Bill Irwin and John Douglas Thompson, who first bonded in a Public staging of ‘King Lear,’ confront the opacity, playfulness, and unavoidable bleakness of another master, Beckett.
Scholars and fans gathered in Boston last month to consider, and reconsider, the contemporary and global relevance of the great, tormented American dramatist.
Kwaku Fortune, Jade Jordan, Felispeaks, and CN Smith will develop new work under the mentorship of playwright Dael Orlandersmith.
Concerts and benefits, as well as starry revivals and readings, fill this week’s stocking.
A festival of Spanish classics, solo plays by Bill Irwin and Dael Orlandersmith and Sara Porkalob, and much, much, much more in our longest listing yet.
The critics talk with Jeremy Wein of Play-PerView, take a question about theatre safety, and recommend shows they’ve viewed.
As Broadway shutters to prevent the spread of coronavirus, the nation’s small and regional theatres follow suit—and enter a time of grave uncertainty.
Project Shaw insists on the relevance of not only of the late dramatist’s plays but of his criticism and activism, as well.
A spate of intense new productions shows how Eugene O’Neill’s theatrical vision deepened as his canvas tightened.