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artEquity offers training and consulting services to individuals and organizations on creating and sustaining a culture of equity and inclusion through the arts and culture. Training topics address structural and systemic issues of identity, power-sharing language and communication, team building, and strategies to initiate and normalize equity-based approaches in organizational and community culture.
A knowledge commons by and for the theatre community.
Theatre Communications Group
Theatre Communications Group (TCG), the national organization for the American theatre, was founded in 1961 with a grant from the Ford Foundation to foster communication among professional, community, and university theatres. Today, TCG's constituency has grown from a handful of groundbreaking theatres to over 700 Member Theatres and Affiliate organizations and more than 12,000 individuals nationwide. In all of its endeavors, TCG seeks to increase the organizational efficiency of its member theatres, cultivate and celebrate the artistic talent and achievements of the field, and promote a larger public understanding of, and appreciation for, the theatre.
Internet Theatre Database
Searchable database of theatrical productions and personnel. Includes Broadway and Off-Broadway productions.
Searchable database of shows produced Off-Broadway.
American Theatre Wing
The Wing is a New York City-based organization "dedicated to supporting excellence and education in theatre," according to its mission statement. The "Watch and Listen" part of the web site contains numerous interviews with industry professionals.
The State of Theatre: Institutions and Producers (Working In The Theatre #404)
Thomas Schumacher talks with guests, Ben Cameron and Kevin McCollum, about the state of theatre today in a wide ranging conversation that highlights how theatre can survive during difficult economic times; whether celebrities can affect sales and audiences; and dealing with government and foundation funding. Originally aired November 13, 2011,
Theater Talk: Forum at the Guthrie
The artistic directors of four prominent, Midwestern not-for-profit theaters - The Guthrie, Steppenwolf, Chicago Shakespeare and The Children's Theatre - discuss how the economic downturn will affect the vitality of America's resident theater movement. Theater Talk goes on location to visit the Guthrie Theater in Minneapolis. Recorded October 11, 2008.
The Impact of Regional Theatre (Working In The Theatre #416)
With Alan Brown, Cynthia Hedstrom, Howard Shalwitz and moderator Ben Cameron. Discussion about how you measure the value of art and its impact on audiences; what's important to audiences and how you make theatre interesting enough to draw them to a show; and whether you can make them an active part of the experience, or should their role simply be to observe and appreciate what is presented? Originally taped February, 2013.
Regional Theatre (Working in the Theatre #381)
The role of Regional Theatre in supporting and presenting new works to their communities was among the topics discussed by our panel: Christopher Ashley, Artistic Director of La Jolla Playhouse, Gordon Edelstein, Artistic Director of Long Wharf Theatre, Sara Garonzik, Producing Artistic Director of the Philadelphia Theatre Company, and Eric Rosen, Artistic Director of Kansas City Repertory Theatre. Originally taped October, 2009.
Regional Theatre (Working In The Theatre #405)
Representatives from theatres receiving the American Theatre Wing 2011 National Theatre Company Grants discuss the challenges they face in tough economic times; their community outreach; and the creativity and diversity in the works they present. Originally taped December, 2011
Interview with Sherry Kramer
Robert Bradley interviews playwright Sherry Kramer.
1973 Interview with Joseph Papp
James Day interviews Joseph Papp, theatrical producer and founder of the Public Theatre, on November 29, 1973.
Big Think interview with critic Terry Teachout
A conversation with the Wall Street Journal drama critic Terry Teachout. Recorded on November 17, 2009.