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All the Plays of Charles Mee In Your Pocket

How many songs do you have in your iPod?  How about play scripts by contemporary American authors?  A few weeks ago playwright Charles Mee released his entire collection of plays as a free app for the iPhone/Pod/Pad. Using an app to pro...more

artists   Jun 10, 2010 • Views:7586 • Comments: 0


 
 

Non-Traditional Casting: An Open Letter

December 22, 1997 Dear Members of the American Theater We can continue to publish articles and special editions of magazines and write books; continue to have panel discussions, symposia, Colloquial and conferences; continue to air radio and te...more

diversity   artists   Apr 28, 2010 • Views:6962 • Comments: 0


 
 

Asian American Actors in the Bay Area

This article offers a historic look at the challenges and opportunities Asian American artists have faced in the Bay Area. It covers Cabaret and Chop Suey; Art as Politics;  The New Millennium; and The New Generation. "Opening the Golden...more

diversity   artists   May 22, 2010 • Views:8199 • Comments: 0


 
 
 

Funding Reductions to Impact Diversity

"If we leave it to mainstream institutions to create work by [minorities], we will be left with a kind of chainstore arts world." Topher Campbell   As of February 17, 2011, the U.S. House of Representatives has put forward the FY11...more

diversity   advocacy   artists   Apr 4, 2011 • Views:8650 • Comments: 0


 
 

Adrienne Danrich Documents Anderson and Price

Cincinnati Opera commissioned soprano Adrienne Danrich to write a tribute to Marian Anderson and Leontyne Price. The result was This Little Light of Mine: The Stories of Marian Anderson and Leontyne Price, which has been described as a "live doc...more

diversity   artists   Jun 11, 2010 • Views:3844 • Comments: 0


 
 

The Gospel According to Erik Ehn

Last year playwright Erik Ehn succeeded Paula Vogel as the head of the Brown University playwriting program.  Not resting on the laurels of Brown's much venerated program, Ehn is making bold changes to the mission and structure of the program.&n...more

artists   education   Oct 5, 2010 • Views:3370 • Comments: 0


 
 
 
 

TCG Releases Video

  TCG's Stage Matters video captures artists, theatre leaders, patrons, educators, corporate executives and politicians around the country as they emphatically speak about the value of theatre and challenges we face in an ever-changing enviro...more

diversity   advocacy   artists   education   Nov 18, 2010 • Views:12349 • Comments: 0


 
 
 

Culture is Focus of TCG's American Theatre Magazine

Among Theatre Communications Group's mission is to leverage the stories of the field to build greater public awareness of and appreciation for live theatre in America. The organization’s vision ranges from being the leader and innovator in ass...more

diversity   artists   advocacy   Nov 22, 2010 • Views:28528 • Comments: 0


 
 
 

South Africa's Youth Sing its Way out of Poverty

South Africa's Bokamoso Youth Centre Group Tries to Sing its Way Out of Poverty By DeNeen L. Brown The Washington Post February 4, 2011 The Bokamoso Youth Centre has been trying to broaden the horizons for the township's youth. Each year...more

diversity   education   artists   Feb 11, 2011 • Views:8147 • Comments: 0


 
 

1st Asian American to Head a Major Regional Theater

"Chay Yew named artistic director of Chicago's Victory Gardens Theater" Los Angeles Times May 4, 2011 By Mike Boehm "Chay Yew, the playwright and stage director who headed Center Theatre Group's Asian Theatre Workshop from 19...more

diversity   artists   Jun 19, 2011 • Views:5231 • Comments: 0