The birth of North America’s first professional troupe, the collapse of Zero Mostel, controversies, mergers, and more.
Theatre ought to grow our moral imagination in a time of crisis. How do we get there—and who is ‘we’?
Both in content and form, documentary theatre in the U.S. has always been at theatre’s cutting edge.
From the first interracially cast ‘Othello’ to the founding of our longest-running queer troupe, this was a memorable month for theatre.
From the creation of Chicago’s Goodman to a seminal show by the National Black Theatre, July was a standout month for theatrical milestones.
If her plays of the 1980s and ’90s had a singular aesthetic, here are at least 3 reasons: designers Donald Eastman, Anne Militello, and Gabriel Berry.
From the first theatre in North America to the birth of Margo Jones’s Theatre ’47 and VASTA’s first conference, June was a hot month for theatrical milestones.
From the births of lighting designer Stanley McCandless and playwright Velina Hasu Houston to August Wilson’s last play, May was a memorable month for theatre.
From the first American stage comedy to NYC’s ban on burlesque and the launch of the Mark Taper Forum, April was showered with noteworthy theatrical events.
A history of the 60-year-old initiative that brings theatre directly to the people.