The writer behind ‘Mame,’ ‘La Cage aux Folles,’ and ‘Hello, Dolly!’ wasn’t just a genius—he was a mensch.
How one of the nation’s leading repertory theatre actors, who evoked universal admiration for his own work, returned the favor.
This London-based Trinidadian, who had a series of popular plays at Arena Stage in D.C., brightened every room he came into.
The St. Paul-based director, best known for his association with August Wilson, elicited inspiring work from artists at every level.
I was spared his famous fury, thankfully, but once I met him, we spoke—and argued—often about the theatre we both loved.
He made his name with vitriol, but ultimately the role of critical scourge began to play him.
Honolulu Theatre for Youth’s longtime managing director forever changed TYA, in the islands and beyond.
The founder of Puerto Rican Traveling Theatre’s Playwrights Unit put his ambitions aside to help others, and we’re all better off for it.
A longtime Guthrie staffer, he influenced theatre across the U.S. and overseas with a humble but indomitable spirit.
He led Sundance Theatre Lab with wit, grit, and passion, often leading feedback sessions as lengthy and involved as the plays themselves.