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Friday, March 1, 2024

TCG Donates $25,000 Worth of ‘Plays for the People’ by American Theatre Editors

With Mellon Foundation support, TCG will gift book credits to 50 libraries, educational institutions, and community organizations to help expand and diversify their drama collections.

SOURCE: American Theatre at 04:15PM

ICONS 2: Jose Jiménez by American Theatre Editors

This episode features a monologue by Raquel Almazan, performed by Jose Febus, dramatizing the community activism of Young Lords organizer Jose Jiménez.

SOURCE: American Theatre at 02:32PM

The Subtext: Matthew Paul Olmos Finds Comfort in Chaos by American Theatre Editors

This month Brian talks to the Mexican American playwright about his educational path, his early years in New York, and his process for writing poetic plays.

SOURCE: American Theatre at 02:14PM

Tom Walker, Don Quixote of the Living Theatre by American Theatre Editors

Swept up first as a fan of Julian Beck and Judith Malina's legendary experimental ensemble, he became one of its essential members.

SOURCE: American Theatre at 11:57AM

Early Adapters by American Theatre Editors

A TYA radio play-turned-musical opens this weekend at the Kennedy Center, with accessibility and community at the forefront.

SOURCE: American Theatre at 10:55AM
Wednesday, February 28, 2024

Latinx Theatre Commons Announces 10th Anniversary Convening by American Theatre Editors

The March convening will be held in Boston, the same city that hosted LTC's first convening.

SOURCE: American Theatre at 03:43PM
Tuesday, February 27, 2024

HERE Announces New Leadership Structure by American Theatre Editors

Amanda Szeglowski has been promoted to co-director, with the remaining director positions expected to be filled by June.

SOURCE: American Theatre at 05:10PM

Managing Director Frank Mack to Leave Charleston Stage by American Theatre Editors

His next gig is at Encore Musical Theatre in Michigan.

SOURCE: American Theatre at 03:23PM

Lynda Gravátt: Artist Mother, Mentor, Muse by American Theatre Editors

A writer whose plays were infused with the late actor's presence and spirit gives tribute.

SOURCE: American Theatre at 10:06AM
Monday, February 26, 2024

Shakespeare at Notre Dame Announces New Staff by American Theatre Editors

Scott Jackson has been promoted to executive artistic director, while Debra Gasper has been promoted to producing director.

SOURCE: American Theatre at 05:02PM

From Chicago, the Infectiousness of Joy by American Theatre Editors

This month, we look at joy as a candle in the darkness and hear from artists Yao Nana Dogbe and Michelle Renee Bester.

SOURCE: American Theatre at 04:30PM
Friday, February 23, 2024

Know A Theatre: Berkshire Theatre Group by American Theatre Editors

Known for its emphasis on education and artistic exploration, this longstanding cultural institution now programs 4 stages in 2 locations.

SOURCE: American Theatre at 02:48PM

‘He Was the North Star’: A Tribute to Hinton Battle by American Theatre Editors

Friends and colleagues recall the irrepressible actor-dancer-choreographer's explosive talent, teasing sense of humor, and gracious mentorship.

SOURCE: American Theatre at 01:27PM
Thursday, February 22, 2024

The HBCU Edge by American Theatre Editors

Alumni, faculty, and students from historically Black colleges and universities weigh in on how their training prepared them to take centerstage.

SOURCE: American Theatre at 02:29PM

Who’s Afraid of ‘Kathy Acker’? by American Theatre Editors

Riding a fresh wave of interest with a new generation, Jack Skelley's 40-year-old punk rock novel about American decline has been adapted by Siena Foster-Soltis into a play.

SOURCE: American Theatre at 08:10AM
Wednesday, February 21, 2024

Bill Bushnell, Impresario of Spring Street by American Theatre Editors

In leading the boldly visionary if ultimately doomed Los Angeles Theatre Center for 6 legendary years, Bush inspired generations of artists and leaders.

