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Thursday, November 18, 2021

‘The Great Leap’ scores a solid win at Round House Theatre by Daniella Ignacio

Regional premiere of Lauren Yee’s play gives AAPI artists a shot.

SOURCE: DC Metro Theater Arts at 04:51PM
Tuesday, November 16, 2021

PlayGround Announces 2021-22 Women Leader Fellows by Daniella Ignacio

The inaugural fellows are Tessa Corrie, Rosie Hallett, Genevieve Jessee, Jasmine Murray, and Lindsey Abbott.

SOURCE: American Theatre at 11:13AM

Back to School After a Year of Hard Lessons by Daniella Ignacio

Students and faculty reflect on returning to in-person education in acting, playwriting, tech, and more at some of the nation's college theatre programs.

SOURCE: American Theatre at 10:34AM
Monday, November 15, 2021

Mahogany L. Browne, Urban Word Receive Marian MacDowell Award by Daniella Ignacio

Browne receives the award on behalf of Urban Word in a virtual ceremony on December 7.

SOURCE: American Theatre at 10:51AM

First Folio to Close in 2023-24 With Founder’s Retirement by Daniella Ignacio

David Rice will step down in spring 2024 and the company will cease operations at the end of that season.

SOURCE: American Theatre at 10:15AM
Friday, November 12, 2021

Moisés Kaufman, Amanda Gronich Receive Theater J’s Jewish Play Prize by Daniella Ignacio

'Here There Are Blueberries' by Moisés Kaufman and Amanda Gronich will be honored in a ceremony in December.

SOURCE: American Theatre at 03:04PM

Leadership Change at the Top of Chautauqua Theater Company by Daniella Ignacio

Both artistic director Andrew Borba and managing director Sarah Clare Corporandy will step down in 2022.

SOURCE: American Theatre at 01:06PM
Thursday, November 11, 2021

Bay Area’s foolsFURY Announces Closure After 23 Years by Daniella Ignacio

Closing rituals will begin Nov. 20 with a public 'wake' at Mission Cultural Center for Latino Arts.

SOURCE: American Theatre at 04:55PM

Desirée Roots Is First of 3 New Co-Artistic Directors at Virginia Rep by Daniella Ignacio

Roots's focus will be on leading community efforts at the Richmond-based company.

SOURCE: American Theatre at 04:35PM

Abigail Buell Joins San Diego Rep As Managing Director by Daniella Ignacio

A marketing leader in New York City, she joins the San Diego Rep team after a national search.

SOURCE: American Theatre at 04:17PM

San Fran Arts Orgs Unite for a Return as #BayAreaArtsTogether by Daniella Ignacio

Aimed at building confidence for a safe and healthy return to in-person performances, exhibits and events, the campaign will remind patrons of the power of the arts to connect, heal, and uni…

SOURCE: American Theatre at 04:04PM

L Morgan Lee Receives Mark O’Donnell Prize by Daniella Ignacio

The annual prize, presented by the Actors Fund and Playwrights Horizons, awards emerging theatre artists in recognition of their talent and promise.

SOURCE: American Theatre at 03:20PM
Monday, November 8, 2021

Reginald Douglas Named New Artistic Director of D.C.’s Mosaic Theater by Daniella Ignacio

The D.C.-based director, who comes to Mosaic from the Studio Theatre, promises a new chapter for the company.

SOURCE: American Theatre at 03:18PM

Fertile Ground Announces 2022 GROW Awards by Daniella Ignacio

Five projects will receive $500 to produce new work in the festival.

SOURCE: American Theatre at 02:09PM
Thursday, November 4, 2021

The Next Parent Artist Summit’s Theme: Centering Humanity by Daniella Ignacio

The summit, to be held at the Public Theater in December, will address humane practices and caregiver support in the performing arts.

SOURCE: American Theatre at 04:19PM

Playwrights Realm Bestows Its International Theatermakers Awards by Daniella Ignacio

Nkenna Akunna, Dina El-Aziz, Isra Elsalihie, Abhishek Majumdar, and Tidtaya Sinutoke will receive free legal assistance in applying for an O-1B Artist Visa.

