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Wednesday, September 22, 2021

There Is No Metaphor by American Theatre Editors

This moment has pushed us past even our most prescient preparations for crisis and challenge, but we can face it together.

SOURCE: American Theatre at 07:04AM

Come Back to the Theatre? First, We Need to Talk by American Theatre Editors

As theatre workers prepare for a return to in-person theatre, they have lingering questions about what kinds of spaces and conditions they're returning to.

SOURCE: American Theatre at 07:02AM

Second-Act Problems: What Comes Next Is Up to Us, and Also Not by American Theatre Editors

Poised between a troubled but familiar past and the uncertain promise of a transformed future, is it any wonder we're having trouble with the next act of our lives?

SOURCE: American Theatre at 07:00AM

Checking In With This Year’s Rising Leaders of Color by American Theatre Editors

The 8 individuals in this year's cohort don't just make theatre; over the past year and going forward, they are all about making change.

SOURCE: American Theatre at 06:58AM

The Critical Revolution Will Be Tweeted by American Theatre Editors

The pandemic led to innovative, alternative forms of theatre. Can theatre criticism keep up?

SOURCE: American Theatre at 06:56AM

All the Screen’s a Stage: A Transmedia Manifesto by American Theatre Editors

As theatremakers celebrate the return to in-person, in-venue performances, it's imperative to keep open the doors offered by digital theatre and celebrate its place alongside the stage.

SOURCE: American Theatre at 06:54AM

Director/Deviser: Tina Satter by American Theatre Editors

The downtown artist didn't ever expect or hope to be on Broadway, but her docutheatre piece 'Is This A Room' has defied expectations all along.

SOURCE: American Theatre at 06:52AM

Playwright: Douglas Lyons by American Theatre Editors

Lyons is out to change the theatre canon, and serving 'Chicken & Biscuits' on Broadway is just the one step along the way.

SOURCE: American Theatre at 06:50AM

Choreographer: Ricardo Aponte by American Theatre Editors

When the pandemic cut short a crazy-busy schedule, Aponte used the time to fulfill a dream of giving back to his community.

SOURCE: American Theatre at 06:48AM

Production Manager: Miguel Flores by American Theatre Editors

With a focus on experimental opera, Miguel Flores's career has him looking forward toward a more human-centric way of working.

SOURCE: American Theatre at 06:46AM

Costume and Set Designer: Silvia de Marta by American Theatre Editors

When the pandemic hit her career on both sides of the Atlantic, she got the unique chance to help develop productions in gestation.

SOURCE: American Theatre at 06:44AM

Designer: Bridgette Dennett by American Theatre Editors

Teaching design remotely had some upsides, she learned, but she's eager to her hands back on her craft and its tools.

SOURCE: American Theatre at 06:42AM
Tuesday, September 21, 2021

The Subtext: Mac Rogers’s ‘Unusual’ Journey Through Time and Relative Dimensions by American Theatre Editors

This month Brian talks with the playwright and audio dramatist about 'The Honeycomb Trilogy,' guardian angels, and 'Doctor Who.'

SOURCE: American Theatre at 09:28AM

We’re Back! Wait…Are We Back? What Is ‘Back’ Again? by American Theatre Editors

Theatre is happening and we are here to cover it, in spite of it all.

SOURCE: American Theatre at 06:09AM
Monday, September 20, 2021

Ed Herendeen at CATF: ‘Not a One-Person Operation’ by American Theatre Editors

The founder of Contemporary American Theater Festival looks back on 31 years of producing new plays in rep.

SOURCE: American Theatre at 04:14PM
Wednesday, September 15, 2021

Robert Falls to Depart Goodman Theatre in 2022 by American Theatre Editors

Falls, who has led the company for 35 years, will plan the 2022-23 season before departing Chicago's oldest nonprofit theatre.

SOURCE: American Theatre at 03:20PM

CATF Founder Ed Herendeen to Retire by American Theatre Editors

In December he'll leave the influential new-play festival he founded and has run since 1991.

