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For a long time, Justin Wade would only tell the kids he taught at the Young Actors Theatre that he was a hard case.
He’d been addicted to drugs and was homeless for a time, he said. He had a tough past but had moved on. Continue reading “A teacher shot heroin 500 days in a row. His work with a children’s theater helped him get clean.”
So exciting for any Potter fan!
A 150-foot wing stretching over West 43rd Street beckons Potterheads to what promises to be one of the commercial heavyweights of the spring season. Continue reading “‘Harry Potter and the Cursed Child’ Unveils Broadway Theater Marquee”
It’s so exciting to see the success & impact Black Panther has had in so many communities!
Choruses of “yes!” and murmurs of agreement accompanied everything speakers Chadwick Boseman, Lupita Nyong’o and ‘Atlantic’ national correspondent Ta-Nehisi Coates said, like they were preachers in a black church. Continue reading “‘Black Panther’ Stars Share Black Pride With Enthusiastic Apollo Theater Audience”
If terms like “core literacy” and “integrative arts program” make you yawn, you might want to attend a party this Thursday, March 1, and have your mind changed. It might even make you wish you could do school all over again. Continue reading “Courageous Stage Uses Theater Arts to Engage Students”
Audible Inc., the world’s largest producer and provider of downloadable audiobooks and other spoken-word entertainment, today announced the first class of theater commissions selected to receive support from its fund dedicated to the commission and development of innovative English-language works from playwrights around the globe. Announced earlier this year, the $5 million fund will enable the creation of one- and two-person audio plays driven by language and voice, in keeping with Audible’s core commitment to elevating listening experiences through powerful performances of brilliantly composed words. Continue reading “Audible Announces First Class of Theater Commissions to Receive Support from Its $5 Million Emerging Playwrights Fund”
Now that’s what we’d call a stage right.
After 174 years of never casting a woman, the renowned Harvard theater group Hasty Pudding will allow women to act in its productions.
An upcoming NBC drama about a high school theater program that stars Mililani’s Auli‘i Cravalho will be a boon to 50 real schools.
The network said today it’s donating $500,000 in grants to high school theater departments nationwide.
Continue at: Honolulu Star-Advertiser
On a bare stage with only two chairs and a table , Samahir Farhan portrayed before 300 people the sense of helplessness and hopelessness that refugees feel. It was easy for her to play the role and the audience to empathize: They all are refugees.