How does Lucas Hnath’s play about conflict in a megachurch fit Theater J’s mission? Adam Immerwahr explains.
Chicago’s Victory Gardens Theater scored an election-year win with a play about Hillary Clinton’s 2008 campaign.
A go-to director of new plays, Blain-Cruz likes to work on her feet—all the better to lead a journey through an experience to an idea.
Playwright Ruby Rae Spiegel speaks with a former teacher and mentor about the gestation of her strikingly honest play about high school friendships.
The slate includes plays by Ayad Akhtar, Ken Ludwig, Ike Holter, Laura Eason and Lucas Hnath.
Lucas Hnath and Nathan Alan Davis were also named cited as runners-up.
Writers of ‘The Elaborate Entrance of Chad Diety,’ ‘The Christians’ and ‘The Body of an American,’ respectively, receive the midcareer honor.
A newly devised ‘Antigone’ and Stoppard’s ‘The Hard Problem’ join ‘An Octoroon’ and ‘The Christians’ on the theatre’s slate.
The literary awards, given to 10 writers each year, has gone to the playwrights of ‘Mr. Burns, A Post-Electric Play’ and ‘The Christians.’
The New York City theatre’s new season includes two world premiere plays, plus new works by Lucas Hnath, Taylor Mac, Jordan Harrison and Danai Gurira.