From landmark productions of O’Neill, Charles Gordone, Wole Soyinka, and Deborah Rogin to the opening of Michigan’s Farmers Alley Theatre, May has been an eventful month.
The organization will partner with La Jolla Playhouse and Goodman Theatre to develop and produce two new plays by Gregg Mozgala and Christopher Shinn.
The world premieres include works by Lucas Hnath and Korde Arrington Tuttle, and a new ‘Outsiders’ musical by Adam Rapp and the band Jamestown Revival.
Their partnership has brought Chicago some great theatre, once folks got past confusing their names.
The playwright of ‘Luna Gale’ and the new ‘Twilight Bowl’ discusses the perfect day job and that time she slept in Mary Rodgers’s apartment.
Broadway may have reopened its theatres on Sept. 13, but it was Mary Zimmerman’s ‘Metamorphoses’ that seemed to capture and transform NYC’s grief.
Goodman Theater also won big at Monday night’s ceremony.
Playwrights Georgette Kelly, Dianne Nora, Marisela Treviño Orta, and Stacey Rose will join the residency program.
As theatres claim a role at the center of community life, the aim is transformation, not transaction.
Many theatres consider ‘excellence’ a priority, even a mission. But what do we mean by that word?