This week, the Chicago Tribune’s Chris Jones joins the three critics to talk about ‘Hamilton’ on tour. Plus, ‘Angels in America,’ a history play or newly relevant?
Jose Solis and Diep Tran review three shows and pick which one they would pay money for. They also discuss some common pitfalls of white playwrights writing POC characters.
The season will contain five plays, including the American premiere of ‘The Night Watch’ by Sarah Waters.
This month, playwright Brian James Polak travels to Milwaukee, Wisc., to interview Catherine Trieschmann, the writer of ‘How the World Began’ and ‘One House Over.’
The British playwright will receive $25,000 and a de Kooning print.
The season will include plays by James Ijames and Anne Washburn, and a new take on Oedipus by Kate Tarker.
Each will receive $165,000.
He has experience leading Roundabout Theatre Company, Manhattan Theatre Club, and the Alley Theatre.
The slate includes a new musical by KJ Sanchez and works by Jen Silverman, Lauren Gunderson, Audrey Cefaly, and Larissa FastHorse.
The Pennsylvania theatre will present 6 works, including a remount of ‘The Laramie Project.’