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Thursday, May 6, 2021

Q&A: Playwright Matthew Libby on “Data,” his Alliance/Kendeda world premiere by Kathy Janich

When DATA, the tech drama by playwright Matthew Libby, has its world premiere... The post Q&A: Playwright Matthew Libby on “Data,” his Alliance/Kendeda world premiere appeared first…

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Friday, April 16, 2021

Review: Alliance begins “Under the Tent” series with slight “Blackbird” concert by Kathy Janich

As the old saying goes, “Birds of a feather must funk together.”... The post Review: Alliance begins “Under the Tent” series with slight “Blackbird” concert appeared first on ART…

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Tuesday, March 23, 2021

One Year Later: Singer Libby Whittemore and the genesis of “Living Room Cabaret” by Kathy Janich

Atlanta singer Libby Whittemore was prepping for her usual spring show at... The post One Year Later: Singer Libby Whittemore and the genesis of “Living Room Cabaret” appeared first on A…

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Saturday, March 20, 2021

Review: Found Stages’ “The Shift” mixes art, technology, sometimes successfully by Kathy Janich

Just in time for World Water Day (March 22) is a new... The post Review: Found Stages’ “The Shift” mixes art, technology, sometimes successfully appeared first on ARTS ATL.

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Tuesday, March 9, 2021

Theater administrator connects with like minds via his Bard-inspired Hark Journal by Kathy Janich

What if the theater world had its own equivalent to March Madness,... The post Theater administrator connects with like minds via his Bard-inspired Hark Journal appeared first on ARTS ATL.

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Tuesday, December 29, 2020

Year in Review: What worked, what didn’t in the worst of all possible theater seasons by Kathy Janich

The biggest news in Atlanta theater in 2020 was that we had... The post Year in Review: What worked, what didn’t in the worst of all possible theater seasons appeared first on ARTS ATL.

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Tuesday, December 22, 2020

How do you solve a problem like COVID? With patience, connection, theater folk say by Kathy Janich

Sometimes the show must not go on. For Rachel May, artistic director... The post How do you solve a problem like COVID? With patience, connection, theater folk say appeared first on ARTS ATL.

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Wednesday, December 9, 2020

Review: Alliance’s “A Very Terry Christmas” is all over the map, in more than one way by Kathy Janich

A Very Terry Christmas hits it sweet spot about 50 minutes in,... The post Review: Alliance’s “A Very Terry Christmas” is all over the map, in more than one way appeared first on ARTS …

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Friday, December 4, 2020

Review: Earnest “Love, M.” at Horizon Theatre says nothing new about AIDS by Kathy Janich

Horizon Theatre’s latest Zoom production, Love, M., is a world premiere that... The post Review: Earnest “Love, M.” at Horizon Theatre says nothing new about AIDS appeared first on ART…

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Thursday, October 8, 2020

Review: Terry Burrell’s “Backstage and Other Stories” at Synchronicity Theatre by Kathy Janich

Backstage and Other Stories, written and performed by Atlanta-based quadruple-threat Terry Burrell,... The post Review: Terry Burrell’s “Backstage and Other Stories” at Synchronicity T…

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Thursday, September 24, 2020

Welcome to a most irregular theater season; aren’t we all just glad it’s really happening? by Kathy Janich

Atlanta will have a 2020–21 theater season after all, something we thought... The post Welcome to a most irregular theater season; aren’t we all just glad it’s really happening? appear…

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Tuesday, September 8, 2020

Exclusive: Theatrical Outfit reinvents season with new work, community, onstage return by Kathy Janich

Theatrical Outfit first announced its 2020-21 season, the first for new artistic... The post Exclusive: Theatrical Outfit reinvents season with new work, community, onstage return appeared f…

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Tuesday, August 25, 2020

Inaugural She ATL Arts summer theater festival debuts with three plays by women by Kathy Janich

A Greek myth filtered through the present-day opioid crisis. A mother’s reckoning... The post Inaugural She ATL Arts summer theater festival debuts with three plays by women appeared first…

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Tuesday, August 18, 2020

Emory nurses, 18 metro theaters studying how to put the shows safely back onstage by Kathy Janich

Have a pandemic? Run a theater? Call a nurse. It’s not quite... The post Emory nurses, 18 metro theaters studying how to put the shows safely back onstage appeared first on ARTS ATL.

