What are today’s science fiction and fantasy plays but a kind of modern mythology?
To explore the effects of technology, ‘The Nether’ playwright creates worlds that are frighteningly familiar.
Five theatre artists are among those honored with a place at the artist’s colony in New Hampshire for the fall 2015 and winter 2016 seasons.
New plays by Branden Jacobs-Jenkins, Jennifer Haley and Rajiv Joseph, plus a return of the Neo-Futurists, are also on tap for the D.C. theatre.
Jennifer Haley’s unsettling play, a hit in L.A. and London now on its way to New York, both dramatizes and questions our immersion in technology.
Stephen Adly Guirgis wins the $200,000 Steinberg Distinguished Playwright Award, Samuel D. Hunter wins the MacArthur “Genius” grant, and more awards and prizes round-up from our November 2014 issue.