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TLA President’s Remarks at ASTR/TLA Conference 2017

November 22nd, 2017 | ASTR, Awards, Book Awards, Conferences, Events, Louis Rachow Distinguished Service Award, Members, Membership, Performing Arts Resources, President's Blog, Related Organizations

November 18, 2017 Good afternoon.  It is my pleasure and privilege to serve as President of the Theatre Library Association and on behalf of TLA thank you to the ASTR Officers, Executive Committee, Conference Program Chairs, and Conference Program Committee.  I begin with a report on the activities of the American Theatre Archive Project on […]

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TLA is Happening in New York

October 7th, 2016 | Annual Business Meeting, Awards, Board Meetings, Book Awards, Events, Members

The Theatre Library Association has a cluster of exciting events taking place in New York this October.  We continue to connect performing arts scholars and practitioners to librarians and archivists through unique programming. We hope you will be able to join us for some or all of our events! Here’s the rundown: TLA Symposium: FRINGE […]

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2016 Elections are now open – cast your vote!

October 5th, 2016 | Annual Business Meeting, Awards, Book Awards, Brooks McNamara Scholarship, Elections, Events, Louis Rachow Distinguished Service Award, Members

An online ballot was sent to TLA personal and institutional members in good standing earlier this past month to vote in the 2016 Elections. Voting is open now, and will continue until 5:00 PM ET on Friday, October 14, 2016. If you are a TLA member and have not received a ballot or are experiencing […]

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Registration Still Open for TLA Fringe Festival Symposium

September 13th, 2016 | Events, Media, Members, Symposia

The TLA Symposium Planning Committee invites you to register for the upcoming event: Fringe Festivals: Live Theatre on the Edge to be held Thursday, October 13th at the Judson Memorial Church in New York City. This exciting one-day event is bringing together a mix of theatre professionals, academics, and librarian/archivists to talk about the concept […]

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Join TLA on the Fringe!

May 2nd, 2016 | ASTR, Events, Members, Symposia

The Theatre Library Association’s Symposium planning committee is pleased to announce our fourth symposium on fringe theatre taking place on October 13, 2016 at the Judson Memorial Church in New York City. This year’s theme is Fringe Festivals : Live theatre on the edge and will include a day-long event bringing together scholars, performers, archivists, […]

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Distinguished Service Award 2015 – Karen Nickeson

October 1st, 2015 | Awards, Events, Louis Rachow Distinguished Service Award, Members

The Theatre Library Association Professional Awards Committee is thrilled to announce that Karen Nickeson is the recipient of the 2015 Louis Rachow Distinguished Service in Performing Arts Librarianship Award. Karen’s exemplar career at the New York Public Library for the Performing Arts embodies the essence of distinguished service and we are proud to celebrate Karen’s accomplishments […]

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Member Spotlight: Mint Theater

June 15th, 2015 | Members

The Mint Theater is a repertory company located in New York City. Originally founded in 1992 as an actor training company, the Mint shifted its focus three years later to staging historical dramas when Jonathan Bank became its executive director. Over the past twenty years, the Mint Theater has presented forty-four so-called “neglected” plays. It […]

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TLA Member Profile: Don Wilmeth

June 15th, 2015 | Members

Don Wilmeth: TLA member for over 50 years Your authorship and editor history make you a leading figure in the theatre research field. When reviewing current research, what do you look for in new publications or new authors? Are there writing styles or particular topics that have become more popular in recent years? I have […]

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Meet Our New Webmaster — Welcome Eric Colleary!

March 13th, 2015 | Job Postings, Members, President's Blog

I am delighted to introduce Eric Colleary as TLA’s new webmaster. Eric has extensive experience working with WordPress and social media. In addition, he has been appointed Co-Chair of the Website Editorial Committee and will work with Angela Weaver to further the activities related to the website and Broadside Digest.  His interests include archives, performing arts […]

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A Conversation With James Fisher

February 13th, 2015 | Members, President's Blog

Congratulations to James Fisher on the publication of his new work entitled Historical Dictionary of American Theater: Beginnings (Historical Dictionaries of Literature and the Arts), 2015.    James, can you tell us more about the thinking behind this volume? I had previously worked on two “Historical Dictionaries” – the first, co-authored by Felicia Hardison Londré, […]

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