Morisseau’s “Skeleton Crew” took the Sky Cooper New American Play Prize, and Martyna Majok won the David Calicchio Emerging American Playwright Prize for “Ironbound.”
The Atlanta-area theatre will stage “The Secret Garden” in an actual garden, and its “Evita” will cast the nearby countryside as rural Argentina.
Expanding its mission beyond developing playwrights, the O’Neill will accept applications in January for its first National Directors Fellowship.
Humana’s next season brings in new voices and a few returning favorites. New and notable this time: a slightly more pronounced Kentucky twang.
A founding staffer at the Village Voice, Tallmer reported on a changing city, and championed its most adventurous theatre, for five decades.
The Philadelphia play-development organization begins partnering with theatres to ready works for the stage. First up: Playwrights Theatre of NJ and Suzanne Bradbeer’s “The House That Jack Built.”
A managing director shakeup at the D.C. theatre replaces three-decade veteran of the theatre with newcomer Meridith Burkus. Update: Keith Alan Baker comments on the transition.
CPS Shakespeare!, which puts underserved high schoolers into fully staged productions on the Chicago Shakes stage, is recognized for its unique impact.
A contrasting pair of Heddas, the specter of death, and battles of faith and religious identity spark some of this week’s notable offerings across America.
The ’15-16 season will feature new works from Paula Vogel, Robert Lopez and Kristen Anderson-Lopez, and José Cruz González, as well as direction from Rebecca Taichman and Alex Timbers.