What does it mean for a venerable 57-year-old regional theatre to become itinerant? The answer matters beyond New Haven.
The itinerant experiment at Long Wharf Theatre can be a model for other theatres that have lost connection with their communities.
After 57 years in one place, the influential theatre will become itinerant to better serve its community, though a theatre ‘hub’ anchoring its many partnerships may be in its future.
In the inaugural joint event between American Theatre and Signature Theatre Company, a discussion with Bill Rauch, Ralph Peña, Erica Jensen, and Jacob Padrón on successful strategies for making more equitable theatre.
The producer will start his leadership post at the Connecticut theatre in early 2019.
The initiative will partner with Off-Broadway and resident theatres to produce new work from 12 Latina/o playwrights.