From Edwin Booth’s Richard III to the Federal Dance Project, from ‘Fefu and Her Friends’ to Odd Fellows Hall, this month featured some remarkable characters.
From the birth of William Wells Brown and Ellen Stewart to the beginnings of Memphis’s Playhouse on the Square and McNally’s ‘Love! Valour! Compassion!,’ December was a noteworthy month.
What have centenary commemorations of our most popular playwright had to say about us and our aspirations?
Cynthia von Buhler’s immersive play uses Edwin Booth’s former residence as a stage for a history lesson, as well as a way to bring revenue to the struggling club.
Theatrical milestones of Septembers past range from the start of van Itallie’s relationship with the Open Theater to the launch of the Arden.