The Texas-born, Oregon-based playwright imagines a Steinbeck sequel with timely resonance.
The free writing she taught us may have opened us up, but she also subtly framed and shaped our sense of theatrical form.
How my teacher led me home.
We who were lucky enough to study with the great playwright and teacher felt challenged, inspired, and above all seen.
The Public Theater will present a 12-hour marathon of plays by Maria Irene Fornes.
If her plays of the 1980s and ’90s had a singular aesthetic, here are at least 3 reasons: designers Donald Eastman, Anne Militello, and Gabriel Berry.
How Maria Irene Fornes shaped ‘Fefu and Her Friends,’ from a 1977 interview.
A legion of advocates, and an upcoming festival, aim to bolster the legacy of the influential playwright and teacher.
This Los Angeles playwright/performer didn’t let blindness keep him from seeing the world.
Building dynamic characters for the stage goes far beyond gender.