The acclaimed playwrights gather on Nov. 19 at the Center for Fiction to talk about realism and the fourth wall.
The playwrights, both MacArthur fellows, will start at the university in the fall.
The two theatre artists are among the 24 recipients of the 2017 MacArthur Fellowship, which comes with $625,000.
The busy and passionate Off-Broadway director has built her career on ensembles and new work.
Why the director and designer, longtime collaborators, decided to serve up Shakespeare in a plywood container.
Stephen Karam’s ‘The Humans,’ like Annie Baker’s ‘John,’ uses realism to sharpen our attention to something bigger.
The paper of record dispenses with design credits, while ‘Futurity’ imagines a new musical theatre.
The native language of theatre is artifice, but as Annie Baker’s ‘John’ proves, it doesn’t always feel that way.
Baker will have a development retreat in the former house of Willem de Kooning.
Also on tap are new works by A.R. Gurney and Naomi Wallace, a Martha Clarke collaboration with Alfred Uhry, and a return of the popular n’Old Hats.’