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  • Use the calendar above to find the clippings for a specific day, or use the list to the right to go to a specific group of clips. The site's updated 3-4 times a day generally. For you convenience, links below will take you to ATWTopNews (a quick listing of links to some of the day's top stories) and to ATWOriginals (original news and feautres from ATW).


6/29/09 Midday Clips - Blogs

The Artful Manager

Considering the Creative Ecology
I had a great visit to Austin, Texas, last week to talk with artists, arts managers, creatives, and other community members. Building on their cultural planning of the past years, they are working to forge a ''creative alliance'' to advance the creative life (not just cultural) of the region.

Fory Days to Forty Plays

J. Julian Christopher holds an MFA from New School University. Plays include Beast: A Parable, Metro Psalm, Nico was a Fashion Model & Leap Year Skin. Julian is a 2009 Public Theater Emerging Writers fellow. http://www.jjulianchristopher.com/

The Hub Review

Fisking Emily Glassberg Sands
I finished reading the much-discussed Emily Glassberg Sands study on sexism in the theatre this weekend (and even had a phone conversation with Sands afterward). I must report, however, that the conversation grew "contentious" (as Sands herself put it) as I pressed her on issues regarding the final section of her paper - the part devoted to Broadway productions.

Huffington Post

Jonathan Tisch: A Helping Hand For Those Who Work In The Arts
Hollywood star Annette Bening came to town last week. She wasn't shooting a film, accepting an award or even performing on the Great White Way. She was in New York City to kick off a campaign to support the arts--more importantly, the people who work in the arts. ...

NYC Performing Arts Spaces Blog

Fundraising made easier? Additional info sessions added!
Recently we wrote about the upcoming orientation sessions for the New York State Cultural Data Project, a powerful online management tool designed to strengthen arts and cultural organizations.

Off-Off Blogway

tweets + reviews = tweeviews
So.....lately Ludlow Lad has been spending more time blogging about upcoming shows, news and awards and less time "reviewing" shows on Off-Off Blogway. Ludlow has decided that all "reviews" of shows will be done as "tweets" from the Off-Off Blogway Twitter account and will appear on Twitter as well as in the margin of this site ...


On The Dearth Of Female Critics...
Tom Laughlin, in the comments to an earlier post, writes:

Theatre as Case Study?
If you're someone who is interested in workplace discrimination, equal employment opportunity, bias and affirmative action issues (as I happen to be right now) theatre makes for an interesting counter-factual case study. Why? Because there aren't class-action lawsuits against theaters fort discrimination

The Producer's Perspective

An article about Social Media.
In case you didn't get my tweet last week, here's a link to an article I was asked to write for Mashable about Broadway and social media.

Scrappy Jack's World-Wide Theatricals and Dime Museum

some good news
The National Endowment for the Arts as well as the National Endowment for the Humanities received a $170 million budget from the U.S. House of Representatives for 2010, nearly a 10 percent increase from their current $155 million budget.

Superfluities Redux

My Dinner with André
Louis Malle's classic 1981 My Dinner wtih André, written and performed by director André Gregory and dramatist Wallace Shawn, makes its appearance in the Criterion Collection this month. Notorious for its seemingly simple situation (two men having dinner together) and its wide-ranging conversation, the


6/29/09 Midday Clips - UK

The Guardian

The squat's a stage for Oubliette Natasha Tripney
This art collective offer a quality theatrical experience in a reclaimed space … and enjoy a freedom far beyond the notion of not paying rent

Theatre review: Greenwich and Docklands festival / Various locations, London

The Stage UK

Gareth Gates to star in tour of Les Miserables
Former Pop Idol finalist Gareth Gates, who recently appeared in the West End production of Joseph and the Amazing Technicolor Dreamcoat, is to star in the forthcoming international tour of Les Miserables.


Gareth Gates & West End Stars Lead Les Mis Tour
Fresh from Joseph and the Amazing Technicolor Dreamcoat, in which he made his West End debut in February, Gareth Gates will star as revolutionary Marius in the new 25th anniversary production of Les Miserabl...