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DOUBLE-BOOKED, a party in conjunction with Theatre Communications Group and NoPassport Press, to celebrate the publication of two new books by Todd London, Artistic Director of New Dramatists: An Ideal Theater: Founding Visions for a New American Art (TCG) and The Importance of Staying Earnest: Writings from Inside the American Theatre, 1988-2013 (NoPassport).

January 13, 2014

Beyond the Culture Wars: A Conversation

Playwright J.T. Rogers and economist Eric Helland have been friends since childhood. Rogers, the author of Blood and Gifts, The Overwhelming and other plays, and Helland, a professor of economics at Claremont McKenna College in Los Angeles and a former adviser to the White House under President George W. Bush, found themselves, as they grew to adulthood, engaged in raging political disagreements. One ongoing argument concerns the propriety and the efficacy of public funding for the arts. On more than one occasion, Rogers and Helland have been asked to share their well-reasoned disagreements with an audience. The latest such event was an early-August session at New Dramatists, organized by American Theatre magazine and dubbed by the speakers “Beyond the Culture Wars: Arts Funding in America, Part 2.”  Read More

September 24, 2013

TCG Books Releases "An Ideal Theater" Edited by Todd London

Theatre Communications Group (TCG) has announced the publication of An Ideal Theater: Founding Visions for a New American Art, a wide-ranging, inspiring documentary history of the American theatre movement as told by the visionaries who goaded it into being. The anthology collects over forty essays, manifestos, letters and speeches that are each introduced and placed in historical context by New Dramatists Artistic Director Todd London, who spent nearly a decade assembling the collection.  Read More

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