November recalls the play Lincoln first saw Booth in, Kern’s Princess Theatre musicals, a Puerto Rican literary godfather, a gospel Oedipus musical, and a century-defining epic.
September looks back on theatre in the colonies, early playwright protections, Midwest theatre milestones, living newspapers, and two groundbreaking Broadway musicals.
April has been an eventful theatre month, from Mae West’s obscenity charges to Shakespeare’s birthday to the Tony Awards ceremony.
From the death of actor Eleanora Duse to momentous events for Mill Mountain Theatre and the American Indian Theatre Company, April has been a notable month for theatre.
From the first American stage comedy to NYC’s ban on burlesque and the launch of the Mark Taper Forum, April was showered with noteworthy theatrical events.