Co-founder of the Philadelphia company will cede leadership to 3-member artistic director cohort.
Blanka Zizka, Carmen Rivera, Ed Sylvanus Iskandar, Maria Manuela Goyanes, and Ngozi Anyanwu discuss the immigrant and first-generation American experience in theatre.
Blanka Zizka, Sarah Benson, Desdemona Chiang, and Yi Zhao are this year’s honorees.
In seeking to transform the Wilma Theater into a company with its own aesthetic code, its artistic director is rediscovering her own passions as well.
A newly devised ‘Antigone’ and Stoppard’s ‘The Hard Problem’ join ‘An Octoroon’ and ‘The Christians’ on the theatre’s slate.
Paula Vogel’s “Don Juan Comes Home from Iraq,” which envisions the story of Don Juan as a Marine suffering from PTSD, runs at the Wilma Theater in Philadelphia.