Playwrights Horizons’s outgoing artistic director has always programmed the plays he’d like to see, and sometimes plays his subscribers don’t.
The festival will feature readings of 8 new works for young audiences.
The season will kick off with a benefit performance of the Olivier-winning ‘Return to the Forbidden Planet’.
Playwright Tanya Barfield will succeed Norman as the co-director, with David Lindsay-Abaire, of the Lila Acheson Wallace American Playwrights Program.
New theatres may be going up in many U.S. cities, but flexibility and smaller seating make this boomlet different from the construction craze of the 1990s.
The festival, which has developed works by Dominique Morisseau and Larissa FastHorse, will feature five new works.
After 23 years at the Off Broadway new-play company, Sanford will pass the baton to longtime associate a.d. Adam Greenfield.
Though Broadway has pulled her back for Adam Rapp’s ‘The Sound Inside’ and Paula Vogel’s ‘How I Learned to Drive,’ she’s thinking of quitting the stage.
The season will feature readings of works by Majkin Holmquist, Jessica Huang, and Keelay Gipson.
The artists will develop new works throughout the 2019-20 season.