The playwright talks with director Chi-wang Yang about his new play ‘Scene With Cranes,’ about making theatre in a bar, and about the unacknowledged grief of the world.
Named for Coho Productions’ late artistic director, Philip Cuomo, the new collective also includes Third Rail Rep and Portland Experimental Theatre Ensemble.
Currently artistic director of North Coast Rep in nearby Solano Beach, Ellenstein will also fill in at the Playhouse until they find a permanent replacement for Anne E. Wareham.
Harrison will succeed Dámaso Rodríguez at the Oregon LORT theatre after serving 17 years as co-founder and artistic director of California’s AlterTheater.
New plays at East West Players and People’s Light illuminate the collisions, and occasional solidarity, among people of color in a white-dominated culture.
The writer of ‘School Girls’ and ‘Goddess’ writes stories American theatres haven’t seen before but that audiences immediately recognize.
California’s latest attempt to save its smaller theatres, which have been severely strained by a new labor law and COVID impacts, has the crucial backing of Equity.
The former Pipeline Project managing director will succeed interim E.D. Karena Fiorenza in the position.
Roughly equal parts joy and rigor have characterized his 20-year tenure as artistic director of this influential new-play incubator.
Now directing the L.A. premiere of Steven Levenson’s Jewish American family drama ‘If I Forget,’ Alexander holds forth about identity, history, and what he learned from Jerome Robbins.