On this week’s podcast, we talk about how the nation’s and the world’s political tumult is affecting theatres (and how they’re responding), about the departure of critic Charles Isherwood from The New York Times, and with National New Play Network executive director Nan Barnett about the nation’s new-play landscape.
New works by Carla Ching, Tearrance Chisholm, David Valdes Greenwood, Allison Gregory, Stephanie Alison Walker, and Amy E. Witting will be featured this year.
Move over, NYC. From Oregon to Miami, theatres around the country are home to the nation’s most fertile new-play incubators.
How this West Virginia new-play fest builds and rides an annual new-play repertory carousel.
The organization distributed more than $115,000 to support new play development.
Jessica Holt, Laley Lippard, Jeff Liu, Madeline Sayet, and M. Graham Smith will be the second group to participate in the program.
Hilary Bettis’s new play, about the disappearing women of Mexico’s Ciudad Juarez, is appearing at several theatres.
The Midwestern company is blazing new trails by producing contemporary American plays.
From a cellist to a scenic designer, from New Haven to St. Paul, a cohort marked by versatility and vision.
Theatres across the nation are producing Steve Yockey’s upbeat ‘Blackberry Winter,’ but in his hometown it’s paired with a play in a more troubled vein.