The artistic director’s departure caps a 4-year period of extraordinary promise, crisis, and controversy, while the festival seeks help with its next steps.
The Texas-born, Oregon-based playwright imagines a Steinbeck sequel with timely resonance.
Nataki Garrett’s first season includes Qui Nguyen’s sequel to ‘Vietgone’ and plays by Dominique Morisseau, Karen Zacarías, Theresa Rebeck, Marcus Gardley, and Sarah B. Mantell.
A director and administrator known for championing new work, she is poised to lead one of the nation’s leading theatres.
In the inaugural joint event between American Theatre and Signature Theatre Company, a discussion with Bill Rauch, Ralph Peña, Erica Jensen, and Jacob Padrón on successful strategies for making more equitable theatre.
Two new revivals—one ebulliently LGBTQ, another brooding and immersive—make this musical warhorse run in new directions.
By doing such vital work by living playwrights, this classical destination theatre with Shakespeare in its name effectively puts them on equal footing with the Bard.
The Oregon Shakes leader will cross the country to take on a new challenge: to lead a performing arts center at New York’s World Trade Center.
The longtime artistic director will leave to lead the Ronald O. Perelman Center for Performing Arts at the World Trade Center in New York City.
At a gathering of Boston theatre leaders and their boards last year, Bill Rauch shared tips and takeaways from Oregon Shakes’s ED&I journey.