After a national search, the Bay Area daily hires a young local writer who’s shown herself to be both enthusiast and gadfly.
Playwrights Rachel Bonds and Nick Gandiello are lauded for their new work.
The season will include work by Tracy Letts, Lauren Gunderson, Margot Melcon, Jiehae Park, Rajiv Joseph, and more.
From spiritual connections to channeling spirits, this month’s theatre pros run the gamut.
The Midwestern company is blazing new trails by producing contemporary American plays.
Along with plays by Sarah Ruhl, August Wilson, Howard Brenton, Ayad Akhtar and Elizabeth Irwin, MTC will premiere Rachel Bonds’s ‘Swimmers.’
Morisseau’s “Skeleton Crew” took the Sky Cooper New American Play Prize, and Martyna Majok won the David Calicchio Emerging American Playwright Prize for “Ironbound.”
A play about teens bonding over ‘Leaves of Grass’ weaves together Jerry Lee Lewis, Coltrane, and some spooky poetic serendipities.
The close of every season brings on awards fever in theatre communities, urban and not-so-urban, across the country. Here’s a glimpse of some of the accolades bestowed in five theatre-rich locales.
Playwrights discuss writing about Wonder Woman and Superman, and comic-book history.