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?
The writers of ‘Appropriate’ and ‘Detroit ’67’ will receive this year’s honors in November.
A newly devised ‘Antigone’ and Stoppard’s ‘The Hard Problem’ join ‘An Octoroon’ and ‘The Christians’ on the theatre’s slate.
New plays by Branden Jacobs-Jenkins, Jennifer Haley and Rajiv Joseph, plus a return of the Neo-Futurists, are also on tap for the D.C. theatre.
In seeming to strike at the foundations of the realist family play, playwrights like Will Eno, Young Jean Lee and Taylor Mac may actually be proving the durability of its four walls.
The British-born director curates her Tribeca theatre with an eye on design, a taste for discomfort and a curiosity about who the work is for.
His plays—‘Appropriate,’ ‘An Octoroon,’ ‘Neighbors,’ ‘Gloria,’ ‘War’—are high-wire performances in themselves.