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6/30/09 Early Afternoon Clips - Mid-Atlantic, New England, South

Stage Banter: The Arena Stage Blog

The little known Harriet
Last night we completed the current season of the Downstairs New Play Reading Series with a reading of Lydia Diamond's Harriet Jacobs. Now, I'm going to be honest. I'm a history buff- especially American history. But the...

Live Arts & Fringe Festival Blog

Gombrowicz in America
Witold Gombrowicz's plays present unique challenges to both producers and viewers. Yesterday I talked to Allen Kuharski, the chair of Swarthmore College's theater department, an expert on Polish theater, and one of the first teachers of Michal Zadara, the Swarthmore ...

north shore art-throb

NSMT - A Contract Broken?
There’s much buzz about the recent demise of the North Shore Music Theatre - which I have been following with a mixture of fascination and rue. In the 1990s, my wife and I created marketing materials for NSMT and I worked as a theatrical photographer for a number of shows. It [...]

Orlando Sentinel Atention Must Be Paid Blog

* Target Festival coming up
* UCF finally appoints theater chair
* OTP looking for a litle cash
* Pinocchio's reopening Aug. 1
* Theatre Downtown adds more 'Sordid Lives' performances

 

6/30/09 Early Afternoon Clips - Blogs

The Artful Manager

Truth, beauty, trust
Patrick Lynch over at "A List Apart" has some useful thoughts about balancing design and content in web site construction. And his thoughts on that balance have implications beyond the web site, and throughout how arts and cultural managers do their work. Says he:

Createquity.

Public Policy and the Arts: Syllabus and Summary
As regular readers are aware, I completed an independent study on public policy and the arts for my business school program in the second half of the spring semester. What you might not have realized is that four of my recent mega-posts on this blog were actually written as ...

Flux Theatre Ensemble

Teatro Jornaleros Sin Fronteras
A cool article in the Christian Science Monitor about Teatro Jornaleros Sin Fronteras, a day laborer theatre company whose founder, Juan Jose Mangandi, we met at the NET summit. This company grew out of a play created by Cornerstone Theatre Company. Read all about it, and congrats to Teatro Jornaleros for the good press! (h/t Thomas Cott)

The return of Have Another: Wednesday, July 8th

Forty Days to Forty Plays

WELCOME: DAVID WEST READ
The OOB Festival would like to welcome playwright David West Read and his play, Double Penetration, to our line-up of 40 plays. David West Read is currently pursuing his MFA in Dramatic Writing at NYU's Tisch ...

DAY 29: GEORGE CAMERON GRANT
George Cameron Grant is honored to be participating in his eighth Samuel French Festival. Father of Elizabeth & Jenna, he is also author of six full-length plays, twenty one acts, countless monologues, two full-length musicals, four screenplays, and that, God willing, is only the beginning. He is a member of the Dramatists Guild.

Just Shows To Go You

Quick Q&A: Cristin Milioti
I talked with Cristin Milioti about Stunning, her co-star Charlayne Woodard, and the temptation to Patti LuPone.

Parabasis

Today's Must Read
August Schulenberg's On Quality, Value and Criticism, which can be found here. It's long, and difficult to exerpt, so let's just say it's an attempt to begin a conversation about artistic quality amidst all the talk in the theatrosphere about models,...

Travalanche

Stars of Vaudeville #26: Cinquevalli
The greatest juggler of his day and an influence on W.C. Fields and many others, Cinquevalli’s real name was the more prosaic Paul Kesner. Born in Lissa Poland in 1859, he was apprenticed at age 13 apprenticed to a gymnast/aerliast named…Cinqevalli. Kesner took his last name.