February recalls the premieres of 2 groundbreaking Black musicals on Broadway, the contentious beginnings of English theatre in the Big Easy, and a little company that could in Pennsylvania.
Lisa Loomer’s play about the historic decision arrives at 2 theatres in a state that’s once again on the front lines of the reproductive rights battle.
The inaugural Incubator program members include 9 organizations and 2 artists.
The festival will present BCF @ CSUEB at the Cal State East Bay University Theater on Feb. 11 and New Voices/New Works at Dance Mission Theater on Feb. 25 and 26 at 7:30 p.m.
The award comes with a $10,000 prize and an accompanying $10,000 Jay Harris Commission for a new play, to be read at the festival this summer.
The awards ceremony will be available to stream on Broadway On Demand.
She joins Classic Stage Company after years as managing director of the new-play-focused Page 73.
A forgotten chapter of mid-20th-century theatre history is about to be restored, as ‘The Sign in Sidney Brustein’s Window’ is restaged in Seattle and Brooklyn.
Lorraine Hansberry’s long-awaited sophomore effort was greeted coolly, even confusedly, in 1964, but ambivalence—about art, activism, and their fraught intersection—has always been in the play’s DNA.
For her first stage role in a while, the ‘Mrs. Maisel’ actor is ready to embrace the role of another imperfect but lovable woman performer in a rocky marriage.