From an Arkansas playwright to a Chicago costume designer, this installment features half a dozen folks to have on your radar.
After 22 years as a theatremaker and educator in the Midwest, Sanders is making strides as the first associate director of color for Juilliard’s Drama Division.
Now on tour in a meaty lead role in ‘A Soldier’s Play,’ the versatile actor-singer talks about his unlikely start and his dawning realization that he’s blazed trails for others, much as others did for him.
How this local hero has reflected and lifted up his native city on its own terms, both in his original stage work and in his teaching and advocacy.
The longtime artistic director of Pasadena Playhouse talks about his new book, which recounts a career of both achievements and arguments over the shape (and shade) of the American theatre.
Known as one of the great ‘Wilson warriors’ for roles in all but 2 of August Wilson’s plays, the actor looks back on highlights from his rich and diverse career and looks ahead to another turn on Broadway.
The co-executive directors talk about the unique challenges of this moment, and how their theatre service organization is poised to meet them.
Through much of the 1990s, Diana Gibson’s Cast Theatre in Hollywood was Tanner’s personal playhouse, but a new play peeks backstage at the hidden costs of that odd arrangement.
The ‘Real Women Have Curves’ playwright talks about ‘Remembering Boyle Heights,’ a new ensemble-devised play collecting the stories of her L.A. community.
How 2 veterans of New York’s 1960s-’70s avant-garde theatre made edgy, alternative theatre in a conservative state, and what enduring lessons their example may hold out for others.