In her art and in her play ‘How to Have Fun in a Civil War,’ the Somali artist strives to reach past facts and into our emotions.
Leadership transitions at Mu Performing Arts, Penumbra Theatre, and the Guthrie Theater raise questions as well as expectations for the future.
In 1990, the theatre’s board gambled on a young writer/director with an agenda. It’s paid off: Mann built a team around her vision, attracted new audiences, and steered the company through both crisis and triumph.
Designers for a play told from a pigeon’s point of view give details of the set development.