SOURCE: American Theatre at 01:08PM

Offscript: Kendeda at 20 With Tarell Alvin McCraney, Madhuri Shekar, and a.k. payne by American Theatre Editors

On this episode, 3 playwrights discuss their development experience as past winners of the Kendeda National Graduate Playwriting Competition.

SOURCE: American Theatre at 10:57AM
Tuesday, February 20, 2024

SDCF Ockrent Fellow, TDF/Sharaff Awards, NAMT Residency Grants, and More by American Theatre Editors

A roundup of prizes, fellowships, and other recognitions.

SOURCE: American Theatre at 04:47PM

Nidia Medina Named Producing Director of INTAR by American Theatre Editors

Previously an associate artistic director with the NYC company, she'll now lead alongside artistic director Lou Moreno.

SOURCE: American Theatre at 02:37PM

Khalia Davis Named Producing Artistic Director of Coterie Theater by American Theatre Editors

A longtime leader in TYA and arts education, Davis takes over the theatre after a troubled chapter in its history.

SOURCE: American Theatre at 01:53PM

Eric Keen-Louie Named Artistic Producing Director at La Jolla Playhouse by American Theatre Editors

Previously the theatre's executive producer, he will join the leadership team alongside artistic director Christopher Ashley and managing director Debby Buchholz.

SOURCE: American Theatre at 11:48AM

Artistic Director Brandon Carter to Leave American Shakespeare Center by American Theatre Editors

The theatre's first leader of color, who has acted with the company since 2018, will step down after 4 years in the position.

SOURCE: American Theatre at 11:02AM

Fountain Theatre Artistic Director Stephen Sachs to Retire by American Theatre Editors

The L.A. theatre's co-founder, a busy writer and director both at his company and elsewhere, will step down at the end of the year.

SOURCE: American Theatre at 10:01AM
Friday, February 16, 2024

ICONS 2: Lillian López by American Theatre Editors

This episode features a monologue by C. Quintana, performed by Sol Marina Crespo, dramatizing how the Puerto Rican activist fell in love with the library.

SOURCE: American Theatre at 02:32PM

Tina Howe: A Celebration by American Theatre Editors

A dramaturg and director who was fortunate enough to work with her reexamines her underrated legacy.

SOURCE: American Theatre at 12:02PM
Thursday, February 15, 2024

How ‘Becoming a Man’ Is Becoming a Play by American Theatre Editors

In staging his 2020 memoir about his transmasculine journey, he's incorporating new lessons and context, and doubling down on the love story.

SOURCE: American Theatre at 03:27PM
Tuesday, February 13, 2024

How to Lose a Country by American Theatre Editors

In Miami New Drama’s ‘Las Aventuras de Juan Planchard,’ Venezuelan artists told a story they couldn’t tell at home.

SOURCE: American Theatre at 04:09PM

Arizona Theatre Company’s 2-City Comeback by American Theatre Editors

The theatre was stabilizing after a rough decade, and then Covid hit, offering fresh challenges and opportunities, including a move to a new venue.

SOURCE: American Theatre at 03:41PM

Katy Sullivan’s Changeable, Charming, Deadly ‘Richard III’ by American Theatre Editors

Director Edward Hall and actor Katy Sullivan discuss the unique qualities that the Paralympian brings to one of Shakespeare's iconic roles.

SOURCE: American Theatre at 02:15PM
Monday, February 12, 2024

All that Chat

May 30, 2023: Grey House - Lyceum Theatre
Jun 26, 2023: Just For Us - Hudson Theatre
Jul 24, 2023: The Cottage - Hayes Theater
Nov 16, 2023: Spamalot - St. James Theatre
Dec 18, 2023: Appropriate - Hayes Theater
Mar 07, 2024: Doubt - Todd Haimes Theatre
Apr 14, 2024: Lempicka - Longacre Theatre
Apr 17, 2024: The Wiz - Marquis Theatre
Apr 18, 2024: Suffs - Music Box Theatre
Apr 25, 2024: Mother Play - Hayes Theater
Jun 10, 2024: The Drama Desk Awards