From ‘Our Town’ in the town that inspired it and the world’s first air-conditioned theatre to work by Rose McClendon and Spiderwoman Theater, June has been a hot month for theatre.
The celebrated director of ‘Hair,’ Great Lakes Theater AD, and UNCSA dean taught his students invaluable lessons that apply equally to theatre and to life itself.
The Bay Area-based producer joins Bill Rauch and Leslie Koch on the team of the new complex at the World Trade Center.
From the first Black character on a U.S. stage and a fire at NYC’s Park Theatre to the birth of the Guthrie in Minneapolis and a protest in D.C., May has been a notable month for theatre.
Christina Baldwin will serve as the Jungle Theater’s interim artistic director, and Robin Gillette is the Minneapolis company’s new managing director.
From Broadway’s first three-act play by a Black writer to the beginning of TheatreWorks Silicon Valley and August Wilson’s second Pulitzer, past Aprils included an array of theatrical milestones.
The acclaimed dramatist was a generous, kind, humble, and beautiful soul whose youthful excitement for theatre lasted throughout his lengthy career.
A guide compiled by Parent Artist Advocacy League for Performing Arts + Media.
In 1918 an outbreak of influenza killed millions and shuttered U.S. theatres—and then one day it was gone.
From Anna Cora Mowatt to James Baldwin, from ‘Children of a Lesser God’ to LMDA, March has had a plethora of theatrical milestones.