Last week at the Colorado New Play Festival in Steamboat Springs, work by Branden Jacobs-Jenkins and Jill Sobule, among others, searched for its sound and form.
Samantha Shay’s stripped-down, fem-focused take on the tragedy inspires low-tech awe—and starts a raucous argument.
How ‘Vietgone’ and ‘Poor Yella Rednecks’ subverts the Asian-as-foreigner trope to tell a distinctly American story.
The shows in this year’s new-play fest at Actors Theatre of Louisville were in dialogue with past offerings, no doubt, but also with our current moment.
What does Sondheim’s newest heroine have to say about his body of work, and about women today?
Spoiler: The new bio-musical series isn’t just great TV, it also makes a case for more inclusive storytelling.
Now under new leadership, the 14th iteration of this developmental festival again offered room, time, and shared energy to a crop of writers.
In a Roundabout revival of the nearly 40-year-old play, it holds up as a withering portrait of the myths and traps of American masculinity.
It wasn’t quite the season of our discontent, but this year’s January festivals felt a bit less binge-able than usual, despite the high points.
New York’s annual experimental theatre sampler boasts plenty of chills and frills, but the real attraction is carefully crafted mayhem.