John J. Caswell Jr. is the recipient of this year’s L. Arnold Weissberger New Play Award and the 2022 Jay Harris Commission.
The Tony-winning Broadway and regional freelance director succeeds longtime leader Carey Perloff.
After a quarter century at the helm of ACT, the classics-minded director/playwright is quitting while she’s ahead.
The longtime artistic director will step down after 25 years at the San Francisco theatre.
Gentle but passionate, as handy with farce as with tragedy, the late director brought together the Bay Area’s disparate theatrical tribes like no one else.
Her renegade first season at the earthquake-ravaged A.C.T. sparked outrage—and a surprise denouement.
Highlights include real-life couple Audra McDonald and Will Swenson doing O’Neill, Eric Bogosian and Cynthia Nixon as literary types, and a double header of new British plays.
Suzy Evans on efforts to close theatre’s gender gap.
On ‘Elektra,’ Greek tragedy, and her preferred role in the theatre (not running one).