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In 2014, his play 'Satchmo At The Waldorf', a one-man-two-character play about Louis Armstrong and Joe Glaser, was produced at at The Westside Theatre, directed by Gordon Edelstein and starring John Douglas Thompson.

His second play, Billy and Me, a play about the relationship between William Inge and Tennessee Williams, premiered at Palm Beach Dramaworks in West Palm Beach, Fla., on December 8, 2017.

Teachout began writing drama reviews for the Wall Street Journal in 2003 and is known for his biographies of Louis Armstrong, Duke Ellington, George Balanchine and H.L. Mencken. In 1991, Teachout published a memoir titled, "City Limits: Memories of a Small-Town Boy" recounting his upbringing in Sikeston, Missouri.

Teachout is a graduate of William Jewell College, where he studied journalism and music. Teachout began his theatrical criticism career writing reviews for the Kansas City Star, he has also earned bylines in The New York Daily News and National Review.

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Ensemble Actors Studio to Present Pittsburgh Premiere Of SECRET HOUR

Ensemble Actors Theater will debut with Jenny Stafford's play SECRET HOUR, winner of the 2021 Next Act! New Play Summit. Learn how to purchase tickets.
Photos: First Look at Sam Henderson in WaterTower Theatre's SATCHMO AT THE WALDORF

All new photos have been released from WaterTower Theatre's SATCHMO AT THE WALDORF by Terry Teachout, starring Sam Henderson, directed by Feleceia Wilson.  
SATCHMO AT THE WALDORF Comes to the WaterTower Theatre

WaterTower Theatre hasa nnounced casting and creative details for the one person play SATCHMO AT THE WALDORF by Terry Teachout, starring Sam Henderson, directed by Feleceia Wilson.  This is the third production of WaterTower’s 28th Season.
Virginia Repertory Theatre Presents Richmond Premiere of SATCHMO AT THE WALDORF

Virginia Repertory Theatre introduces a new work to the Richmond community with Satchmo at the Waldorf, running from March 1-April 7 at the November Theatre downtown.
Mint Theater Company To Stream World Premiere of BECOMES A WOMAN

Beginning Monday February 19th (from 7pm) Mint will be streaming the three-camera archival recording of the World Premiere of one of its most exciting discoveries: Becomes a Woman.
Theatre Critic Peter Marks Will Depart the Washington Post

BroadwayWorld has just learned that Peter Marks, longtime theatre critic for the Washington Post, will leave the publication at the end of the year.
Tim Daly, Daphne Rubin-Vega, Lea Delaria, and More Will Lead THE NIGHT OF THE IGUANA Off-Broadway

​​​​​​​La Femme Theatre Productions will illuminate the Off-Broadway stage this season with an evocative 21 st century production of Tennessee Williams's timeless masterpiece, The Night of the Iguana.
Tim Daly, Daphne Rubin-Vega, Lea DeLaria & More to Star in THE NIGHT OF THE IGUANA at La Femme Theatre Productions

La Femme Theatre Productions has revealed the full cast of Tennessee Williams's 'The Night of the Iguana' directed by Emily Mann.
Lantern Theater Company to Continue 30th Anniversary Season With CRUMBS FROM THE TABLE OF JOY By Lynn Nottage

Lantern Theater Company will continue its 30th anniversary season with two-time Pulitzer Prize-winner Lynn Nottage's dramatic gem, Crumbs from the Table of Joy. Learn how to purchase tickets!
First Preview of Mint Theater's PARTNERSHIP Canceled Due To Weather

The first preview of Mint Theater's American Premiere of Elizabeth Baker’s Partnership has been canceled due to weather. Performances will now begin on Sunday October 1st at 2PM.
Mint Theater's American Premiere of Elizabeth Baker's PARTNERSHIP Begins Performances Saturday

Mint Theater Company will present the American Premiere of Elizabeth Baker’s Partnership. Learn how to purchase tickets!
Charles Newell to Transition Out of His Role as Court Theatre Artistic Director in Summer 2024

After a thirty-year tenure at Court Theatre, the professional theatre of the University of Chicago, Charles Newell has decided to transition out of his role as Marilyn F. Vitale Artistic Director in June 2024.
Christiane Noll, Joshua Echebiri & More to Star in PARTNERSHIP at Mint Theater Company

Get ready for an unforgettable theatrical experience as Christiane Noll and Joshua Echebiri headline the cast of PARTNERSHIP at Mint Theater Company. Don't miss this limited engagement production.
PARTNERSHIP by Elizabeth Baker to be Presented at Mint Theater in September

Mint Theater Company will return to Theatre Row with the American Premiere of Elizabeth Baker’s Partnership, directed by Jackson Grace Gay.
Kate Hamill, John-Andrew Morrison and More Join MAN AND SUPERMAN Benefit Reading at Gingold Theatrical Group

Gingold Theatrical Group has announced that Man and Superman by George Bernard Shaw will continue their 18th season of Project Shaw. See who is starring and learn how to purchase tickets!
POTUS, 9 TO 5, and More Set For Virginia Repertory Theatre's 2023-24 Season

Virginia Repertory Theatre has announced the musicals, plays and special presentations for its 2023-2024 Signature Season at the November Theatre downtown, the Barksdale Season at Hanover Tavern, the Children’s Season at the Virginia Rep Center for Arts and Education as well as the Theatre Gym studio space.
CLYDE'S, WHAT THE CONSTITUTION MEANS TO ME, and More Set For The Syracuse Stage 50th Anniversary Season

The 2023/2024 six-production season runs Sept. 13, 2023, to May 19, 2024, and features What the Constitution Means to Me, Thunder Knocking on The Door, A Christmas Carol, Clyde's and Agatha Christie's Murder on the Orient Express.
A CHRISTMAS CAROL, THE COMEDY OF ERRORS & More Set for Lantern Theater Company 30th Anniversary Season

 Lantern Theater Company has announced its upcoming 2023/24 season, which will mark the company’s 30th anniversary of bringing great stories from great writers to Philadelphia and beyond.
Last Chance to See the World Premiere of BECOMES A WOMAN at Mint Theater Company

Mint Theater Company has returned to New York City Center Stage II with the World Premiere of one of its most exciting discoveries ever: Becomes a Woman.

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