The designer and restorer of some of his city’s most iconic theatre spaces was something of a New York icon himself.
An uncompromising artist and an exacting mentor, the poet/playwright gave back to generations of writers.
Even after New York’s Puerto Rican Traveling Theater found a permanent home, its tireless founder never rested in her passionate artistry and advocacy.
He was most alive in the rehearsal room, where his passions ran strongest and his leadership took root.
The Colorado Springs theatre maker left a mark on everyone he came across on stage and off.
In his teaching and his work, he pressed all theatre workers to develop their own ideal theatre. But none could match his.
Thanks to rigorous planning and impeccable timing, no one ever looked bad in a Martha Swope photo.
It’s small comfort, but in many ways this late actor/herbalist/yoga teacher gave us tools to deal with our wrenching loss.
Like Bob Dylan’s songs, Fo’s plays gave voice to his times and continue to live most fully in the moment of performance.
PlayMakers’ communications director had both particular tastes and a welcoming curiosity.