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Industry News

  • Misquotes Endangered…Finally

    Jacob Coakley | Industry News | April 30, 2007LONDON — A European Union directive called the Unfair Commercial Practices Directive, intended to crack down on misleading publicity, may have a considerable impact on theatre advertising. It is expected that this legislation will deem it illegal for a theatre to misquote, or “spin,” a negative review into a positive. Read More...
  • Jones in Broad Topic Hot Seat

    Jacob Coakley | Industry News | April 27, 2007 PHILADELPHIA, PA — Tony Award-winner Cherry Jones, presently on the national tour of the 2005 production of Doubt, will offer her career experience and perspective to theatre arts students and the general public in a Broad Topic interview series at The University of the Arts (UArts) in Philadelphia, Penn. Read More...
  • High School Play Postponed After VT Shootings

    Jacob Coakley | Industry News | April 26, 2007PASADENA, CA — Marshall Fundamental, a school in Pasadena, Calif., has postponed its production of William Mastrosimone's Bang Bang, You're Dead, which deals with a teenage boy who stormed his school cafeteria, shooting and killing his girlfriend and four others, after receiving complaints in the wake of the incident on the campus of Virginia Tech. Read More...
  • ESTA Standards Available Online

    Jacob Coakley | Industry News | April 26, 2007NEW YORK — ANSI E1.9-2007, Reporting Photometric Performance Data for Luminaires Used in Entertainment Lighting, is now available for purchase from The ESTA Foundation at http://www.estafoundation.org/pubs.htm. The standard defines the minimum photometric data to be presented on documents purporting to accurately describe the photometric performance of stage and studio luminaires. Read More...
  • Engeman Theater to Open in Northport

    Jacob Coakley | Industry News | April 25, 2007 NORTHPORT, NY — This summer the face of Northport, NY will change forever as the curtain is raised and the lights come up at the new John W. Engeman Theater. The Engeman Theater will be a year-round professional theatre company in Long Island featuring actors auditioned, cast and rehearsed in New York City. Read More...
  • Norfolk Festival Enters New Season

    Jacob Coakley | Industry News | April 24, 2007ROANOKE, VA — This year, the Norfolk Southern Festival of New Works at Mill Mountain Theatre is offering a series of events surrounding the process of launching and creating new work. With staged readings, roundtable discussions and a partnership with Hollins University, the festival will run on the Waldron Stage April 27 through May 12, 2007. Read More...
  • Kevin Spacey to Lead Workshops for Students

    Jacob Coakley | Industry News | April 23, 2007NEW YORK — The Theatre Development Fund and The Old Vic Theatre in London are partnering for an arts education outreach program to provide an opportunity for 180 New York City high school students. Through this partnership, six classes of 30 students from six NYC high schools will attend Wednesday matinee performances of the Old Vic's Broadway production of Eugene O'Neill's A Moon for the Misbegotten during April and May. Read More...
  • Quarterly Deadline Lifted for Exams

    Jacob Coakley | Industry News | April 17, 2007NEW YORK — ETCP has announced that, due to new arrangements with their testing company, the quarterly deadlines for submitting applications for computer-based exams have been eliminated. Read More...
  • Asolo, Verizon Foundation Team for Beyond the Book

    Jacob Coakley | Industry News | April 11, 2007 SARASOTA, FL — Asolo Repertory Theatre and the Verizon Foundation are collaborating on a project called Beyond the Book. This is the first partnership between the two. Beyond the Book has been developed to promote literacy and encourage reading through events and promotion. Read More...
  • Harman Donates $50,000 to NSCA Education Foundation

    Jacob Coakley | Industry News | April 10, 2007CEDAR RAPIDS, IA — Harman Pro Group has announced that they have made a $50,000 donation to the NSCA Education Foundation. Read More...
  • Saltzman Joins A.C.T

    Jacob Coakley | Industry News | April 4, 2007 LOS ANGELES — Ben Saltzman has joined A.C.T Lighting in the newly created post of executive vice president. A.C.T. Lighting is an importer and distributor of lighting products in North America. Read More...
  • Clear-Com Relocates Americas and Asia Headquarters

    Jacob Coakley | Industry News | April 4, 2007 ALAMEDA, CA and CAMBRIDGE, UK — Clear-Com, a provider of professional communication systems, has relocated to Alameda, adjacent to San Francisco, Calif. Read More...
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