Every April for decades, producers, theatre mavens, and critics would gather to binge new plays at the Festival of New American Plays. But not this April.
The experimental theatremaker and scholar looks back at the Civil Rights era, the Free Southern Theater, and the time he directed August Wilson in Johannesburg.
Actors Theatre of Louisville has cancelled this year’s new-play fest to pivot to other means of supporting and lifting playwrights’ work.
The show felt very special in 2020, but it means even more now, colored by the loss of the past 2 years.
Why the Georgia High School Musical Theatre Awards are beginning to eliminate gendered acting awards, in recognition of a generational shift and an increase in LGBTQIA+ representation.
Reynolds-Knott will develop a new play with Oklahoma City University, Centre College in Kentucky, and Furman University in South Carolina.
Lovers, friends, and colleagues gathered in New Orleans to celebrate the founding editor’s open mind, questing spirit, and the delights he shared with the world.
Tommy Anderson and Tucker Leighty-Phillips join Becca Finney and Tiffany Turner to round out the company’s first full turnover at the top.
Ensemble member Brittany N. Williams will step up to the new role for the company.
The U.S. poet laureate joins the TheatreSquared team to create a new musical about the Native influence on American jazz.