From African-American Shakespeareans to Federal Theatre Project infotainment about syphilis, April was an eventful month in the theatre.
From early theatre for young audiences to the creation of the Asian Multi Media Center, January’s theatrical milestones started the year with a bang.
The U.S. got national arts funding after decades of advocacy, much of it by theatre folks working with various government entities, including the CIA.
From the first theatre in North America to the birth of Margo Jones’s Theatre ’47 and VASTA’s first conference, June was a hot month for theatrical milestones.
From a shooting at a theatre to the founding of one, from government crackdowns to government funds, a look back at previous Aprils in the American theatre.
We take a look back at the major historical moments in theatre in April.