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Thursday, January 26, 2023

Chita Rivera to Receive 2023 Stephen Sondheim Award by American Theatre Editors

Signature Theatre in Virginia will present the award in April.

SOURCE: American Theatre at 02:44PM

Theatrical Mustang: Mykai Eastman’s Organic Approach by American Theatre Editors

This month Woodzick talks to Denver-based director and playwright Mykai Eastman about EDI work, directorial philosophy, and audience engagement.

SOURCE: American Theatre at 01:50PM

Micah-Shane Brewer Named Nashville Rep Artistic Director by American Theatre Editors

Brewer is currently a producer at the theatre.

SOURCE: American Theatre at 11:45AM

TCG Announces New Board Trustees and Structure by American Theatre Editors

New trustees include Jennifer Bielstein, Qween Jean, and Clint Ramos.

SOURCE: American Theatre at 09:00AM
Wednesday, January 25, 2023

Bay Area’s PianoFight to Close After 15 Years by American Theatre Editors

The San Francisco and Oakland locations will both close March 18.

SOURCE: American Theatre at 03:36PM

The Subtext: Eric Reyes Loo Is Earnest and Eager by American Theatre Editors

This month Brian talks to playwright and screenwriter Eric Reyes Loo about his educational and familial journeys, and the elusive definition of success.

SOURCE: American Theatre at 02:20PM

6 Artists Named 2023 USA Fellows for Theatre & Performance by American Theatre Editors

The fellowship comes with an unrestricted $50,000 cash award, accompanied by a year of financial planning and additional artist services.

SOURCE: American Theatre at 11:32AM

Peter Rothstein Will Leave Theater Latté Da to Lead Asolo Rep by American Theatre Editors

After 25 years in Minneapolis at a theatre he co-founded, Rothstein will succeed longtime artistic director Michael Donald Edwards at Asolo.

SOURCE: American Theatre at 11:22AM

NY’s January Festivals: Reunited, and It Feels So Different by American Theatre Editors

Under the Radar, Exponential, and Prototype at last returned in person this year, and the pickings were as unexpected and various as ever.

SOURCE: American Theatre at 10:36AM
Tuesday, January 24, 2023

TheatreSquared Honored With Architecture Awards by American Theatre Editors

The theatre's new building has been recognized by the American Institute of Architects and USITT.

SOURCE: American Theatre at 05:48PM

Public Theater Names Alexa Smith Senior Director of Anti-Racism by American Theatre Editors

Smith takes up the newly created position after working at the Manhattan School of Music and New York City Opera.

SOURCE: American Theatre at 02:27PM

Claude Jackson Jr.’s ‘Cashed Out’ Bets On Native Stories by American Theatre Editors

In his Bay Area premiere, this public defender/playwright engages with the complicated history of Indian gaming by putting Indigenous women’s voices at the forefront.

SOURCE: American Theatre at 01:00PM
Monday, January 23, 2023

2023 Anderson Hopkins Award Winners Announced by American Theatre Editors

Awardees include Felicia Curry, Kate Eastwood Norris, Lawrence Redmond, and Helen Huang.

SOURCE: American Theatre at 05:21PM
Friday, January 20, 2023

How to Design a More Just Theatre Field by American Theatre Editors

The symposium 'Sound & Color: The Future of Race in Design' invited young designers of color to imagine a future that is only just beginning.

SOURCE: American Theatre at 05:32PM

West Village Rehearsal Co-Op to Open This Month by American Theatre Editors

IndieSpace, HERE Arts, New Ohio, and Rattlestick Theater collaborated on the new space.

SOURCE: American Theatre at 12:33PM

Majkin Holmquist Named Page 73 Playwriting Fellow by American Theatre Editors

The fellowship comes with $10,000 for the writer, and $10,000 for a development budget.

