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Greater Tuna at Unity Theatre

Greater Tuna
By Jaston Williams, Joe Sears, Ed Howard

EXTENDED ONE ADDITIONAL WEEK!

Now through October 24, 2010


Come on out and meet the neighbors: Arles Struvie, Thurston Wheelis, Aunt Pearl, Petey Fisk, Phineas Blye, the Rev. Spikes, and a host of others. They’re all from Tuna, the “third smallest town” in Texas, and they’re all part of the fun in the most successful show from the Lone Star State....
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Veanne Cox - Tony Nominated and Obie Award winning Actress - at DiverseWorks for 2 more shows!

Tony nominated and Obie Award winning actress Veanne Cox stars in Ain Gordon's "A Disaster Begins" at DiverseWorks Friday and Saturday Oct 2 & 3, 8pm. All tickets: PAY WHAT YOU WANT! no late seating.

Cox -who has appeared on Broadway in "Caroline, or Change," "The Dinner Party," "Company" (Tony, Drama Desk nominations);
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53rd Annual Drama Desk Nominees

2008 Drama Desk Award Nominees

Nominations for the 53rd Annual Drama Desk Awards were announced at the New York Friars Club by Bebe Neuwirth and Len Cariou, multi-award winning stage, screen and television stars. They were joined for the announcement by William Wolf, Drama Desk President, Barbara Siegel, Chairperson of the Drama Desk Nominating Committee, Robert Blume, Executive Producer of the Drama Desk Awards, and Randie Levine-Miller, Director of Special Events for the Drama Desk...

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Theatre Port and Houston mentioned in national publication!


Online site attracts a closer look at Houston Theater

Many of you may be familiar with Backstage and Backstage West. One of the largest industry publications on either coast for jobs , tips and advice for theatre professionals.

Well you can imagine our surprise when we were tipped off that Thatreport got mentioned this past year in the
“Backstage guide to working in Regional Theater”

Helping to bring Houston attention on the national level has always been a goal of ours. We hope people continue to develop a sense of pride in their work and the community they are a part of. Pay close attention to how quickly our community is growing and and support each other.

The Book Features a quick spotlight on Houston-and a 'shout out' to our community. This nod to Houston and Theatre Port is covered in the books city by city summary section and is sampled below ...
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Tony Awards Announces Nominations

2007 Tony Award Nominations

May 15, 2007


Nominations in 25 competitive categories for the American Theatre Wing’s 61st Annual Antoinette Perry “Tony” Awards® were announced today by Broadway stars Jane Krakowski and Taye Diggs at the Tony Award Nominations Announcement sponsored by IBM. The nominees were selected by an independent committee of 23 theatre professionals appointed by the Tony Awards Administration Committee. The 2007 Tony Awards are presented by the League of American Theatres and Producers and the American Theatre Wing...
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Americans for the Arts Responds to President Bush's Proposed NEA Increase

Americans for the Arts Responds to the Administration's FY 2008 Arts and Culture Funding Recommendations

February 2007


Americans for the Arts President and CEO Robert L. Lynch gave the following statement on the release of the president’s budget for FY 2008:

“For the first time in three years, President Bush initiated a proposed increase in funds for the National Endowment for the Arts (NEA). If approved, the president’s $4 million funding increase would grow the NEA budget from $124.4 million to $128.4 million, which is a step in the right direction. However, Americans for the Arts calls on Congress to restore full funding to the NEA at its FY 1992 level of $176 million...
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