Productions

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August 31, 2017

Knowing the People of Newtown: 26 Pebbles

Eric Ulloa’s docu-drama style play examines the story of the Sandy Hook shooting. Learn more about the premiere production here.
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August 1, 2017

Approaching The Vertical Hour

Wisconsin director Mark Flagg explores political tension amongst families in this classic play.
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July 26, 2017

Tony & Emmy Award Winner Mandy Patinkin Returns to Broadway in GREAT COMET

After nearly 17 years, Tony and Emmy Award winner Mandy Patinkin will make his long-awaited return to Broadway in Natasha, Pierre & The Great Comet of 1812 starring as ‘Pierre’.
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June 9, 2017

Miss October and the Success of Calendar Girls

English teacher and actress Sharon Zolper reflects on her moving experience in CALENDAR GIRLS.
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June 2, 2017

Parodying Film Noir: A look at Adrift in Macao

The General Manager of the Broadway Rose gives us a window into their musical film noir success!
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May 23, 2017

Going to the Depths of Hell with Crystal Skillman’s GEEK!

Life-changing shows don’t just fall into your lap every day. When you find them, you have a duty to bring them to life.
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May 11, 2017

Totally Rad: Staging THE AWESOME 80s PROM

Want audiences to have a rockin’ good time at the theater? Learn about Ryan Bowie’s staging of THE AWESOME 80S PROM and why you should bring this show to your theater!
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April 28, 2017

Art as a Catalyst: THE ROYALE Takes Center Stage in Pittsburgh

What is theatre’s role in a fractious political landscape? Pittsburgh’s City Theatre Company’s Clare Drobot explains their latest experience.
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April 11, 2017

Know Your Neighbors: CV Rep Shows the Power of Theater to the Valley’s Students

A great theater experience allows us to see our human selves reflected back—in a way that moves, informs and enables us to relate to the realities of the lives of others.
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April 11, 2017

Top 5 Things to Know When Performing a One Woman Show

The cast and crew of GROUNDED by George Brant share their advice for producing a one-woman show.
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February 15, 2017

A Musical Classic Gets a Bold New Staging in San Antonio

This season, The Playhouse San Antonio is mounting the classic THE SECRET GARDEN but with a beautiful, modern twist. Learn more here.
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February 2, 2017

Life at a Crossroads

How do people change? Can they transform themselves? Or does change occur as a series of events? Learn more in this piece about Jen Silverman’s THE ROOMMATE.
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January 26, 2017

From Pittsburgh to Edinburgh: DANI GIRL’s Journey to the Fringe Festival

Photo journey of Pittsburgh’s DANI GIRL time at The Edinburgh Fringe Festival!
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January 19, 2017

The Greatest Journey: Playing the Role of Erma Bombeck

What happens when an actress takes on a one-woman show about America’s beloved humorist who championed women’s lives with wit and truth? Learn about her journey.
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January 12, 2017

Everything Old is New Again: Costume Design with Paloma Young

A bit period costume, a little bit Russian, and a lot gypsy punk. Learn more about GREAT COMET’s costume design here.
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December 20, 2016

Theatre comes to The Public: Bringing Our Town(s) Together

This past summer, Hudson Valley Shakespeare Festival produced Our Town with a company of 3 professional actors and 36 citizen actors from towns dotted around the theater’s performance-space home. Learn more in this feature.
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December 15, 2016

American Stage on Concluding August Wilson’s Epic Century Cycle

The fourth article in our feature on American Stage’s Century Cycle by August Wilson.
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December 15, 2016

Performing the Complete Cycle : A Conversation with Actor Kim Sullivan and Producing Artistic Director Stephanie Gularte

The third article in our feature on American Stage’s Century Cycle by August Wilson.
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December 15, 2016

Words That Will Endure: A Conversation with Producing Artistic Director Stephanie Gularte and Actor/Director L. Peter Callender

The second article in our feature on American Stage’s Century Cycle by August Wilson.
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December 15, 2016

Designing Wilson’s Worlds

The first article in our feature on American Stage’s Century Cycle by August Wilson.
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November 17, 2016

The Play is the Thing: I REMEMBER MAMA

Ten women, all over 65 years old, bringing 25 characters to life. Learn more about Two River Theater Company’s production of I REMEMBER MAMA here.
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November 4, 2016

A Love Letter to THE SECRET GARDEN

Continuing the celebration of THE SECRET GARDEN’s 25th anniversary, this part love letter, part memory, part ode to beauty will leave you in the best of spirits.
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September 23, 2016

Bringing Monsters to Life in Toledo

Stephen Dolginoff’s brilliantly crafted, campy, new musical, Monster Makers, seemed an apropos fit for the Valentine Theatre’s Studio A series season opener. Learn more here.
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September 21, 2016

A Dream Of Shakespeare

Shakespeare in Love director, Declan Donnellan, in conversation with David Prosser, Literary and Editorial Director at the Stratford Festival
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Featured image for “The Classical Fungus of LES BLANCS: In conversation with Drew Lichtenberg, Dramaturg on National Theatre’s production of LES BLANCS”
September 9, 2016

The Classical Fungus of LES BLANCS: In conversation with Drew Lichtenberg, Dramaturg on National Theatre’s production of LES BLANCS

Lorraine Hansberry considered LES BLANCS to be her most important work; but do you know why? Learn more here.
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September 9, 2016

Make Sure You’ve Got The Right Coffin: Producing FINNEGAN’S FAREWELL In A Funeral Home

A dinner and a show…in a funeral home? Beaverton Civic Theatre shows you how it’s done.
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September 1, 2016

Beckett at 110 in Oregon: Celebrating A Famed Poet Through Theatre

Famed poet Samuel Beckett would have been 110 this year and OSF – now 81 – is dutifully celebrating the once maverick playwright with an experimental staging of a play that was inspired by his remarkable life. Learn more here.
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August 19, 2016

“Art Begat Art: The Story of Ryan Scott Oliver’s 35MM: A MUSICAL EXHIBITION” is locked Art Begat Art: The Story of Ryan Scott Oliver’s 35MM: A MUSICAL EXHIBITION

Ryan Scott Oliver’s 35MM is “a multimedia musical” inspired by photographer Matthew Murphy’s images. Don’t miss this beautiful read!
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July 28, 2016

Bad Jews in Frankfurt, Germany: The City of Anne Frank’s Childhood

When a co-production of Bad Jews is presented in Frankfurt, Germany, the city of Anne Frank’s childhood, what’s the reaction? Read more here.
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July 14, 2016

THE NORMAN CONQUESTS Completes Its Journey

In a first-ever collaboration by three professional Vermont theaters, Alan Ayckbourn’s THE NORMAN CONQUESTS will be produced in rotation this spring and summer. Learn more!
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July 11, 2016

Here Comes The Singularity

Where are the limits to what technology can replace? In this series from Playwrights Horizons, explore Jordan Harrison’s newest play, MARJORIE PRIME.
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July 11, 2016

Someway Else

Where are the limits to what technology can replace? In this series from Playwrights Horizons, explore Jordan Harrison’s newest play, MARJORIE PRIME.
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