On this week’s podcast David J. Loehr reports back from the Humana Festival. Plus, the editors discuss ‘Miss Saigon’ and AT’s new program to nurture theatre critics of color.
The 41st annual festival will feature five world premieres.
From a W.E.B. Du Bois manifesto to David Henry Hwang’s Broadway return, October was an exciting month for theatrical milestones.
Actors Theatre of Louisville’s latest new-play fest reflected a nation, and a field, rushing to the future, haunted by the past.
A collection of not-so-straight plays, an ensemble-devised work and an African-American living-room play made up the main slate at Actors Theatre’s annual new-play gathering.
Inspired equally by ‘Star Wars’ and Charles Ludlam, the Philly troupe’s ‘I Promised Myself to Live Faster’ explores the intersection of tween sexual awakening and sci-fi fantasy.
The historian/playwright returns to Louisville with ‘The Glory of the World,’ a raucous tribute to the Trappist monk on what would be his 100th birthday.
His new play looks at aging parents and the children who care for them, and doesn’t mind laughing at the things that are beyond understanding.
In her first play for the Humana Festival, Jen Silverman pays a tribute to badass women in their 50s.
In her play ‘I Will Be Gone,’ hauntings and grief are served with comedy and cupcakes.