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Table of Contents for February 2015

Molly Brennan Will Not Grow Up (and Neither Should You)
The 43-year-old performer can still turn somersaults eight times a week in Lookingglass Alice.
By Suzy Evans

Love the One You’re With
5 couples talk about the trials, tribulations and triumphs of collaborating.
By Eliza Bent

Finding Antigone in the Woods of Poland
At a remote forest retreat, eight Cutting Ball actors remix Sophocles and Grotowski. Plus: a profile of the artists, and a look at Teatr ZAR’s pathbreaking leader, Jarosław Fret
By Jim O’Quinn

The complete text of Katori Hall’s Our Lady of Kibeho (not available online), plus an interview with the playwright by Lynn Nottage


Editor’s Note


From the Executive Director
L’art pour l’art

TCG on the Web

News in Brief
Theater J fires Ari Roth; Actors Theatre of Phoenix closes; Signature Theatre in Arlington’s new lease on life

Entrances and Exits

Awards and Prizes

In Memoriam
Diane Paulus on Mike Nichols

Front and Center
The Nether at MCC Theatre Company
Social Security at Bushwick Starr
A Kid Like Jake at About Face Theatre
Reverberation at Hartford Stage
The Wooster Group’s Early Shaker Spirituals
Barbecue Apocalypse at Ruckus Theatre

Almanac: This Month in Theatre History

Production Notebook
The Alley Theatre’s Dracula

Christopher Kompanek sits down with Soho Rep’s Sarah Benson

Wendy Weisman charts the rise of playwright Nick Jones

Playwrights Frances Ya-Chu Cowhig and Christopher Chen discuss China, moderated by Diep Tran

Teresa May examines South Coast Rep’s Latino/a initiatives

Jonathan Mandell reviews five books about Broadway

Eliza Bent on Perseverance’s two-city expansion

Global Spotlight
Salome Egas reports on theatre in Quito

20 Questions
for Tony Danza

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