Above and beyond union efforts, some U.S. theatres are making better compensation a central mission.
The South depicted by an emerging group of playwrights is complicated and diverse, and there’s not a mint julep in sight.
From Martha Clarke at Signature Theatre to Third Rail Projects at the Denver Center, resident theatres are partnering with dance-theatre companies to create genre-bending bodies of work.
Eleanor Burgess’s ‘Start Down’ is the latest entry in the Alliance Theatre’s new-play incubator for MFA students.
Playwright Pearl Cleage, for whom tales of the Harlem Renaissance were childhood bedtime stories, reflects on her 1995 period piece.