SOURCE: American Theatre at 12:28PM

3 Ways to Tell Stories of Sexual Abuse Onstage by American Theatre Editors

The writers of 'Vatican Falls,' 'How I Learned to Drive,' and 'Downstate' take varied approaches to depicting pedophiles—and reckoning with what they deserve.

SOURCE: American Theatre at 09:06AM
Wednesday, January 18, 2023

Elena Chang Named TCG Managing Director of EDI Initiatives by American Theatre Editors

Chang has been leading EDI initiatives at TCG since 2018.

SOURCE: American Theatre at 05:08PM

Ping Chong and Company Names New Leadership Team by American Theatre Editors

Nile Harris and Talvin Wilks will join the artistic leadership team following the recent retirements of founder and artistic director Ping Chong and longtime executive director Bruce Allardi…

SOURCE: American Theatre at 03:00PM

Chad Colacurcio, Steven Patrick Win Bauer Boucher Playwriting Awards by American Theatre Editors

Both will receive play readings through Premiere Stages at Kean University.

SOURCE: American Theatre at 01:22PM
Tuesday, January 17, 2023

Dipti Bramhandkar Receives Farm Theater College Commission by American Theatre Editors

Bramhandkar is the eleventh playwright to receive the commission from the Farm Theater.

SOURCE: American Theatre at 03:08PM

‘Noura’ in Dearborn and the Art of Homeland-Making by American Theatre Editors

Detroit Public Theatre's production of Heather Raffo's thorny drama about Chaldean Iraqi immigrants showed what true regional theatre can---and should---do.

SOURCE: American Theatre at 11:48AM

17 New Plays to Receive 1st and 2nd Round of 2022-23 Edgerton Awards by American Theatre Editors

Creators will receive funding for extra development and rehearsal after their shows' first productions.

SOURCE: American Theatre at 11:00AM
Friday, January 13, 2023

Cadence Theatre Names Pipeline Writing Fellows by American Theatre Editors

Fellows will create new work under the mentorship of industry professionals with the goal of having a fully developed piece by the end of the program.

SOURCE: American Theatre at 04:53PM

Oregon Shakes Restructures, Scales Back With Eye to Future by American Theatre Editors

Managing director David Schmitz will depart, with artistic director Nataki Garrett taking the role of interim executive artistic director and Anyania Muse chief operating officer.

SOURCE: American Theatre at 08:30AM
Thursday, January 12, 2023

Barry Grove to Step Down as MTC Executive Producer by American Theatre Editors

Grove will step down from the role after 48 years working alongside artistic director Lynne Meadow, the longest-running partnership in the non-profit American theatre.

SOURCE: American Theatre at 05:42PM

2023 TCG Gala Celebrates Black Excellence and Literary Diversity by American Theatre Editors

This year's TCG Our Stories Gala, presented in honor of Samuel L. Jackson and LaTanya Richardson Jackson, raised a record $300,000 for the organization.

SOURCE: American Theatre at 04:28PM

Huntington Manager Director Michael Maso to Step Down by American Theatre Editors

Maso will retire after his 41st season as managing director.

SOURCE: American Theatre at 01:52PM

Generation Now Announces First Commissions for Children’s Theatre Co. by American Theatre Editors

The five-theatre partnership has commissioned new work from playwright Ifa Bayeza, Michi Barall, and Dustin Tahmahkera, and from the Latino Theater Company.

SOURCE: American Theatre at 10:56AM
Wednesday, January 11, 2023

Artistic Director Stephanie Ybarra to Leave Baltimore Center Stage by American Theatre Editors

She leaves the post after 5 years, to be replaced on an interim basis by former Victory Gardens artistic director Ken-Matt Martin.

SOURCE: American Theatre at 03:12PM

Louder Than Words: Finding Trans Joy in ‘Tick, Tick…Boom!’ by American Theatre Editors

In casting Jonathan Larson's musical with all TGNC actors, director Bo Frazier's new BoHo Theatre production not only brings new layers to the show---it also provides an example for others t…

SOURCE: American Theatre at 09:00AM

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