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Blog Roundup: The Theatre Articles & News You May Have Missed in January

tapBehind on your theatre news? We got you. In this monthly feature, we share our favorite theatre articles and news from around the web that you may have missed this month.

In Case You Missed It at BroadwayCon
BroadwayCon was on everyone’s mind this month.

9 Tricks for Tackling Shakespeare
Backstage gave us this handy little cheat sheet for mastering Shakespeare.

The Radical Inauguration Day Readings Of Lauren Gunderson’s The Taming
Over 45 theater companies around the country took playwright Lauren Gunderson up on her offer to stage a reading of her feminist political farce, The Taming, for free on Inauguration Day. We talked to Abby Rowold about SHEatre’s production.

WHY I LOVE JUNIE B. JONES (and Writing Plays for Young Audiences)
Playwright Allison Gregory explored the lasting appeal of Junie B. and why stories for young audiences are so important.

Hot on the Trail of ‘La La Land,’ Here Come More Movie Musicals
The New York Times wondered if we were in the midst of a musical comeback.

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Five Audition Tips I Learned From Behind The Table
We got some great insider tips for acing our next audition.

Inviting Rebellion: The Challenge of Engaging Young Audiences
American Theatre asked the question: how do you attract and inspire theatregoers of tomorrow?

Chiara Atik Reflects on HBO’s Girls and Her Play Women Four Years Later
We spoke with playwright Chiara Atik about her 2013 mashup play Women, the ongoing legacy of Girls, and writing.

8 Timeless Lessons Theatre Has Taught Me
We were reminded why theatre is so essential.

Quiz: How Much Of A Theatre Nerd Are You?
We learned just how big of theatre nerds we are.

Longtime Drifters: How the San Francisco Bay Area Affects the Playwrights who Live There
Lauren Gunderson, Dipika Guha, and more on the city that inspires their work.

Free Reads Corner
From Idris Goodwin to Tom Dudzick and Don Zolidis, we gave you a brand new batch of 20 plays to read totally free!

How Movie Musicals Can Connect Generations
We got nostalgic.

Lin-Manuel Miranda Touts the Power of Theatre in These Times
The Hamilton talked about the healing power of theatre.

How Theatre Work Adds Up
American Theatre analyzed the incomes of 5 freelance theatre artists.

365 Days of Drawing: The Ladies of Theatre
Illustration artist Kendyll Romine drew a different female musical theatre character every day for a year, and the results are awesome!

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