Whether telling her own story or others’, the playwright/performer brings her full presence and the truth of her imagination to the jam.
A year-long, peer-based process of voting recognizes theatres and performers in the Bay Area.
Best known stateside as the big-screen Eponine, Barks throws herself into the role of a mischievous French waif.
Teen councils aren’t just about building young audiences; they’ve grown into powerful leadership-building and advocacy tools.
The TCG conference closed with a panel of artistic leaders discussing artistic risk vs. institution-building, and feted two dedicated field veterans, Rhodessa Jones and Jim O’Quinn.
On the slate are a new adaptation of ‘Pride and Prejudice,’ a staging of ‘The Secret Garden’ and the docutheatre piece ‘X’s and O’s (A Football Love Story).’
This summer, 14 projects—from a Fidel Castro musical to a movement-based Murakami adaptation—will be developed in the theatre’s new-works program.
Also on tap at the California theatre are an appearance by Chicago’s Hypocrites, a staging of Ayad Akhtar’s ‘Disgraced’ and a new play by Julie Cho.
Morita, who plans to continue and amplify the theatre’s focus on new and diverse voices, will be among the few women of color at the helm of a Bay Area theatre.
The African-American playwright will be recognized at Theatre Bay Area’s annual conference for his Lorca-inspired play ‘The House that will not Stand.’