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Wednesday, April 1, 2020

Play at Home While You Stay at Home by American Theatre Editors

Baltimore Center Stage, Long Wharf Theatre, the Public Theater, Repertory Theatre of St. Louis, and Woolly Mammoth Theatre Company commission micro-plays for home use.

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Pennsylvania Shakespeare Festival Cancels Summer Season by American Theatre Editors

The 2020 summer lineup, featuring 8 productions, has been cancelled.

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Lookingglass Theatre Company Announces 3-Show Season by American Theatre Editors

The 2020-21 lineup will feature works by ensemble member Mary Zimmerman and artistic associates Sara Gmitter and Matthew C. Yee.

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Onscreen This Month: Quarantine Edition by American Theatre Editors

A spate of canceled shows from Louisville to Milwaukee were caught on video before the pandemic shutdown, and now you can watch them at home.

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Finding Moments of Joy to Nourish the Soul by American Theatre Editors

Through the fear and uncertainty of an open-ended pandemic, it's crucial to take time to reconnect with yourself and your surroundings.

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Julia Miles Made Space for Women in Theatre by American Theatre Editors

The founder of New York City's WP Theater brought producing savvy and fierce commitment to the cause of gender parity in all areas of stage work.

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We Are the Diplomats by American Theatre Editors

In the midst of a growing pandemic, the interconnectivity of the global theatre community can be a source of strength and hope.

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Terrence McNally, Writer and Gentleman by American Theatre Editors

The acclaimed dramatist was a generous, kind, humble, and beautiful soul whose youthful excitement for theatre lasted throughout his lengthy career.

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Terrence McNally, True to Himself From the Start by American Theatre Editors

We owe him a debt for the gay canon he began creating even before Stonewall, but he also carved paths through every form his writing could take.

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Bag&Baggage Productions Announces 2020-21 Season by American Theatre Editors

The lineup is the first selected by new artistic director Cassie Greer.

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Tuesday, March 31, 2020

No Show by American Theatre Editors

If we can’t have theatre until we can gather again safely, what are U.S. theatres and artists going to do in the meantime, and after?

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Not the Same Old Song and Dance by American Theatre Editors

A Nairobi initiative shows what African artists can learn from American musical theatre, and vice versa.

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Looking at the Rings by American Theatre Editors

This trauma will change us, live in our bodies, and leave a mark. We should also seize the chance it gives us to heal.

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Monday, March 30, 2020

Stuart Gordon, Chicago Theatre Thriller by American Theatre Editors

Before his fame as a cult horror maestro, he made some of the most memorable and scrappy theatre the Windy City has yet seen.

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Geva Theatre Center Announces 10-Show Season by American Theatre Editors

The 2020-21 season will also include two festivals showcasing works in development.

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Act II Playhouse Announces 2020-21 Season Starting in July by American Theatre Editors

The 7-show season will feature a musical tribute, a holiday classic, and a political improv show.

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Work/Life Balance Is Everyone’s Urgent Business Now by American Theatre Editors

As we face the COVID crisis, our field has a chance to restructure itself around human needs. Caregivers can lead the way.

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In Search of a Space to Breathe by American Theatre Editors

Deprived of the relief of going to a job I love, I am forced to face the contradictions of co-parenting with an ex.

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Friday, March 27, 2020

COVID-19 Forces Cal Shakes to Cancel 2020 Summer Season by American Theatre Editors

The announcement comes with news of the company furloughing more than half of its year-round employees.

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Let’s Go Vital, Not Viral by American Theatre Editors

How many people could have been helped if they'd been exposed to theatre?

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South Coast Rep Announces 2020-21 Season by American Theatre Editors

The season will feature the final time to see the company's 40-year annual holiday production of "A Christmas Carol" before a 2021 revamp.

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Streams Before the Flood? by American Theatre Editors

Streaming and video-captured options for shuttered shows could be more than a stopgap solution.

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Nicholas Viselli to Deliver U.S. World Theatre Day Message 2020 by American Theatre Editors

Viselli is the artistic director of New York City's Theater Breaking Through Barriers.

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The Loneliness of the Long Distance Dramaturg by American Theatre Editors

Working in theatre, I’ve never had enough time for running. I used to fantasize about calling in sick on beautiful sunny Tuesdays, just to run for hours and hours in the park. I’ve run t…

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Thursday, March 26, 2020

Play-PerView to Live-Stream Reading of ‘Doll’s House 2’ by American Theatre Editors

Debuting tonight, the new platform will offer theatrical events and series, with proceeds to help companies and artists in need.

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Fighting Viral Hate With a Hashtag by American Theatre Editors

Asian Pacific Islander theatres and artists fight a rise in xenophobia in the reaction to a global pandemic.

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The Prescience of the Freak Storm by American Theatre Editors

Art doesn't respect boundaries, but neither does this virus, so while we shelter in place let's play music for each other and not forget our way home.

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Got Masks? Theatre Costume Shops Join Fight Against COVID-19 by American Theatre Editors

Costumers and stitchers across the country are at home making masks and medical supplies.

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Wednesday, March 25, 2020

Will Arbery Receives 2020 Whiting Award for Drama by American Theatre Editors

The 'Heroes of the Fourth Turning' playwright will be awarded $50,000.

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Three on the Aisle: Alone Together Edition by American Theatre Editors

This week the critics sign in remotely to talk about the impact of the COVID-19 pandemic on theatre, and what they're doing with no shows to see.

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When a (Theatre) Door Closes, a (Screen) Window Opens by American Theatre Editors

A Philadelphia critic turns to filmed versions of the shows he had planned to cover this month.

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2019-2020 BROADWAY SEASON
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