How a plan to teach ‘Pipeline’ and ‘School Girls’ grew into a curriculum stressing both the plays’ universality and specificity on issues of race, colorism, and inequity.
The stars alternate in the leads of Lillian Hellman’s spiky classic in Manhattan Theatre Club’s new revival.
Harold Prince has always made work that matters to him—and most often to a wide audience.
One of the world’s great Shakespearean actors reconnects with his youth on a frozen ice lake in his new play.
Three new plays aren’t giving the NFL a pass for its brain-injury crisis and macho culture.
As the leader of D.C.’s Jewish theatre, Ari Roth works to keep the dialogue going, even—or especially—when it’s contentious.
Can theatre for social change be taught? Here’s a roundup of theatre-studies programs where arts activism is on the syllabus.
Ron Shelton’s “Bull Durham” goes from a baseball movie to a baseball musical, slated to run at the Alliance Theatre and directed by Kip Fagan.
The journalist-turned-playwright explores the historic accords in a new play at Arena Stage.
In writing musicals, the playwright’s job is to build the structure, then get out of the way.