The Scene’s Summer Break Reading List 2024

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As the summer sun beckons and the curtains briefly close on another school year, it’s the perfect time for theatre educators and enthusiasts to dive into some enriching and inspiring reads. Whether you’re lounging by the pool, hiding from the heat in the air-conditioned sanctuary of your home, or just avoiding…everyone, here’s ...

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BROADWAY CARES: Your Students’ Voices Make a Difference

Zach Dulli Archive

Your students have the power to make lifesaving differences in your community and across the country – they just need to know it. The young artists in your classroom are the future of the theater community, and now is the time to encourage them to think beyond themselves. Join Broadway Cares to explore how incorporating philanthropy into you...

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South Coast Repertory Unveils 2024-25 Season

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COSTA MESA, Calif. — South Coast Repertory (Artistic Director David Ivers and Managing Director Paula Tomei) has announced an enticing 2024-25 season, promising a captivating blend of world premieres, renowned classics, and cutting-edge contemporary theatre. “This season continues our tradition of dynamic programming, offering three world prem...

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10 Essential Tips for Theater Educators to Recharge This Summer

Zach Dulli Archive

As the final curtain falls on another school year, theater teachers, directors, and educators face a well-deserved break. Summer, far from being just a pause from the routine, is a crucial period for recharging and rejuvenating. It’s a time to step back, reflect, and prepare for the upcoming year. Here are ten tips to help theater educators ...

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Pioneering Magic: Inside the Pilot Production of “Harry Potter and the Cursed Child” at Hoboken High School

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In the vibrant world of high school theater, staging a production as iconic as ‘Harry Potter and the Cursed Child’ is both a daunting and exhilarating challenge. The Scene had the opportunity to delve into this ambitious endeavor with Danielle Miller, Supervisor of Performing Arts for Hoboken Public Schools, and Derek Kinnear, High School Thea...

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A Comprehensive Guide to the 2024 Theatre Awards Season!

Zach Dulli Archive

For more than a hundred years, theatre awards have stood as pivotal landmarks in the performing arts landscape, celebrating the pinnacle of theatrical achievement. From the dazzling spectacle of the Tony Awards to the prestigious Del Hughes Lifetime Achievement Award for Excellence in the Art of Stage Management, these accolades honor the exceptio...

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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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