This Week in Theater News

By Elissa Hecker posted 07-21-2023 01:12 PM


By Bennett Liebman

The collapse of American Theater, Opinion | American Theater Is Collapsing. The Federal Government Must Save It. - The New York Times (

Layoffs at the Public, New York’s Public Theater Lays Off 19 Percent of Its Staff - The New York Times (

Public Theater Layoffs, Off-Broadway's Public Theater Lays Off 19% of Staff, Citing Rising Costs and Falling Revenue | Playbill

Jordan Roth Sells Off Theaters, Jordan Roth Sells Majority Stake in Five Jujamcyn Theaters (

Why Actors Can Perform on Broadway, Why actors can perform on Broadway during SAG-AFTRA strike |

Broadway Strike Averted, IATSE union reaches tentative deal to avert strike for some Broadway workers - ABC7 New York (

Tragedy at Regional Theaters, Theater Commentary: When Sorrows Come – Tragedy Befalls Regional Theater Companies - The Arts Fuse

Pause at Oregon Children’s Theater, Oregon Children’s Theatre announces it will pause mainstage programming for the 2023 fall season -

Weston Theater Uncertain, Weston Theater 'uncertain, but optimistic' about upcoming shows | Local News |

New Approach to  Arts Access, Backed by research, New 42’s Russell Granet proposes a new approach to arts access (

Shubert Foundation Grants, Shubert Foundation Gives $37.9m to Dance and Theatre Nonprofits | Observer

Employment Discrimination in Casting, Will NYC's New Employment Discrimination Bill Restrict Casting "In The Heights"? - Discrimination, Disability & Sexual Harassment - United States (

Here Lies Love Reviews, Review roundup: What critics say about 'Here Lies Love' | ABS-CBN News

Immersing Yourself at Here Lies Love, 'Here Lies Love': Immerse yourself — literally — in this Broadway show : NPR

Cast for Last Sondheim Musical, David Hyde Pierce, Bobby Cannavale, Micaela Diamond, more join 'Here We Are' Off-Broadway cast | Official NY Theatre Guide (

Cast of Gardens of Anuncia, Priscilla Lopez, Andréa Burns, Eden Espinosa & More Will Star in Michael John LaChiusa's THE GARDENS OF ANUNCIA at Lincoln Center Theater (

Basketball and Off Broadway, Why Basketball Is So Popular Off Broadway - The New York Times (

Box Office Rises, ‘Parade,’ ‘Good Night, Oscar’ have highest-grossing weeks as overall box office rises back above $30 million (

Fat-Friendly Venues, Here’s what venues can do to become fat-friendly spaces – and spare a lot of pain | Stage | The Guardian

Saving Miss Saigon, Can ‘Miss Saigon’ Be Saved? Two British Shows Disagree. - The New York Times (

Curse of the Marquis, The Curse of the Marquis Theater - Broadway Podcast Network

Changes at  Chicago Shakes, Chicago Shakespeare Theater new artistic, executive directors announced - Chicago Sun-Times (

Alex Edelman and Comedy, Alex Edelman On The Comedy and Tension Of His One-Man Broadway Triumph | Observer

Saving the San Diego Civic Theatre, Opinion: San Diego Civic Theatre must remain a part of community’s arts fabric - The San Diego Union-Tribune (

Austin Pendleton Exist Steppenwolf Show, Austin Pendleton drops out of Steppenwolf’s ‘No Man’s Land’ (