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Special Section: Broadway And Beyond
Each spring, theatre observers and the national press whip themselves into a Tony-focused frenzy over the plays and musicals on offer at a handful of theatres in one tourist district of Manhattan. But is Broadway still the place where the fortunes of U.S. theatremakers are made and new repertoire minted?
This special section takes stock of trends in both straight plays and musicals that stretch beyond the Great White Way, and profile a true stage creature (and star), Laurie Metcalf.
LAURIE METCALF AND HER DOUBLE
How one of our greatest living stage actors keeps it real—even when playing a not-quite-real Hillary Clinton
DARYL ROTH: PRODUCING WITH A PURPOSE
After 30 years in the business, what one of the most powerful women in the theatre has learned along the way
BROADWAY’S NEW GOLDEN AGE?
With Hamilton and Dear Evan Hansen at its back, the American musical is thriving like never before
ALSO IN THIS ISSUE
ANTECEDENTS The tangled history of To Kill a Mockingbird onstage
CURRENTS The big changeover: all about the theatre field’s promising leadership overhaul
ENTRANCES & EXITS Interview with Emily Mann
PEOPLE Composer/playwright Michael R. Jackson’s A Strange Loop
OFFSTAGE Interview with Daveed Diggs
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Special Section: Theatre In Japan
The Land of the Rising Sun has both rich performance traditions and forward-looking cultural innovations, both deep roots and far-reaching branches. This special issue, with guest curation by international producer Cindy Sibilsky, will explore the island empire’s long theatrical past, its vibrant present, and its promising future, both locally and globally.
LAND OF THE RISING STAGE
Rooted in tradition while branching into the future, Japanese theatre is making new converts, at home and abroad
JAPANESE THEATRE, KNOW YOURSELF
Some artists are going beyond fan-driven escapism to do serious, probing work. Might this Japan’s ticket to the world?
BUGS, BOTS, AND GHOSTS
Non-human theatre both provokes and comforts in a post-Fukushima world
ALSO IN THIS ISSUE
CURRENTS How Japanese artists are staging manga and anime
PRODUCTION NOTEBOOK A 3-theatre co-production of Karen Zacarías’s
Native Gardens sparks dialogue about border disputes and neighborly conduct.
ENTRANCES & EXITS Featuring Arizona Theatre Company’s Sean Daniels
PEOPLE The post-human theatre of Chile’s Manuela Infante
IN MEMORIAM John O’Neal
ON THE SCENE Miami theatre on the rise
OFFSTAGE Interview with Russell Harvard
Special Section: Listening to Sound Design
Our annual design issue will turn up the volume on one of the most under-sung—and commonly misunderstood—branches of the design department. What exactly do sound designers do (and not do)? How do they learn to do it? And how are new innovations in technology changing the way they work? We plan to sound the depths of this topic.
ALSO IN THIS ISSUE
The battle for wireless bandwith
Harmony Helper does its part
The quiet heroes of front-of-house
Special Section: How artists make a life, if not a living, in the theatre
ANNUAL SEASON PREVIEW ISSUE: Spotlight on the nation’s
smallest theatres, from rural collectives to urban storefronts