It wasn’t quite the season of our discontent, but this year’s January festivals felt a bit less binge-able than usual, despite the high points.
New York’s annual experimental theatre sampler boasts plenty of chills and frills, but the real attraction is carefully crafted mayhem.
You can’t just dip into the best, most compulsively readable book ever written about the art and sweat of making theatre (though you may skip a few parts).
There may be as many kinds of writers about theatre as there are kinds of theatre. Here’s a handy guide.
Play reading festivals come and go, but there was something electric and urgent about this year, the fest’s 7th.
There’s no shortage of exciting new writing for the stage. But are we in a Golden Age of playwriting?
Playwrights at Erik Ehn’s annual Texas retreat don’t speak for 10 days. New writing rushes into the void, along with a sense of community.
The writer/performer explains his fascination with the vintage film actress who inspired his new play at Abrons Arts Center.
The versatile and busy director talks about her devotion to both art and activism, and how she’s fused the two with Public Works.
With Under the Radar, Coil, PROTOTYPE, American Realness, Other Forces, January is festival season in New York City. So snap out of it.