A bard of Kansas City, Kans., he was a warm, mischievous truth teller whose plays reflected his life yet somehow showed us ourselves as well.
Part of the Lorraine Hansberry Initiative to support women and nonbinary playwrights of color, the award comes with a $25,000 living-expenses stipend for each year of the fellows’ graduate studies.
As a gatekeeper to life in the theatre, Marian Seldes was as generous as she was exacting, as embracing as she was regal.
The New York director balances classics and new plays, in big venues and small, while stripping away the safety net.
A round-table conversation between six actors who teach, including F. Murray Abraham, Gary Sinise, and Fiona Shaw.