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The education and engagement programs at theatre companies remind us what this field is all about, and who it's for.
As theatres claim a role at the center of community life, the aim is transformation, not transaction.
How co-artistic directors Faye Price and Noël Raymond of the Minneapolis theatre organization infuse the arts into everyday life.
Up for a post-show discussion? Four a.d.s explain why they are---and you just might be too.
From critical literacy programs to touring bilingual productions, theatres are going back to school to make a difference
What shows are education and engagement directors looking forward to, and who do they look up to? We asked and they told us.
How Atlanta’s flagship theatre planned and staged an entire season off-campus, and what they learned about their city and their audience in the bargain.
The momentum behind gender parity in the American theatre seems unmistakable, with 30 percent of all plays and 40 percent of new ones written by women.
Leon will step down from the Atlanta theatre he co-founded, and Jude, currently an associate a.d., will step up.
Change will lead the newly created department and oversee TCG's EDI initiatives, both internally and externally.
This summer the Ashland theatre faced dozens of cancelled and moved performances and some personnel attrition.
Mayer will take over some tasks previously performed by founding artistic director Philip Boehm.
The season will feature works by Antoinette Nwandu, Joan Didion, Yussef El Guindi, and more.
Some of today's best theatre is being made for young audiences. What it will it take for critics, audiences, and funders to find this out?
Ivers, currently a.d. at Arizona Theatre Company, will succeed Marc Masterson beginning in March 2019.
'A Doll's House, Part 2' by Lucas Hnath, which premiered almost simultaneously at South Coast Rep and on Broadway, will be the most-produced play in America this season.
Lucas Hnath is the most-produced playwright in America, with the always prolific (and popular) Lauren Gunderson close behind.
The artistic director of St. Louis's flagship dramatic theatre reflects on a three-decade career focused on excellence and his audience.
He's written more than 250 two-minute plays, but the artistic director of Chicago's Neo-Futurists doesn't consider himself a playwright. Brian James Polak finds out why.
The theatre's 20th season includes plays by Quiara Alegrìa Hudes, Qui Nguyen, and Kirsten Greenridge.
She will create a new work alongside a group of emerging playwrights at Nashville Repertory Theatre.
The season will feature world premieres by May Lee-Yang and Leah Nanako Winkler.
The veteran actor, who's picking up ASL for Craig Lucas's new play, recalls working with Horton Foote and laments compressed rehearsal time.
A complaint about cover art, props for our content, and a clarification about living legend Joy Carlin.
Recollections of the master comic playwright from his longtime publicist and 2 actors who originated roles in his work.
This theatre in the 'Last of the Old West' brings entertainment---and bear spray---to the Rocky Mountains.
The Bank will provide scripts to high schools whose libraries have been destroyed by natural disasters.
An account of the toll of #MeToo reporting, and a report on new-play cross-pollination.
The award for emerging theatre artists comes with $15,000 and play development counseling.
The season will include world premieres from Lauren Gunderson and Rehana Lew Mirza, as well as a series of readings.
The season will include a national tour of 'Steel Magnolias' and seven productions.