SOURCE: American Theatre at 10:45AM

3Views Reboots Its Critical Mission With 3 New Editors by American Theatre Editors

Brittani Samuel, Jose Solís, and Sarah Rose Leonard will lead the site, originally founded by Sarah Ruhl and Julia Jordan, aimed at diversifying the critical discourse.

SOURCE: American Theatre at 08:47AM
Monday, September 13, 2021

Offscript: Nataki Garrett, Shaking Up and Stabilizing Oregon Shakes by American Theatre Editors

This week we talk to the leader of the West Coast powerhouse about the tough years just page and what lies ahead.

SOURCE: American Theatre at 04:59PM

Liz McCann, Theatrical Character by American Theatre Editors

She was a producer with a fan's love for stage magic, a taste for the big gamble, and the best dish in town.

SOURCE: American Theatre at 04:09PM

In-Person or Online? The Youth-Created ‘Fractured’ Moved in Both Worlds by American Theatre Editors

Roundabout Youth Ensemble's new play was staged in-person, but was deeply informed by its very online creation and modes of expression.

SOURCE: American Theatre at 11:24AM
Friday, September 10, 2021

The Theatre Industry’s Internship Problem by American Theatre Editors

A movement to end unpaid and low-paid internships gains momentum, collecting testimony from more than 1,600 current and former interns.

SOURCE: American Theatre at 12:07PM
Thursday, September 9, 2021

This Month in Theatre History by American Theatre Editors

From L.A.'s historic Teatro Hidalgo to New York's INTAR, from D.C. to Houston and beyond, September has been a rich month for Hispanic and Latinx theatre artistry in the U.S.

SOURCE: American Theatre at 10:13AM
Wednesday, September 8, 2021

TCG Names LaTeshia Ellerson Director of Institutional Philanthropy by American Theatre Editors

Ellerson will partner with TCG's executive leadership team to diversify TCG's contributed revenue.

SOURCE: American Theatre at 08:06PM

Once on This Island: How LaChanze Helped Me Heal After 9/11 by American Theatre Editors

The attacks on the World Trade Center hit close to home, and it was a Broadway cast reunion concert that pointed the way back to life.

SOURCE: American Theatre at 08:17AM

Why Can’t Theatres Be More Like Public Parks? by American Theatre Editors

A U.K. director argues that theatres can reclaim the center of civic life only if they lower barriers to entry and embrace their communitarian role.

SOURCE: American Theatre at 07:43AM
Friday, September 3, 2021

Hope Is a Trail of Breadcrumbs by American Theatre Editors

A leading maker of plays for young people thinks of good storytelling as an alert, wakeful, but necessarily uncertain journey through the unknown.

SOURCE: American Theatre at 12:04PM
Thursday, September 2, 2021

Oregon Shakespeare Festival Announces New Leadership Structure by American Theatre Editors

Two new associate artistic directors, Scarlett Kim and Mei Ann Teo, join Evren Odcikin in three-person team that will help reimagine the theatre's repertory, media, and new-works offerings.

SOURCE: American Theatre at 03:24PM
Friday, August 27, 2021

Theatre’s Fall Plans, and the Delta Variant by American Theatre Editors

After more than a year of uncertainty and some hopeful planning, some theatres' aspirations for a fall return are crashing into a fresh COVID surge.

SOURCE: American Theatre at 02:27PM

Christopher Lloyd and Lear, Closer Than Ever by American Theatre Editors

Tackling the iconic role at 82, the stage and screen actor resonates with the aging monarch's struggle to maintain control.

SOURCE: American Theatre at 01:10PM

TCG Selects Pittsburgh for In-Person 2022 Conference by American Theatre Editors

For its first return to live programming since 2019, TCG will convene in the historic 'City of Bridges' next June 16-18.

SOURCE: American Theatre at 11:43AM

All that Chat

Sep 14, 2021: Chicago - Ambassador Theatre
Oct 17, 2021: Dana H. - Lyceum Theatre
Mar 28, 2022: Plaza Suite - Hudson Theatre
Apr 07, 2022: The Minutes - Studio 54