Tony Taccone, a co-pilot for the first flight of ‘Angels in America,’ brings Kushner’s epic back home to Berkeley.
This epic ‘gay fantasia’ emerged from the recession-wracked regional theatre of the early 1990s, but the field may be even more risk-averse now.
A massive new oral history recreates the drama behind Kushner’s modern epic, but does it do his ideas justice?
The kind of leader who listened as much as he led, he also modeled an enviable work/life balance.
Suzan-Lori Parks, Robert Woodruff, Jean-Claude van Itallie, and Loretta Greco recall what America’s great bard of the West meant to them.
From the first American stage comedy to NYC’s ban on burlesque and the launch of the Mark Taper Forum, April was showered with noteworthy theatrical events.
It’s sobering that Luis Valdez’s stirring Chicano protest musical is freshly relevant, but there’s nothing somber about its vibrant new staging.
An enthusiast marked by youthful vigor and guilelessness, the Taper founder made great theatre in L.A. because he cared. He made us care too.
Lured to L.A. at the beginning of the regional theatre movement, he stayed and changed both.
In ‘A Mexican Trilogy,’ the actor/playwright tells the story of a family, and a people, with her own creative family, the Latino Theater Company.