November recalls the play Lincoln first saw Booth in, Kern’s Princess Theatre musicals, a Puerto Rican literary godfather, a gospel Oedipus musical, and a century-defining epic.
With audiences and donations down by at least 20 percent, theatre leaders say the move was “unavoidable.”
How the creators of ‘A Transparent Musical’ have adapted the hit series about a Jewish family’s multiple gender journeys into a stage musical, premiering tonight at L.A.’s Mark Taper Forum.
As Anna Deavere Smith’s theatrical document of the 1992 L.A. uprising returns in a new form, it may feel so in touch with our moment because it helped to define it.
When the L.A. theatre announced a season light on women playwrights, a protest led to change and greater transparency.
From a warning against home-grown fascism to an R&H revisal, from WOW Café to slam poetry.
After 16 years at the helm of the L.A. regional powerhouse, he’ll step aside at the end of this calendar year.
At Long Wharf Theatre’s recent ‘Artistic Congress’ convening, two leading playwright/activists shared their dreams and demands for the theatre field.
The play is the first to be announced for the Los Angeles company’s 2020-21 season at the Mark Taper Forum.
Playwright Mark Medoff, who won the Tony and the Olivier for his play Children of a Lessser God and who taught screenwriting and acting the University of New Mexico for 27 years, died on April 23 at the age of 79. I first met Mark Medoff at an audition. It was at the Mark Taper Forum annex in Los Angeles, and I was reading for him and the director Gordon Davidson, for a role in Mark’s new play, Children of a Lesser God. Though I had…