This passionate director, once a performer in ‘Aida,’ returns at the helm of a revised production, as well as of ‘The Wiz,’ bound for Broadway and a new generation.
Taking the baton into her own hands, the busy orchestrator founded Broadway Sinfonietta not only for her but for other women of color often denied a seat in the orchestra.
As he marks his 20th year in a show now celebrating its 25th Broadway anniversary, Mercer says that enthusiastic audiences—and a certain amount of backstage pranks—are what keep him energized.
In ‘Certain Aspects of Conflict in the Negro Family’ and ‘The Gospel Woman’ this journalist-turned-playwright recovers overlooked histories—and that work started at home.
The writer of ‘School Girls’ and ‘Goddess’ writes stories American theatres haven’t seen before but that audiences immediately recognize.
‘Try On Theater Days’ aims to upend the often exclusionary practice of college theatre auditions by allowing students and faculty to mutually assess their fit with each other and the programming.