Sarah Silverman’s musical memoir, delayed by pandemic and the death of a key collaborator, finally arrives at the Atlantic with its frank, irreverent spirit intact.
Like the characters in his language-lacerating work, the Chicago-bred playwright often spoils for a fight, even when the topic isn’t his increasingly conservative politics.
The playwright of ‘English’ and ‘Wish You Were Here’ writes disarming comedies about Iranian women, all the better to sneak in frank insights about language and loss.
For 30 years he’s run the theatre founded by Mamet and Macy, and still found time to direct.
Matthew Capodicasa, Gloria Majule, and Alex Riad are the first playwrights selected by the Judith Champion Launch Commissioning Program.
The two playwrights will receive support in the writing of new plays and the facilitating of relationships in the industry.
Guadalís Del Carmen and Kwame Kwei-Armah will co-produce this year’s virtual festival featuring Caribbean stories.
Reunion readings, Russian troll farms, a married couple in a play about infidelity—there’s plenty to fill your screen time this week.
Though her musical of ‘The Bedwetter’ has been postponed, the standup’s stage appetite has clearly been whetted.
Lily Houghton and Brian Otaño are recipients of the early career playwriting program.