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.
An enthusiast marked by youthful vigor and guilelessness, the Taper founder made great theatre in L.A. because he cared. He made us care too.
He made everything he directed an event, marrying youthful confidence with learned humility.
Lured to L.A. at the beginning of the regional theatre movement, he stayed and changed both.