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Tuesday, July 14, 2020

Theatregoers’ Willingness to Return Is Trending Down, Data Show by American Theatre Editors

Studies, including one from Shugoll Research on D.C.-area theatregoers, see a decline from already low numbers, with the comfort zone stretching to spring 2021.

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New Village Arts Center Postpones 2020-21 Season by American Theatre Editors

The California company's 20th anniversary season will resume in July of 2021.

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Round House Theatre: In Lieu of Plays, How About a Menu? by American Theatre Editors

The Maryland company is offering contactless pick-up service of food and beverages from its local bar and café vendors.

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The Old Globe Names Freedome Bradley-Ballentine Associate AD by American Theatre Editors

To support this transition, the organization has also promoted Katherine Harroff and Jesse Perez.

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Monday, July 13, 2020

Onscreen This Week: Keeping It Lit by American Theatre Editors

From festival readings to benefit cabarets, on-demand stage captures to immersive soundscapes, there's no shortage of at-home theatre.

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TDF Hosts Online Workshop for Theatre Educators by American Theatre Editors

The virtual workshop will teach 26 NYC educators about directing in the classsroom.

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Tricklock Company to Close Indefinitely After 27 Years by American Theatre Editors

The New Mexico company, hit by the cancellation of its international-focused Revolutions Festival, will close down to retire debt and reevaluate.

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Black Theatre United Hosts Inaugural Event On Racial Justice by American Theatre Editors

The group, with founding members including Audra McDonald, Phylicia Rashad, and Billy Porter, unites Black voices for social change.

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Friday, July 10, 2020

Kennedy Center Announces Social Impact Initiatives by American Theatre Editors

The organization will support anti-racism through eight areas of community and educational programming.

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The 24 Hour Plays Announces 2020 Nationals Cohort by American Theatre Editors

Young theatre artists will participate in a week-long professional program and collaborate on 24-hour projects.

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Thursday, July 9, 2020

Raven Theatre Announces Adjusted 2020-21 Season by American Theatre Editors

The Chicago theatre will begin its season in February 2021 and move a planned world premiere to the 2021-22 season.

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Seven Devils, Where the Play Development’s So Bright the Writers Gotta Wear Shades by American Theatre Editors

The Idaho new-play development conference, usually an intense, immersive small-town experience, went virtual this year but kept its spirit intact.

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Wednesday, July 8, 2020

Girls Scouts Partner With Disney on Broadway Mega-Mix-Theater-Party by American Theatre Editors

The free online workshop, open to non-Scouts, will feature music and choreography from 'Frozen,' 'Aladdin!' and 'The Lion King.'

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The 24 Hour Plays to Partner With Arizona Theatre Company by American Theatre Editors

A special edition of the 24 Hour Plays: Viral Monologues series will benefit Arizona Theatre Company.

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Saheem Ali’s ‘Richard II’: What Does Authority Sound Like? by American Theatre Editors

The director rounds out a stellar season with a radio rendering of a play salvaged from the Public Theater's canceled Shakespeare in the Park season.

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Stage Managers’ Association Announces 2020 Del Hughes Award Recipients by American Theatre Editors

This year the organization recognizes Patreshettarlini Adams, Alden J. Vasquez, and Robert Sutherland-Cohen.

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The 2020 Obie Awards Announce Virtual Ceremony by American Theatre Editors

The virtual event will include a pre-show fundraiser, special guests, and performances.

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Portland Center Stage Names Chip Miller Associate AD by American Theatre Editors

Miller joined the company as associate producer last spring.

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Marie Cisco: Documenting Progress by American Theatre Editors

As a revolution sparked amid a pandemic, the independent producer heard silence from her field, and started to listen for new voices.

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Mellon Foundation Announces U.S. Regional Arts Resilience Fund by American Theatre Editors

The initiative, administered by 6 U.S. Regional Arts Organizations, will award $10 million in emergency grants.

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Tuesday, July 7, 2020

City Theatre Announces 2020 EQT Young Playwrights Contest Winners by American Theatre Editors

The Pittsburgh company will produce and publish the selected works by middle and high school students.

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Arts Midwest Awards Shakespeare in American Communities Grants by American Theatre Editors

Arts Midwest, in partnership with the NEA, awards $1.7 million to support Shakespeare programs with theatre companies, schools, and the juvenile justice system.

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Cara Mía Theatre Awards Virginia Grise Playwright Residency by American Theatre Editors

Grise will develop new works with local communities as part of the three-year residency.

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#WhileWeBreathe Benefit to Provide ‘A Night of Creative Protest’ by American Theatre Editors

Donations will go toward the NAACP Legal Defense and Educational Fund, plus 6 other organizations.

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The Acting Company Announces New Partnership, Fall 2021 Tour by American Theatre Editors

The new tour will bring together Marc Baylin and Alliance Artist Management in partnership with the Acting Company.

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This Month in Theatre History by American Theatre Editors

From the birth of P.T. Barnum to the Broadway transfer of 'A Chorus Line,' July was a hot month for U.S. theatre.

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Debórah Eliezer to Succeed Ben Yalom as FoolsFURY Artistic Director by American Theatre Editors

Yalom is stepping down after 22 years at the theatre he founded, and Eliezer will take over effective Sept. 1.

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Artists Repertory Theatre Launches ART: Mercury Company by American Theatre Editors

A group of 50 artists have been creating theatre-inspired work to be released virtually.

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Tammy Belton-Davis to Join Milwaukee Rep as Chief Diversity Officer by American Theatre Editors

The founder and principal of Athena Communications will spend a 10-month appointment focusing on the theatre's equity, diversity, and inclusion goals.

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Everyman Theatre Names Paige Hernandez Associate AD by American Theatre Editors

Hernandez will work alongside founding artistic director Vincent M. Lancisi and fellow associate AD Noah Himmelstein.

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J. Nicole Brooks Awarded 3-Year Residency at Lookingglass Theatre by American Theatre Editors

The grant from the Andrew W. Mellon Foundation will allow Brooks to deepen her work on a series on Chicago mayors.

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