December brought the premieres of a powerful Pulitzer-winning drama, a Yiddish play by a prolific Jewish playwright, and a docudrama about a flashpoint in U.S. history.
November looks back on some Houdini hijinks, the origins of two major regional theatres, and a First Nations-led premiere.
October recalls the extraordinary career of a 19th-century performer, the founding of both an Indianapolis institution and a West Coast bilingual theatre project, as well as the premieres of 2 very different works by queer Latinas on the East Coast.
September sees the beginnings of theatre in the U.S., the openings of major theatres on opposite coasts, a starry ‘Godspell’ reunion, and the start of a Chicago festival of Latino theatre.
August spotlights Black theatrical trailblazers, a theatre company that conquered all media, and a big theatre for little folks in the Lone Star state.
July features the founding of a few illustrious theatrical organizations, a turn on the burlesque business wheel, a Sam Shepard classic in the remaking, and a powerful advocate for Latino playwrights.
This month features audacious performers, iconic gay activists, and the establishment of important cultural institutions.
From Edwin Booth’s Richard III to the Federal Dance Project, from ‘Fefu and Her Friends’ to Odd Fellows Hall, this month featured some remarkable characters.
April has been an eventful theatre month, from Mae West’s obscenity charges to Shakespeare’s birthday to the Tony Awards ceremony.
This month features some notable births, a devastating fire, and an Indiana theatre founding.