Like a cocktail with your classics? Troupes are attracting new audiences by mixing sauce with Shakespeare—and even some purists would like another round.
Many new-play programs pay for plays get written and developed. How about one that sets aside money for future productions?
From sewing to sketching, focusing to carpentry, the technical work of theatre can be as creative as it is practical. The best schools know there’s no substitute for on-the-job training.
Quiara Alegria Hudes discusses her new trilogy of plays, “Elliot, A Soldier’s Fugue” (a Pulitzer Prize finalist), “Water By the Spoonful” (a Pulitzer winner) and “The Happiest Song Plays Last”.
She is the cofounder and leader of Clubbed Thumb, the Off-Off Broadway company that produces innovative plays with a personal touch.
Fashion was her first love. Film brought her fame. But theatre is the home to which she keeps returning.
A 24-hour play festival unites playwrights with young people.
A new script’s path from playwright’s head to design shop is paved with a-ha (and uh-oh) moments.