From the first theatre lit by electricity to the debut of ‘Streetcar,’ ‘Show Boat,’ and ‘The Great White Hope,’ December was a bountiful month in U.S. theatre history.
Sure, theatres can find ways to spread the word without critics, but patrons still want—and deserve—disinterested reviews.
The awards will fund extra time for the development of 27 new productions across the country.
The minimalist production of Rodgers and Hammerstein’s classic brought the story to life through mime and movement.
The season will include world premieres from Lauren Yee, David Grimm, and Erica Schmidt.
Is drama dying on the Main Stem? Not if these writers (and some enterprising nonprofits) can help it.
Politically motivated leaks, intelligence community dissent—no, it’s not a Trump-era tale but a fresh look at a Bush-era scandal.
The season will include a mix of contemporary dramas and classic musicals.
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.
The program will commission and develop over 25 original plays and musicals about politics.