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10 November, 2021

'The Gift of the Magi' Director's Note

'The Gift of the Magi' Director's Note
Soon, we'll begin our journey into the holiday season with The Gift of the Magi, holding its first performance in the Touchstone Theatre on November 26. Director Malkia Stampley believes "we all deserve some holiday cheer this year!" and we whole-heartedly agree. Check out her director's note for more!
29 October, 2021

"We've missed it" American Players Theatre announces big 2022 season

"We've missed it" American Players Theatre announces big 2022 season
Lindsay Christians of The Cap Times chats with Associate Artistic Director Carey Cannon and Director of Communications Sara Young about what's to come
29 October, 2021

Announcing the 2022 Season

Announcing the 2022 Season
Brenda & Friends tell us a little about what's to come next summer!
21 October, 2021

Reduced Shakespeare Company: Kate & Petruchio

Reduced Shakespeare Company: Kate & Petruchio
Alejandra Escalante (Kate) and Daniel José Molina (Petruchio) join Austin Tichenor on the Reduced Shakespeare Company podcast to talk about The Taming of the Shrew at APT! 
12 October, 2021

Director's Note: The Taming of the Shew

Director's Note: The Taming of the Shew
Shana Cooper, who adapted and directed this season's wild and theatrical production of The Taming of the Shrew on why this polarizing play remains both relevant and entertaining.
28 September, 2021

Assistant Director Jake Penner asks - and answers - Why Oedipus?

Assistant Director Jake Penner asks - and answers - Why Oedipus?
Artistic Associate and Assistant Director of Oedipus answers the perpetual (and tricky) question of "Why this play now?" 
22 September, 2021

Q&A: 'Oedipus' Costume Designer Daniele Tyler Mathews

Q&A: 'Oedipus' Costume Designer Daniele Tyler Mathews
Whether you've seen the play, or the production photos, or you're seeing it all right now in real time, there is no denying that the Oedipus costumes are stunning works of art. We've received so many questions and compliments, we went to costume designer Daniele Tyler Mathews for the answers. Image: Daniele Tyler Mathews' costume rendering, and Gavin Lawrence (foreground) in the sleeved, cold-plan costume. 
10 September, 2021

Oedipus Director's Notes

Oedipus Director's Notes
David Daniel, Core Company actor and director and adaptor for this production of Oedipus, shares his thoughts about the play, the humanity behind it and why its vital viewing in these times. 
8 September, 2021

Q&A with "Cymbeline" actors Colleen Madden & Melisa Pereyra

Q&A with "Cymbeline" actors Colleen Madden & Melisa Pereyra
Cymbeline actors Colleen Madden (Posthumus/Cloten) and Melisa Pereyra (Imogen) answered some questions about what it was like working on this adaptation, and with this amazing group of women. Get the As to all of your most pressing Cymbeline Qs on APT's News section.
8 September, 2021

Q&A with "Cymbeline" co-adaptor Sara Becker

Q&A with "Cymbeline" co-adaptor Sara Becker
Recently, Sara Becker – APT’s Director of Voice and Text, and Dramaturg and Cymbeline co-adaptor along with director Marti Lyons – answered some questions about how they came to adapt Cymbeline and what the experience was like. Check out her answers for insights on what really goes into adapting a large Shakespearean play.