The Awards offer extended development time to premieres to extend the life of the plays beyond their first productions.
This spring, Karen Zacarías’s popular play is going up at three different theatres, and raises a prescient dialogue about border disputes and neighborly conduct.
The annual Theatre Women awards recognize the work of female artists and their contributions to the field.
Live at the Lark, American Theatre editors announced the season’s top plays and playwrights, and spoke to two of them, Lucas Hnath and Karen Zacarías.
By doing such vital work by living playwrights, this classical destination theatre with Shakespeare in its name effectively puts them on equal footing with the Bard.
Plays on some pet presidential subjects—immigration, U.S. history, the presidency itself—stir uneasy new resonances.
Juliette Binoche as Antigone, a Brazilian ‘Oliver Twist’ by Karen Zacarias and a women’s voices festival anchor the Kennedy Center’s theatrical season.
Season to include world premieres by Karen Zacarías and Lauren Gunderson, revivals of ‘To Kill a Mockingbird’ and ‘The Secret Garden,’ and a new play about Satchel Paige.