Common to all the writing of this quintessentially English playwright, under-exposed in the U.S., is a reluctance to take people, or situations, at face value.
The theatre is not a courtroom, a distinguished critic argues, and should have nobler ambitions than dispensing guilt and blame.
A visit with the Connecticut theatre’s long-standing management couple, and an update on hirings and departures nationwide.
British playwright Arnold Wesker’s new play about gender relations opens at Chicago’s Northlight Theatre.
A generative politics, wedding activism by both citizens and the state, has as strong role for the nation’s nonprofit sector.
A review of a new collection of essays about theatre architecture.
As the planet burns, what can art do that activism can’t? Perhaps, as the work of 3 path-breaking companies attests, that’s a false choice. Plus: a to-do list for green theatre, and sketches toward an eco-canon.
A new adaptation of ‘McTeague’ is more about longing than greed.
In directing ‘Hamlet’ and ‘The Seagull’ in repertory at American Repertory Theatre, Ron Daniels finds parallels and contrasts that illuminate both works.
A new bill remedies problems with the 1990 Immigration Act.