August 27, 2021: What TheaterMakers Are Talking About This Week

Here’s what TheaterMakers were talking about this week . . .


1 – Jeremy O. Harris Commission

Life imitates art imitates life imitates . . . you get the idea. And in this case, real life imitates TV life, with The Public announcing its commission of Jeremy O. Harris’s work The Bloody and Lamentable Tale of Aaron after its ‘debut’ on this season of the Gossip Girl reboot. 

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2 – Harmony Will Have NYC Debut This Spring

Thrilled that NYTF has announced new dates for Harmony and honored to be helping bring this important piece by Barry Manilow and Bruce Sussman to NY. See you all at the theater!

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3 – New Deal for Broadway

It’s A New Deal! Read all about it below. And thank you to Black Theatre United and all those who sat down to determine the best way to move forward to a better Broadway. It takes us all to do our part.


4 – Places, Please Short Film

Bravo to Danny Burstein, Krysta Rodriguez, and the Places, Please team for creating such a timely piece of art for this community. I cannot wait to see the finished film! Watch the full trailer below. 


5 – NY TV Production Back to Pre-pandemic Levels

TV production is once again roaring throughout NYC thanks to safety guidelines and mandates set by the industry. Can’t wait for live theater to be included in this headline . . . soon!

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Fun on a Friday: 

We’re officially less than one month away (!!) from the highly anticipated Tony Awards. Watch the 2019 opening number to get excited!

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