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From the premiere of dog & pony dc's A Killing Game , which included live and scripted tweeting by characters and audience. Foreground, from left to right: Sean Paul Ellis, J. Argyl Plath, and Genna Davidson. Photo by C. Stanley Photography For thousands of years, theater has operated in...
Actress Anika Noni Rose arrives at the 42nd NAACP Image Awards held at The Shrine Auditorium on March 4, 2011, in Los Angeles, California. (Source: Jason Merritt/Getty Images North America) If you don't recognize her face---from her Tony-winning turn in Tony Kushner's Caroline, or Change ,...
by David J. Loehr, editor and artistic director, 2amt David J. Loehr. Photo by Heather Loehr Photography I was always the one in the back of the class, passing notes and making jokes. If you follow my personal Twitter account ( @dloehr ), this will not surprise you. Sure, I could follow along, read...
Christine Bateman. Photo by Lori Stone #2tweetornot2tweet? It depends… As I write this post in my suburban living room, I’m also observing Next to Normal tech rehearsal at our downtown theater, thanks to the modern miracle of a live-streaming baby monitor. (Kids these days!) The...
The Tweet and The Sour by Howard Sherman Howard Sherman. Photo by Joan Marcus I’m not keen on “live-tweeting” at live performances. I’m not against tweeting at performances. Equivocal enough for you? The perpetual debate over live-tweeting, in play for at least a year,...
A screen shot of the meetverastark.com website, which celebrates the great (fictional) actress.
Visit the website meetverastark.com and you’ll learn about one of America’s greatest actresses, a woman referred to as a teacher, singer, lover, civil rights activist, and femme fatale. You can...
Meet Bonnie Fogel, founder and executive director of Imagination Stage . Located in Bethesda, Maryland, Imagination Stage is a multi-disciplinary theater arts organization for young people and their families. With its motto promising "Serious Fun," Imagination Stage offers two main...
F. Murray Abraham accepts the William Shakespeare Award for Classical Theatre at the Harman Center for the Arts Annual Gala. Photo by Kevin Allen "I was a hoodlum. I was a gang member, and art saved my life." --- F. Murray Abraham If you've seen Amadeus or Scarface , or even Star Trek...
GALA Hispanic Theatre is located in Washington, DC's Columbia Heights neighborhood. Photo courtesy of GALA Hispanic Theatre "It's as important for us to expose Latinos to different Latino cultures as it is to present Latino cultures to non-Latino audiences." --- Abel Lopez GALA...
October 19, 2012 Robert Jack as "Sergeant" in the National Theatre of Scotland's Black Watch . Photo by Scott Suchman "We can't just say, you know, 'Well, people should come see theater.' We have to make the best theater." --- Robert Jack The National Theatre of...

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