In adapting 3 early works by the Russian master, the English playwright met a young, passionate artist, not a distant deity.
Though best remembered for a single great family drama, in her short and brilliant life she produced other writing well worth a second look.
In a first for the British theatre giant, it has helped create a new American production of Lucy Prebble’s ‘The Effect’ at the Barrow Street Theatre.
A few farces aside, current plays in the Old Smoke offer no escape from a disturbing world.
Next season at the Chicago theatre will include new plays from Aaron Posner and Alexander Zeldin, a world premiere from Doug Hara, and the return of ‘Moby Dick.’
For his 35th Shakespeare, ‘Pericles,’ director Trevor Nunn decided to make it in America, at Theatre for a New Audience.
Ten female playwrights from the U.S. and the U.K. are nominated, with the winner to be announced Feb. 22.
Theatre is an inherently local medium, but two new PBS programs hope to reach new audiences with plays where they live.
A theatre in a tropical climate where year-round residents and snowbirds flock together is producing its first contemporary play by a local playwright.
They have little in common but their country of origin, but the former director of the National and the founder of Theatre Workshop are British leaders to be reckoned with.