The playwrights, both MacArthur fellows, will start at the university in the fall.
Branden Jacobs-Jenkins’s ‘Everybody’ and Tracy Letts’s ‘The Minutes’ were this year’s finalists.
A 7-play project led by McCarter Theatre Center delves into the college’s haunted history.
Branden Jacobs-Jenkins’s new play is a family drama fired by questions of race, class, and what it means to be human.
Productions that rely on new nightly casting and audience interaction can provide uniquely engaging theatregoing experiences.
It’s not just about talkbacks at the small Boston theatre—it’s about creating safe spaces for engagement with often uncomfortable work.
A go-to director of new plays, Blain-Cruz likes to work on her feet—all the better to lead a journey through an experience to an idea.
Lin-Manuel Miranda won the top honor; ‘Gloria’ by Branden Jacobs-Jenkins and ‘The Humans’ by Stephen Karam were named finalists.
Among the winners in the field of drama are Branden Jacobs-Jenkins, Stephen Adly Guirgis, and Lynn Nottage, who will each receive $10,000 to $20,000.
California Shakespeare Theatre’s new artistic director has a passion for engaging audiences around new work. What will he do with an outdoor summer theatre?