This month features audacious performers, iconic gay activists, and the establishment of important cultural institutions.
From Edwin Booth’s Richard III to the Federal Dance Project, from ‘Fefu and Her Friends’ to Odd Fellows Hall, this month featured some remarkable characters.
In 4 excerpts from a new collection of letters to and from the great musical writer and producer, we read his thoughts on matters large and small, as well as his advice for a young Sondheim.
April has been an eventful theatre month, from Mae West’s obscenity charges to Shakespeare’s birthday to the Tony Awards ceremony.
This month features some notable births, a devastating fire, and an Indiana theatre founding.
An oral history about the time the beloved Off-Broadway musical magically entertained American GIs in Vietnam.
This edition covers some notable birthdays (Edna St. Vincent Millay, Sidney Poitier), as well as an auspicious premiere and a company founding.
Inspired by the Federal Theatre Project and the Black Arts Movement, the New Lafayette Theatre and New Federal Theatre were hubs of both art and activism.
In this excerpt from a new biography, playwright Lorraine Hansberry crosses paths with the director who would help to shape her iconic play.
How the New Year kicked off years ago: with auspicious openings, a notorious arrest, and the birth of an icon.