From the Broadway debut of ‘Hello, Dolly!’ to the first performances of Steppenwolf and the Burt Reynolds Dinner Theatre, January was hardly a cold month for theatre.
From the deadliest theatre fire in U.S. history to a young Tennessee Williams’s fateful move to New Orleans, December was a momentous month.
From the first remote-controlled light board to the founding of the Alley Theatre, November has been a notable month in theatre.
From Jane Addams’s co-founding of Chicago’s Hull House to Jane Alexander as a fictional first female Supreme Court justice, October has been a notable month for theatre.
From Sophie Treadwell to David Mamet, from D.C.’s Kennedy Center to St. Paul’s History Theatre, September was a busy month for theatre.
From a sham buffalo hunt organized by P.T. Barnum to a stage production featuring Edison’s electric lights, August was a month of theatre to remember.
From the opening of new theatres in L.A. and in the Great Smoky Mountains to the start of Tim Dang’s tenure at East West Players, July was a noteworthy month for theatre.
From the beginnings of Interlochen and the Ohio summer tradition ‘Tecumseh!’ to Deaf West’s Broadway debut, summer was off to a hot start with these June milestones.
From a 19th-century play about the African-American experience to Pulitzer winners ‘Angels in America’ and ‘I Am My Own Wife,’ May was a memorable month for theatre.
From African-American Shakespeareans to Federal Theatre Project infotainment about syphilis, April was an eventful month in the theatre.