For 2 new plays at the Huntington, the ‘Luck of the Irish’ playwright draws on her family dynamics and Boston roots, respectively.
This year’s Volt Lab, previously known as the ‘PlayLab Unit,’ will feature a cohort of 9 writers.
The theatre’s 20th season includes plays by Quiara Alegrìa Hudes, Qui Nguyen, and Kirsten Greenidge.
The season will include new plays by Tarell Alvin McCraney, Idris Goodwin, and Josh Wilder, focusing on the black male experience.
Lighting designer Emmett H. Buhmann explains how he lit a lecture hall so that it looks like a theatre for Company One’s new production.
How a national short-play project, born from the outrage over police violence, is spreading across the nation.
Next season at the Boston theatre will include new plays from Alice Birch, Jiehae Park, and Josh Wilder.
It’s not just about talkbacks at the small Boston theatre—it’s about creating safe spaces for engagement with often uncomfortable work.
The playwright’s works come from within. Some also come from his own experience.
Theatres that continue to program male-dominated seasons deserve scrutiny. But what about the many companies that are trying to get the balance right?