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Wednesday, June 19, 2019

New Victory Announces 2019-20 Season by American Theatre Editors

The New York theatre announces an array of productions for young people and family audiences.

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Offscript Live From Florida: The Miami Is Not a Desert Edition by American Theatre Editors

Critic Christine Dolen and local theatre leaders Joseph Adler and Mario Ernesto Sanchez introduce TCG attendees to the vibrant Miami theatre scene.

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Theater Mu’s Next Season: 3 Plays by Asian American Women by American Theatre Editors

The Minneapolis theatre will feature plays by Carla Ching, Jiehae Park, and Lauren Yee.

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Ruth Negga to Play Hamlet at St. Ann’s Warehouse by American Theatre Editors

The Brooklyn theatre will also present new works from Thomas Ostermeier and Daniel Kitson, and remount Good Chance Theatre's 'The Jungle.'

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Tuesday, June 18, 2019

MainStreet Theatre Announces 14th Season by American Theatre Editors

Three productions centering around well-known children’s book characters and historical figures are on for the theatre’s 2019-20 season.

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The Kilroys Release Newest List of Noteworthy Plays by Women by American Theatre Editors

The women-focused collective has released a new list of under-produced plays by female, trans, and non-binary writers.

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The Subtext: Networking with Will Snider, Anna Moench, and Steve Yockey by American Theatre Editors

The three playwrights discuss the importance of building and maintaining relationships in this industry.

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Sacred Fools Announces 4-Show Season by American Theatre Editors

The 2019-20 lineup will include works by Vanessa Claire Stewart, Dave Hanson, Bob DeRosa, and Madhuri Shekar.

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Monday, June 17, 2019

TCG Announces 2019 Edgerton Foundation New Play Awards by American Theatre Editors

Thirteen productions will receive support to extend rehearsal and development time for new plays and musicals.

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Friday, June 14, 2019

Queens Theatre Launches ‘Theatre for All’ Initiative by American Theatre Editors

The NYC theatre will make its building and programming accessible for audiences and theatre artists with disabilities.

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Profile Theatre to Present Lynn Nottage and Paula Vogel Season by American Theatre Editors

Each playwright will receive three productions at the Portland theatre over two seasons.

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Thursday, June 13, 2019

Token Theatre Friends: Jumaane Williams Wants to Be an Actor by American Theatre Editors

The Friends interview NYC's Public Advocate, react to the Tony Award results, and share thoughts on 'Octet,' 'Little Women,' and 'Nomad Motel.'

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Hartford Stage Names Cynthia Rider Managing Director by American Theatre Editors

Rider will co-lead the company with incoming artistic director Melia Bensussen.

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Wednesday, June 12, 2019

In Colorado, Seeing New Plays Before They’re Born by American Theatre Editors

Last week at the Colorado New Play Festival in Steamboat Springs, work by Branden Jacobs-Jenkins and Jill Sobule, among others, searched for its sound and form.

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Corrib Theatre Announces Another Season of Irish Plays by American Theatre Editors

The lineup will feature works by Patricia Burke Brogan, Gerard Mannix Flynn, and Emma Donoghue.

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This Month in Theatre History by American Theatre Editors

From the end of the Federal Theatre Project to the Utah Shakespeare Festival's first indoor space and a Tonys milestone by Phylicia Rashad, June has been a significant month for theatre.

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Antaeus Theatre Company Announces 2019-20 Season by American Theatre Editors

The lineup will include two plays developed as part of the Antaeus Playwrights Lab.

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Know a Theatre: Tennessee Women’s Theater Project of Nashville by American Theatre Editors

This theatre company in the Music City, founded by a singer who lost her voice, now strives to put women's voices centerstage.

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Tuesday, June 11, 2019

Students Ekele Ukegbu, Jeremy Fuentes Win Roger Rees Awards by American Theatre Editors

Schools from Long Island, Westchester, and Manhattan were recognized in the annual honors for high school theatre students in the Greater NYC region.

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Francisco Mendoza Wins Neukom Institute Literary Arts Award for Playwriting by American Theatre Editors

Mendoza’s play 'Machine Learning' was selected to receive developmental support.

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Monday, June 10, 2019

Lily Tung Crystal Named Theater Mu’s New Artistic Director by American Theatre Editors

The performer/director/leadership coach, who founded San Francisco's Ferocious Lotus, will take the reins of the Twin Cities company this fall.

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At the Tonys, a Night of Call-Outs and History-Making by American Theatre Editors

The musical 'Hadestown' took top honors in a hopeful ceremony that pointed the way forward for the theatre field.

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Friday, June 7, 2019

Robert Kelley, Silicon Valley Theatremaker by American Theatre Editors

Artistic director of the Tony-winning TheatreWorks, who will step down in 2020, looks back on 50 years of growth and new work.

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Thursday, June 6, 2019

Public Theater to Present ‘For Colored Girls’ and ‘Soft Power’ by American Theatre Editors

The Off-Broadway theatre will present the new David Henry Hwang/Jeanine Tesori musical and a world premiere by Tom Kitt and Brian Yorkey, and Kwame Kwei-Armah.

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Three on the Aisle: If We Ran the Tonys….. by American Theatre Editors

The critics give their unofficial annual best production and performance awards—and Off-Broadway and regional productions are fair game.

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Wednesday, June 5, 2019

Tear Down This Wall: TYA/USA’s 2019 Festival & Conference by American Theatre Editors

The gathering, which featured YA novelist Jason Reynolds, focused on eliminating barriers—especially ones between kids and adults.

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Tuesday, June 4, 2019

Jeff Daniels: Not Quite the Hero by American Theatre Editors

How the Tony-nominated star of 'To Kill a Mockingbird' stays in the moment, even a complicated one.

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Tarell Alvin McCraney and Tina Landau: Back in ‘Blakk’ by American Theatre Editors

In ‘Ms. Blakk for President,’ the two are unearthing a forgotten slice of queer history and drawing parallels to today’s presidential race.

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Monday, June 3, 2019

‘Ferryman,’ ‘Hadestown,’ and ‘Tootsie’ Among Drama Desk Winners by American Theatre Editors

At the 2019 ceremony honoring Broadway, Off-Broadway, and Off-Off-Broadway, the biggest winners were Broadway shows.

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Can 3Views Change Theatre Criticism? by American Theatre Editors

Coming this fall: a new artist-driven online journal from the Lillys that aims to widen and diversify the discourse.

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NYC Mayor’s Office to Subsidize Students’ Theatre Tickets by American Theatre Editors

The initiative will allow 500 students to see 'What the Constitution Means to Me' on Broadway.

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