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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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67th Obie Awards: Ariana Venturi and Nadine Malouf Acceptance Speech by American Theatre Wing

In this two-hander, there was no hiding or make-believe. Portraying two women trapped in the basement of their own paranoia and ever-growing spiritual and existential psychosis, these two ac…

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67th Obie Awards: Shannon Tyo Acceptance Speech by American Theatre Wing

You cannot stop watching her: whether in Lloyd Suh’s poignant Chinese immigrant drama THE FAR COUNTRY, where she plays a bride-to-be and is described as “always dynamic”; when she play…

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67th Obie Awards: Liza Birkenmeier and Tara Ahmadinejad Acceptance Speech by American Theatre Wing

Once in a while a collaboration emerges that is so artistically in sync that when you experience the production, you viscerally feel that the story and the direction buoy each other and enco…

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67th Obie Awards: Alejandra Ospina 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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Wednesday, January 10, 2024

"On A Clear Day (You Can See Forever)" perf. by Tituss Burgess | 2023 American Theatre Wing Gala by American Theatre Wing

Tituss Burgess honors his unsung hero, Composer/Producer/Instrumentalist/Educator Bobby Wooten III with a performance of "On A Clear Day (You Can See Forever)" by Burton Lane and Alan Jay Le…

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Monday, December 18, 2023

Working in the Theatre: The Neo-Futurists by American Theatre Wing

The Neo-Futurists create work, unlike any other theatre experience you've seen before. And that's sort of the point, as part of their mission is to create work that embraces those unreached …

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Monday, December 4, 2023
Tuesday, November 21, 2023

Costume Construction | Tricorne | American Theatre Wing's Master Class Series by American Theatre Wing

Welcome to an exclusive journey into the captivating world of Broadway costume construction! 🎭 Join us as this Master Class takes you behind the curtains of Tricorne, one of Broadway's mo…

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Wednesday, October 18, 2023

"& Juliet" Costume Design | Paloma Young | American Theatre Wing's Master Class Series by American Theatre Wing

In this special edition of Master Class, Tony Award-winning costume designer, Paloma Young, takes you behind the scenes of her mesmerizing costume designs on "& Juliet" with our Springboard …

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Tuesday, October 10, 2023
Wednesday, October 4, 2023

The Network: In Conversation with Early-Career Designers (Part 2) by American Theatre Wing

Filmed during our Summer 2023 Springboard To Design program, join a diverse panel of early career theatre designers in this special edition of The Network as they share their unique journeys…

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The Network: In Conversation with Early-Career Designers (Part 1) by American Theatre Wing

Filmed during our Summer 2023 Springboard To Design program, join a diverse panel of early career theatre designers in this special edition of The Network as they share their unique journeys…

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Monday, September 25, 2023

Working in the Theatre Extended Interviews: Bessie Nelson (Beader) by American Theatre Wing

Beader Bessie Nelson discusses her early passion for beading to her renowned career in the theater industry, collaborating with top designers. Explore her commitment to precision and endurin…

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Wednesday, September 20, 2023

Working in the Theatre Extended Interviews: Jon Coles (Feathers) by American Theatre Wing

In this extended interview, feather maker Jon Coles shares his intriguing journey into the world of feathers, including his work in theatre, favorite productions like "Hairspray" and "Wicked…

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Wednesday, August 30, 2023
Tuesday, August 15, 2023
Thursday, June 29, 2023

Fight Direction | Dave Anzuelo | American Theatre Wing's Master Class Series by American Theatre Wing

Ready, set, action! Fight director-martial artist Dave Anzuelo of UnkleDave's Fight-House and associate Sean Fletcher Griffin take you through the fundamentals of stage combat and offer hand…

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Monday, June 26, 2023

"Celebrate You! Concert" - Playbill Pride - I Am What I Am (J. Harrison Ghee) by American Theatre Wing

Happy Pride!!! Drag Activist and Artist Marti Gould Cummings kicks off the Celebrate You segment of Playbill's Pride in Times Square weekend celebration. Watch a special message and perform…

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Friday, June 16, 2023

MC - HAIR WIG MAKEUP by American Theatre Wing

Hair/wig and makeup designer J. Jared Janas (Sweeney Todd, & Juliet, Kimberly Akimbo) works with hair/wig and makeup artists who are looking to expand their work into the theatrical space. …

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All that Chat

2023-2024 BROADWAY SEASON
May 30, 2023: Grey House - Lyceum Theatre
Jun 26, 2023: Just For Us - Hudson Theatre
Jul 24, 2023: The Cottage - Hayes Theater
Nov 16, 2023: Spamalot - St. James Theatre
Dec 18, 2023: Appropriate - Hayes Theater
Mar 07, 2024: Doubt - Todd Haimes Theatre
Apr 14, 2024: Lempicka - Longacre Theatre
Apr 17, 2024: The Wiz - Marquis Theatre
Apr 18, 2024: Suffs - Music Box Theatre
Apr 25, 2024: Mother Play - Hayes Theater
Jun 10, 2024: The Drama Desk Awards