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  • Toronto Hosts New Key Player

    Jacob Coakley | Theatre Buzz | April 18, 2007TORONT, ONTARIO — Mirvish Productions has long been the dominant force in Toronto theatre, but Aubrey Dan’s new company, Dancap Productions, Inc., will introduce a second major producing organization to the Canadian metropolis. Read More...
  • Rabbit Hole Snags Pulitzer

    Jacob Coakley | Theatre Buzz | April 18, 2007NEW YORK — David Lindsay-Abaire's Rabbit Hole has won the 2007 Pulitzer Prize for Drama, though it was not nominated by the jury. The jury for the drama prize had nominated Orpheus X by Rinde Eckert; Bulrusher by Eisa Davis; and Elliot, a Soldier's Fugue by Quiara Alegria Hudes, but none of the finalists nominated received a majority vote. Read More...
  • DCT Announces Season with Three Premieres

    Jacob Coakley | Theatre Buzz | April 12, 2007DENVER, CO — When artistic director Kent Thompson planned the Colorado New Play Summit in 2006, he talked about eventually taking the Denver Center Theatre Company to the elite level of American new play development. To that end, the new DTC season will include three premieres. Read More...
  • Paper Mill Playhouse Snags 11th Hour Loan

    Jacob Coakley | Theatre Buzz | April 9, 2007MILLBURN, NJ — After fiscal difficulties that threatened to close its doors, two real estate companies have agreed to back a bank loan for the Paper Mill Playhouse, which should secure the current season’s completion. Read More...
  • Old Globe Launches $75 Million Campaign

    Jacob Coakley | Theatre Buzz | April 3, 2007 SAN DIEGO, CA — On March 16, 2006, the Old Globe Theatre in San Diego, Calif., announced the launch of a five-year fundraising campaign, “Securing a San Diego Landmark,” aiming to raise $75 million by the Theatre’s 75th Anniversary in 2010. The announcement was made at a special event for Globe donors and friends by executive director Louis Spisto, artistic director Jack O’Brien and campaign chairs Harvey P. White and Karen Cohn. Read More...
  • Texas Commission on the Arts Faces Sunset Bill

    Jacob Coakley | Theatre Buzz | March 30, 2007AUSTIN, TX — The Culture, Recreation and Tourism Committee within the Texas state legislature will consider H. B. 2460 on Tuesday, April 3, 2007, at 2:00 pm (or upon adjournment/recess of the House) at the Texas State Capitol, room E2.014. This bill will determine both the ability of the TCA to continue to support state arts programs and for how long. Read More...
  • College of Fellows to Initiate New Members

    Jacob Coakley | Theatre Buzz | March 28, 2007WASHINGTON, D.C. — The members of the College of Fellows of the American Theatre will gather in Washington, DC to welcome new members on April 21 and 22 this year. Read More...
  • Utah Shakes Announces First Round of Casting

    Jacob Coakley | Theatre Buzz | March 28, 2007CEDAR CITY, UT — The Utah Shakespearean Festival has announced its first round of casting for the 2007 summer season. Among the actors hired thus far are a number of faces Festival patrons will recognize. Read More...
  • Jory Returns to ATL

    Jacob Coakley | Theatre Buzz | March 28, 2007 LOUISVILLE, KY — Jon Jory, producing director of Actors Theatre of Louisville for three decades, will return to the stage company to direct John Patrick Shanley's comedy Italian American Reconciliation, the final production of the theatre's 2006-07 Brown-Forman Mainstage Series, April 18 – May 13. Read More...
  • Drama League to Honor Kander & Ebb, Mayer, Broadway Cares

    Brian Scott Lipton | Theatre Buzz | March 28, 2007NEW YORK — The Drama League has announced the recipients of its annual specialty awards, which will be presented at the 73rd Annual Drama League Awards ceremony and luncheon on Friday, May 11 at the Marriott Marquis Hotel. The event will be hosted by Tony Award winner Gary Beach. Read More...
  • Ahmanson to Go Musical in 2007-08

    Les Spindle and Lauren Horwitch | Theatre Buzz | March 13, 2007LOS ANGELES — For the first time in its 41-year history, the Centre Theatre Group's Ahmanson Theatre in Los Angeles will present a full season of musicals, eschewing premiere works and dramatic fare. In his third year at the helm, Artistic Director Michael Ritchie is capitalizing on the availability of blockbuster titles for the 2007-08 roster, including the Broadway revival of A Chorus Line and the return of The Drowsy Chaperone. Read More...
  • Incoming AD Rauch Sets Mix for 2008

    Jacob Coakley | Theatre Buzz | March 13, 2007 ASHLAND, OR — The incoming artistic director at the Oregon Shakespeare Festival, Bill Rauch, unveiled his inaugural season at a member event in the New Theatre. Read More...
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