May/June 2014 Table of Contents

THE INTERNATIONAL ISSUE: THREE SCENES IN AFRICA

Cairo Nights
By Joseph Fahim
In post-revolutionary Egypt, a theater culture beset by crisis and censorship continues to search for its identity

Uganda at a Crossroads
By Sarah Cameron Sunde
Despite recent acts political acts of intolerance, the nation’s theatre artists band together to forge a more harmonious future

West African Remix: Tracks of Change in Dakar
By Nicole Hodges Persley
How hip-hop in Senegal sparked a revolution–social, cultural, artistic and political–for the nation’s youth

Around the World
Compiled by Nick Reichert
Whether you’re traveling across the pond or across the street this summer, make sure you check out our annual listing of more than 200 theatre festivals worldwide

DEPARTMENTS:

Editor’s Note

From the Executive Director
What to Expect in San Diego

News in Brief
Plus: Entrances & Exits; Awards & Prizes, In Memoriam

Front & Center

Production Notebook
The Little Prince at Lookingglass Theatre

People
Branden Jacobs-Jenkins, by Eliza Bent
Jeanine Tesori by Suzy Evans

Currents
The Flea Theater in Manhattan expands, by Jonathan Mandell

Antecedents
A look back at the beginnings of the Eugene O’Neill Theater Center as it turns 50

Critic’s Notebook
David C. Nichols on Bill Condon’s revamped Side Show

Strategies
Peter Zazzali analyzes Kansas City Actors Theatre’s collective ethos

May/June OnStage

20 Questions
for Michael Urie

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