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Wednesday, October 23, 2019

TCG National Conference Heads to Phoenix for 2020 by American Theatre Editors

Theatremakers from all over the country and the world will gather in the Valley of the Sun next June 4-6.

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Chicago’s Equity Jeff Awards Announce 2019 Winners by American Theatre Editors

The annual Chicago theatre awards honored Remy Bumppo Theatre Company and Court Theatre with five awards each,

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Huntington Theatre Company Names New Playwriting Cohort by American Theatre Editors

The four playwrights will complete a two-year residency in Boston.

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Tuesday, October 22, 2019

Working Theatre Announces 35th Season with Off-Broadway Premiere by American Theatre Editors

The season will feature the Off-Broadway premiere of Dan Hoyle's timely 'Border People'.

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Chance Theater Announces 2020 Season by American Theatre Editors

Chance Theater will feature Orange County premieres in addition to family favorites.

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The Subtext: Adam Szymkowicz on Redefining Success by American Theatre Editors

The playwright of 'Hearts Like Fists' has interviewed more than 1,000 playwrights on his website. Now it's his turn to be interviewed.

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‘Between the World and Me,’ Onstage at the Apollo by American Theatre Editors

The longtime Harlem institution is remounting its adaptation of Ta-Nehisi Coates's book and taking it on tour.

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Parity Productions Names Annual Commission Winners by American Theatre Editors

Parity Productions awards two commissions for women and/or transgender or gender-nonconforming writers annually.

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A Windy City Mirror by American Theatre Editors

Some of the nation's biggest theatrical questions are being asked, and vigorously answered, in Chicago.

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Our Kind of Town by American Theatre Editors

The Windy City challenges and inspires the theatre ecosystem from coast to coast.

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Direct From Chicago by American Theatre Editors

A town known for tight acting ensembles and distinctive writers may have another ace in the hole: its directors.

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Stronger Together by American Theatre Editors

What makes Chicago's well-known ensemble ethos special, and where did it comes from? A new book finds some surprising answers.

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How Chicago’s Scrappy Storefront Scene Sustains Itself by American Theatre Editors

The reality behind Chicago's mythic small-theatre scene: hard work, low pay, burnout---and growing signs of solidarity.

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A City Divided by American Theatre Editors

How Chicago’s theatre scene reflects its legacy of racism—and what can be done to fight it.

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6 Chicago Theatre Workers You Should Know by American Theatre Editors

From dramaturgs to directors to teachers, here are 6 Windy City artists to keep on your radar.

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Regina Victor: Critiquing With Love by American Theatre Editors

Armed with the idea that truth-telling and empathy don't have to be mutually exclusive, they founded Rescripted, an independent Chicago theatre publication.

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Who Belongs on Chicago Stages? Everyone by American Theatre Editors

Artists of color have had to work hard just to get to work in the Windy City, and in the process they've changed its theatres for the better.

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Monday, October 21, 2019

The Music Lives On in the Michael Friedman and Jonathan Larson Projects by American Theatre Editors

Two musical-theatre composers who died tragically young get new recordings to keep their songs in rotation.

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Friday, October 18, 2019

Token Theatre Friends: How Ruby Rakos Mastered Judy Garland’s Voice by American Theatre Editors

The Friends interview the actress who's been playing Judy on and off for six years in 'Chasing Rainbows.' Plus reviews of Halloween shows, including one where they get blindfolded, and a dis…

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A Tale of Two ‘Little Shop(s) of Horrors’ by American Theatre Editors

Two high-profile, celebrity laden versions of the campy musical are playing on opposite coasts: which one is better? It depends if you prefer innovation or nostalgia.

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Thursday, October 17, 2019

Tim Sanford: Not Adverse to Being Perverse by American Theatre Editors

Playwrights Horizons's outgoing artistic director has always programmed the plays he'd like to see, and sometimes plays his subscribers don't.

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TYA/USA and Kennedy Center Announce 2020 Festival Lineup by American Theatre Editors

The festival will feature readings of 8 new works for young audiences.

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Red Bull Theater 2019-20 Season to Include World Premiere Adaptation by American Theatre Editors

The season will kick off with a benefit performance of the Olivier-winning 'Return to the Forbidden Planet'.

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Marsha Norman to Step Down From Juilliard’s Playwrights Program by American Theatre Editors

Playwright Tanya Barfield will succeed Norman as the co-director, with David Lindsay-Abaire, of the Lila Acheson Wallace American Playwrights Program.

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Are We in the Midst of a New Theatre Building Boom? by American Theatre Editors

New theatres may be going up in many U.S. cities, but flexibility and smaller seating make this boomlet different from the construction craze of the 1990s.

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Wednesday, October 16, 2019

The Lark Announces Lineup for Annual Playwrights’ Week by American Theatre Editors

The festival, which has developed works by Dominique Morisseau and Larissa FastHorse, will feature five new works.

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Tim Sanford to Leave Playwrights Horizons by American Theatre Editors

After 23 years at the company, Sanford will pass the baton to longtime associate a.d. Adam Greenfield.

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Mary-Louise Parker: Finding ‘The Sound Inside’ by American Theatre Editors

Though Broadway has pulled her back for Adam Rapp's 'The Sound Inside' and Paula Vogel's 'How I Learned to Drive,' she's thinking of quitting the stage.

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Tuesday, October 15, 2019

New York Stage and Film Announces Fall Programming by American Theatre Editors

The season will feature readings of works by Majkin Holmquist, Jessica Huang, and Keelay Gipson.

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The Civilians Announce 2019-20 R&D Group by American Theatre Editors

The artists will develop new works throughout the 2019-20 season.

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Barrymore Awards Celebrate 25th Year by American Theatre Editors

Arden Theatre Company's production of 'Gem of the Ocean' by August Wilson won the most awards, with 9.

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