An interview with Philip Kan Gotanda about his play ‘Ballad of Yachiyo.’
In a time of uncertainty and change, theatre leaders revisit ‘Artistic Home.’
Humana Festival playwrights project trouble on the home front.
The English writer and director Mike Leigh is best known in this country for his recent films Naked, Life Is Sweet and High Hopes. For 25 years, however, he has developed an extensive body of work .for stage and film, all of it created from his own method of structured improvisation. His 1979 play Ecstasy, which is being produced Off Broadway at the John Houseman Studio Theater by the New Group through May 14, under the direction of Scott Elliott, marks Leigh’s first U.S. production.…
At this year’s Humana Festival, American playwrights had one thing on their minds.
Magic realism is just another way to tell the truth, the playwright of ‘Marisol’ explains.
Death came for everyone, or nearly so, in this year’s Humana Festival offerings.
A new production of ‘Good Woman of Sezuan’ offers cautionary parallels for post-reunification Germany.
The dire state of the nation’s economy has affected every aspect of nonprofit theatres’ operations, leaving them with few choices but to retrench and recalibrate.
Stage manager Mark Wright reflects on his work with the master playwright-director.