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?
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.