Now directing the L.A. premiere of Steven Levenson’s Jewish American family drama ‘If I Forget,’ Alexander holds forth about identity, history, and what he learned from Jerome Robbins.
Using ‘Funny Girl’ and ‘The Lehman Trilogy’ as jumping-off points, 2 theatremakers tackle the often cross-cutting challenges of Jewish representation, and explore why casting alone can’t save problematic material.
The director of a new HBO documentary about an overturned conviction in a Nebraska burgh staged a climactic episode in which a community theatre production manages to heal local divisions.
This month Brian talks to the former NYU playwriting professor about growing up in Texas, intuition vs. intellect, and the elusive art of the 10-minute play.
After 2 years held entirely remotely, this year marked TCG’s first hybrid conference, with both virtual and in-person gatherings focused on healing and learning.
This year’s honorees include Sanaz Toossi, Jeanine Tesori, Alice Childress, Nancy Garcia Loza, Ren Dara Santiago, Kirsten Childs, and Martyna Majok, with lifetime achievement awards for Pearl Cleage and Tina Howe.
She succeeds Robert Falls at the company where she once worked as director of new-play development, after 21 years leading Atlanta’s biggest nonprofit theatre.
Currently touring as the low-voiced underworld kingpin Hades, Morrow is drawing on a lifetime of triple-threat experience on Broadway and on the road.
How the historic Los Angeles company has stabilized both its mission and its finances.
The Minnesota theatre is thriving in difficult times thanks to nimbleness, versatility, and time for reflection.