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International #lovetheatre Day!

We are so excited to be participating in International #lovetheatre Day with @twitterUK. Follow us all day on Wednesday, November 19th to see what really goes on in the day in the life of Triad Stage. Every department is participating — from marketing and development to our artistic director. Click here to go to our page and join in on the fun!

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From the Director: I Don’t Like Small Plays

Dear Audience,

I don’t like small plays. The economics of making theater in America force playwrights to create smaller and smaller stories to appeal to companies consistently strapped for cash. And the end result is often a kind of sit-com theater that would be more at home on the television screen.

The classics of the theater sprawled across the stage, creating worlds of imagination with huge casts and enormous theatricality. Of course few theaters can afford the kind of cast sizes of Shakespeare or the golden age of Broadway.

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