The Chicago adapter/director seems like a natural choice to turn the beloved ‘Jungle Book’ into a stage musical, but that doesn’t mean it’s been easy.
The solo show is staged at the American University of Iraq-Sulaimani.
‘The Billingsgate Project’ interweaves real history and contemporary speculation
Two seasons ago, he seemed to be everywhere at once, including Broadway. Now he’s gearing up for more multi-city flights.
The Chicago sound designer/composer talks about the Hypocrites, and about a new folk musical with a jazz flavor.
Forget jukebox shows and rock stars; the American musical looks and sounds more like a jam session between indie bands and theatre artists.
Contemporary Russian theatre reflects a divisive political moment with rage, irony and low-fuss experimentation.
In the midst of publishing two definitive books about his lyrics, the musical theatre master ponders his accomplishments, his way of working, and the form and future of the American musical.
How the many facets of one theatre artist—adaptor, actor, artistic director—have forged a major playwriting voice.