From Anna Cora Mowatt to James Baldwin, from ‘Children of a Lesser God’ to LMDA, March has had a plethora of theatrical milestones.
From the death of pioneering dramatist Martha Morton to Virginia Stage’s blizzard-ridden opening, February has been a significant month.
From the birth of Barrymore ancestor Louisa Lane to an honor for Maya drama ‘Rabinal Achí,’ January started the year with a range of theatrical milestones.
From the beginnings of companies around the U.S. to the first AIDS Day With(out) Art and an August Wilson premiere, December has included a variety of theatrical milestones.
From the birth of William Wells Brown and Ellen Stewart to the beginnings of Memphis’s Playhouse on the Square and McNally’s ‘Love! Valour! Compassion!,’ December was a noteworthy month.
From the birth of James Allen Bland and Victory Gardens to landmark premieres for Mary Martin and Erik Ehn, October has been a momentous month for theatre.
From the Broadway debuts of Shaw and female impersonator Julian Eltinge to Dell’Arte’s move to Blue Lake and the beginnings of Chicago Dramatists, September has been a big month for theatre.
From the birth of playwright Bill Gunn to the beginnings of Odyssey Theatre Ensemble, Pittsburgh Public Theater, and Valley Youth Theatre, July has been a hot month for theatre.
From the end of the Federal Theatre Project to the Utah Shakespeare Festival’s first indoor space and a Tonys milestone for Phylicia Rashad, June has been a significant month for theatre.
From landmark productions of O’Neill, Charles Gordone, Wole Soyinka, and Deborah Rogin to the opening of Michigan’s Farmers Alley Theatre, May has been an eventful month.