Lisa Loomer’s “Living Out,” which premiers at the Gala Hispanic Theatre, utilizes supertitles to reach a wider audience.
AMERICAN THEATRE looks back on the 38th annual Humana Festival of New American Plays, which featured new plays by Kimber Lee, Lucas Hnath and Branden Jacobs-Jenkins. AMERICAN THEATRE’s senior editor Rob Weinert-Kendt sat down over Skype for a podcast conversation with two theatre critics: Erin Keane—arts reporter and theatre critic from Louisville’s NPR station WFPL—and Bill Hirschman, editor and critic of Florida Theater On Stage. They discussed the festival’s offerings, if art for art’s sake is a good idea and the critic’s obligation to the playwright.
In an interview moderated by American Theatre’s Rob Weinert-Kendt, James Lapine, Santino Fontana, and Tony Shalhoub discuss their show ‘Act One,’ based on the memoir of Moss Hart.
A brief look at theatre news across the country for the month of April.
The new play by Dwayne Blackaller and Matthew Cameron Clark questions what it means to be human.
Nationwide theatre news for March 2014, from Los Angeles to North Carolina.
In the background of his new play: the island of Cuba, and a rejected ship full of refugees from Nazi Germany.
Playwrights discuss writing about Wonder Woman and Superman, and comic-book history.
How Oregon Shakes is using coproductions to help create a body of American history plays.
American Theatre sat down with the Hollywood leading lady to discuss performing, music and her career.