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27 May, 2020

Artist at Home: Melisa Pereyra

Artist at Home: Melisa Pereyra
Core Company Actor Melisa Pereyra shares her favorite comfort food with us in this new video, with a cameo appearance by her roommate. Watch the video here.
18 May, 2020

American Players Theatre's 2020 season succumbs to COVID-19 pandemic

American Players Theatre's 2020 season succumbs to COVID-19 pandemic
American Players Theatre has canceled its 2020 season due to the COVID-19 pandemic. “It’s the only responsible thing to do right now,” said Brenda DeVita, APT’s artistic director. “We just can’t put people at risk. But everyone’s gone through their own version of loss right now. So we will rise above and we will come through this.”
18 May, 2020

Summer of our discontent

Summer of our discontent
American Players Theatre makes “excruciating decision” to pull the plug on 2020 season.
12 May, 2020

Shop Talk: APT Costume Shop Staff Builds Respirators for UW Health

As we mentioned a few weeks ago, APT's Costume Director Scott Rött and his staff have been sewing masks in the costume shop for folks in need. That service has expanded, and now they're creating hoods and masks for respirators for UW Health to keep essential workers safe. Scott will tell you more about it in this new Q&A.
28 April, 2020

Shop Talk: Wig & Makeup Director Becky Scott

Wig & Makeup Director Becky Scott took some time to chat with APT about her work, her interests and her newest co-worker, Penelope (you can see more of Penelope in the video, below). 
24 April, 2020

A Zoom with a view: Madison filmmakers and APT actors make movie via teleconference

A Zoom with a view: Madison filmmakers and APT actors make movie via teleconference
By Rob Thomas, The Capital Times. 
24 April, 2020

American Players Theatre goes digital with film ‘Talk to Me: Love in the Time of COVID’

American Players Theatre goes digital with film ‘Talk to Me: Love in the Time of COVID’
By Aaron R. Conklin, Madison Magazine
5 April, 2020

Parent, performer - it's a tricky dual role

Parent, performer - it's a tricky dual role
APT Actor Tracy Michelle Arnold, along with other actors around the country, discuss how they're on balancing family and art while remaining at home.
19 December, 2019

What a long, strange year it’s been

What a long, strange year it’s been
By Gwendolyn Rice, Isthmus, December 19, 2019
30 October, 2019

APT's Core Company This Winter

APT's Core Company This Winter
Miss seeing your favorite APT faces during the off-season?