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Theater News for the Week of February 12th

By Bennett Liebman

Theatrical unions unveil diversity, equity and inclusion agenda, https://broadwaynews.com/2021/02/11/theatrical-unions-lay-out-diversity-equity-and-inclusion-agenda/

100 Broadway People to Follow on Twitter, https://www.broadwayworld.com/article/BroadwayWorlds-100-People-To-Follow-on-Twitter-in-2021-20210210

'Within a matter of hours, your entire industry is gone, https://finance.yahoo.com/video/within-matter-hours-entire-industry-201401565.html

An innovative Georgetown lab looks to theater to quell political fires, https://www.washingtonpost.com/entertainment/theater_dance/georgetown-lab-empathy-theater/2021/02/11/ddd67580-6a44-11eb-9f80-3d7646ce1bc0_story.html

Broadway's Rocky Road to Recovery, http://www.ourtownny.com/city-arts/broadway-s-rocky-road-to-recovery-BY1504300

New Broadway League Chair Lauren Reid on the work ahead, https://broadwaynews.com/2021/02/08/new-broadway-league-chair-lauren-reid-on-the-work-ahead/

Andrew Cuomo Sets Tentative Summer Return for Some Theaters, https://www.backstage.com/magazine/article/cuomo-sets-tentative-summer-2021-return-for-some-theaters-72641/

New York arts initiative 'NY PopsUp' begins Feb. 20, https://www.washingtonpost.com/entertainment/theater_dance/arts-recovery-new-york/2021/02/08/a5cb45de-6a22-11eb-ba56-d7e2c8defa31_story.html

5 things Chicago needs to learn from NY PopsUp, https://www.chicagotribune.com/entertainment/theater/chris-jones/ct-ent-new-york-popsup-chicago-learns-jones-0214-20210211-2ovvol77bjdcvbylabt3ok2kuu-story.html

NY to host 'pop-up' shows to boost arts industry amid COVID, https://nypost.com/2021/02/08/ny-to-host-pop-up-shows-to-boost-arts-industry-amid-covid/

Amber Ruffin Joins Broadway-Bound 'Some Like It Hot' As Co-Writer, https://deadline.com/2021/02/amber-ruffin-some-like-it-hot-broadway-musical-cowriter-marc-shaiman-scott-wittman-1234691149/

What it's like for Seattle theaters to transition leadership, https://www.seattletimes.com/entertainment/theater/what-its-like-taking-over-a-seattle-theater-during-a-pandemic/

Joe Allen, 'He Missed Nothing': Nathan Lane, Chita Rivera and Others on Joe Allen, https://www.nytimes.com/2021/02/09/theater/Broadway-memories-joe-allen.html?smtyp=cur&smid=tw-nyttheater

More Joe Allen, Joe Allen Dies: Legendary Restaurateur To Broadway Theater Folk And The Fans Who Loved Them Was 87, https://www.yahoo.com/entertainment/joe-allen-dies-legendary-restaurateur-152129011.html

Actor's homophobia made her commercially toxic, Actor's homophobia made her commercially toxic, https://www.theguardian.com/stage/2021/feb/08/actors-homophobia-made-her-commercially-toxic-tribunal-told

LaGuardia High School Celebrates Forty Years of 'Fame', https://www.ny1.com/nyc/all-boroughs/news/2021/02/10/laguardia-high-school-celebrates-forty-years-of--fame-?cid=share_twitter

Broadway ensembles are shrinking, https://www.backstage.com/magazine/article/broadway-ensembles-shrinking-dance-72625/

The Trump impeachment trial: What Shakespeare would have seen, https://www.latimes.com/entertainment-arts/story/2021-02-09/trump-impeachment-trial-hamlet-shakespeare-insurrection

Anna Deavere Smith on Forging Black Identity, https://www.theatlantic.com/magazine/archive/2021/03/the-last-of-the-nice-negro-girls/617786/

Theatres plot open-air comeback for summer, https://www.theguardian.com/stage/2021/feb/09/outdoor-theatre-reopening-stages-coronavirus-arcola-london

Inside the Broadway Community Project, https://www.playbill.com/article/inside-the-broadway-community-project-making-merchandise-not-just-swag-but-a-piece-of-theatre-magic

Kirill Serebrennikov Is Fired as Director of Gogol Center, https://www.nytimes.com/2021/02/09/theater/kirill-serebrennikov-gogol-fired.html


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