The work of writers like Jackie Sibblies Drury, Annie Baker, and Branden Jacobs-Jenkins is riveting in the theatre, but the rewards of close reading shouldn’t be ignored.
Poised between a troubled but familiar past and the uncertain promise of a transformed future, is it any wonder we’re having trouble with the next act of our lives?
The attacks on the World Trade Center hit close to home, and it was a Broadway cast reunion concert that pointed the way back to life.
A leading maker of plays for young people thinks of good storytelling as an alert, wakeful, but necessarily uncertain journey through the unknown.
Why we need resilience services as much as we need fight choreography.
An Irish director hails the ensemble ethic and sharp focus of U.S. resident theatres, which compare favorably to any he’s worked with around the world.
When Mac Rogers and I met our playwriting hero, Wallace Shawn, we were honored—and confronted anew with his devastating plays.
My time at this storied Florida retreat was both relaxing and productive—and I was ready for the bugs this time.
In anatomizing the categories of things he’s collected over the decades, a playwright explores and suggests their dramaturgical possibilities.
After 25 years in the regional theatre, I’m done with the silence about the classism, sexism, and abuse I’ve experienced.