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.
From the repeal of a Pennsylvania anti-theatre law to the premieres of ‘Oklahoma!’ and ‘M. Butterfly,’ March was a memorable month for theatre.
From the first woman in a ‘breeches’ role to the Wooster Group’s Arthur Miller acid test, February was an eventful month on U.S. stages.
From early theatre for young audiences to the creation of the Asian Multi Media Center, January’s theatrical milestones started the year with a bang.
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.