On this week’s podcast, we welcome playwright and former Marine Maurice Decaul and talk about why it’s important to tell war stories. Then the editors discuss the recent New York Times ‘Big River’ controversy.
War may feel like an abstraction to many of us, but the theatre can give its realities flesh and blood.
From the Vietnam War to Iraq, the two playwrights have each written play trilogies about war’s effect on its fighters.
‘A 24-Decade History of Popular Music’ has won the prestigious prize for its presentation of American history through a queer lens; it comes with $100,000.
What the blow-up over a Times review of ‘Big River’ says about this cultural moment—and what it may bode for the direction of criticism.
The season will be the first in the company’s new home, the Otto M. Budig Theater.
Play this month’s Caption Contest and you might win a copy of “Five Plays” by Samuel D. Hunter.
A study of a recent season in the Windy City found that women wrote just 25 percent of plays and directed 36 percent.
The Kiki & David Gindler Performing Arts Center will open in March.
The Samuel J. Friedman Heath Center for the Performing Arts will open in March.