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The SDC Directing Green Symposium

On Monday October 1, the BGA co-hosted a panel with the Stage Directors and Choreographers Foundation (SDCF) on “Directing Green,” to explore creating a set of recommendations for directors to use to include sustainability in every new production. This would be board-appro
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Refill NOT Landfill at The Broward Center

Here’s an ironic fact to wet your whistle – Water bottles buried in landfills can take up to 1000 years to biodegrade, all the while leaking toxic additives such as phthalates into the groundwater.   Jill Kratish of The Broward Center for the Performing Arts is doing her part – O
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The Alchemist of Upcycling

Throughout the world, audiences of a certain age and persuasion may recall the wild participatory antics that went along with the legendary midnight showings of the camp/cult movie classic, The Rocky Horror Picture Show. At San Diego’s legendary Old Globe Theatre this month, aud
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Battery-Powered Connections

The Broadway Green Alliance and its partner organization, the UK-based Julie’s Bicycle, mutually recognize the importance of sharing educational resources, best practices, and industry tips for encouraging sustainability. One recent example of our across-the-pond sharing is the
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Julie’s Bicycle Has Success in Sustainability

While the Broadway Green Alliance works to make the Great White Way a greener place, across the pond Julie’s Bicycle, a UK organization focused on environment sustainability in the creative industries, is making great strides in making theatre in the United Kingdom more sustaina
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Working Toward A Greener Road

  This May’s Spring Road Conference included a discussion on action that road presenters and touring shows are taking to reduce the environmental impact of the road. Jennifer Hershey of Jujamcyn Theaters explained the energy reduction and recycling efforts that the BGA has spearh
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Broadway’s Green(er) Marquee Lights

November signaled the one-year mark since Mayor Michael Bloomberg joined forces with the Broadway League to announce the launch of “Broadway Goes Green”, now the Broadway Green Alliance (BGA). Using data collected from facility directors, stage managers and BGA Green Capta
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One Year Anniversary Report

One year after Mayor Michael Bloomberg joined forces with the Broadway League to announce the launch of Broadway Goes Green, the Broadway Green Alliance (BGA) is pleased to report the actions taken by its members. With the leadership of six committees, the Alliance is working to educa
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Greening The 63rd Annual Tony Awards

The 2009 Tony Awards made majors strides in becoming more environmentally friendly. “Building on progress the Broadway Green Alliance has made over the past year, we are pleased to take the first important steps to  make the Tony Awards greener,” said Charlie Deull, BGA Co-Chair. “Wit
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