From the first theatre lit by electricity to the debut of ‘Streetcar,’ ‘Show Boat,’ and ‘The Great White Hope,’ December was a bountiful month in U.S. theatre history.
From the beginnings of the Alley in Houston to Pan Asian Rep in NYC and Golden Thread in San Francisco, November was filled with theatrical milestones.
From the first theatre history book to the first seasons at the Indiana Repertory Theatre and the Huntington, October was a notable month for theatre.
The birth of North America’s first professional troupe, the collapse of Zero Mostel, controversies, mergers, and more.
From the first interracially cast ‘Othello’ to the founding of our longest-running queer troupe, this was a memorable month for theatre.
From the creation of Chicago’s Goodman to a seminal show by the National Black Theatre, July was a standout month for theatrical milestones.
From the first theatre in North America to the birth of Margo Jones’s Theatre ’47 and VASTA’s first conference, June was a hot month for theatrical milestones.
From the births of lighting designer Stanley McCandless and playwright Velina Hasu Houston to August Wilson’s last play, May was a memorable month for theatre.
From the first American stage comedy to NYC’s ban on burlesque and the launch of the Mark Taper Forum, April was showered with noteworthy theatrical events.
From the arrest of San Francisco Mime Troupe members to the beginnings of the Northwest Asian American Theater, March was a noteworthy month for theatre.