In trying to fix one of Shakespeare’s problem plays, did we create a new race issue? A fair note, but here’s the backstory.
Given the chance to play Claudio as a black man, neither I nor our production took the racial implications lightly.
A make-it-new trend gains currency with audiences and academia.
The crushing homogeneity of theatre criticism means it’s missing crucial perspectives—and its relevance to readers.
Most actors methodically warm up for emotionally draining performances. But what do they do to recoup reality?
The artist-run performance laboratory will develop and produce cross-disciplinary performances once again.
The experimental theatremaker takes her cues from the natural world, the subconscious, and feminist thought in her genre-defining works.
The slate also includes new work by Lucas Hnath and Sibyl Kempson, with Elevator Repair Service.
Playwrights Julia Jarcho and Sibyl Kempson discuss how Jane Bowles has influenced their lives and their writing.
The source text for Elevator Repair Service’s newest show isn’t a classic text but something more revealing: transcripts from a Supreme Court case on public nudity.