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.
When memory fails, writing can recall, awaken, and even liberate.
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.
2 new books about Sarah Bernhardt, Eleonora Duse, and Harry Watkins shows the life of a 19th-century actor was filled with acclaim and alcoholism in equal measure.
Now under new leadership, the 14th iteration of this developmental festival again offered room, time, and shared energy to a crop of writers.
It took the worst news and deepest doubts of my life to lead me to my voice and my subject: exploring Black queer love.
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.
Audiences are eager to laugh at everything from pratfalls to political commentary, and these days they’re doing it everywhere but at the theatre.
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.