The Guthrie’s first TD and a longtime theatre dean at USC, he launched countless careers with his unassuming, get-to-work ethos.
The former associate a.d. at Chicago’s Writers Theatre succeeds Eric Rosen at the helm of Missouri company.
The first season under interim a.d. Jason Chanos features Williams, Shange, ‘Fun Home,’ and more.
Replacing Chris Coleman, she’ll join managing director Cynthia Fuhrman as a co-leader starting Sept. 15.
Rosen, who joined the company in 2008, will step down at the end of the summer.
It will include new plays from Paula Vogel, Jocelyn Bioh, and Kate Hamill.
The lineup will feature plays by Nathan Louis Jackson and Kara Lee Corthron.
Can the troupe’s new festival put the city on the nation’s new-play map?
Ayad Akhtar, Nick Payne, Larissa FastHorse, Lorraine Hansberry and more will be part of the lineup.
The Midwestern company is blazing new trails by producing contemporary American plays.