Tag Archives: new plays

1100 Seats

If you are a stakeholder in the American nonprofit theatre community, you probably heard about or took part in the heated discussion last week about the announcement by the Guthrie Theatre in Minneapolis of its 50th anniversary season, a season … Continue reading

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Tenure Note

Jacob Oakley, editor of Stage Directions magazine, asked me to write a comment about tenure and promotion for the Stage Directions blog.  Here is what I wrote: There has been a lot of discussion recently in higher education administration and … Continue reading

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Commonalities and Differences

Jerusalem, War Horse, and Sleep No More have a lot in common: They’re playing to sold-out houses in New York I saw all three in a two-day binge of theatre-going last weekend They all have large ensembles of extraordinarily good … Continue reading

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Teresa Rebeck’s $50K

I am really pleased that the University of Delaware was able to commission Teresa Rebeck to write a play specifically for its professional REP Company and PTTP students.  But as today’s article in the NY Times makes clear, that commission … Continue reading

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