Stephen King and John Mellencamp, with a huge assist from T-Bone Burnett, created this original horror musical ‘Ghost Brothers of Darkland County’ at the Alliance Theatre in 2012; it’s now hitting the road for a national tour.
Georgia Shakespeare cofounder Richard Garner opens up about the factors that led to the closure of his theatre.
Among the names dropped in Terrence McNally’s ‘It’s Only a Play,’ currently on Broadway, are some of the theatre’s finest writers.
“It’s the bitch of living.” Except not really. In this episode of Offscript, we talk to arts reporter Linda Buchwald about “Spring Awakening” at Deaf West Theatre, which uses deaf actors and sign language to add a new dimension to the Duncan Sheik/Steven Sater musical about teenage desires in 19th-century Germany. Plus our editors argue over gender parity and the politics of representation.
Run by lighting designer Andrew Hungerford, Know Theatre is nimble and new-play-oriented.
Marian Seldes shared her wisdom with readers over the years; here a few of the best bits.
Tony Kushner talks with John Lahr about his new biography of Tennessee Williams, and what the playwright’s declining later years say about his art—and about America.
The Austin-based ensemble brings their latest show ‘Stop Hitting Yourself,’ inspired by the provocative novelist, to Lincoln Center Theater.
Two books celebrate an undersung directorial genius, while two others look at a path-finding lyricist and a seminal show.
A Texas playwright takes on an iconic Texas politician in ‘All the Way’ and ‘The Great Society,’ and finds a figure of Shakespearean—i.e., tragic—proportions.