From a warning against home-grown fascism to an R&H revisal, from WOW Café to slam poetry.
This month Brian talks to the writer of ‘M. Butterfly,’ ‘Yellow Face,’ ‘Chinglish,’ and ‘Soft Power’ about Joe Papp, hate crimes, and the ironic uplift of surviving a flop.
The finalists are Will Arbery and David Henry Hwang & Jeanine Tesori.
Songs from ‘Soft Power,’ ‘A Strange Loop,’ and a Prince deep cut highlighted a celebration of the National Black Theatre Festival and David Henry Hwang.
As dramatists begin to write for all media, the nation’s playwriting programs are starting to teach beyond the stage.
TCG will honor the National Black Theatre Festival and David Henry Hwang with an evening of celebration and performances.
This season, America’s leading Asian-American playwright revisited his most famous play, ‘M. Butterfly,’ and wrote a new musical, ‘Soft Power.’
Requiring students to attend the theatre can backfire. So how do you attract and inspire theatregoers of tomorrow?
New plays by Tarell Alvin McCraney, Quiara Alegria Hudes, David Henry Hwang, and Rajiv Joseph, as well as a revival of ‘Zoot Suit.’
The awards and prizes that have been given out since our last issue.