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The February Dramatics explores how to write a jukebox musical, the innate compatibility of Shakespeare and hip-hop, and insider tips for maximizing your International Thespian Festival experience. Learn more.

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The March technical theatre issue of Teaching Theatre features the technical director's role, scientific principles of lighting design, and collaborative theatre safety training.
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