Friday, June 18, 2021

Counting Together Launches Database to Track Field’s Inclusivity by Amelia Merrill

The database will provide industry-wide statistics on race, gender, and disability in the American theatre.

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Thursday, June 17, 2021

May 2022

A whimsical American fable performed by live folk musicians that will charm and delight audiences of all ages.

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March 2022

A knockout award-winning new play inspired by real-world boxer Jack Johnson will come to life on our Copaken Stage before going on tour throughout the community

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February 2022

A fast-paced, laugh-a-minute, World Premiere by one of America’s hottest playwrights.

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Tuesday, June 15, 2021

National Queer Theater Names Inaugural New Vision Fellows by American Theatre Editors

Nick Hadikwa Mwaluko and Ayla Xuan Chi Sullivan will receive $5,000 to develop new work thanks to a new fellowship for Black trans and gender nonconforming (TGNC) playwrights.

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7 Theatres Form National Association of Black Theatre Building Owners by American Theatre Editors

Theatres from New York to Houston, brought together by Chicago director Chuck Smith, are joining forces to advance and advocate for their work.

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Monday, June 14, 2021

August 2022

Filled with soaring new melodies and powered by Douglass’ own speeches and writings, Charles Randolph-Wright returns to Arena with this new work that celebrates the revolutionary legacy o…

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July 2022

Filled with soaring new melodies and powered by Douglass’ own speeches and writings, Charles Randolph-Wright returns to Arena with this new work that celebrates the revolutionary legacy o…

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June 2022

Drumfolk takes audiences on a journey from the 17th century to today, revealing the hidden histories and resounding movements that transformed America.

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May 2022

Arena will kick off the first North American tour of New York’s Signature Theatre’s production of Lauren Yee’s acclaimed play Cambodian Rock Band. Thrilling mystery meets rock concert …

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April 2022

Arena will kick off the first North American tour of New York’s Signature Theatre’s production of Lauren Yee’s acclaimed play Cambodian Rock Band. Thrilling mystery meets rock concert …

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March 2022

This provocative tale, written and directed by Craig Lucas dramatically conjures celebrated, controversial and unsung figures in American history surrounding pivotal events in the 1960s.

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February 2022

This provocative tale, written and directed by Craig Lucas dramatically conjures celebrated, controversial and unsung figures in American history surrounding pivotal events in the 1960s.

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January 2022

This provocative tale, written and directed by Craig Lucas dramatically conjures celebrated, controversial and unsung figures in American history surrounding pivotal events in the 1960s.

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Black Theatre Coalition Opens Fellowship Applications by American Theatre Editors

The company is offering a total of 48 fellowships in 20 different areas of the theatre field.

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Pillsbury House Names 2021 Naked Stages Fellows by American Theatre Editors

This year's recipients are Ashembaga (Ashe) Jaafaru, Margaret Ogas, and Alys Ayumi Ogura.

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Michael Ritchie to Retire as Artistic Director of Center Theatre Group by American Theatre Editors

After 16 years at the helm of the L.A. regional powerhouse, he'll step aside at the end of this calendar year.

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Friday, June 11, 2021

Katori Hall Wins 2021 Drama Pulitzer for ‘The Hot Wing King’ by American Theatre Editors

Finalists for this year's prize were 'Circle Jerk' by Michael Breslin and Patrick Foley and 'Stew' by Zora Howard.

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TCG Announces THRIVE! Program for Theatres of Color by American Theatre Editors

With $1.635 million in support from the Doris Duke Charitable Foundation, the program aims to benefit U.S.-based theatres of color.

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Reopen Theatre? Why Not a Whole Neighborhood? by American Theatre Editors

INTAR Theatre's MicoTEATRO project celebrates a Manhattan district that may be poised to take off as a theatre destination.

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Play for Play, Can Theatre Learn From the NFL? by American Theatre Editors

The pandemic forced a conversation about filmed performance and audience access. Let's not drop the ball.

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Theatricum Botanicum Announces Summer Season by Amelia Merrill

The season will feature two Shakespeare productions and a world premiere of a new work from a local playwright.

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Thursday, June 10, 2021

A Year After Atlanta Theatre’s Town Hall on Racism, Who’s Keeping Score? by American Theatre Editors

After producing an air-clearing gathering last June, the organizers of CREAT ATL still have their eyes on accountability for the city's theatres.

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Donja R. Love Awarded Revived Terrence McNally Award by American Theatre Editors

Love will receive a $5,000 cash award, developmental guidance, and dramaturgical support from Philadelphia Theatre Co. for his new play, 'What Will Happen to All That Beauty?'

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Wednesday, June 9, 2021

Oregon Shakespeare Festival Announces Reopening by Amelia Merrill

The theatre will return to in-person performances in July with a new play about activist Fannie Lou Hamer.

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Theatre as Healing Ritual: How Afrofemononomy Worked the Roots by American Theatre Editors

How a group of Black femme theatremakers made Kathleen Collins's undersung work a site of communion and affirmation.

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Tuesday, June 8, 2021

Open Stage Announces 2021-22 Season by American Theatre Editors

The Harrisburg company's 36th season will feature 10 productions, including Jackie Sibblies Drury's Pulitzer-winning 'Fairview.'

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Northlight Theatre Announces 5-Show 2021-22 Season by American Theatre Editors

The slate includes works by Joanna Murray-Smith, Michael Hollinger, Donja R. Love, Lynn Nottage, and Ken Ludwig.

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SpeakEasy Stage Co. Announces 2021-22 Season by American Theatre Editors

The season will feature 5 productions, including Matthew Lopez's two-part 'The Inheritance.'

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For Theatre Workers With Long COVID Symptoms, a Hesitant Return by Amelia Merrill

With so much still unknown about their long-term symptoms, some stage artists look at the newly accelerating pace and expectations of their field with ambivalence.

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Monday, June 7, 2021

This (Pride) Month in Theatre History by American Theatre Editors

From Caffe Cino to The Theatre Offensive, a look back at gay, lesbian, trans, and queer theatre milestones.

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