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Table of Contents for April 2015

Roche On!
Behind the Goodman’s four-decade rise to flagship status has been executive director Roche Schulfer’s ambitious and shrewd stewardship
An interview by Kris Vire

Chekhov, Our Contemporary
A critic argues that no other playwright—not even Shakespeare—tells us more about the way we live now
By Roger Copeland

The complete text of Young Jean Lee’s surprisingly sympathetic anthropological study Straight White Men; plus an interview between Lee and Larissa FastHorse about the difference between devised work and the well-made play


Editor’s Note


From the Executive Director

TCG on the Web

News in Brief
Colorado New Play Summit
TEDx on Broadway mulls theatre’s future
Mina Morita takes helm of Crowded Fire

Entrances and Exits

Awards and Prizes

In Memoriam

Front and Center
Underland, terraNOVA Collective at 59E59
Wilde/Earnest at Kitchen Dog Theatre
Wonderland, Alice’s Rock & Roll Adventure at Chicago Children’s Theatre
Then Came Each Actor at Centenary Stage Company
Cenicienta at ZACH Theatre

Almanac: This Month in Theatre History

Production Notebook
Airline Highway at Steppenwolf Theatre Company

David Hyde Pierce finds a directing career, by Suzy Evans

Critic’s Notebook
Isaac Butler on the death and life of the great American living-room play

Big Green Theatre of Brooklyn teaches students how to write and act green, by Chantal Bilodeau

Sam Gold, Lisa Kron and Jeanine Tesori welcome Suzy Evans to the Fun Home

New Georges introduces the Friday matinee, by Eliza Bent

Global Spotlight
Jonathan Mandell dives into the complicated world of artist visas

20 Questions
for Steven Pasquale

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