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.
From the arrest of San Francisco Mime Troupe members to the beginnings of the Northwest Asian American Theater, March was a noteworthy month for theatre.
From the birth of the Little Theatre movement and the Native American Theatre Ensemble to the death of Bert Williams, February was filled with notable moments in theatre history.
To reach a wide audience with her ideas, the author of ‘The Little Foxes’ and ‘Watch on the Rhine’ often resorted to lurid gimmicks. It worked for a time.
From ACT’s San Francisco move to the premieres of ‘Finian’s Rainbow’ and ‘Forbidden Broadway,’ January was hardly a chilly month for theatre.