The young British director, currently an associate at London’s National Theatre, will succeed Michael Kahn at D.C.’s classical mainstay.
The Provincetown Tennessee Williams Theater Festival honors Kahn for his contribution to Tennessee Williams’s work.
On this week’s podcast, we welcome Michael Kahn, who will soon retire from Shakespeare Theatre Company in Washington, D.C. He talks about his career highlights. Then the editors discuss Russian theatre and potential Pulitzer nominations.
The longtime artistic director will leave STC at the end of the 2019 season.
The final TCG plenary testified to the global power of theatre to tear down walls.
The TCG conference closed with a panel of artistic leaders discussing artistic risk vs. institution-building, and feted two dedicated field veterans, Rhodessa Jones and Jim O’Quinn.
The D.C.-based classical theatre’s 2015-16 slate will strip down ‘Salomé’ and put a dress on Billy Porter, who’ll play Kate in ‘The Taming of the Shrew.’