In 15 years of conversation, the acclaimed author formed a long, deep bond with August Wilson over shared experiences and diverging perspectives.
Eighteen finalists from high schools across the country gathered to perform and celebrate August Wilson.
Artists and scholars gathered this week to hear and reconsider August Wilson’s famous TCG speech about race and theatre.
In the Goodman’s production of August Wilson’s classic, the creative team wrapped a coal-dusted city around a struggling diner.
Sixteen finalists from high schools all over the country gathered in New York to deliver, and connect with, the late playwright’s words.
Along with plays by Sarah Ruhl, August Wilson, Howard Brenton, Ayad Akhtar and Elizabeth Irwin, MTC will premiere Rachel Bonds’s ‘Swimmers.’
World-premiere laffers by Ken Ludwig and Sharyn Rothstein are on the Jersey theatre’s schedule, along with a staging of Tennessee Williams’s film ‘Baby Doll.’
From a shooting at a theatre to the founding of one, from government crackdowns to government funds, a look back at previous Aprils in the American theatre.
Also on deck for the Kentucky theatre are plays by Amy Herzog and Rebecca Gilman, ‘Peter and the Starcatcher’ and a few holiday favorites.
Director Chuck Smith curates an August Wilson Celebration, with readings of all 10 of the Century Cycle plays and little-heard Wilson poetry.