Setting Shakespeare’s tragedy in Persia isn’t just an aesthetic choice for the Iranian-American actor; it’s an existential one.
From a dramaturg in Colorado to a composer in San Francisco, here are some theatre workers to have on your radar.
In Claire Lizzimore’s new play at Atlantic, Hall has just the sort of workout she looks for: playing a woman whose life is coming apart.
The legendary Taiwanese writer/director looks back on his long career, and discusses how American theatre compares to Chinese theatre.
The star is breaking out of her familiar type in the new musical about World War II veterans.
His minimalist aesthetic seems to mesh well with the character-driven work of the composer/lyricist. Next: ‘Pacific Overtures.’
American Theater Co. of Chicago’s new artistic director looks for magic in small spaces.
How the Complicite auteur follows trains of thought to the stage, then gets whole audiences on board.
Her comical ‘King of the Yees’ is not your average family play, but then her dad isn’t your average dad.
The writer/performer’s new show at Dixon Place promises a carnival ride through a memoir’s revelations.