The Responsibility of the Artist is to be like a tree. The function of a tree is...– Peter Sellars, Director (via S. A. Guirgis @ http://latimesblogs.latimes.com) (via jennyjanuary)
have yet to find an artistic director who wants everything immediately. In fact,...– Michael Kaiser: Artistic Directors Versus Executive Directors
Theater Review: Peter Marks on Public Theater's... →
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Especially in hard times, the report says, it’s essential for leaders of arts organization to take careful stock of the long-term influences and challenges affecting the arts sector such as demographic shifts and new technologies that are creating entire new “spaces” for people to come together and experience the arts. The report describes how organizations are responding creatively to those...
NEA New Play Development Program Launches at Arena... →
David Dower yesterday posted an outline for the New Play Development Program that the NEA is funding at Arena Stage. This program is an exciting step for theaters nation wide and in DC. As some of you know, I’ve been playing around with an idea for a new play development center. In fact it’s looking like the conceiving of my dream space and creating a business model is going to be my thesis. ...
Playbill News: Center Theatre Group Receives... →
transferred from facebook: 15 plays in 15 minutes... →
Tarantino’s producer, Lawrence Bender, says that after reading the first draft...– Hollywood’s Jewish Avenger - The Atlantic (September 2009)
I think that it is critical to understand that the emergence of the play labs...– Community Perspectives: Riffing with John Clinton Eisner: THE “PLAYLAB” PHENOMENON
Creating for the theater is “like making a soup: you don’t know how it’s going...– Philip Glass and JoAnne Akalaitis Collaborate on ‘The Bacchae’ - NYTimes.com
But this was great theater, the continuing adventures of a modern comic...– Music Review - Jarvis Cocker - In Williamsburg, Brooklyn, Caught Between Hard Rock and Midlife - NYTimes.com