How Theatre Can Help Us Succeed at Work

Zach Dulli Archive

Ever thought your day job could probably benefit from a dash of Broadway magic? It’s not as far-fetched as it sounds. Theatre isn’t just an art form; it’s a masterclass in life skills that spill over into our professional lives. The cast and crew of a production, a mosaic of personalities, talents, and idiosyncrasies, provides a uniq...

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5 Reasons to Introduce Students to the Work of Christopher Durang

Zach Dulli Archive

In the dynamic and ever-evolving world of theatre education, it’s essential to expose students to a wide range of playwrights who have significantly impacted the stage. Christopher Durang, with his distinctive voice and unparalleled wit, stood out as a playwright whose work your theatre students should explore. With his death this week, the ...

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Celebrating Christopher Durang: A Tribute

Zach Dulli Archive

Christopher Durang, a luminary in the realm of American theatre, leaves behind a legacy as complex and captivating as his myriad of plays. Durang, who passed away this week, was not just a playwright; he was a satirist, an actor, a teacher, and an irreverent observer of the human condition, wielding his pen with unmatched wit and a poignant sense ...

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A Sherlock Carol Offers More Than a Little Holiday Spirit

Zach Dulli Archive

At the end of A Christmas Carol, it is said that “Scrooge was better than his word. He did it all and infinitely more.” But what exactly did he do? Well, for one thing, he found himself embroiled in a Dickens of a mystery. One featuring Sherlock Holmes, no less! It’s been unbelievably gratifying to see that, following its critica...

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Announcing the Star-Studded Guest Lineup for The Scene’s Podcast!

Zach Dulli Archive

The Scene Podcast has rapidly ascended to a weekly must-listen for anyone deeply engrossed in the world of theatre and theatre education. Host Justin Borak—playwright, actor, and TikTok phenomenon—brings his palpable enthusiasm for theatre to an intriguing assortment of segments that aim to both enlighten and entertain. From exploring the newe...

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50 Woman Playwrights Every Theatre Person Should Know!

Zach Dulli Archive

As we honor Women’s History Month, The Scene is thrilled to spotlight a curated list of 50 women playwrights whose extraordinary talents and contributions have significantly shaped the landscape of theatre. This compilation is a tribute to the diverse voices and narratives that these women have brought to the stage, offering a mix of emotion...

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Guiding Students to Analyze and Appreciate Theatre Productions Critically

Zach Dulli Archive

In the world of educational theatre, guiding students to analyze and appreciate theatre productions critically is not just about fostering future critics; it’s about nurturing well-rounded individuals who can engage with art on a deeper level. Today, we delve into the art of teaching students to dissect and appreciate the intricate tapestry ...

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