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Friday, August 7, 2020

Breaking news: Out Front Theatre Company cancels 2 shows, plans to return in January by Kathy Janich

Out Front Theatre Company in West Midtown, which focuses exclusively on work... The post Breaking news: Out Front Theatre Company cancels 2 shows, plans to return in January appeared first o…

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Wednesday, August 5, 2020

Photo essay: “Dark Houses” project shines light on the quiet engulfing Atlanta stages by Kathy Janich

ATLANTA PHOTOGRAPHER MICHAEL BOATRIGHT loves theater. Always has. When Covid-19 forced metro... The post Photo essay: “Dark Houses” project shines light on the quiet engulfing Atlanta st…

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Thursday, July 30, 2020

Alliance plans a socially distant new season with in-person, virtual and drive-in theater by Kathy Janich

The Alliance Theatre this morning announced the lineup for its 52nd season,... The post Alliance plans a socially distant new season with in-person, virtual and drive-in theater appeared fir…

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Monday, June 29, 2020

Atlanta theater artists will look inward at 3-night virtual Town Hall for Racial Reckoning by Kathy Janich

How do we move forward? That’s the question being asked in a... The post Atlanta theater artists will look inward at 3-night virtual Town Hall for Racial Reckoning appeared first on ARTS A…

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Tuesday, May 19, 2020

In Our Own Words: Matt Torney, incoming artistic director at Theatrical Outfit by Kathy Janich

Physically, we’re in one place [Washington, D.C.] and every day I’m Zooming... The post In Our Own Words: Matt Torney, incoming artistic director at Theatrical Outfit appeared first on A…

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Friday, May 8, 2020

In Our Own Words: Nyrobi Moss, theatrical costume designer and arts administrator by Kathy Janich

Editor’s note: As Atlanta artists face uncertainty amid Covid-19, ArtsATL offers this... The post In Our Own Words: Nyrobi Moss, theatrical costume designer and arts administrator appeared…

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Friday, May 1, 2020

Closed but committed Plaza Theatre plots Zoom, private screenings, pop-up drive-in by Kathy Janich

Atlanta’s Plaza Theatre might be the most famous movie house in the... The post Closed but committed Plaza Theatre plots Zoom, private screenings, pop-up drive-in appeared first on ARTS AT…

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Thursday, April 30, 2020

In Our Own Words: Bethany Anne Lind, film/stage actor, parent and gardener by Kathy Janich

Editor’s note: Atlanta artists face uncertainty amid Covid-19. To help us all... The post In Our Own Words: Bethany Anne Lind, film/stage actor, parent and gardener appeared first on ARTS …

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Thursday, April 23, 2020

In Our Own Words: Julie Skrzypek, the co-artistic director of Theatre Buford by Kathy Janich

Editor’s note: Atlanta’s artists face uncertainty in the age of coronavirus. To... The post In Our Own Words: Julie Skrzypek, the co-artistic director of Theatre Buford appeared first on…

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Wednesday, April 22, 2020

In Our Own Words: Brian Ashton Smith, film and theater actor by Kathy Janich

Editor’s note: Atlanta’s artists face uncertainty in the age of coronavirus. To... The post In Our Own Words: Brian Ashton Smith, film and theater actor appeared first on ARTS ATL.

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Tuesday, April 21, 2020

In Our Own Words: Richard Garner, actor and director seen onstage and on TV by Kathy Janich

Editor’s note: Atlanta’s artists face uncertainty in the age of coronavirus. To... The post In Our Own Words: Richard Garner, actor and director seen onstage and on TV appeared first on …

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Wednesday, April 15, 2020

Out Front Theatre still plans “Boys in the Band,” announces five-show fifth season by Kathy Janich

Out Front Theatre Company plans to begin its fifth season in October... The post Out Front Theatre still plans “Boys in the Band,” announces five-show fifth season appeared first on ARTS…

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In Our Own Words: Rachel May, producing artistic director at Synchronicity Theatre by Kathy Janich

Editor’s note: Atlanta’s artists face uncertainty in the age of coronavirus. To... The post In Our Own Words: Rachel May, producing artistic director at Synchronicity Theatre appeared fi…

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Alliance Theatre opens Virtual Play Club series April 16, and closes it on April 24 by Kathy Janich

Unkindness, by playwright Logan Faust, is one Southerner’s attempt to reconcile the... The post Alliance Theatre opens Virtual Play Club series April 16, and closes it on April 24 appeared…

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Tuesday, April 7, 2020

In Our Own Words: Theater and film’s Suehyla El-Attar (with boyfriend Pat Young) by Kathy Janich

Editor’s note: Atlanta’s artists face uncertainty in the age of coronavirus. To... The post In Our Own Words: Theater and film’s Suehyla El-Attar (with boyfriend Pat Young) appeared fi…

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Friday, April 3, 2020

In Our Own Words: Jessica Miesel of “The Resident,” an Atlanta stage, screen actor by Kathy Janich

Editor’s note: Atlanta’s artists face uncertainty in the age of coronavirus. To... The post In Our Own Words: Jessica Miesel of “The Resident,” an Atlanta stage, screen actor appeare…

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Thursday, April 2, 2020

Atlanta theater artist Jennifer Alice Acker’s latest role: An unfortunate face of Covid-19 by Kathy Janich

The biography section of Jennifer Alice Acker’s website starts like this: “I’m... The post Atlanta theater artist Jennifer Alice Acker’s latest role: An unfortunate face of Covid-19 …

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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
Sep 14, 2021: BROADWAY REOPENS
Dec 16, 2021: Diana - Longacre Theatre