When the L.A. theatre announced a season light on women playwrights, a protest led to change and greater transparency.
After 16 years at the helm of the L.A. regional powerhouse, he’ll step aside at the end of this calendar year.
Also returning after hit runs in L.A. are ‘Dear Evan Hansen,’ ‘Come From Away,’ ‘Ain’t Too Proud,’ and ‘Les Misérables.’
The season will include a world premiere musical by David Henry Hwang and Jeanine Tesori.
The L.A. theatre’s slate ranges from revivals of ‘The Sound of Music’ and ‘Titanic’ to imports of two of last season’s most admired Broadway offerings, and a visit from composer Jason Robert Brown.
Stephen Rountree, a longtime leader on the business side of L.A.’s Music Center, takes a similar role at CTG’s three-stage company.