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Thursday, May 30, 2024

Working in the Theatre Extended Interviews: Sergio Trujillo by American Theatre Wing

Catch this extended interview with Sergio Trujillo as he shares his passion for choreography and movement in musicals. Part of the "Working in the Theatre" series, this special cut dives int…

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Wednesday, May 29, 2024

Working in the Theatre: Writing and Directing - Appropriate by American Theatre Wing

The partnership and trust between a playwright and a director are vital for the success of a play, but this is especially unique when they're tied as friends and colleagues for years. The st…

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Friday, May 17, 2024
Tuesday, April 16, 2024

Designing the Scene | Edward Pierce | American Theatre Wing's Master Class Series by American Theatre Wing

On this American Theatre Wing's Master Class, Tony Nominated Scenic Designer Edward Pierce (Wicked, Angels in America) takes us behind the scenes into the world of Shiz/Oz, while sharing the…

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Monday, March 18, 2024

The Kilbanes Acceptance Speech | 2023 Jonathan Larson Grant Recipient by American Theatre Wing

"Receiving the Jonathan Larson Grant means time, more time to work, to take a breath, to listen and sing, to figure out what we might offer others. It means, in short, the whole damn world."…

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The Lazours Acceptance Speech | 2021 Jonathan Larson Grant Recipient by American Theatre Wing

"It's such a fuel to our creative process. It's a really hard industry to work in and take a long time to get new work produced. This award keeps us going." - The Lazours The Jonathan Lars…

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Anna K. Jacobs Acceptance Speech | 2020 Jonathan Larson Grant Recipient by American Theatre Wing

"The recognition and also the cash that comes with the award really helped to accelerate my career." - Anna. K Jacobs The Jonathan Larson Grant is an unconditional annual investment in indi…

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Shayok Misha Chowdhury Acceptance Speech | 2021 Jonathan Larson Grant Recipient by American Theatre Wing

"Jonathan Larson made something that quite literally changed my life so when my collaborator Laura and I found out we had received a Jonathan Larson Grant back in 2022 it was really the most…

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Julian Hornik Acceptance Speech | 2023 Jonathan Larson Grant Recipient by American Theatre Wing

"First and foremost I just want to thank Jonathan for that show [Rent] and my parents for heeding the hunch that I might be ready to hear it when I was." - Julian Hornik The Jonathan Larson…

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Rona Siddiqui Acceptance Speech | 2020 Jonathan Larson Grant Recipient by American Theatre Wing

"This came at just the right time that I was able to stay in New York, keep writing, and feel like somebody supported me and there was somebody out there that saw what I was doing and that t…

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Jaime Lozano Acceptance Speech | 2022 Jonathan Larson Grant Recipient by American Theatre Wing

"When I was living in Mexico, I was struggling to fit anywhere. I couldn't find my place. I couldn't find a way to communicate and express who I was. And it wasn't until I discovered musical…

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Veronica Mansour Acceptance Speech | 2023 Jonathan Larson Grant Recipient by American Theatre Wing

"I picked a word of the year, and this year it was faith... faith that I am on the right path as an artist and I need to continue to write and write no matter what because this is what I lov…

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Christie Baugher Acceptance Speech | 2022 Jonathan Larson Grant Recipient by American Theatre Wing

"So for the first 'yes' that I've received from New York after a decade of 'no's' - 95 of them, I counted - for the first to be in the name of Jonathan Larson, that kindred spirit who sent m…

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Larry Owens Acceptance Speech | 2023 Jonathan Larson Grant Recipient by American Theatre Wing

"It is surreal to be on receiving end of this honor as a book writer, composer and lyricist." - Larry Owens The Jonathan Larson Grant is an unconditional annual investment in individual tal…

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Paris Ray Dozier Acceptance Speech | 2022 Jonathan Larson Grant Recipient by American Theatre Wing

"I never expected to have this happen and it honestly is the best thing that's ever happened to me in my theatre career." - Paris Ray Dozier The Jonathan Larson Grant is an unconditional an…

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Grace McLean Acceptance Speech | 2021 Jonathan Larson Grant Recipient by American Theatre Wing

