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Tuesday, June 15, 2021

National Queer Theater Names Inaugural New Vision Fellows by American Theatre Editors

Nick Hadikwa Mwaluko and Ayla Xuan Chi Sullivan will receive $5,000 to develop new work thanks to a new fellowship for Black trans and gender nonconforming (TGNC) playwrights.

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7 Theatres Form National Association of Black Theatre Building Owners by American Theatre Editors

Theatres from New York to Houston, brought together by Chicago director Chuck Smith, are joining forces to advance and advocate for their work.

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Monday, June 14, 2021

Black Theatre Coalition Opens Fellowship Applications by American Theatre Editors

The company is offering a total of 48 fellowships in 20 different areas of the theatre field.

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Pillsbury House Names 2021 Naked Stages Fellows by American Theatre Editors

This year's recipients are Ashembaga (Ashe) Jaafaru, Margaret Ogas, and Alys Ayumi Ogura.

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Michael Ritchie to Retire as Artistic Director of Center Theatre Group by American Theatre Editors

After 16 years at the helm of the L.A. regional powerhouse, he'll step aside at the end of this calendar year.

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Friday, June 11, 2021

Katori Hall Wins 2021 Drama Pulitzer for ‘The Hot Wing King’ by American Theatre Editors

Finalists for this year's prize were 'Circle Jerk' by Michael Breslin and Patrick Foley and 'Stew' by Zora Howard.

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TCG Announces THRIVE! Program for Theatres of Color by American Theatre Editors

With $1.635 million in support from the Doris Duke Charitable Foundation, the program aims to benefit U.S.-based theatres of color.

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Reopen Theatre? Why Not a Whole Neighborhood? by American Theatre Editors

INTAR Theatre's MicoTEATRO project celebrates a Manhattan district that may be poised to take off as a theatre destination.

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Play for Play, Can Theatre Learn From the NFL? by American Theatre Editors

The pandemic forced a conversation about filmed performance and audience access. Let's not drop the ball.

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Thursday, June 10, 2021

A Year After Atlanta Theatre’s Town Hall on Racism, Who’s Keeping Score? by American Theatre Editors

After producing an air-clearing gathering last June, the organizers of CREAT ATL still have their eyes on accountability for the city's theatres.

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Donja R. Love Awarded Revived Terrence McNally Award by American Theatre Editors

Love will receive a $5,000 cash award, developmental guidance, and dramaturgical support from Philadelphia Theatre Co. for his new play, 'What Will Happen to All That Beauty?'

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Wednesday, June 9, 2021

Theatre as Healing Ritual: How Afrofemononomy Worked the Roots by American Theatre Editors

How a group of Black femme theatremakers made Kathleen Collins's undersung work a site of communion and affirmation.

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Tuesday, June 8, 2021

Open Stage Announces 2021-22 Season by American Theatre Editors

The Harrisburg company's 36th season will feature 10 productions, including Jackie Sibblies Drury's Pulitzer-winning 'Fairview.'

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Northlight Theatre Announces 5-Show 2021-22 Season by American Theatre Editors

The slate includes works by Joanna Murray-Smith, Michael Hollinger, Donja R. Love, Lynn Nottage, and Ken Ludwig.

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SpeakEasy Stage Co. Announces 2021-22 Season by American Theatre Editors

The season will feature 5 productions, including Matthew Lopez's two-part 'The Inheritance.'

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Monday, June 7, 2021

This (Pride) Month in Theatre History by American Theatre Editors

From Caffe Cino to The Theatre Offensive, a look back at gay, lesbian, trans, and queer theatre milestones.

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Women Are the Pillars of ‘In the Heights’ by American Theatre Editors

The new movie musical can be experienced as a virtual beauty shop, where a multigenerational matriarchy keeps the faith and carries the stories.

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Thursday, May 27, 2021

The Inheritors Take the Mic by American Theatre Editors

For an entire afternoon of its 2021 virtual conference, TCG turned programming over to theatremakers who are 30 and younger.

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Exec Director Harold Wolpert to Depart Signature Theatre by American Theatre Editors

Wolpert will depart on June 30 as he looks to pursue change in the field from outside of an institution.

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McCarter, Paula Vogel’s Bard at the Gate Partner for 8 Digital Productions by American Theatre Editors

The virtual start-up from Paula Vogel will work with the McCarter for the 2021-22 and 2022-23 seasons, starting with a re-release of Eisa Davis's 'Bulrusher.'

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Cincinnati Playhouse in the Park Announces 2021-22 Season by American Theatre Editors

The 8-show season will feature world premieres from Keith Josef Adkins, Deborah Zoe Laufer, and KJ Sanchez.

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Playwrights’ Center Names Core Writers, Fellowship Recipients by American Theatre Editors

Core Writers include Mathilde Dratwa, L M Feldman, Franky D. Gonzalez, Yilong Liu, TyLie Shider, Deborah Yarchun, and Nathan Yungerberg.

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League of Professional Theatre Women Announce 2021 Awards by American Theatre Editors

Headlining this year's awards gala will be Estelle Parsons, who will receive a lifetime achievement award.

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Wednesday, May 26, 2021

Open-Air Peformances Return, With Some Caution and Caveats by American Theatre Editors

As the nation's outdoor theatres prepare to return to stages this summer, some have concerns about capacity and safety, while others are roaring back at full speed.

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Why Some Indoor Theatres Are Taking It Outside by American Theatre Editors

Some companies, eager to return to the stage, are building new ones outdoors, gambling that al fresco offerings will both serve and draw their communities.

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Theatre on the Road and on the Run by American Theatre Editors

Theatremakers in New York, Philadelphia, and Seattle are meeting audiences at the park, in the street, and all places in between.

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‘You Could Be King’ by American Theatre Editors

When it comes to Shakespeare and Western classics, questions of legacy and belonging get raised when Black men take the stage---and the answers are increasingly clear and powerful.

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Monday, May 24, 2021

NY Innovative Theatre Awards Open Nominations in Honorary Categories by American Theatre Editors

To celebrate the resilience of the city's Off-Off-Broadway/indie theatres, the awards will focus on lifting up artists and companies rather than productions.

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Friday, May 21, 2021

With 7 Fingers at Club Fugazi, the Circus Is Coming Back to Town by American Theatre Editors

The historic San Francisco venue will become the home of an immersive, acrobatic tribute to the city and its essence.

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Kelly Roush to Depart Classic Theatre of San Antonio by American Theatre Editors

Ruben Jauregui Jr. and Mark Stringham will serve as interim executive director and interim artistic director, respectively.

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Arizona Theatre Company Announces 2021-22 Season by American Theatre Editors

The slate includes a new musical about Ruth Bader Ginsburg and a co-production with Rattlestick of a play by christopher oscar peña.

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