From the end of the Federal Theatre Project to the Utah Shakespeare Festival’s first indoor space and a Tonys milestone for Phylicia Rashad, June has been a significant month for theatre.
From landmark productions of O’Neill, Charles Gordone, Wole Soyinka, and Deborah Rogin to the opening of Michigan’s Farmers Alley Theatre, May has been an eventful month.
From a choreographer in California to a stage manager in Wisconsin, from a lighting designer in Alaska to an actor in New York, here are some theatre workers to have on your radar.
That may be the wrong question for an art from expressly built to die and be reborn.
The actor discusses his career, the challenge of translating Shakespeare into American Sign Language, and his wish for an all-ASL show on Broadway.
Two reporters turn their eyes to Japanese theatre of the past, present, and future.
Rooted in tradition while branching into the future, Japanese theatre is making new converts, at home and abroad.
Some artists are going beyond fan-driven escapism to do serious, probing work. Might this be Japan’s ticket to the world?
U.S. theatre’s relationship with its Japanese colleagues has come a long way since Tadashi Suzuki’s 1978 debut here.
How a new genre of stage productions inspired by anime, manga, and video games are making Japanese pop culture 2.5-dimensional.