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.
November looks back on some Houdini hijinks, the origins of two major regional theatres, and a First Nations-led premiere.
Back in August after a pandemic hiatus, the biennial gathering of Black theatremakers reclaimed its status as both a reunion and a showcase for new work.
October recalls the extraordinary career of a 19th-century performer, the founding of both an Indianapolis institution and a West Coast bilingual theatre project, as well as the premieres of 2 very different works by queer Latinas on the East Coast.
September sees the beginnings of theatre in the U.S., the openings of major theatres on opposite coasts, a starry ‘Godspell’ reunion, and the start of a Chicago festival of Latino theatre.
The pioneering co-founder of Negro Ensemble Company looks back on an acting and producing career that was never just about himself.
August spotlights Black theatrical trailblazers, a theatre company that conquered all media, and a big theatre for little folks in the Lone Star state.
July features the founding of a few illustrious theatrical organizations, a turn on the burlesque business wheel, a Sam Shepard classic in the remaking, and a powerful advocate for Latino playwrights.
This excerpt from a new book introducing performers to the unique world of the stage actor covers some of its unique rituals and traditions.
This month features audacious performers, iconic gay activists, and the establishment of important cultural institutions.