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Thursday, December 5, 2019

What to Expect When You’re a Pregnant Theatremaker by American Theatre Editors

Is the field a safe or welcoming place for pregnant working artists? It's a question many parents and parents-to-be are asking.

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Chay Yew to Leave Victory Gardens Theater by American Theatre Editors

The renowned director and playwright will depart at the end of the 2019-20 season.

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Meghan Pressman: In With the New by American Theatre Editors

The first woman to manage the $55-million Center Theatre Group offers tips on how to raise money for innovation.

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Wednesday, December 4, 2019

Fefu’s Friends, Old and New by American Theatre Editors

Artists behind the 1977 premiere of María Irene Fornés’s groundbreaking play compare notes with artists from a new revival.

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Letters for November 2019 by American Theatre Editors

Readers respond to our about our October special issue on small theatres.

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Tuesday, December 3, 2019

Black Ensemble Theater Announces ‘Season of Change’ by American Theatre Editors

The 2020 programming will celebrate musical and historical legends.

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Playwrights Horizons Announces 2019 Commissions by American Theatre Editors

Commissions were awarded to Tori Sampson, David Adjmi, and Aleshea Harris, among others.

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This Month in Theatre History by American Theatre Editors

From the beginnings of companies around the U.S. to the first AIDS Day With(out) Art and an August Wilson premiere, December has included a variety of theatrical milestones.

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Monday, December 2, 2019

What I’ve Learned in the Last Decade as a Journalist by American Theatre Editors

Also, a goodbye to my editorial home.

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Creede Rep Names Morgan M. Manfredi Managing Director by American Theatre Editors

Manfredi, a former assistant managing director with the Colorado company, will begin the post in the new year.

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Devising German Democracy by American Theatre Editors

Berlin’s Gorki Theater is at the forefront of an urgent international dialogue about diversity, immigration, and human rights.

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Thursday, November 28, 2019

Token Theatre Friends: And Jasmine Cephas Jones! by American Theatre Editors

The Friends interview the 'Hamilton' star, who is back onstage in a musical version of 'Cyrano.' Plus reviews of 'Tina' on Broadway and a provocative new 'Evita,' and a special announcement!

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Wednesday, November 27, 2019

In ‘For Colored Girls….’, Adrienne C. Moore Has Come Full Circle by American Theatre Editors

The 'Orange Is the New Black' actress, who once used a Ntozake Shange monologue as her go-to audition piece, is now starring in the Public Theater revival.

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The Business of ‘Carol’ by American Theatre Editors

More than a mere box-office cash cow, Dickens’s classic is a community builder, a gateway drug, and a holiday tradition.

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Tuesday, November 26, 2019

TCG Announces 3rd Round of Edgerton New Play Awards by American Theatre Editors

The Awards offer extended development time to premieres to extend the life of the plays beyond their first productions.

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How Could I Be Friends With John Simon? by American Theatre Editors

I was spared his famous fury, thankfully, but once I met him, we spoke---and argued---often about the theatre we both loved.

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Central Works Announces Season of Premieres by American Theatre Editors

The Bay Area company will celebrate their 30th season with four world premieres.

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Three on the Aisle: The Critics Who Lunch by American Theatre Editors

Alexandra Jacobs drops in to discuss her new Elaine Stritch biography, 'Still Here.'

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Crucial Connections: Theatre Facts 2018 by American Theatre Editors

The latest edition of TCG’s annual industry report finds theatres focusing on relationships.

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The Tragedy of John Simon by American Theatre Editors

He made his name with vitriol, but ultimately the role of critical scourge began to play him.

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Friday, November 22, 2019

Serenbe Playhouse Announces 2020 Season by American Theatre Editors

The season will feature 6 site-specific works, including the company's annual 'Sleepy Hollow Experience.'

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TCG Fall Forum: A Deep Dive Into a New Playbook by American Theatre Editors

Theatre leaders and practitioners gathered in New York earlier this month to take a reexamine the field's business model and reimagine its future.

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Token Theatre Friends: Jeremy O. Harris Is Ready to Take Over the World by American Theatre Editors

The Friends welcome the writer of 'Slave Play,' 'Daddy,' and 'Black Exhibition' to talk about sex and social media.

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Founding Artistic Director Brian Clowdus to Depart Serenbe Playhouse by American Theatre Editors

Clowdus, who founded the company in 2009, is onto a new venture: Brian Clowdus Experiences.

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Featured Contributors, Nov. 2019 by American Theatre Editors

Two writers explore Chicago theatre, from the city's ensemble ethos to the effects of racism on the contemporary theatre scene.

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Thursday, November 21, 2019

Know a Theatre: The Cherry Arts of Ithaca, N.Y. by American Theatre Editors

A new space in upstate New York puts it focus on English-language premieres of plays from around the world, as well as commissions of locally themed work.

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Wednesday, November 20, 2019

La Jolla Season to Include Pre-Broadway Run of ‘Lempicka’ by American Theatre Editors

The musical about the life of the famed Polish painter will be directed by Tony winner Rachel Chavkin.

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Studies Show Big Impact of Small Theatres in NY, Chicago by American Theatre Editors

Among their findings: that New York's small theatres and Chicago's storefronts are billion-dollar economic drivers as well as cultural hotbeds.

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The Subtext: From Prison to Performing With Lee Edward Colston II by American Theatre Editors

The former prison guard-turned-actor discusses how he found his writing voice, and how your biggest advocates can come from the most unexpected places.

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Tuesday, November 19, 2019

Matthew Pugliese to Step Down from Connecticut Rep by American Theatre Editors

Pugliese, who first joined the company in 2013, will depart at the end of the month.

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Lifetime Achievements by American Theatre Editors

What can we learn from those who came before us? Things we will one day pass on.

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2019-2020 BROADWAY SEASON
Oct 06: Slave Play
Feb 01: The Minutes
TBA: Blue