Matthew Lopez’s two-part epic uses E.M. Forster as a template and is playing in London, but this sweeping, imperfect play is unmistakably American.
By doing such vital work by living playwrights, this classical destination theatre with Shakespeare in its name effectively puts them on equal footing with the Bard.
‘The Wolves,’ ‘Dance Nation,’ and ‘School Girls,’ all by young female playwrights, show girlhood in all of its complexity and ferocity.
What do Polish and U.S. history have in common? Nancy Keystone’s beguiling new mash-up makes the connections.
At the 42nd Humana Festival of New American Plays, the Kilroys and Anne Bogart spoke, Lauren Gunderson got a prize, and a majority female-authored program commanded the stage.
What gives this 19th-century Norwegian’s plays their lasting power? ‘Power’ is the operative word.
Conor McPherson, handed Bob Dylan’s complete song catalogue, no strings attached, brings it all back home.
What I saw when I chose to focus on artists of color at Under the Radar, COIL, et al.
Thornton Wilder’s 80-year-old play offers something more than comforting nostalgia in a troubled American moment.
There may be as many kinds of writers about theatre as there are kinds of theatre. Here’s a handy guide.