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Meet the Playwright: Terry Teachout

Terry Teachout

 

HOMETOWN:

Cape Girardeau, Missouri
 

CURRENT RESIDENCE:

New York City
 

EDUCATION:

BS in Music & Journalism from William Jewell College
 

PREVIOUS PRODUCTIONS AT THE ALLEY:

Alley Theatre Debut
 

OTHER CREDITS:

Teachout is the drama critic of The Wall Street Journal
Books: A Brief Life of George Balanchine, The Skeptic: A Life of H. L. Mencken, Pops: A Life of Louis Armstrong, Duke: A Life of Duke Ellington, A Terry Teachout Reader
Theatre: Billy and Me
 

INTERESTING FACT:

Teachout is a recipient of the $250,000 Bradley prize for people whose accomplishments “strengthen American democratic capitalism and instututions.” Teachout is the first arts critic or playwright to ever receive this award.
Satchmo at the Waldorf

tour de force performance

SATCHMO AT THE WALDORF

February 24 - March 18, 2018
Hubbard Theatre

A moving portrait of Louis Armstrong that looks into the mind of an American musical genius and the man behind the legend.