The American theatre as we know it didn’t just evolve organically, inevitably; it was conjured by visionaries who dreamt of a national theatre outside New York, then built it.
Let ‘American Theatre”s editor in chief introduce you to our May/June International issue.
We share more than colonial history with Central and South America; we also share theatrical traditions. But it can take a little re-exploration to map them.
Fresh critical insight on Chekhov and a new anti-realism alternate with in-depth interviews with Roche Schulfer and the creators of ‘Fun Home.’
Plays outside the theatre walls are the focus of our two main features; plays outside other theatrical traditions are the subjects of others.
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The reeling ecstasy of the troupe’s new “record album interpretation” comes via the most straightforward means imaginable.
How a bi-national production of ‘Antigone’ took shape in remote Brzezinka, where Grotowkski’s animating spirit still holds sway.
The ensemble of Cutting Ball’s ‘Antigone’ ranged widely in age and experience, but their intensive work in Brzezinka fused them into an ensemble.
Mounting and touring an acclaimed new work about the Armenian genocide, ‘Armine, Sister,’ isn’t even the biggest controversy swirling around the Polish director.