Monthly Archives: September 2013

The Start of a Landmark Season

Originally posted on PortlandStage:
The Start of a Landmark Season by JJ Peeler Portland Stage has gotten off to a running start into its 40th season. With Ma Rainey’s Black Bottom opening in a few weeks, the building is bustling…

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The First “PlayNotes” Podcast

Originally posted on PortlandStage:
Interested in learning a little more about our production of Ma Rainey’s Black Bottom by August Wilson? Give a listen to our first ever PlayNotes podcast, this time featuring Assistant Director & Dramaturg for the production…

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‘August Wilson’s American Century Cycle’ starring Phylicia Rashad comes to life

Oakland’s premier African American Theater troupe, The Lower Bottom Playaz are presenting Wilson’s entire Century Cycle in chronological order. FENCES opens November 2013. http://www.TalesofIronandWater, http://www.lowerbottomplayaz.com

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Teching Ma Rainey

Originally posted on PortlandStage:
Teching Ma Rainey by Sarah McKenney Hello World! The Portland Stage Season is up and running. My name is Sarah McKenney and I’m the electrics intern for this season. The electrics department covers lights, sound, and…

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Theater: August Wilson’s American Century Cycle Talk Series

Originally posted on BDBB: The Black Dance and Broadway Blog:
WNYC has been presenting an important series for the theater community. The series, August Wilson’s American Century Cycle Talk Series, are public readings of all 10 of Wilson’s plays chronicling…

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Enjoy this Unique Theatrical Celebration: August Wilson’s Ten Plays

Originally posted on ART | library deco:
For the first time ever, actors will perform readings of August Wilson’s ten plays on African American life in the 20th century in a venue that streams the shows live. Join us to watch the webcasts…

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Readings of August Wilson’s plays on African American life in the 20th century

Originally posted on The Reader:
This just in from Joyce Moss at Gleeditions: For the first time ever, actors will perform readings of August Wilson’s ten plays on African American life in the 20th century in a venue that streams…

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