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Friday, May 15, 2020

E.M. Lewis Wins 2020 Steinberg/ATCA New Play Award by American Theatre Editors

The prize recognizes the writer for ‘How the Light Gets In' and comes with $25,000.

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Summer Breaks: How Arts Festivals Are Coping With Cancellation by American Theatre Editors

Arts fests from Wisconsin to S.C. may survive a summer of virtual connection and outreach, but lean times are ahead for the towns where they take place.

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This Is What We Do Now by American Theatre Editors

Theatre is the practice of putting dreams into action, so why don't we use this time to dream, not about some uncertain future, but about what we can start doing now?

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Thursday, May 14, 2020

What Would Life Be Like Without Theatre? We All Get to Find Out by American Theatre Editors

Like George Bailey in 'It's a Wonderful Life,' we have the chance to glimpse the world without our work. Will we make the most of what we learn in this down time?

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Dinner, Theatre, and a Talkback About Racism, All on One Online Menu by American Theatre Editors

As Atlanta's Out of Hand Theater takes its Equitable Dinner series online, they can increase their reach, even if they can't pass the salt.

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Wednesday, May 13, 2020

Pacific Conservatory Theatre Cancels 2020 Summer Season by American Theatre Editors

PCPA's Santa Maria programming, as well as its collaboration with Solvang TheatreFest, has been canceled.

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Florida Studio Theatre Cancels 2020 Summer Season by American Theatre Editors

The company has also postponed its annual Sarasota Improv Festival to next year.

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What to Watch (and Do) This Month by American Theatre Editors

From book launches to improv shows, from archived productions to cooking classes, here are some theatre (and theatre-adjacent) online offerings.

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Travels With Diane, Who Would Want Us to Keep Going by American Theatre Editors

Knowing Diane Rodriguez was like inhabiting an adventure story whose protagonist hatches big plans and invites you to come along.

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Tuesday, May 12, 2020

Theatres Make, and Unmake, Their Summer Plans by American Theatre Editors

As Utah Shakes’s summer season shutters, theatres from Missouri to Massachusetts weigh alternatives to staying dark for the rest of 2020.

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League of Independent Theater Announces Town Hall by American Theatre Editors

New York City performance venues and indie companies will hold an emergency town hall on rent forgiveness this month.

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Pioneer Theatre Announces Shortened Season Beginning in 2021 by American Theatre Editors

Two canceled 2019-20 productions highlight a shortened 3-show season.

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In Audio ‘Outtakes,’ Qui Nguyen Puts Himself Back Into His Family Story by American Theatre Editors

Minus his usual blood and mayhem, the 'Vietgone' playwrights tells a touching and funny personal story in a new podcast series for Playwrights Horizons.

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This Month in Theatre History by American Theatre Editors

From the first Black character on a U.S. stage to a fire at NYC's Park Theatre and the birth of the Guthrie in Minneapolis, May has been a notable month for theatre.

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Tom Key: A Spiritual Connection by American Theatre Editors

After 25 years at the helm of Atlanta's Theatrical Outfit, Key is ready for his next act.

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Monday, May 11, 2020

Theater Latté Da Forgoes 2020-21 Season in Favor of New-Works Lab by American Theatre Editors

In lieu of a 2020-21 season, the musical theatre-focused Minneapolis theatre will reinvest in artists.

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Most Theatregoers Won’t Come Back Immediately, Studies Show by American Theatre Editors

Data from Shugoll and IMPACTS research confirm a profound reluctance to return to live performances in enclosed spaces.

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Saturday, May 9, 2020

Guthrie to Stay Closed Until March 2021 Mini-Season by American Theatre Editors

The Twin Cities powerhouse announces a three-show season at a drastically reduced budget.

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Friday, May 8, 2020

TYA/USA Announces 2020 Virtual Festival & Conference by American Theatre Editors

The free online convening will feature a keynote speech from Chelsea Clinton.

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Michael R. Jackson Wins 2019 Hull-Warriner Award by American Theatre Editors

Playwrights in the Dramatists Guild of America Council recognize Jackson's musical 'A Strange Loop.'

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Still Standing: How Companies Maintain Theatres, Minus Theatre by American Theatre Editors

The pandemic may mean that doors are closed and money is tight, but companies are keeping physical spaces running and ready for an eventual return.

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Thursday, May 7, 2020

Burning Coal Theatre Company Announces Four Corners Projects by American Theatre Editors

Four artists have been selected to present works as part of the company's 2020-21 programming.

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She Kills (Virtual) Monsters by American Theatre Editors

Technology is a scene partner in a new made-for-Zoom version of Qui Nguyen's action-adventure comedy at the University of Maryland.

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6 Theatre Workers You Should Know by American Theatre Editors

Folks to have on your radar: an experimental puppeteer, an actor who's a resident artist, a playwright exploring queer Latinx identity, and more.

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Wednesday, May 6, 2020

Wilma Announces 2020-21 Season, Flexible Subscription Package by American Theatre Editors

The season will feature the world premiere of a 'Hamlet' adaptation from James Ijames and productions of 'Fairview' and 'Heroes of the Fourth Turning.'

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Theatre Education Programs, Now on a Screen Near You by American Theatre Editors

How U.S. theatres are innovating and adapting to stay connected with the young people they typically serve with in-person programs and classes.

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Tuesday, May 5, 2020

Seattle-Area ArtsFund to Grant Nearly $5 Million in Pandemic Relief by American Theatre Editors

In addition to helping shore up the local nonprofit arts and cultural sector, the organization has released a study on COVID-19's economic impact.

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PlayGround Announces 2020 Zoom Fest by American Theatre Editors

The Bay Area theatre will present new works and celebrate its 25th anniversary online this summer.

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Victory Gardens Names Erica Daniels New Executive Artistic Director by American Theatre Editors

The appointment of Daniels accompanies the creation of three new roles in the theatre's executive structure.

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Bay Area Playwrights Festival 2020 to Move Online by American Theatre Editors

The festival's 43rd edition will feature new plays by Tyler English-Beckwith, Stefani Kuo, Jordan Ramirez Puckett, Deneen Reynolds-Knott, and Noelle Viñas.

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A Nudge Here, a Leap There: How Bernard Gersten Got the Work Done by American Theatre Editors

A sage producer who supported and enabled visionary leaders and artists, he had a touch of the visionary about him as well.

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2019-2020 BROADWAY SEASON
Oct 06: Slave Play
Feb 01: The Minutes
TBA: Blue