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February 24, 2024

Where Women Go: Director Aimée Hayes Discusses Tina Howe’s Final Play

Aimée Hayes, Co-Artistic Director of The Tent Theater Company, discusses her world premiere production of Where Women Go, playwright Tina Howe’s final work for the stage, originally commissioned by Concord Theatricals.
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January 22, 2024

The Lightning Thief in Hong Kong

How do you bring the gods of Greek mythology to life on stage for an audience that may not be familiar with their epic tales? Join us for a conversation with Allan M. Nazareno, director of The Lightning Thief at Yew Chung International School of Hong Kong, to find out.
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August 30, 2023

Is God Is: Revitalizing Australian Theatre

Is God Is, the breakout hit by playwright Aleshea Harris, is a triumph for the Australian theatre scene in a current Melbourne Theatre Company and Sydney Theatre Company co-production. We spoke to the stars of the production, Henrietta Enyonam Amevor and Masego Pitso, who are best friends in real life and on stage.
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April 4, 2022

A Grand Night For Singing: A Q&A with Director Walter Bobbie

From the Rodgers & Hammerstein Archives: Theatre expert Bert Fink talks to Walter Bobbie about his experience directing A Grand Night For Singing on Broadway.
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March 7, 2022

The Global Stage: Passport to Kenya

The fifth installment in a tour of Concord Theatricals productions around the world. This article takes you to Nairobi, Kenya, where one director has made it her mission to stage the classics and transform Kenya into Eastern Africa’s go-to destination for music and theatre.
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September 2, 2021

A Joyous Shock: One Student’s Response to What to Send Up When It Goes Down

This summer at BAM, several high school students engaged with Aleshea Harris’ What to Send Up When it Goes Down through a six-week interactive workshop. Gabriella Officer-Narvasa recounts her transformative experience.
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June 10, 2021

The Global Stage: Passport to South Korea

We continue our trip around the globe with a look at Vérité Theatre Company’s production of The Mad Ones in South Korea. Read more about the company’s unique experience.
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November 6, 2020

The Global Stage: Passport to France

The third installment of our Global Stage series takes us to an alpine town in France. How did a French cast connect with a play about American soccer players? Read more to find out.
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August 31, 2020

Putting on a Virtual Play: Best Practices from Virtual Veterans

Virtual plays are all the rage, but it can be hard to know where to start. We interviewed some veterans of the virtual stage to give you their best practices.
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February 17, 2020

3Women: a Q&A with Katy Brand

Comedian, author, actor and playwright Katy Brand talks about her debut play.
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February 17, 2020

Little Miss Burden: Q&A with Matilda Feyiṣayọ Ibini

Writer Matilda Ibini chats to us about bringing her own poignant and incredibly funny story to life on stage.
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February 4, 2020

A Far, Far Better Show: Directing A Tale of Two Cities at the Hale Centre

Director John J. Sweeney considers A Tale of Two Cities at the Hale Centre the highlight of his directorial career. Read more about how his love affair with the classic Dickens story began in high school and continued all the way to the stage.
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November 26, 2019

On playing Amélie: a Q&A with Audrey Brisson

Actor Audrey Brisson on bringing Amélie to life on stage.
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October 22, 2019

The Global Stage: Passport to Thailand

The second in our Passport series, we take you to Thailand for a distinctly Harlem, New York play.
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October 9, 2019

On Performing Agatha Christie’s Rule of Thumb

After going through the long Midwest winters, Park Square Theatre in St. Paul, MN has made a tradition of offering suspenseful family entertainment in the summer months. We chatted with Neal Beckman, one of the actors from the recently concluded run of Agatha Christie’s Rule of Thumb, about the play and the production.
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October 1, 2019

Designing the Orient Express

Michael Lochner discusses the design elements for the Alley Theatre’s production of Murder on the Orient Express.
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August 14, 2019

Rediscovering the Musical, Johnny Manhattan

Producer Lyle Saunders talks about rediscovering an early musical of Dan Goggin’s: Johnny Manhattan.
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August 2, 2019

The Global Stage: Passport to Vienna

We take you around the globe to the theatres currently performing Concord titles. This time, your passport is to Vienna, Austria for a production of the very American play, The Flick by Annie Baker.
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June 5, 2019

The Return of Halley’s Comet: Finding Acceptance

A musical theatre director’s praise of Andrea Green and her work’s impact on students.
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April 10, 2019

10 Plays for University Students

Great plays and musicals for UK university students to perform.
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April 3, 2019

Who Is The Stranger?

SPOILER ALERT: Artistic Director Mary Jane Hansen muses on Enid Bradshaw, and the central debate in Agatha Christie’s The Stranger.
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February 26, 2019

Murder in the Studio: Staging a Radio Play

Jenni Rushton and Keith Beattie share their experiences of directing an amateur production of Agatha Christie’s Murder in the Studio.
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February 21, 2019

How Does Theatre Centered on the Black Experience Hold Up with Predominantly White Audiences?

“How would this play centered on the Black experience hold up with a predominantly white audience? Would the jokes land and appropriate emotions be stirred?” In this article, director Reginald Douglas discusses fostering empathy and conversation with August Wilson’s Two Trains Running at Weston Playhouse.
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February 13, 2019

Javaad Alipoor on directing One Flew Over the Cuckoo’s Nest

Javaad Alipoor shares an insight into directing One Flew Over The Cuckoo’s Nest.
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December 3, 2018

5 Things I Learned from Performing in Peerless by Jiehae Park

ArtsWest production of Peerless.
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November 8, 2018

Having Our Cake and Eating It Too

Director Courtney Sale’s take on The Cake by Bekah Brunstetter.
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October 22, 2018

The Secret Garden We’re All Searching For

Honoring The Secret Garden at Hershey Area Playhouse.
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October 15, 2018

A Perfect Piece of Cake for All

Branden Huldeen, Artistic Producer and Director of New Play Development at Barrington Stage Company, reflects on his experience in presenting The Cake by Bekah Brunstetter.
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October 4, 2018

Pieces of a Life

Read about Tracy Lett’s Mary Page Marlowe, where the journey of Marlowe’s ordinary and relatable life will evoke emotion and empathy….
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October 4, 2018

Revolutionizing Theatre Etiquette

Third Rail Repertory Theatre’s production of Revolt. She Said. Revolt Again.
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September 20, 2018

The Value of a Human Life: A Director’s Perspective on Pass Over

From the director of Pass Over, read about the thought provoking and inspiring play that represents a genuine theatre experience.
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September 17, 2018

Great Truths: Five Lessons We Learned Producing Tuck Everlasting

Hale Centre Theatre is Utah’s leading professional family theater. HCT was thrilled to be given the opportunity to invigorate Tuck Everlasting with spectacular set designs, charming period costuming, and strong performances on its new Sorenson Legacy Jewel Box stage.
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