A play may not convince anyone but it can share information, hold a space for grief and complexity, de-stigmatize abortion, and rally troops demoralized by the fall of Roe.
July features the founding of a few illustrious theatrical organizations, a turn on the burlesque business wheel, a Sam Shepard classic in the remaking, and a powerful advocate for Latino playwrights.
2 new fellowships in directing and stage management will begin next year.
As theatres begin to emerge from pandemic restrictions, many are recommitting to programs designed to engage their youngest stakeholders.
As La Jolla Playhouse’s new executive producer, Keen-Louie aims to keep pushing the field forward, not just for his current collaborators but for the next generation.
Previously a producing director with the theatre, Keen-Louie will assume a newly created role overseeing all productions in the theatre’s subscription season.
New plays by Amir Nizar Zuabi and J. Nicole Brooks and a capture of Jefferson Mays’s ‘Christmas Carol’ are among the highlights of a busy week.
This is an especially rich week, whether you’re craving meaty drama, durational performance, or livestream experimentation.
The Old Globe’s Freedome Bradley-Ballentine and La Jolla Playhouse’s Jacole Kitchen will co-curate the series alongside San Diego Rep’s Ahmed K. Dents.
From a vintage ‘Cinderella’ to the bracing ‘Is God Is,’ there’s something for every palate this week.