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Howard Sherman

Howard Sherman is director of the Arts Integrity Initiative at The New School College of Performing Arts and interim director of the Alliance for Inclusion in the Arts. He has held executive and staff positions at the American Theatre Wing, the Eugene O’Neill Theater Center, Geva Theater, Goodspeed Musicals and Hartford Stage, among others. He is the New York correspondent for The Stage newspaper in London and his freelance writing has appeared in American Theatre, Dramatics and The Guardian. He blogs at hesherman.com and tweets as @HESherman.

When It Comes To Accessibility At Theatres, There Is A Law
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When It Comes To Accessibility At Theatres, There Is A Law

4 April 2016

Howard Sherman writes about the responsibility theatres have to comply with the Americans with Disabilities Act.

What's Wrong With Canadian Plays?
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What's Wrong With Canadian Plays?

30 June 2012

Howard Sherman poses a perplexing question: where are all the Canadian plays, and why are we Americans so hesitant to produce them?

The cover of Stand Up Tragedy, a play by Bill Cain. The title of the play is etched into the bottom of a shoe.
When New Plays Get Old
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When New Plays Get Old

1 December 2011

"I keep thinking about these orphaned plays, which were in fact once loved. Where do they fit in the new play lifecycle of American Theater?"