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Now The National Leader, City Theatre’s Long History Championing The Short Play

For some who view two-part events on Broadway and five-hour epic tragedies as the height of the theatrical form, the 10-minute play is condescendingly tolerated as the poor relation at the arts table. But not in Miami. City Theatre, a home-grown company created by three colleagues around a kitchen table 23 years ago, has become the leading purveyor of short-form theatre in the country.

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Regional Theaters Are The Country’s Primary Incubator of New Plays – Including SoFla

Indisputably, regional theaters have been a significant wellspring for new plays reaching back 30 years. But a quickening sea change has occurred quietly but demonstrably over the past decade: Regional theaters – once reliant on warhorses and the latest New York hit — have become the primary incubator and showcase for new work in America

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Nan Barnett’s Essay on the Death of Florida Stage and the Personal Fallout

Nan Barnett, managing director of Florida Stage, has written a stunning essay for American Voices New Play Institute, revealing both the devastating and transformative effect the closure had on her life as well as the first extensive insider’s account of how it occurred.

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