“We need to not only be trusted, but also championed.”
A crowdsourced spreadsheet pulls back the curtain on who makes what at theaters across the country.
Surely no words ever written by any theater critic stirred more local buzz than Michael Billington’s 2004 observation in London’s Guardian that “Chicago . . . [is] the current theatre capital of America.” It came like manna from heaven to the denizens of this no longer even second city, and they seized upon it. At last the flyover on […]
Theatre Communications Group conference brings national theater folk to Chicago.
Theatre Communications Group publishes Middle-Eastern-American playwrights.
Twelve Chicago theaters will be among the 120 participating in a national Free Night of Theater.
Martha Lavey, artistic director of Steppenwolf Theatre Company, has been appointed president of the board of directors of the Theatre Communications Group, the nation’s preeminent organization for nonprofit theater in the U.S. Joining Lavey on the board’s leadership team are Yale Repertory Theatre artistic director James Bundy and designer Dawn Chiang as co-vice presidents; Oregon […]
The Theatre Communications Group has published Theatre Facts 2008, an online report analyzing how theater in America has been affected by the economic downturn. Bottom line: “the not-for-profit theater field, although also shaken by the state of the union, increased its contribution to the economy to $1.9 billion and offered 202,000 performances that attracted 32 […]