"Receiving this grant is a vote of confidence for us lucky ones to continue to make our particular medicine. Thank you so much for this honor and congratulations to everybody who's here." - …

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Jacinta Clusellas, Tatiana Pandiani & Melis Aker Speech | 2023 Jonathan Larson Grant Recipients by American Theatre Wing

"Multilingualism is the only path to develop new audiences in our field, so we are hopeful, that 'Azul' can be one more step toward linguistic inclusion in the American theatre." - Jacinta C…

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Laura Grill Jaye Acceptance Speech | 2021 Jonathan Larson Grant Recipient by American Theatre Wing

"Create fearlessly, sing what hasn't been sung before, and elevate the stories that need to be heard." - Laura Grill Jaye The Jonathan Larson Grant is an unconditional annual investment in…

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Zeniba Now Acceptance Speech | 2021 Jonathan Larson Grant Recipient by American Theatre Wing

"And so I'm so grateful to have support, big and small, to continue doing this." - Zenbia Now The Jonathan Larson Grant is an unconditional annual investment in individual talent. The grant…

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Wednesday, January 31, 2024

Working in the Theatre: Camden Rep by American Theatre Wing

"She's always there to serve her community, she's always there to make it better," is how Artistic Director/Founder/Writer/Performer Desi P. Shelton describes Camden Rep. But it seems we ca…

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Sunday, January 28, 2024

67th Obie Awards: Zuleyma Guevara Acceptance Speech by American Theatre Wing

From the very first moment of SANCOCHO, a hush falls over the audience as if we are afraid we'll be discovered spying on Caridad in her kitchen as she waits for her sister. Caridad prepares …

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67th Obie Awards: Ensemble of The Comeuppance Acceptance Speech by American Theatre Wing

A playwright is lucky to have actors embody their words, freeing them from the page to the stage and, in the process, adding new meaning to the work. When it’s not just one actor but a gro…

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67th Obie Awards: Dickie Hearts Acceptance Speech by American Theatre Wing

The way we gauge excellence in acting is often tied up with how a single language is spoken on stage. But in reality, the ways an actor communicates with their audience are far more expansiv…

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67th Obie Awards: Mikaal Sulaiman Acceptance Speech by American Theatre Wing

Plato describes music as “the movement of sound to reach the soul for the education of its virtue.” To sit in space and feel, not only hear chords, but feel notes and an arrangement of m…

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67th Obie Awards: Peggy Shaw and Lois Weaver Acceptance Speech by American Theatre Wing

These two performance artists’ radical vision of what theater can be has shaped generations of artists since their debut in the 1980s at the WOW Café Theater. For decades, in plays such a…

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67th Obie Awards: Barbara Samuels Acceptance Speech by American Theatre Wing

The minimalism of a perfectly placed slash of light piercing the dark can be as memorable and dramatic as the best writing and acting. From the nightmarishly epic boxing ring of the mind in …

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67th Obie Awards: Marla Mindelle Acceptance Speech by American Theatre Wing

Her Celine Dion impersonation—the physicality, the mannerisms, and the octave-spanning voice—was simply unparalleled. Her ability to be improvisational and impromptu was extraordinary. H…

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67th Obie Awards: K. Todd Freeman Acceptance Speech by American Theatre Wing

Even after a career of many excellent turns in many excellent roles, this chameleonic actor took it up a notch with a pugnacious performance as a sex offender in DOWNSTATE. Part den mother a…

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67th Obie Awards: dots Acceptance Speech by American Theatre Wing

From the playfully bold pink box of DARK DISABLED STORIES to the minimalist Californian limbo of INFINITE LIFE, and the exacting naturalism of a home in India in PUBLIC OBSCENITIES, this col…

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67th Obie Awards: Dustin Wills Acceptance Speech by American Theatre Wing

From a dark basement in Germany to a boxing ring set among the ruins of one family’s journey to adopt a child, to a home in the suburbs of Arizona that explodes into an alien spaceship, on…

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67th Obie Awards: William Jackson Harper Acceptance Speech by American Theatre Wing

Perhaps the role was not written for him, but it sure feels like it was. The part of Kenneth in Eboni Booth’s PRIMARY TRUST demands subtlety, patience, charm, as well as an ability to brea…

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