SOURCE: American Theatre at 01:11PM
Monday, November 1, 2021

Gloucester Stage Announces Leadership Transition by Daniella Ignacio

Robert Walsh steps down and Paula Plum will serve as interim artistic director.

SOURCE: American Theatre at 04:18PM
Friday, October 29, 2021

MTC Announces New Commission and Development Programs by Daniella Ignacio

Manhattan Theatre Club has extended commissions to several writers and launched a new Groundworks Lab program.

SOURCE: American Theatre at 02:44PM
Thursday, October 28, 2021

Facing Our Failure: The Power of Acknowledging Racism Within the American Theatre by Daniella Ignacio

Some Washington, D.C., theatre leaders gathered last month to discuss their anti-racism work, both individually and collectively.

SOURCE: American Theatre at 04:15PM
Monday, October 25, 2021

Ryan J. Haddad Receives Vineyard’s Paula Vogel Award by Daniella Ignacio

Haddad, an actor, playwright, and autobiographical performer, will be presented with the award on Nov. 12.

SOURCE: American Theatre at 10:49AM
Friday, October 22, 2021

New York Stage and Film Honors Jeremy O’Brian, Elisa Bocanegra by Daniella Ignacio

O'brian will receive the Founders' Award and Bocanegra will receive the Pfaelzer Award.

SOURCE: American Theatre at 01:18PM

Emily Mann to Receive SDCF’s Gordon Davidson Award by Daniella Ignacio

Director, playwright, and screenwriter Emily Mann is honored for her lifetime achievement and distinguished service to the national nonprofit theatre.

SOURCE: American Theatre at 12:31PM
Thursday, October 21, 2021

Faye M. Price Named McKnight Foundation’s 2021 Distinguished Artist by Daniella Ignacio

The $50,000 award goes to Minnesotan who has made significant contributions to the state's culture.

SOURCE: American Theatre at 06:18PM

Butterfly Effect Theatre Names Eric Pfeffinger Its Generations New-Play Resident by Daniella Ignacio

Pfeffinger will workshop his new play 'Fourteen Funerals' through the residency, designed for playwrights with young children.

SOURCE: American Theatre at 05:50PM
Wednesday, October 20, 2021

2nd Annual Greater Good Commission and Theater Festival Announces 2021 Season by Daniella Ignacio

Festival will highlight five LGBTQIA+ Latinx-identifying playwrights at Pregones/Puerto Rican Traveling Theater.

SOURCE: American Theatre at 03:20PM

NY Theatre Producers Offered Tax Credits for Doing Diversity Jobs Training by Daniella Ignacio

Productions can earn the credit by signing on for qualified programs.

SOURCE: American Theatre at 02:31PM

The NOLA Project Names New Co-Artistic Director Brittany N. Williams by Daniella Ignacio

Ensemble member Brittany N. Williams will step up to the new role for the company.

SOURCE: American Theatre at 01:49PM
Thursday, October 14, 2021

Toni Sterling Is First USITT, OPERA San Antonio Design Fellow by Daniella Ignacio

The new fellowship connects BIPOC designers with performing arts organizations, with funding from Disney Live Entertainment.

SOURCE: American Theatre at 08:51AM

SCR Announces Newscripts Series and NewSCRipts in Schools Partnership by Daniella Ignacio

South Coast Rep's play reading series will return, along with a new program bringing play readings to UC Irvine.

SOURCE: American Theatre at 08:39AM
Friday, October 8, 2021

Chicago’s Samuel G. Roberson Jr. Fellowship Will Go to a Director by Daniella Ignacio

In its second year, the fellowship named for the late Congo Square Theatre artistic director will pair a Windy City theatre with a director for a residency.

SOURCE: American Theatre at 11:31AM

Science in Theatre Festival to Bring Together Tech and Arts by Daniella Ignacio

AI, mixed reality, and Smartwear technology are among the draws at Transforma Theatre’s women-driven festival.

SOURCE: American Theatre at 11:11AM

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