‘2nd Greatest Show on Earth’ launches a season, while Mack the Knife has trouble gaining traction.
From Albee to Bacon, here’s what happened in theatre history this month.
In 1919, actors shut down Broadway, won an eight-show week and scored a major victory for American labor.
From Brecht’s birth to Broadway Cares.
When San Francisco’s venerable but ailing flagship theatre hired a 32-year-old neophyte to lead it, they didn’t know what they were in for. Neither did she.
From ‘The Wizard of Oz’ to the Negro Ensemble Company, another eventful month on the stage.
The founding of the Old Globe and Cape Fear Regional Theatre, and other noteworthy December events.
A Gilbert & Sullivan premiere, direction by theatre pioneeer Nina Vance, and new leadership at Philly’s Walnut Street Theatre.
How vacations in the Poconos shaped the American musical.