Theatre Architecture: Places!

The theatre at Epidaurus, the world’s best-preserved example of a classical Greek amphitheatre. (Photo by Fingalo/Wikimedia Commons)

Theatre is about place as much as it is about time, and throughout the ages it’s been staged in arenas and basements, stadiums and jewel-box theatres. Where does theatre live in the U.S., who builds it—and for who? This issue surveys a wide range of projects and trends, stretching from the beginnings of Western theatre to its most current iterations.