Once feeling stranded in TV land, he cast out on his own and hasn’t looked back.
From the birth of playwright Bill Gunn to the beginnings of Odyssey Theatre Ensemble, Pittsburgh Public Theater, and Valley Youth Theatre, July has been a hot month for theatre.
Even in a polarized age, the best dramatists are drawn to complications, not simple answers, as Richard Nelson’s Chekhovian plays prove.
The eminent critic looks back on a career, and a century, of high hopes and pitched battles.
American Theatre sat down with the Hollywood leading lady to discuss performing, music and her career.