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.

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    Remembering Dr. Coleman A. Jennings (1933-2020)

  • Feature 09.23.20

    TYA in 2020 Reaching Young Audiences and Rededicating to Mission in the Face of Emergency

  • Field News 08.03.20

    Khalia Davis Joins Bay Area Children’s Theatre as Artistic Director

  • Field News 06.15.20

    Announcing FREE PLAY: Open Source Scripts Toward an Antiracist Tomorrow

  • Artist Q & A 02.27.20

    TYA New Work Spotlight: THE FRE In Conversation with Taylor Mac and Niegel Smith

  • Artist Q & A 02.19.20



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
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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