Meet a cadre of artists and companies who put social, political and civic causes at the forefront of their work.
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The English writer and director Mike Leigh is best known in this country for his recent films Naked, Life Is Sweet and High Hopes. For 25 years, however, he has developed an extensive body of work .for stage and film, all of it created from his own method of structured improvisation. His 1979 play Ecstasy, which is being produced Off Broadway at the John Houseman Studio Theater by the New Group through May 14, under the direction of Scott Elliott, marks Leigh’s first U.S. production.…
What 3 new works by the author of ‘’night, Mother’ say about her unique career arc, and about the field in which she’s gained a tenuous but undeniable hold.