Jen Silverman’s dark comedy may be inspired by Victorian novels, but its skewering of gender and class is unapologetically modern.
Branden Jacobs-Jenkins’s new play is a family drama fired by questions of race, class, and what it means to be human.
The playwright talks with his director about his personal inspirations for the play.
The play about an Eastern European immigrant has personal ties for the playwright.
The playwright discusses why the New York production was unique, the role of race in her play, and why she doesn’t consider herself a career playwright.
The play, which premiered at Chicago’s Gift Theatre, follows a therapist who becomes too invested in his patients’ lives.
Playwright Christopher Chen talks about the twists and turns in his play ‘Caught.’
Playwright Ruby Rae Spiegel speaks with a former teacher and mentor about the gestation of her strikingly honest play about high school friendships.
In his funny, heartrending new play ‘Guards at the Taj,’ the writer of ‘Bengal Tiger at the Baghdad Zoo’ and ‘Gruesome Playground Injuries’ asks big questions through two small lives.
A new play about loss and memory contemplates a world full of eternal afterimages—‘primes’—that can learn to look and act like us. But how will they feel?