The Public Theater founder’s life and legacy, traced in a documentary on PBS, may be best understood, and built upon, as part of the U.S. regional theatre movement.
The end of yet another path-breaking play development program, one with fieldwide impact and global reach, has not been properly mourned.
Every April for decades, producers, theatre mavens, and critics would gather to binge new plays at the Festival of New American Plays. But not this April.
After years of soul-searching, this summer’s LMDA conference in Philly promises to engage the whole field in a fresh, inclusive dialogue about which forms sustain us (and which don’t).
A new theatre piece based on a Claudia Rankine essay may be educational for white audiences, but for Black audiences it’s merely relatable.
An excerpt from a new collection of micro-plays.
Amid health and climate crises, a new-works program takes Latine writers to their ancestral homes to inspire hope and healing.
Why the Georgia High School Musical Theatre Awards are beginning to eliminate gendered acting awards, in recognition of a generational shift and an increase in LGBTQIA+ representation.
Not every Jewish role needs to be cast with Jewish actors, but for plays with antisemitic elements, strong Jewish representation is a must.
Sondheim’s work is elusive, ambivalent, internally conflicted, and deeply concerned with how stories are told. What could be more Jewish?