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Theatre Facts 2022 Report Published

Posted on 2/5/2024
Not-for-profit theatres contributed over $2.3 billion to the U.S. economy and attracted more than 10 million attendees, according to Theatre Facts 2022.

Application Open: Rising Leaders of Color 2024

Posted on 1/17/2024
In 2024, RLC will form a cohort of six exceptionally talented early-career leaders of color from Chicago, IL.

Support The Freedom Theatre of Jenin

Posted on 1/8/2024
Ways to support the Freedom Theatre as they advocate for the release of their members from unjust detention.

Edgerton Foundation New Play Awards Announce First and Second Rounds of 2023-24 Recipients

Posted on 12/18/2023
The awards, totaling $722,000, allow 12 productions extra time for the development and rehearsal of new plays with the entire creative team, hoping to extend the life of the world premiere play after its first run.

TCG Announces Updates on Leadership Transition

Posted on 12/12/2023
TCG has announced that LaTeshia Ellerson and Karena Fiorenza have been appointed as interim executive leaders as of January 1, 2024. Fiorenza will act as Interim Chief Executive Officer and Ellerson as Interim Chief Growth Officer.

TCG 2024 Gala to Honor Brian Anthony Moreland, David Rockwell, Schele Williams, Shubert Foundation

Posted on 12/6/2023
The 2024 TCG Gala: Our Stories will honor architect and designer David Rockwell, Broadway producer Brian Anthony Moreland, director Schele Williams, and The Shubert Foundation. Additionally, the Gala will celebrate outgoing CEO Teresa Eyring.

Harold Steward Named Chair of TCG Board

Posted on 11/21/2023
Theatre Communications Group (TCG), the national organization for theatre, has announced Harold Steward (they/he), the executive director of the New England Foundation for the Arts (NEFA), as chair of the TCG board.

TCG, 53rd State Press Announce Acquisition of Titles from 3 Hole Press, Plays Inverse Press

Posted on 11/20/2023
TCG and 53rd State Press are pleased to announce that 53rd State Press has acquired the catalogs of independent drama publishers 3 Hole Press and Plays Inverse Press.

Theatre Communications Group Announces Plays for the People: In the Stacks

Posted on 10/26/2023
Program to expand and diversify drama collections at libraries, educational institutions, and more

Application Open: The Willa Kim Costume Design Scholarship 2024

Posted on 10/24/2023
We have opened the application for The Willa Kim Costume Design Scholarship!

Registration Open: Charge Up

Posted on 10/6/2023
On November 9th & 10th, we’ll build on that work with Charge Up, a virtual gathering to share the changemaking practices our field needs now.

Announcing Shubert Foundation Application Webinar

Posted on 10/5/2023
The Shubert Foundation has announced another date for a webinar about their dance and theatre grant application processes.

Submit a Programming Idea for 2024 TCG National Conference: Chicago

Posted on 9/15/2023
We are thrilled to share our content proposal form with you for the 2024 TCG National Conference: Chicago.

2023 Compounding Crises Snapshot Survey Report Published

Posted on 9/12/2023
In September 2023, TCG launched the Compounding Crises Survey to better understand the extent of the crises facing our theatres and which of the challenges are most acute.

Registration Open: New Virtual Working Group

Posted on 8/31/2023
In the face of unprecedented challenges, TCG will host Get with the Program: Season Planning for Changing Landscape, a 10-session virtual working group to help theatre leaders collaboratively strategize programming and season planning solutions.

Registration Open: Crisis and Chrysalis Town Hall

Posted on 8/22/2023
On Monday, September 11, we’ll host an emergent conversation to acknowledge the crises within our ecology, share what’s working, and chart paths forward. Keep reading for more info!

2023 Compounding Crises Snapshot Survey Launched

Posted on 8/18/2023
The survey will provide a snapshot on the extent of the crises facing our theatres, which of the challenges are most acute, and how TCG can prioritize our efforts most effectively.

TCG Invites Nominations for 2024 Board

Posted on 8/7/2023
TCG is looking for individuals to join our Board of Directors in October 2023! The individuals currently serving on the TCG Board represent a broad cross-section of the theatre field and bring varying professional perspectives.

Executive Director and CEO Teresa Eyring to Depart TCG in June 2024

Posted on 7/26/2023
Theatre Communications Group (TCG), the national organization for theatre, has announced that Teresa Eyring, the executive director and CEO, will depart TCG at the end of her contract term in June of 2024.

Latest Theatre Facts Survey Now Open

Posted on 7/19/2023
We invite all TCG Member Theatres to complete the Theatre Facts 2022 survey.

Performing Arts Alliance Advocacy Update: Support for Transgender Artists, Federal Ticketing Rules,

Posted on 7/14/2023
In this update: Standing up for Transgender and LGBTQIA2S+ Freedoms New Ticketing Rules Proposed at Federal Level PAA Supports Increased FY24 Appropriation for NEA Upcoming NEA grant deadlines

Theatre Communications Group Announces THRIVE! Week 2023

Posted on 7/10/2023
Theatre Communications Group (TCG) is pleased to announce THRIVE! Week 2023, a 4-day virtual convening to uplift the leadership and wisdom of U.S.-based Black, Indigenous, and Theatres of Color (BITOC*).

Theatre Communications Group Selects Chicago, IL for 2024 National Conference

Posted on 7/3/2023
Theatre Communications Group (TCG), the national organization for theatre, proudly announces that the 33rd TCG National Conference will be hosted in Chicago, IL from June 20th to 22nd, 2024, in association with the League of Chicago Theatres.

Print Edition of American Theatre Magazine Returns This Fall

Posted on 6/28/2023
The beloved print edition of American Theatre magazine is returning with the October 2023 Season Preview issue!