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November 13, 2009 Washington, DC Adam Sitton and Zach Hoesly, cast members from Eastlight Theatre?s production of Rent , worked with a number of fellow cast and crew members, as well as other artistic citizens, to create a video that highlights some of the ways that art works in Peoria, Illinois. [...
November 9, 2009 Washington, DC Rocco Landesman spent Friday, November 6, with Kathy Chitwood of Eastlight Theatre and Suzette Boulais of ArtsPartners of Central Illinois as well as Peoria artists, arts administrators, civic leaders, and other citizens. It was a full day with a comprehensive...
In October 2008, the NEA announced the seven inaugural selections for the NEA New Play Development Program, which is administered for the agency by Washington, DC-based Arena Stage. Launched in...
A man and woman in costume
Higher graduation rates, improved self confidence, better school attendance records -- these are just some of the proven successes of students who have participated in Shakespeare Festival/LA's Will Power to...
two actors, a man and a woman with bloody hands strike dramatic poses
On the occasion of William Shakespeare's 439th birthday, National Endowment for the Arts Chairman Dana Gioia announced a gift of immeasurable value to the American people: a nationwide, 100-community tour...
A man at a broadcasting studio speaks into a microphone, a cigarette in his hand.
The vitality of the American theater is strongly connected to the work of new and emerging theater artists, with a unique emphasis on the artistic voice of the playwright. Throughout...
"Ultimately, the motif of Hydrogen Jukebox , the underpinning, the secret message, secret activity, is to relieve human suffering by communicating some kind of enlightened awareness of various themes, topics,...
A young man dressed in white faces three older men in suits across a dinner table. The table is strewn with the remains of a meal-- half-empty wine glasses, an empty wine bottle, used dinner plates. In the forefront of the scene, the younger man grabs the
In 1964, a pair of Louisville, Kentucky, theater companies -- Actors, Inc. and Theatre Louisville -- merged to become the Actors Theatre of Louisville. From a small company performing in...
Photograph of an African-American man and a White woman facing each other in a heated exchange. A table is situated between them and a boxing punching bag can be seen in the background.
Washington D.C.'s Arena Stage celebrated its 50th anniversary season in 2000 with a revival of Howard Sackler's The Great White Hope . Nearly 33 years earlier, Arena Stage established its...

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