Forget jukebox shows and rock stars; the American musical looks and sounds more like a jam session between indie bands and theatre artists.
Shape-shifting ensembles are surfacing on major U.S. stages, trailing new techniques and changing the playmaking rules.
New works, vintage posters, a Chicago theatre buffet.
Des McAnuff will direct “Yoshimi” at La Jolla Playhouse through Dec. 16.
All eyes are on the inventive young director with a penchant for the classics and a flair for dynamic visuals.
From the front lines of a theatre revolution, she has been dreamer, pathfinder, and mentor to a generation of artists.