Wednesday, October 17, 2018

Playwright Octavio Solis Named 2019 Inge Theater Festival Honoree by American Theatre Editors

The theatremaker will receive a distinguished achievement award at the William Inge Center’s annual fest next May.

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Stockard Channing Isn’t Just Playing a Strong Woman by American Theatre Editors

The award-bedecked actor, revisiting a role in 'Apologia,' says she seeks out work that can stimulate conversation.

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Tuesday, October 16, 2018

American Players Theatre Announces 2019 Season by American Theatre Editors

The theatre's 40th season will include Shakespeare and several comedies, and will pair Ibsen's 'A Doll House' with Lucas Hnath's sequel.

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Studio Theatre Names Rebecca Ende Lichtenberg Managing Director by American Theatre Editors

She will work with artistic director David Muse to lead the D.C. theatre.

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Featured Contributors, Oct. 2018 by American Theatre Editors

Ashley Lee, who was on staff at The Hollywood Reporter for five years and now freelances from Los Angeles, said she usually finds herself “interviewing famous actors and other celebrities …

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The Subtext: Paula Vogel by American Theatre Editors

The great playwright and educator talks about her ambitions for her own work and for the art form she loves.

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Pittsburgh Playhouse Opens Its New Home by American Theatre Editors

The new theatre complex in Downtown Pittsburgh features three performance spaces, a sound stage, educational spaces, and more.

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Monday, October 15, 2018

Offscript: Trinity Rep, Neurodiversity, and the Spectrum Theatre Ensemble by American Theatre Editors

Trinity Rep's Spectrum Theatre Ensemble, a leader in accessibility programming, is building a canon of new work for neurodiverse performers and audiences.

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Friday, October 12, 2018

SDCF Awards Go to Loretta Greco, Anne Kauffman, Raja Feather Kelly, Susan Stroman by American Theatre Editors

Stage directors and choreographers recognize their peers in 3 categories.

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The Showman and the Raconteur by American Theatre Editors

New memoirs by British directors Nicholas Hytner and Dominic Dromgoole run the gamut, and the Globe.

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Thursday, October 11, 2018

Managing Director Julie Friedman to Depart Dobama Theatre by American Theatre Editors

Friendman will leave the Ohio company at the completion of the 2018-19 season.

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Three on the Aisle: Jukebox Musicals and British Invaders by American Theatre Editors

It's the one-year-anniversary of this podcast! To celebrate, the critics discuss jukebox musicals, in particular 'Girl From the North Country,' and why there are so many Brits on Broadway.

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Aasif Mandvi Wants to See (and Play) More Everyday Asians by American Theatre Editors

The former 'Daily Show' correspondent revives 'Sakina's Restaurant' after 20 years, marking how far we've come in Asian representation, and how far we've yet to go.

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The Theatre Mary John Built by American Theatre Editors

Meet the driving force behind the institution that would become Milwaukee Repertory Theater.

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Wednesday, October 10, 2018

TCG’s Special Report on Education 2016 by American Theatre Editors

The report provides information about education and engagement programs at theatres across the country.

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James Ijames Wins Kesselring Prize for ‘Kill Move Paradise’ by American Theatre Editors

The Philadelphia-based writer took the $25,000 honor for a play inspired by the killings of unarmed black men.

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Know a Theatre: The Western Stage in Salinas, Calif. by American Theatre Editors

From a summer festival to a year-round company, this community-based theatre brings plays and musicals to the home of John Steinbeck.

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Tuesday, October 9, 2018

Hana S. Sharif: Artistic Liaison by American Theatre Editors

Moving from Baltimore's Center Stage to the Repertory Theatre of St. Louis, Sharif gives impressions of both cities and the work ahead.

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Friday, October 5, 2018

Florida Rep Names Greg Longenhagen Artistic Director by American Theatre Editors

Greg Longenhagen succeeds a.d. Robert Cacioppo, who was fired in April for alleged bullying.

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Celise Kalke Named Managing Director of Synchronicity Theatre by American Theatre Editors

Kalke, who succeeds playwright Lee Nowell, will join the company starting Oct. 22.

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‘What the Constitution Means to Me’ and the Female Storyteller by American Theatre Editors

In her boundary-breaking, civically engaged play, Heidi Schreck shows that a woman telling her story is a political, and powerful, act

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A Pay-As-You-Can Season by American Theatre Editors

Ubuntu Theater Project gambled on a name-your-price subscription model—and it worked.

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Thursday, October 4, 2018

Dominique Morisseau Among This Year’s MacArthur ‘Genius’ Fellows by American Theatre Editors

The writer of 'Skeleton Crew' and 'Pipeline' will receive $625,000 over 5 years.

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Henry Ong (1949-2018) by American Theatre Editors

A quiet fixture of L.A.'s theatre scene, Ong wrote a wide variety of plays and showed up to support even more.

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Playwrights Realm Announces 2018-19 Writing Fellows by American Theatre Editors

Bleu Beckford-Burrell, Sarah Einspanier, Keelay Gipson, and Else C. Went will serve 9-month fellowships at the New York City company.

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This Month in Theatre History by American Theatre Editors

From Jane Addams's co-founding of Chicago's Hull House to Jane Alexander as a fictional first female Supreme Court justice, October has been a notable month for theatre.

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6 Theatre Workers You Should Know by American Theatre Editors

From a director of patron services in D.C. to a dramaturg in Illinois, here are some theatre folks you should have on your radar.

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Wednesday, October 3, 2018

We Are Our Culture by American Theatre Editors

Hierarchical leadership and 'best practices' from 20, even 10 years ago, are no longer able to solve the challenges facing our field today.

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Tuesday, October 2, 2018

Eric Bunge to Step Down as Managing Director of Northern Stage by American Theatre Editors

Bunge, who has been with the company since 2013, will still continue to lead special projects and act as a resource for the staff and board.

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Theatrical Outfit Names Gretchen E. Butler Managing Director by American Theatre Editors

An experienced arts administrator joins the staff of the Atlanta company, succeeding Lee Foster.

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Token Theatre Friends: ‘Bernhardt/Hamlet’ and Daphne Rubin-Vega by American Theatre Editors

On this episode, the Friends review the newest play by Theresa Rebeck, and interview Daphne Rubin-Vega and Gizel Jimenez.

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