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Friday, March 5, 2021

Winnie for the Win: How a Virtual ‘Happy Days’ Conveys Presence by American Theatre Editors

Beckett's play about a woman living moment to moment in a pile of dirt is a natural fit, and a great lesson, for our pandemic isolation.

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Thursday, March 4, 2021

Let’s Put on a Phone Bank! by American Theatre Editors

How a trio of New York theatre workers joined forces to create Amplifying Activists Together, a weekly online gathering to advance progressive causes.

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An Offstage Tempest at American Shakespeare Center by American Theatre Editors

The Virginia company, reeling from a tumultuous year, moves forward without the leader many company members say made it worse, Ethan McSweeny.

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Wednesday, March 3, 2021

NY Reopening? New Guidelines Begin to Pave the Way by American Theatre Editors

The governor's plans allow the return of limited-capacity indoor performances starting in April, including one at a Broadway theatre.

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How Much Is That Play in the Window? by American Theatre Editors

Stop Motion Plant's 'Window Plays' found a new way to bring audiences and performers together again, if only for a few minutes.

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Tuesday, March 2, 2021

May Adrales Named Next Artistic Director of the Lark by American Theatre Editors

An acclaimed director known for nurturing new work, she returns to a company that helped shape her, and that she in turn helped to shape.

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Jéhan Òsanyìn: What’s True Beyond Definition by American Theatre Editors

Leading with laughter and love, they remain uncompromising about making room for their whole, uncontainable self.

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If a Theatre Company Does It, Is It Theatre? by American Theatre Editors

Beyond Zoom readings, companies are finding new forms and collaborators, and reaching audiences far beyond any they could serve in person.

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Monday, March 1, 2021

D.C. Theatregoers Say They’re Ready to Return—in December by American Theatre Editors

As theatres eye fall reopenings, a new study shows reluctance to return to normal, while also noting online viewing patterns and support for anti-racist efforts.

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Mark Plesent: The Everyday and the Extraordinary by American Theatre Editors

For 3 decades he led NYC's only theatre dedicated to making work with, about, and for the city's working class.

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Thursday, February 25, 2021

Home Theatre, Literally by American Theatre Editors

Theatre Horizon's Art Houses program partners with local families to devise virtual performances on their home turf.

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It’s the Words That We Don’t Say That Scare Me So by American Theatre Editors

Dialogue is mostly a form of behavior and personal revelation usually accidental. Therein lies a drama, and a mystery.

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Wednesday, February 24, 2021

Mona Mansour to Receive Kesselring Prize for Playwriting by American Theatre Editors

The playwright of 'The Vagrant Trilogy' will receive the $25,000 award from the National Arts Club in a virtual ceremony.

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Lark Founder John Clinton Eisner to Step Down After 26 Years by American Theatre Editors

He leaves behind an organization dedicated to nurturing new plays and playwrights; his replacement will be announced next month.

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Whose Professionalism Matters? by American Theatre Editors

The theatre field's unexamined standards and hierarchies are too frequently oppressive, exploitative, and white supremacist. Here's how we can change them.

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Tuesday, February 23, 2021

Nataki Garrett, Maria Manuela Goyanes Receive BOLD Leadership Grantss by American Theatre Editors

Leaders at OSF and Woolly Mammoth will each receive $500,000 and will join a distinguished cohort of female leaders.

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Monday, February 22, 2021

Paul Owen Built Thousands of Sets, and a Life in the Theatre by American Theatre Editors

We were lucky to know the scenic designer, but not as fortunate as he was to work so tirelessly and well at a job he loved for four decades.

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WAM Theatre Announces 2021 Season by American Theatre Editors

The season will consist of two play readings and a fall mainstage production from playwright Kim Senklip Harvey.

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Submitting Your Play: Dos and Don’ts by American Theatre Editors

Artistic leaders at the Playwright Realm writers' service organization talk about how, when, and whether to send your work for consideration.

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3 Seattle Schools Give COVID Collab a College Try by American Theatre Editors

Undergraduate theatre programs join forces to combat artistic isolation and build creative community.

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Friday, February 19, 2021

Ethan McSweeny Resigns After Brief Tenure Leading ASC by American Theatre Editors

The company will move forward with an actor-led model intended to echo the production process of Shakespeare's theatre.

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Thursday, February 18, 2021

Kisha Jarrett: ‘Theatre Is for You’ by American Theatre Editors

Artists' Rep's new managing director wants to break down the silos in her workplace and in her art form too.

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59E59 Theaters Announce 5 COVID Relief Grants by American Theatre Editors

The grants, ranging from $10,000 to $25,000, are going to support new work from BIPOC and/or LGBTQ+ artists.

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Wednesday, February 17, 2021

What We Talk About When We Talk About Reopening by American Theatre Editors

While Broadway awaits its return, nonprofits and new leaders should seize the chance to return the art form to a sense of service and risk.

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Cicely Tyson: Grace, Poise, Mischief, and Always Truth by American Theatre Editors

Not content to simply stand as an example for so many others, she moved and lived and breathed a legacy into being.

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Oregon Shakes to Combine Live, Digital Programming for 2021 Season by American Theatre Editors

The season will feature virtual offerings on O! as well as onstage productions, including OSF's first winter season production.

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Tuesday, February 16, 2021

The Subtext: The Many Forms of Jen Silverman by American Theatre Editors

This month Brian talks with the playwright of 'The Moors' and 'Collective Rage' about how writing for TV inspired her write a novel about the theatre.

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Monday, February 15, 2021

Starting Conversations With ‘Manic Monologues’ by American Theatre Editors

An interactive web portal combines theatre and education in an effort to destigmatize mental illness.

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After Years of Talk, Finally Some Money for Black Artists and Theatres by American Theatre Editors

Efforts like the Black Seed, the Drinking Gourd, Next Wave initiative, and the Sprinkle-Hamlin award are directing funding to develop work by Black artists.

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Friday, February 12, 2021

Impish, Wise, Generous: The Multitudes of Christopher Plummer by American Theatre Editors

A lifelong student and master storyteller, he knew exactly where to put the focus of his and our attention.

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Wednesday, February 10, 2021

Three on the Aisle: Cataclysm Criticism With Soraya Nadia McDonald by American Theatre Editors

This month the hosts talk to an award-winning colleague about gatekeeping and pandemic-era criticism.

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All that Chat

2019-2020 BROADWAY SEASON
Oct 06, 2019: Slave Play
Oct 17, 2019: The Sound Inside - Studio 54
Feb 01, 2020: The Minutes
Mar 12, 2020: BROADWAY SHUTDOWN
Mar 31, 2020: Diana - Longacre Theatre
Apr 19, 2020: Sing Street - Lyceum Theatre