2018 Theatre Women Award honorees and presenters Photo credit: Ashley Garrett
2018 Theatre Women Award honorees and presenters Photo credit: Ashley Garrett

The 2018 League of Professional Theatre Women Awards

Michael Eddy

On Friday, March 16, The League of Professional Theatre Women (Kelli Lynn Harrison & Lisa Rothe, Co-Presidents) presented the 2018 Theatre Women Awards at The TimesCenter, hosted by Florencia Lozano. The League of Professional Theatre Women’s annual Theatre Women Awards are the only awards dedicated to honoring the theatrical work of women and their contributions to the field, across all disciplines.

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Reading From a Manuscript Before him, He Continuously Whispers the Lines.  James O. Spearing. “The Prompter’s Art Lost to America.” New York Times, June 19, 1927. ProQuest Historical Newspapers
Reading From a Manuscript Before him, He Continuously Whispers the Lines. James O. Spearing. “The Prompter’s Art Lost to America.” New York Times, June 19, 1927. ProQuest Historical Newspapers

Historical SM Calling Technology: Bells, Whistles, Flags, and Call Boys

Jennifer Leigh Sears Scheier

Tracking technological developments over time might be my favorite subtopic within the scope of stage management history. Calling technology predictably changed over time, however, it also affected how audiences related to backstage life. Before Clear-Coms and lightweight headsets, there were telephone switchboards and before that, there were cue lights. But let me tell you a little secret: before electricity, calling the show had an aural impact on the performance.

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Maria Manuela Goyanes is the new Artistic Director for Woolly Mammoth Theater Company
Maria Manuela Goyanes is the new Artistic Director for Woolly Mammoth Theater Company

Woolly Mammoth Names Maria Manuela Goyanes as New Artistic Director

Michael Eddy

Woolly Mammoth Theatre Company announces the selection of Maria Manuela Goyanes to succeed co-founder Howard Shalwitz as the organization’s Artistic Director. Goyanes is currently serving as the Director of Producing and Artistic Planning at The Public Theater in New York.

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The Secret Silk on Princess Cruises
The Secret Silk on Princess Cruises

Princess Cruises Unveils The Secret Silk on the Royal Princess

Michael Eddy

Princess Cruises celebrated the premiere of The Secret Silk, the newest offering from it's partnership with Stephen Schwartz, the Oscar-, Grammy- and Tony Award-winning composer of Wicked, Godspell, and Pippin. Joining Schwartz aboard Royal Princess for the premiere was the Tony Award nominated director/creator John Tartaglia.
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