TYA Today Magazine

TYA Today is the premier publication focused exclusively on the field of Theatre for Young Audiences. Reporting on trends, current issues, and field news drawn from across the international landscape, TYA Today is committed to expanding and strengthening live performance for young people.


Field News


Most-Produced TYA Plays & Playwrights of the 2019-2020 Season

by TYA Today Staff

This year, we reviewed the season announcements from 53 theatres in the TYA/USA national membership creating performances for school and family audiences (296 productions in total) to report on the most produced plays and playwrights across the national TYA landscape.

Recent Stories

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  • Interview 10.17.19

    Announcing the 2020 TYA/USA National Festival & Conference

  • Field News 09.19.19

    Most-Produced TYA Plays & Playwrights of the 2019-2020 Season

  • Artist Q & A 09.03.19

    The Mind Behind the Monsters In Conversation with Public Works' HERCULES Puppet Designer James Ortiz

  • Field News 07.11.19

    Metro Theater Company Announces Joe Gfaller as New Managing Director

  • Field News 07.10.19

    The New Work Wave of Summer 2019 World Premieres in TYA

  • Field News 07.03.19

    Adventure Theatre MTC Announces Chil Kong as New Artistic Director


In the era of #MeToo, one thing is clear – if we take the important steps toward an equitable and safe workplace for adults, it should follow that we are taking the same steps on behalf of the children working in our theatres.

A New Standard for Working with Young Performers by Mike Lawler
  • Feature

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    Feature 05.15.19

    Owning the Story Season Selection in TYA

  • International

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    International 05.15.19

    Eye to Eye, Mind to Mind, Heart to Heart Theatre for Young Audiences in Scotland

  • Editorial

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    Editorial 03.17.19

    Breaking the System

  • Interview

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    Interview 03.03.19

    Cultivating a Community Without Borders The 2019 LTC TYA Sin Fronteras Festival and Convening

  • Investigation

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    Investigation 05.15.19

    The Role of Resident Teaching Artists in TYA Companies