For its first in-person Monte Cristo gala in 2 years, the O’Neill Theater Center will pay tribute to its founder.
In her successful soap writing career, she used new-play development skills she honed at the O’Neill and New York Theatre Workshop, among others.
As an experienced leader taking the helm of a unique American theatre institution, she finds it uniquely suited to her gifts.
The veteran actor, with extensive regional and New York credits, including at Long Wharf, Williamstown, and Broadway, died late last month.
Adam M. Kassim, Kholoud Sawaf, Blayze Teicher, and Sharifa Yasmin are this year’s virtual fellows.
The season, the last under artistic director Preston Whiteway, will take place entirely online.
The O’Neill has transitioned its summer programming online, with no events taking place at its Waterford, Conn., campus.
From the beginnings of companies around the U.S. to the first AIDS Day With(out) Art and an August Wilson premiere, December has included a variety of theatrical milestones.
What I learned from the critics and learned to tolerate the crickets.
The new-works incubator will support and present musicals, plays, puppetry, and other works in development.