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.
The history of Othello in the U.S. tells a story of race, erasure, and reclamation.
From a fire at the Richmond Theatre in Virginia to the birth of Puerto Rican theatre in New York City, December was a memorable month for theatre.
From the first performances of Baltimore’s Vagabond Players, L.A.’s Teatro Principal, and NYC’s Roundabout to designer Tharon Musser’s Broadway debut, November was a memorable month for theatre.