The former associate A.D. from New Jersey’s McCarter Theatre succeeds an embattled leader at D.C.’s flagship Jewish theatre.
In 1990, the theatre’s board gambled on a young writer/director with an agenda. It’s paid off: Mann built a team around her vision, attracted new audiences, and steered the company through both crisis and triumph.
The director/playwright and longtime leader of McCarter Theatre will receive the award at a ceremony on May 16.
World-premiere laffers by Ken Ludwig and Sharyn Rothstein are on the Jersey theatre’s schedule, along with a staging of Tennessee Williams’s film ‘Baby Doll.’
In order to help actors memorize their lines, Garrett Ayers conducted research and came up with techniques that are now being applied across the country.
Readers wrote in to applaud accessibility in the theatre and the work of Cynthia Cohen.
Emily Mann and Chay Yew write and direct plays, and they run theatres. Not necessarily in that order.
As-yet-untried strategies may be the key to maintaining artistic gains—even in the face of cutbacks and audience uncertainty
Classical meets modern in Stephen Wadsworth’s collaborations with the quick and the dead.