March set the stage for political upheavals and peaceful exchanges between nations, a new dance company, a Chicana playwright, and the first female manager of a major U.S. theatre.
Jessica Hagedorn, Cherríe Moraga, Agyeiwaa Asante, Haruna Lee, OyamO, Kirsten Childs, Troy Anthony, and Jay Adana and Zeniba Now are this year’s recipients.
From the birth of James Allen Bland and Victory Gardens to landmark premieres for Mary Martin and Erik Ehn, October has been a momentous month for theatre.
The birth of North America’s first professional troupe, the collapse of Zero Mostel, controversies, mergers, and more.
From the first American stage comedy to NYC’s ban on burlesque and the launch of the Mark Taper Forum, April was showered with noteworthy theatrical events.