Afraid of the "M" word

Lack of context strikes again!

‘Pandas’ and John Oliver: What comedy can teach us

Be it in Burnsville or on cable TV, comedy can pack a (sometimes misinterpreted) political punch

Broadway Theaters Lost and Found

The Importance of Theater Icons issue #4

A timely call for peace

Green T crafts an excellent and relevant A Thousand Cranes — but professional prowess outweighs heart.

On dance, theater, efficacy and form

Looking through the prisms of form, character and audience expectation to see why "theater is 50 years behind dance."

Today’s cover: Unwinding the Mysteries of Gender Identity

New play by veteran writer Lee Blessing finds its feet at The Playwrights' Center

Twitter for theater people

"Developing a Twitter strategy" may sound antithetical to art, but it's becoming essential for theater professionals.

Social media for theaters: Facebook

Facebook can be a terrific tool for promoting your theater, but its very popularity can work against it. Here are some tips and tricks for making Facebook work for you.

Five tax mistakes actors make

Actor, author and accounting expert Mark Bradley wants to help his fellow thespians avoid audits and maybe even get a few bucks back this tax season.

Don't break copyright law

Copyright law protects an artist's right to get paid, explains this law student. Violating it is both rude and a federal crime. Read on.

How to make your script impossible to understand

Bunny Sparber offers five suggestions for people who don't want their play to be understood.

How to be a bad director

Directors have power in the performing arts yet, let's face it, it isn't always clear what they're doing. For audience, critics, actors, and playwrights alike, Isaac Butler has made a quick guide to identifying that horrible director (and, by contrast, the good ones).




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Broadway Theaters Lost and Found

The Importance of Theater Icons issue #4

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