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  • Backstage Video | Inside Stratford Festival’s New Tom Patterson Theatre

    Stage Directions | Industry NewsTheatre Buzz | June 9, 2021With this Backstage Video, take a tour of the Stratford Festival’s newest theatre, slated to open post-pandemic in June 2022: Read More...
  • RSC Stitch In Time | Costume Workshop Walk Through with Alistair McArthur

    Stage Directions | Industry NewsTheatre Buzz | June 9, 2021In this video from The Royal Shakespeare Company (RSC), RSC Head of Costume Alistair McArthur walks us through the company’s redeveloped and restored costume workshop. Enjoy the tour! Read More...
  • Philadelphia Designers on Display at Set Model Theatre

    Stage Directions | Industry NewsTheatre Buzz | June 9, 20211812 Productions is pleased to present a one-of-a-kind digital theatre experience, Set Model Theatre. In early 2021, they gathered more than a dozen Philly theatre designers and technicians together with a one-of-a-kind task: find the funny in Shakespeare’s infamous tragedy King Lear. The only rule… there are no rules! (Oh, except that the entire production […] Read More...
  • Wingspace Virtual Salon #27: No More 10 out of 12s, June 10th

    Stage Directions | Industry NewsTheatre Buzz | June 7, 2021Wingspace’s Virtual Salon #27 will feature members of No More 10 out of 12s’ working group and colleagues for a conversation about the detrimental practice and how it affects each design discipline in different, yet similar ways. Virtual Salon #27 will take place on Thursday, June 10th, 7:30-9:30pm EDT via Zoom and Facebook Live. Moderated by director Pirronne […] Read More...
  • Steppenwolf Stage Manager Malcolm Ewen’s Spirit Lives on via New Fund at Season of Concern Supporting Chicago Theater Artists

    Stage Directions | Industry NewsTheatre Buzz | June 4, 2021In life, Malcolm Ewen, the long-time production stage manager at Steppenwolf Theatre Company and a decades-long member of the board of Season of Concern, was a tireless advocate for Chicago’s theater community. In addition to his distinguished career at Steppenwolf his leadership presence was felt from The Goodman Theatre in Chicago to Weston Playhouse in […] Read More...
  • Lift The Curtain & USITT | Breaking the Business of Unpaid Internships Webinar, June 10

    Stage Directions | Industry NewsTheatre Buzz | June 3, 2021Lift The Curtain-End Unpaid Internships an organization whose goal is to end unpaid internships in the theater industry is hosting another USITT Conversation. Lift The Curtain has assembled a group of panelists, with backgrounds in advocacy, business, and law to have a discussion on empowering emerging theater professional, understand financial and labor practices in our […] Read More...
  • Social Buzz | A Quick Visual Indicator of Contact Preferences

    Stage Directions | Theatre Buzz | June 2, 2021As we all start coming back to working in close proximity with one another as theaters and shops reopen, tours start going out, we are all going to have to get used to a year off. We haven’t had close contact for quite a few months. Here is an excellent idea to let your friends, […] Read More...
  • CIC Feature l Ernest Winzer Cleaners

    Stage Directions | Industry NewsTheatre Buzz | May 28, 2021Here is another installment of the CIC Features from the Costume Industry Coalition. This video takes a tour of NYC’s Ernest Winzer Cleaners. This family business has been passed down through generations and carries so much history. Bruce and Sarah Barish, who own and run it, tell us about the cleaner’s past, their employees, some […] Read More...
  • The Tony Awards Return on Sunday, September 26, 2021

    Stage Directions | Industry NewsTheatre Buzz | May 26, 2021CBS and Tony Award Productions will celebrate Broadway’s return of live theatre with a multi-platform event, The Tony Awards® Present: Broadway’s Back! on Sunday, September 26 (9:00-11:00 PM, ET/PT) on the CBS Television Network and available to stream live and on demand on Paramount+ and the CBS app. The evening will kick-off with the presentation […] Read More...
  • Suiting the Sound | The Country Music Hall of Fame and Museum’s Online Exhibition on Rodeo Tailors

    Stage Directions | Theatre Buzz | May 25, 2021Suiting the Sound: The Rodeo Tailors Who Made Country Stars Shine Bright, explores the artistry of Western-wear designers who helped create the indelible “rhinestone cowboy” image. The Country Music Hall of Fame® and Museum unveiled a new, free-to-access online exhibition: Suiting the Sound: The Rodeo Tailors Who Made Country Stars Shine Brighter. This multimedia exhibit […] Read More...
  • David Rockwell Will Donate the Royalties from his New Book Drama to Support The Actors Fund

    Stage Directions | Industry NewsTheatre Buzz | May 25, 2021The Actors Fund, the national human services organization for everyone in performing arts and entertainment, announced today that Tony Award®-winning set designer and architect David Rockwell will donate his royalties from the new book Drama to The Fund and its vital efforts to support those in the performing arts and entertainment community. Read More...
  • Mental Health Resources

    Stage Directions | Industry NewsTheatre Buzz | May 24, 2021It has been a tough year + on everyone, especially those in the live entertainment industry. If you, or someone you know, are feeling down, please reach out to them to check to see if they are okay. There are a number of mental health resources that you can call on. Here are some from […] Read More...
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