURCE: American Theatre at 05:10PM

Steven Woolf Felt, and Spread, the Joy of Theatre by American Theatre Editors

The former artistic director of the Repertory Theatre of St. Louis brought a community together around his passion for theatre.

SOURCE: American Theatre at 03:24PM

16th Street Theater Founder Ann Filmer to Step Down by Veronica Maldonado

She leaves after 14 years leading the theatre she founded alongside her husband, Barry Bennett.

SOURCE: American Theatre at 01:30PM
Monday, July 19, 2021

Dad’s Garage Names Stacy Sharer Its New Managing Director by Veronica Maldonado

She’ll replace the improv theatre’s longtime managing director, Lara Smith, starting in August.

SOURCE: American Theatre at 06:00PM

Shaina Pierce Is the Alliance’s First Stage Management Fellow by American Theatre Editors

Pierce will spend the upcoming season in residence at the Alliance beginning Aug. 1.

SOURCE: American Theatre at 03:34PM

Kitchen Theatre Announces New Artistic Leadership by Veronica Maldonado

Rebecca Bradshaw and Cary Bland Simpson will spearhead the Ithaca theatre in its first artistic administration change in over a decade.

SOURCE: American Theatre at 03:23PM

Theater Latté Da MD Michelle Woster to Step Down by American Theatre Editors

Woster will leave her role at the end of the month, with Jean Hartmann stepping as interim managing director.

SOURCE: American Theatre at 02:15PM

Portland Center Stage Announces JAW Festival Lineup by American Theatre Editors

The online and in-person fest will feature works from Inda Craig-Galván, Ty Defoe, Rinne Groff, and Kate Hamill.

SOURCE: American Theatre at 02:11PM
Friday, July 16, 2021

Hi-ARTS Announces Fall 2021 Artists-in-Residence by Veronica Maldonado

The multidisciplinary group of artists aims to amplify marginalized voices and foster community through inclusivity and visibility.

SOURCE: American Theatre at 05:41PM

Ike Holter May ‘Hate It Here,’ But He’s Made a Show We Can Love by American Theatre Editors

Part of the Goodman Theatre's LIVE series, the new staging combines the best of theatre and live television for a unique theatrical outing.

SOURCE: American Theatre at 04:54PM

Disability Futures Unveils Virtual Festival, New Funding by American Theatre Editors

Ford, Mellon, and United States Artists present a free festival featuring 2 days of art and ideas from disabled artists, writers, performers, and designers.

SOURCE: American Theatre at 12:00PM
Thursday, July 15, 2021

Matthew Gardiner Appointed Artistic Director of Signature Theatre by Veronica Maldonado

Longtime collaborator plans to continue the theatre's commitment to musicals and new works.

SOURCE: American Theatre at 03:16PM

Where Art Matters: In Praise of the American Regional Theatre by American Theatre Editors

An Irish director hails the ensemble ethic and sharp focus of U.S. resident theatres, which compare favorably to any he's worked with around the world.

SOURCE: American Theatre at 02:06PM
Wednesday, July 14, 2021

New Online Hub for Austin Theatres Launched by Veronica Maldonado

ATX Theatre aims to bolster the Austin theatre scene, helping companies find a space to collaborate and engage both audiences and artists.

SOURCE: American Theatre at 05:04PM

6 Theatre Workers You Should Know by American Theatre Editors

In this installment: a New York fight director, a Bay Area development pro, a Chicago teacher and puppeteer, an Atlanta actor, and from San Diego, a playwright and a casting director.

SOURCE: American Theatre at 01:28PM
Tuesday, July 13, 2021

London’s Stage Return: Tentative, but Not Without Hopeful Glimmers by American Theatre Editors

Plays at the National, Almeida, and Donmar Warehouse offer surfeit, stillness, and savvy celebrity casting.

SOURCE: American Theatre at 04:54PM

Theater Mu’s New Incubator Is Called—What Else?—the Mu Tang Clan by Veronica Maldonado

An initiative to foster community among Asian American playwrights, creating a supportive space for artists to grow their networks and skills.

SOURCE: American Theatre at 04:13PM

Offscript: ‘Our Job Is to Change This Industry’ by American Theatre Editors

A dialogue with Tamilla Woodard, chair of acting at Yale School of Drama, and Carl Cofield, chair of grad acting at NYU Tisch.

SOURCE: American Theatre at 09:42AM
Monday, July 12, 2021

Jungle Theater Forms New Artistic Leadership by Veronica Maldonado

The Minnesota theatre has created a four-member artist cohort focused on fostering cross-disciplinary collaboration.

SOURCE: American Theatre at 05:25PM

Antoinette Chinonye Nwandu: Tramping Her Own Exodus to Joy by American Theatre Editors

As a new version of 'Pass Over' gets ready to reopen Broadway, its playwright is poised for a fresh chapter.

SOURCE: American Theatre at 04:14PM
Friday, July 9, 2021

May 2022

This heartwarming portrait is a humorous and illuminating one-woman show about America’s favorite sex therapist Dr. Ruth Westheimer.

SOURCE: American Theatre at 04:39PM

April 2022

Visit Truvy’s Salon! With beloved characters, heartwarming dialogue and snappy repartee, Steel Magnolias revels in the power and grace of female friendship.

SOURCE: American Theatre at 04:36PM

March 2022

People can be so weird. In this quirky world premiere comedy, a reclusive amateur botanist unwittingly becomes a new-age, YouTube messiah.

SOURCE: American Theatre at 04:35PM

February 2022

A new comedy! It’s 1973, and the Irish-Catholic O’Shea family muddles through a series of hilarious mishaps that jeopardizes their reputation — and their souls.

SOURCE: American Theatre at 04:32PM

January 2022

A new comedy! It’s 1973, and the Irish-Catholic O’Shea family muddles through a series of hilarious mishaps that jeopardizes their reputation — and their souls.

SOURCE: American Theatre at 04:32PM

Ashland New Plays Festival 2021 Slate Announced by Veronica Maldonado

The 29th annual fall festival will present the 4 winning plays in person after a year of online streaming.

SOURCE: American Theatre at 04:29PM

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REOPEN BROADWAY SEASON
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