An historic gathering of Latina/o theatremakers put the focus firmly on the work and let the politics—including the identity politics—emerge, or not, from there.
From the TBA Awards to Chicago’s literary slam WRITE Club, this week’s theatre podcasts hit close to home.
TBA spreads the love with its first awards show, doling out a total of 69 awards in four categories to Bay Area theatres and artists.
Morisseau’s “Skeleton Crew” took the Sky Cooper New American Play Prize, and Martyna Majok won the David Calicchio Emerging American Playwright Prize for “Ironbound.”
The ’15-16 season will feature new works from Paula Vogel, Robert Lopez and Kristen Anderson-Lopez, and José Cruz González, as well as direction from Rebecca Taichman and Alex Timbers.
This week on the (virtual) air, the focus was on L.A. and New York.
In a new reimagining of Lapine and Sondheim’s fairy-tale musical, 11 actors play all the roles and all the instruments—and the set itself is an instrument.
L.A.’s peer-judged awards recognize the most notable theatre work of the past year, from Broadway-bound to black box, and dole out $75,000 worth of honorary cash awards.
Intending to serve as interim artistic director, McFadden instead oversaw five years of growth for the company, including the building of a new home.
A former SEIU organizer takes the helm of the stage union’s Western region at a potentially dramatic juncture.