How a Shakespeare in the Park production taught this designer that ‘political theatre’ could mean something different for Black and white Americans.
In this excerpt from ‘Shy,’ the brutally frank memoir Rodgers wrote with Jesse Green, a Carson McCullers adaptation takes shape, then founders.
This excerpt from a new book introducing performers to the unique world of the stage actor covers some of its unique rituals and traditions.
An excerpt from a new book about the lessons learned from staging the work of 2 major English writers.
In 4 excerpts from a new collection of letters to and from the great musical writer and producer, we read his thoughts on matters large and small, as well as his advice for a young Sondheim.
This excerpt from a new book about performance activism looks at pandies theatre, which has devised plays with and for marginalized youth in the slums of New Delhi.
An oral history about the time the beloved Off-Broadway musical magically entertained American GIs in Vietnam.
A look at the American Laboratory Theatre, where Richard Boleslavsky and Maira Ouspenskaya introduced young American actors to their version of Stanislavski’s system.
How the Philly playwright’s arrival in New York in 1968 changed the course of Black theatre in the U.S.
In this excerpt from a new biography, playwright Lorraine Hansberry crosses paths with the director who would help to shape her iconic play.