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Blog Roundup: The Theatre Articles & News You May Have Missed in October
Behind on your theatre news? You've found the right place! In this monthly feature, we share our favorite theatre articles and news from around the web that you may have missed this month.

The new claim that Shakespeare collaborated with Marlowe is more complicated than it looks
The editors of The New Oxford Shakespeare announced that they’ll be listing Christopher Marlowe as the co-author on several Shakespeare titles. Here's how to make sense of the news.

PBS' Hamilton's America
PBS' documentary about Hamilton premiered this month. If ...
Blog Roundup: The Theatre Articles & News You May Have Missed in September
Behind 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.

3 Steps to Making Experimental Theatre that Sells Out and Gets Great Reviews
Neo-Futurist alum and 44 Plays For 44 Presidents author, Andy Bayiates, shared his tips for experimental theatre success.

Postscript: Edward Albee, 1928-2016
Rest in peace, Edward Albee.

The Top 20* Most-Produced Playwrights of the 2016-17 Season
American ...
Blog Roundup: The Theater Articles & News You May Have Missed in August
Behind on your theater news? We got you. In this monthly feature, we share our favorite theater articles and news from around the web that you may have missed this month.

45 Plays Premiering This Fall
New season = new plays (and pumpkin spice). We got excited anticipating the plays premiering this fall.

What I’ve Learned As An Actor Who Also Does Crew
TheatreNerds reflected on what you can learn by experiencing the other side.

Frugal Fantasy: Making Magic on a Less Than Fantastical Budget
Hillary DePiano ...
Teacher Spotlight: Molly Rice of St. Stephens High School
We bring you another installment of our Teacher Spotlight series, where we chat with teachers from around the country, picking their brain about their theater program and the art of teaching theater. This month we spoke with Molly Rice of St. Stephens High School Tractor Shed Theatre program about her recent production of Jeremy Bloom's Peter/Wendy, where she finds design inspiration, and the importance of presentness in both theater and life.

What made you decide to teach theater?

Theatre literally saved me. I had a rough upbringing, and ...
We chat with Nicholas C. Pappas about his new play, ‘Including Shooter’
Told through a series of interweaving scenes and monologues, Including Shooter explores the context of a fictional shooting in three parts. We talked with the playwright, Nicholas C. Pappas, about the inspiration behind the play, the theater that excites him, and his advice for aspiring writers.


Q: What was the inspiration behind Including Shooter?

A: At a certain point, I started feeling like I couldn’t turn on a television without hearing about a mass spree shooting somewhere in the world. Often it was in the U.S. and ...
Blog Roundup: The Theater Articles & News You May Have Missed in July
In this monthly feature, we share our favorite theater articles and news from around the web that you may have missed this month. Enjoy!

Like Magic, New Harry Potter Play Disappear From Bookstores
Muggles went gaga for Harry Potter this month!

The State of Our Theatre Nation
TCG gathered with more that 1,000 theater folk to discuss where theater is now and where it's heading.

On the Magic of Radio Plays
Playwright Steve Cleberg contemplated the uniqueness of radio plays as a form of storytelling.

Blog Roundup: The Theater Articles & News You May Have Missed in June
In this monthly feature, we share our favorite theater articles and news from around the web that you may have missed this month. Enjoy!

20 Best, Worst, and WTF Moments at 2016 Tony Awards

This year's Tony Awards was, undoubtedly, one of the best ever, and reminded us all why theater is so incredibly vital.

The Kilroys List 32 Unproduced Works by Women and Trans Playwrights

The 2016 Kilroys List of women and trans authored plays you should be producing is out. Congrats to Dipika Guha, Jen Silverman, and the other talented ...
Teacher Spotlight: Steven Slaughter of Rosslyn Academy in Kenya
We bring you another installment of our Teacher Spotlight series, where we chat with teachers from around the country, picking their brain about their theater program and the art of teaching theater. This month we spoke with Steven Slaughter of Rosslyn Academy about his unique experience  teaching theater in Kenya and his recent productions of The Internet is Distract—OH LOOK A KITTEN and Brief Interviews with Internet Cats.

How would you describe your theater department at Rosslyn Academy?

Rosslyn is an international k-12 school of ...
Blog Roundup: The Theater Articles & News You May Have Missed in May
In this monthly feature, we share our favorite theater articles and news from around the web that you may have missed this month. Enjoy!
‘Original’ Romeo and Juliet props found at Curtain Theatre site
Archaeologists made some amazing discoveries during the excavation of The Curtain Theatre in London.
Tony Awards 2016
Tony nominations were announced, including a record-breaking 16 nominations for Hamilton.
Playwrights on Process
9 playwrights shared their creative process—how often they like to write, where they like ...
Blog Roundup: The Theater Articles & News You May Have Missed in April
In this monthly feature, we share our favorite theater articles and news from around the web that you may have missed this month. Enjoy!
Worldwide Celebrations On The 400th Anniversary Of Shakespeare's Death
April 23rd marked the 400th anniversary of Shakespeare's death.
Humana Festival, Turning 40, Looks at Mortality, Dystopia and Change
The Humana Festival of New Plays turned 40 this month.
An Illustrated Guide to Methods of Murder in Musical Theatre
They had it coming!
2016 Outer Critics Circle Nominees Announced
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