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AMERICAN THEATRE

July/August 2019
Magazine

THE ONLY NATIONAL MAGAZINE THAT PROVIDES COMPREHENSIVE COVERAGE OF THE WORLD OF THEATRE BOTH IN THE U.S. AND ABROAD. INCLUDES 5 COMPLETE PLAYSCRIPTS EACH YEAR, ARTIST PROFILES, AND MUCH MORE. TWO SPECIAL ISSUES PUBLISHED EACH YEAR "THEATRE TRAINING" (JANUARY) AND "SEASON PREVIEW" (OCTOBER).

American Theatre

EDITOR’S NOTE

CONTRIBUTORS

Big Little Audience

JULY/AUGUST ALMANAC

NATAKI GARRETT POISED TO LEAD

ROLE CALL • PEOPLE TO WATCH

HEARING THE DIFFERENCE • SOUND DESIGN ISN’T ONE-SIZE-FITS-ALL, AND DISTINCTIONS WITHIN THE DISCIPLINE ARE CRUCIAL

ZOUNDS, WHAT SOUNDS! • A ROUNDUP OF DESIGNS THAT PUSHED THE SONIC AND/OR THEATRICAL ENVELOPE

ACOUSTICS ARE THE CANVAS • MAKING A SHOW SOUND GREAT IN A THEATRE SPACE IS AS MUCH AN ART AS A SCIENCE, AND THERE’S NO SUBSTITUTE FOR BEING THERE

Running Interference for Wireless Mics • What is ‘white space,’ and what is the FCC doing about theatre’s ever-crowding sound systems? An explainer

Design’s Diversity Problem • Backstage jobs are still predominantly filled by white men, but the picture is slowly changing

Choose Your Own Talkback • At San Jose’s City Lights, engagement can mean theatregoers texting actors or partying with them onstage

Slave Play

Racism Doesn’t Have a Safe Word • An interview with the playwright

ONSTAGE JULY/AUGUST19 • Here’s what’s playing this month at TCG theatres nationwide. For the most up-to-date information about performance schedules, contact the theatre or visit Theatre Profiles online: tcg.org/profiles.

PREVIEW • COMING SEPTEMBER 19

TCG ON THE WEB

Theatre Communications Group

OFFSTAGE • Blue, the first full-length opera by composer Jeanine Tesori (Fun Home, Caroline, or Change), premieres at Glimmerglass Opera in Cooperstown, N.Y., July 14-Aug. 22, and will play next season at Chicago Shakespeare Theater. Her musical with David Henry Hwang, Soft Power, will be seen Off-Broadway at the Public Theater beginning in September.


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Frequency: One time Pages: 84 Publisher: Theatre Communications Group Edition: July/August 2019

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THE ONLY NATIONAL MAGAZINE THAT PROVIDES COMPREHENSIVE COVERAGE OF THE WORLD OF THEATRE BOTH IN THE U.S. AND ABROAD. INCLUDES 5 COMPLETE PLAYSCRIPTS EACH YEAR, ARTIST PROFILES, AND MUCH MORE. TWO SPECIAL ISSUES PUBLISHED EACH YEAR "THEATRE TRAINING" (JANUARY) AND "SEASON PREVIEW" (OCTOBER).

American Theatre

EDITOR’S NOTE

CONTRIBUTORS

Big Little Audience

JULY/AUGUST ALMANAC

NATAKI GARRETT POISED TO LEAD

ROLE CALL • PEOPLE TO WATCH

HEARING THE DIFFERENCE • SOUND DESIGN ISN’T ONE-SIZE-FITS-ALL, AND DISTINCTIONS WITHIN THE DISCIPLINE ARE CRUCIAL

ZOUNDS, WHAT SOUNDS! • A ROUNDUP OF DESIGNS THAT PUSHED THE SONIC AND/OR THEATRICAL ENVELOPE

ACOUSTICS ARE THE CANVAS • MAKING A SHOW SOUND GREAT IN A THEATRE SPACE IS AS MUCH AN ART AS A SCIENCE, AND THERE’S NO SUBSTITUTE FOR BEING THERE

Running Interference for Wireless Mics • What is ‘white space,’ and what is the FCC doing about theatre’s ever-crowding sound systems? An explainer

Design’s Diversity Problem • Backstage jobs are still predominantly filled by white men, but the picture is slowly changing

Choose Your Own Talkback • At San Jose’s City Lights, engagement can mean theatregoers texting actors or partying with them onstage

Slave Play

Racism Doesn’t Have a Safe Word • An interview with the playwright

ONSTAGE JULY/AUGUST19 • Here’s what’s playing this month at TCG theatres nationwide. For the most up-to-date information about performance schedules, contact the theatre or visit Theatre Profiles online: tcg.org/profiles.

PREVIEW • COMING SEPTEMBER 19

TCG ON THE WEB

Theatre Communications Group

OFFSTAGE • Blue, the first full-length opera by composer Jeanine Tesori (Fun Home, Caroline, or Change), premieres at Glimmerglass Opera in Cooperstown, N.Y., July 14-Aug. 22, and will play next season at Chicago Shakespeare Theater. Her musical with David Henry Hwang, Soft Power, will be seen Off-Broadway at the Public Theater beginning in September.


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