From Beethoven to Irving Berlin, the versatile polymath has built a repertoire of solo shows about the lives and work of great musicians.
Nine adaptations of Shakespeare’s “The Tempest,” ranging from American Repertory Theater to Cornerstone Theater, that shows you don’t need to do it as a straight play, or set it in Italy, to make it magical (though you can add real magic if you’re really ambitious).
The dead of Père-Lachaise come to life in a fanciful new play at Pittsburgh Public Theater.
Formerly Making Books Sing, this New York-based company has dedicated itself to creating work by local artists, for local audiences.
The upside of data mining for theatres: the opportunity to do marketing with demonstrable ROI.
This episode of OffScript features an interview with James McNeel, managing director of Contemporary American Theatre Festival in West Virginia. He was in town/New York City for the Off-Broadway premiere of CATF’s “Uncanny Valley,” by Thomas Gibbons. Assistant editor Diep Tran talks with him about new plays and robots.
Also, the editors of AMERICAN THEATRE discuss succession of Steppenwolf Theatre in Chicago, and Suzy and Diep get into a heated debate over a “Jacuzzi.” Come on in, the water’s warm!
Artistic director Mark Clements says his 50-year-old theatre strives to stage plays that are redemptive—and reflective of a diverse and changing state.
In staging Alice Childress’s obscure 1962 play, the classical-oriented Antaeus Company is making a statement about the play’s value—and its relevance.
Sound Theatre Company, Book-It Repertory Theatre and wigmaster Joyce Degenfelder among the big winners at the annual Seattle theatre honors.
Project Shaw insists on the relevance of not only of the late dramatist’s plays but of his criticism and activism, as well.