From the first Black character on a U.S. stage and a fire at NYC’s Park Theatre to the birth of the Guthrie in Minneapolis and a protest in D.C., May has been a notable month for theatre.
The Twin Cities powerhouse announces a three-show season at a drastically reduced budget.
The pandemic shutdown is a crushing blow for theatres, but it is individual artists who are absorbing the brunt of the pain.
One way we might use this anxious downtime: to imagine a theatre field that’s better and fairer than the one we’ve known.
If we can’t have theatre until we can gather again safely, what are U.S. theatres and artists going to do in the meantime, and after?
Highlights include the return of director Joe Dowling, revivals of ‘In the Heights and Les Blancs,’ and Kathleen Turner as Molly Ivins.
‘Steel’ will be a multi-part cycle exploring stories of labor and industry from America’s age of steel.
Anne Teresa De Keersmaeker’s pared-down choreography may depart from Jerome Robbins’s original steps, but is it telling the same story?
The Chicago organization will support 4 collaborations between artists of color and cultural organizations in the Great Lakes region.
More than a mere box-office cash cow, Dickens’s classic is a community builder, a gateway drug, and a holiday tradition.