At Long Wharf Theatre’s recent ‘Artistic Congress’ convening, two leading playwright/activists shared their dreams and demands for the theatre field.
As the trauma of George Floyd’s killing and the specter of COVID entered my home and my work, I was reminded what my country is—and still could be.
The veteran actor, with extensive regional and New York credits, including at Long Wharf, Williamstown, and Broadway, died late last month.
Theatres in Maine, Vermont, New Hampshire, and Connecticut are variously going local and virtual, and reflecting deeply on their role in a changed future.
The company will center its 2020-21 season on New Haven with community partnerships and outdoor performances.
Baltimore Center Stage, Long Wharf Theatre, the Public Theater, Repertory Theatre of St. Louis, and Woolly Mammoth Theatre Company commission micro-plays for home use.
If we can’t have theatre until we can gather again safely, what are U.S. theatres and artists going to do in the meantime, and after?
The season features a diverse slate of works new and old, all directed by women, and an emphasis on local collaborations and community partnerships.
The theatre will commission four works as part of its inaugural class of its new commissioning program.
Four theatres will join the New York-based company in programming work centering Asian American artists and performers.