At La MaMa last spring, the two directors gathered to talk about actors, audiences, censorship, dislocation, and the haven of the rehearsal room.
August theatre history brings the heat of protest, rolling blackouts, the creation of two new companies, and the less-than-stellar U.S. premiere of a literary star.
A playwright and abolitionist responsible for a variety of firsts, an international tour that changed acting in the West, and the birth of a feminist theatre collective with a unique approach to playmaking.
In the designer-centered laboratory of director Dmitry Krymov, young Russian students are taken on as active collaborators.
New volumes address a need for more English-language texts on an endlessly debated bit of Moscow Art Theatre history.