Reading is no substitute for dancing, but 2 new books—one about Tommy Tune, the other about canonical Broadway dances—have plenty to offer.
In tracing the development of the predominant acting approach of the 20th century, Isaac Butler makes the case for its far-reaching influence.
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.
New memoirs of 2 artists associated with London’s Royal Court Theatre portray divergent quests to make work for themselves and for others.
The playwright reflects on her oft-produced take on the Greek myth about loss, and suggests both practical and philosophical approaches for future interpreters.
In their new book, Nicole Hodges Persley and Monica White Ndounou offer a practical guide through the audition process for actors of the global majority.
In this excerpt from a new bio of the writer/director, she recalls how she created one of the American theatre’s seminal documentary theatre texts.
In a delightful and illuminating new memoir/oral history, playwright/director James Lapine revisits the ups and downs of his first project with Stephen Sondheim.