Five L.A. schools have been selected to participate in the free program hosted by Center Theatre Group.
A cohort of 7 L.A.-based writers will develop new works at Center Theatre Group.
As theatres claim a role at the center of community life, the aim is transformation, not transaction.
The company’s new FreePlay program aims to offer just what it says.
The grants will enable extra development and rehearsal time for 9 productions of new works.
This season, America’s leading Asian-American playwright revisited his most famous play, ‘M. Butterfly,’ and wrote a new musical, ‘Soft Power.’
Next season at the Mark Taper Forum and the Kirk Douglas will feature world premieres by Lucas Hnath and Eliza Clark, plus works by Tracy Letts, Lynn Nottage, and Luis Valdez.
Tony Taccone, a co-pilot for the first flight of ‘Angels in America,’ brings Kushner’s epic back home to Berkeley.
Artistic directors are increasingly involved in fundraising. Is that now officially part of the job description?
Plays on some pet presidential subjects—immigration, U.S. history, the presidency itself—stir uneasy new resonances.