Matthew Lopez’s two-part epic uses E.M. Forster as a template and is playing in London, but this sweeping, imperfect play is unmistakably American.
The festival will include works by Sigrid Gilmer, David Jacobi, Kemp Powers, Barbara Seyda, José Cruz González, Matthew Lopez, and Lauren Yee.
Expanding its offerings to a second week, the Denver Center’s annual new-play meeting gives featured writers more time to get their plays in shape—many of them for the mainstage.
Matthew Lopez’s newest play, coming soon to Hartford Stage, tackles the intimacy gap in contemporary relationships.
Writers can’t live on commissions and royalties alone, so some theatres are adjusting the way they compensate them. Are these gestures enough to turn the tide?
Stephen Adly Guirgis wins the $200,000 Steinberg Distinguished Playwright Award, Samuel D. Hunter wins the MacArthur “Genius” grant, and more awards and prizes round-up from our November 2014 issue.
The Public Theatre in Lewiston Maine is named “best theatre in Maine”; Kimber Lee is the Aetna New Voices Fellow at Hartford Stage in Connecticut; and more awards.
New play receives first premiere at Denver Center Theatre Company.
In his new play ‘Somewhere,’ the playwright revisits family history to tell a forgotten New York story.
In ‘Somewhere,’ Matthew Lopez dramatizes the tradeoffs of gentrification in the name of the arts.