Every Little Bit – In Search of Impact & Relevance

08.07.14

Every Little Bit by Jay McAdams (As Communications Director for 24th ST Theatre, I always search for how to relate impact and relevance through story. Along with my own inquiry, I want to start with a story our Executive Director felt  after ...

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The Kilroys: A Prequel

08.04.14

Some Essential Women Playwrights of the 20th & 21st Centuries In June, the Kilroys released their fantastic and important list of most recommended new plays by women. In July, partly in preparation to teach a course entitled Women in Theatre and partly ...

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All The Wrong Dreams

06.19.14

You may be surprised to learn that Arthur Miller’s tragedy for the common man, a play about a guy ‘who had all the wrong dreams,’ who is caught up in someone else’s definition of success rather than trusting what he ...

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Invisible

06.12.14

It's been said that good design is 99% invisible. Heck, that's the title of one of the best public radio shows/podcasts out there, if you're curious. But just because it's invisible doesn't mean it isn't there. Yesterday, the Tony Awards announced ...

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Be Your Best You

06.09.14

The American Theatre Wing’s Antoinette Perry Awards for Excellence in Theatre presentation ceremony occurred last night and portions of it were broadcast via television. I would like to take this moment to respond. Dear ATW and Broadway Producers, Let me begin with: Presenting what ...

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The Bay Area Mourns the Loss of Intersection for the Arts

05.23.14

I'll try. But I don't think I'll do the organization justice. One of the first times I went to see a Campo Santo play at Intersection for the Arts (for the uninitiated, Campo Santo is--now was--the resident theatre company at Intersection) it ...

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Steal This Idea: The Story That Refreshes

05.15.14

I think I had Twitter open for all of ten seconds today when this story popped up: Chipotle cups will now feature stories by Jonathan Safran Foer, Toni Morrison, and other authors. I didn't even have to click on the ...

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What’s it like being seen? : Reflecting on Am I Invisible

04.28.14

ED NOTE: A part of what I intend to be a continued spotlight in this space on applied theatre - a follow-up to the post here. If you run or participate in an applied theatre program and would like to ...

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Am I Invisible?

04.08.14

ED NOTE: I have a love for applied theatre (as exemplified by longtime friends Rehabilitation Through the Arts and Conspire Theatre and in the interest of shining a light such programs I've asked Am I Invisible to write about their program ...

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#TheSummit: Next Steps

02.26.14

We've Named the Problem. Now what? Unless you've been living under a rock the last week (in which case, I hope it’s been warm!), if you’re in the theatermaking world, you are likely aware of the fallout from an event Twitter dubbed ...

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Climbing #TheSummit

02.19.14

Monday night I attended the first session of The Summit, a series of discussions led by Washington Post reviewer Peter Marks and hosted by Arena Stage. This night was made up of a panel of artistic directors including Molly Smith ...

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#TheSummit

02.17.14

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