The famed essayist and author has long loomed in the background of the songwriter’s work. Stew’s new concert musical pushes the influence to forefront—but don’t expect a hagiography.
A newly devised ‘Antigone’ and Stoppard’s ‘The Hard Problem’ join ‘An Octoroon’ and ‘The Christians’ on the theatre’s slate.
Theatremakers joined students at the University of the Arts for theatricalized concert versions of sounded the limits of the musical theatre form.
She took a new job in a new city, bought a new home—and then got a breast cancer diagnosis. She’s getting by with a little from her friends, including Sam Beckett.