New works by Samuel D. Hunter and by Jeanine Tesori and David Lindsay-Abaire were named best play and best musical of 2021-22.
An intimate theatre with a focus on new plays and local stories, its season ends with the return of local star Terry Burrell as ‘Lady Day.’
Inspired by the story of a DREAMer from Arizona, a new musical makes a humanizing case for the undocument immigrants whose rights he now advocates for.
For this episode we talk to playwright Karen Hartman, who currently has 3 plays making NYC premieres in 59E59’s first VOLT Festival.
From Edwin Booth’s Richard III to the Federal Dance Project, from ‘Fefu and Her Friends’ to Odd Fellows Hall, this month featured some remarkable characters.
Each award comes with a $75,000 prize and a residency at California Institute of the Arts.
New England theatremakers Aaron Jafferis, Articine, Bess Welden, Sam Plattus, and creative team Gail Burton and Josie Bray have been awarded grants to support their work.
The year-long residency will provide her with the resources and space to develop her new play ‘The Kit: Made by Martha.’
The new 3-year program will support writers, directors, designers, choreographers, and other generative artists in the creation of new works with a connection to the D.C. area.
The theatre’s development and communications director will step into the job previously held by Amy Zimerman.