For the first time on the show, the Friends leave New York City, and travel to the Fisher Center at Bard College and Hudson Valley Shakespeare Festival, with guests Erin Markey and Robyn Kerr. Conclusion: The Friends need to get out more.
The Oregon theatre will produce works by Charlie O’Neill, Lisa Tierney-Keogh, and Sonya Kelly.
Among the honorees are Tearrance Arvelle Chisholm, who was recognized for political theatre, as well as Collaboration Fund recipients and producers in residence.
The TYA presenter, noting a dearth of U.S.-made work, has taken the initiative to nurture new shows and set them on their way, sometimes to its own stage.
After a $74-million capital campaign, the playhouse will open in Downtown Pittsburgh, and provide performance spaces for both professional and student productions.
The festival of new work includes an immersive opera and a work about George Junius Stinney, Jr., the youngest person to be executed in America.
Magda Romanska received the Elliot Hayes Award and Kate Langsdorf the Dramaturgy Driven Grant.
The company’s 62nd season will feature two world premieres and two Midwest premieres.
Brian James Polak interviews the author of ‘Teenage Dick’ about disabled representation onstage, and also about writing ‘structure-less joke-fests.’
‘Our Town’ is not wasted on the young, and fatness onstage should be embraced in all its implications.