Arts fests from Wisconsin to S.C. may survive a summer of virtual connection and outreach, but lean times are ahead for the towns where they take place.
This trauma will change us, live in our bodies, and leave a mark. We should also seize the chance it gives us to heal.
The company’s 48th season will feature contemporary and classic plays and musicals.
The first programmed by ASF’s new artistic director, Rick Dildine, it features world premieres and musicals alongside classics.
Alabama Shakespeare Festival sent four playwrights on a road trip to engage with a changing culture—and look for ways to reshape it.
Samples of St. Louis stage work and an award for the Kranzberg Foundation highlighted both the city’s triumphs and its challenges.
The new leader previously served at Shakespeare Festival St. Louis.
From the creation of Chicago’s Goodman to a seminal show by the National Black Theatre, July was a standout month for theatrical milestones.
Jeffrey Chastang’s play about unexpected paths had a similarly fortuitous trip to the stage.
At Alabama Shakespeare Festival’s annual gathering, new plays grow with a distinctly regional flair.