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  • Broadway Production of Death of a Salesman to Stream Benefitting The Actors Fund

    Stage Directions | Industry NewsTheatre Buzz | October 16, 2020To help benefit The Actors Fund’s COVID-19’s relief efforts, Showtime and The Actors Fund are collaborating with the Goodman Theatre to present the stream of the Tony Award Winning Broadway production of Arthur Miller’s Death of a Salesman, starring two-time Tony Award winner Brian Dennehy and directed by Goodman Theatre Artistic Director and Tony Award […] Read More...
  • ETC | A Career in Control, Celebrating Anne Valentino’s Career, October 20

    Stage Directions | Industry News | October 15, 2020ETC is hosting a 90-minute session entitled, A Career in Control—Anne Valentino. On the event of her retirement, Steve Terry and Dennis Varian talk to Anne Valentino about her long career at ETC and the tremendous influence she has had on the global professional lighting control market. How did the Obsession and Eos family of […] Read More...
  • URTA News: 2020 Awards for Excellence in Undergraduate Training

    Stage Directions | Industry News | October 15, 2020URTA is pleased to announce the recipients of the 2020 Awards for Excellence in Undergraduate Training. The awards recognize outstanding work of undergraduate instructors, coaches, and mentors, as well as institutions, for excellence in the training and preparation of undergraduate theatre artists. Read More...
  • Registration is Open for the 2021 Stage Machine Design Competition

    Stage Directions | Industry News | October 15, 2020The annual Stage Machine Design Competition that’s now part of the newly created Fusion Studio for Entertainment and Engineering and held at Purdue University, provides opportunities for undergraduate and graduate students to flex their engineering design muscles creating prototype machines to address live entertainment challenges. This year’s design challenge has just been announced, and registration […] Read More...
  • The 2020 Henry Hewes Design Awards Honorees

    Stage Directions | Industry NewsTheatre Buzz | October 14, 2020The 2020 Henry Hewes Design Award Honors, recognizing design creativity on Broadway, Off-Broadway, and Off-Off-Broadway for the 2019–2020 season, were celebrated at a virtual ceremony October 14 via Zoom by the Krannert Center for the Performing Arts and Illinois Theatre at the University of Illinois at Urbana-Champaign. We at Stage Directions magazine send our congratulations […] Read More...
  • Be An #ArtsHero is Fighting for the Arts & Culture Industry to Aid Economic Recovery

    Stage Directions | Industry NewsTheatre Buzz | October 14, 2020Be An #ArtsHero, an intersectional grassroots campaign is fighting to get emergency Arts relief passed to support workers. They have a range of asks including dedicated, proportionate relief. Be An #ArtsHero asks for $43.85 billion committed to direct relief to Artists, their Institutions, their Unions, and all others who comprise the Arts & Culture economic […] Read More...
  • National Collaborators Conference 2020 Keynote Speech | Stage Manager, Cody Renard Richard

    Stage Directions | Industry NewsTheatre Buzz | October 14, 2020This past weekend, October 9 – 11, the National Collaborators Conference (NCC) was held with great success. Sponsored by The Stage Managers’ Association (SMA) and Ohio Valley USITT (OVS) they welcomed Special Keynote speaker for the NCC, advocate, educator, and professional Stage Manager, Cody Renard Richard. He gave a very illuminating and inspirational speech to […] Read More...
  • How to Volunteer to be a National Endowment for the Arts’ Panelist

    Stage Directions | Industry NewsTheatre Buzz | October 14, 2020Each year, the National Endowment for the Arts receives thousands of grant applications for a wide variety of arts projects. At the heart of the NEA’s peer review process are panels made up of citizens from across the country. The success of the review process depends on the willingness of individuals to share your time […] Read More...
  • Broadway League | Broadway Performances Cancelled Through May 30, 2021

    Stage Directions | Industry NewsTheatre Buzz | October 14, 2020October 9, 2020—The Broadway League announces the continued suspension of all ticket sales for Broadway performances in NYC through May 30, 2021. Dates for each returning and new Broadway show will be announced as individual productions determine the performance schedules for their respective shows. The League will provide updates to the public as more information […] Read More...
  • The 74th Annual Tony Awards Nominations to Be Announced on October 15th

    Stage Directions | Industry NewsTheatre Buzz | October 14, 2020Tony Award Productions will announce the nominations for American Theatre Wing’s 74th Annual Tony Awards® on Thursday, October 15th. The Tony Awards Nominating Committee will meet to vote on this year’s nominations on Tuesday, October 13th. The nominations announcement will be hosted by Tony Award-winning actor James Monroe Iglehart on the official Tony Awards YouTube […] Read More...
  • Audio Logic Systems Installs d&b V and Y-Series in Northrop at the University of Minnesota

    Stage Directions | Industry News | October 13, 2020Completed in February 2020, Audio Logic Systems of Eden Prairie, MN completed the installation of d&b audiotechnik V and Y-Series loudspeaker systems in the Carlson Family Stage within Northrop at the University of Minnesota. The new systems enable Northrop to achieve quality sound for its audiences and ensure the system complements the building’s aesthetics. Read More...
  • SMA Discussion: Broadway Stage Managers Fall-In | Thursday, October 15th

    Stage Directions | Industry News | October 13, 2020The Stage Managers’ Association announces the Broadway Stage Managers Fall-In, which will take place virtually on Zoom on Thursday, October 15 at 6:30 p.m EDT/3:30 p.m. PDT for approximately 90 minutes. Read More...
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