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Theater News for the Week of October 1st

By Bennett Liebman

Federal arts bailout totals $36 million locally,

https://www.timesunion.com/news/article/Federal-arts-bailout-totals-36-million-locally-16476384.php

Inside the battle to change a prestigious theater festival's 'broken' culture

https://news.yahoo.com/inside-battle-change-prestigious-theater-130041533.html?guccounter=1&guce_referrer=aHR0cHM6Ly93d3cuZ29vZ2xlLmNvbS8&guce_referrer_sig=AQAAACSKucJq2UjBTKVFGhE9qXtjGz-uPTSnFU_lkXkFTcpemKWxpz6Eyooe6VAKMkmZfG8clgfgQRwBToDSxdW-gv3PxB7GDeBRDS1KuFifp-qSINI9kPrCW3UgjzLTle72ivX50pSDtIy1fJ5guc97dg01YC_E2zfyzdwQ_kwIielL

Updated-williamstown-theatre-festival-letter,

https://ca-times.brightspotcdn.com/06/37/5851edc0482387ff1b2fee01b155/updated-williamstown-theatre-festival-letter.pdf

The curtain closes on Frozen in Buffalo

https://www.wivb.com/news/the-curtain-closes-on-frozen-in-buffalo-hear-how-sheas-is-safely-bringing-broadway-shows-back/

One show at a time, Broadway theater is coming back

https://www.marketplace.org/2021/09/27/one-show-at-a-time-broadway-theater-is-coming-back/

2021 Tony Awards: Review

https://deadline.com/2021/09/2021-tony-awards-review-1234844692/

For a Broadway Torn by a Pandemic, a Split-Personalities Tonys

https://www.nytimes.com/2021/09/27/theater/tony-awards-ceremony-tv.html

Aaron Tveit Tearfully Triumphs Over Zero Competitors

https://www.gawker.com/culture/aaron-tveit-tearfully-triumphs-over-zero-competitors-at-the-tonys

Tony Awards ceremony slumps to 2.6 million low

https://www.reuters.com/lifestyle/tony-awards-ceremony-slumps-26-million-low-television-2021-09-27/

Aaron Sorkin on Scott Rudin

https://www.vanityfair.com/hollywood/2021/09/aaron-sorkin-on-scott-rudin-scott-got-what-he-deserves

'Aladdin' will resume Broadway performances after COVID-19 cases, https://broadwaynews.com/2021/09/30/aladdin-will-resume-broadway-performances-after-covid-19-cases/

Daniel Craig and Ruth Negga to star in Macbeth on Broadway, https://www.theguardian.com/stage/2021/sep/29/daniel-craig-ruth-negga-macbeth-broadway-barbara-broccoli

The Best and Worst Moments of the Tony Awards

https://www.nytimes.com/2021/09/27/theater/tony-awards-best-worst-moments.html?smid=tw-nyttheater&smtyp=cur

Opinion | What Happens Inside a Broadway Theater Can Help Us Heal

https://www.nytimes.com/2021/09/24/opinion/broadway-danny-burstein.html?smtyp=cur&smid=tw-nytimes

Karen Olivo left Broadway to build a better theater industry

https://www.latimes.com/entertainment-arts/story/2021-09-24/karen-olivo-left-broadway

Now that Tony Awards are over, where does Broadway go from here?

https://www.washingtonpost.com/entertainment/theater_dance/tony-awards-broadway-ticket-sales/2021/09/27/e3bf8c5a-1d4c-11ec-bcb8-0cb135811007_story.html

Takeaways From the 2021 Tony Awards

https://www.backstage.com/magazine/article/theater-industry-today-recap-2021-tony-awards-podcast-74044/

Broadway is Back! Are you Going?

https://scarsdale10583.com/section-table/102-shout-it-out/9183-broadway-is-back-are-you-going-reader-survey-results-and-more

Actors' Equity hires attorney to investigate 'Jagged Little Pill' claims

https://broadwaynews.com/2021/09/29/actors-equity-hires-attorney-to-investigate-jagged-little-pill-claims/

How the potential IATSE strike could impact Broadway productions

https://broadwaynews.com/2021/09/29/how-the-potential-iatse-strike-could-impact-broadway-productions/

Charlayne Woodard enjoys return to theatrical 'home'

https://www.lajollalight.com/news/story/2021-09-25/charlayne-woodard-enjoys-return-to-theatrical-home-for-la-jolla-playhouses-the-garden

The lasting testament of Jane Alexander

https://www.seattletimes.com/entertainment/the-lasting-testament-of-jane-alexander/

Six Gets Its Closeup, "Six" was denied its big spotlight on the day Broadway shuttered. Now at last, it gets its closeup.

https://www.washingtonpost.com/entertainment/theater_dance/six-broadway-opening/2021/09/30/4fc8766a-206c-11ec-9309-b743b79abc59_story.html

L.A. Artists Create and Share Anti-Racist Theatre Standards

https://www.americantheatre.org/2021/09/30/l-a-artists-create-and-share-anti-racist-theatre-standards/

'Playwriting Sisters' Martyna Majok, Jocelyn Bioh on Restarting Shows

https://variety.com/2021/legit/news/sanctuary-city-nollywood-dreams-martyna-majok-jocelyn-bioh-1235076019/

Young Women Set the Tone for a Paris Theater Season

https://www.nytimes.com/2021/09/30/theater/women-set-tone-paris.html?smid=tw-nyttheater&smtyp=cur


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