The founder of Contemporary American Theater Festival looks back on 31 years of producing new plays in rep.
In December he’ll leave the influential new-play festival he founded and has run since 1991.
Arts fests from Wisconsin to S.C. may survive a summer of virtual connection and outreach, but lean times are ahead for the towns where they take place.
The summer season will feature 6 plays in rotating repertory, including 4 world premieres.
The father and son duo are performing in Joseph Dougherty’s historic two-hander this summer in West Virginia, and learn a lot about each other in the process.
The six-play lineup will feature five world premiere plays.
The festival will expand its slate to stage six plays in rotating repertory, including four world premieres.
Move over, NYC. From Oregon to Miami, theatres around the country are home to the nation’s most fertile new-play incubators.
How this West Virginia new-play fest builds and rides an annual new-play repertory carousel.
From future presidents seeking light entertainment to the founding of the Penumbra Theatre, this is the kind of September to remember.