The St. Paul-based director, best known for his association with August Wilson, elicited inspiring work from artists at every level.
U.S. theatres strive to maintain and build on the period of relative stability reflected in the latest edition of TCG’s annual industry report.
The inaugural grants will support playwrights and the production of new works at theatres across the country.
Poetry by two giants of the Black Arts Movement infuses ‘UniSon’ and ‘GIRL Shakes Loose.’
The company will present two world premieres, four musicals, and partner with three theatres.
From future presidents seeking light entertainment to the founding of the Penumbra Theatre, this is the kind of September to remember.
In this special edition of Offscript, we have a 10-minute audio recording of August Wilson delivering his seminal speech, ‘The Ground on Which I Stand,’ followed by a discussion among leaders of two black theatres, Penumbra’s Lou Bellamy and National Black Theatre’s Jonathan McCrory.
A range of voices considers the impact and the lasting legacy—and a few lacunae—of August Wilson’s seminal speech.
Artists and scholars gathered this week to hear and reconsider August Wilson’s famous TCG speech about race and theatre.
Leadership transitions at Mu Performing Arts, Penumbra Theatre, and the Guthrie Theater raise questions as well as expectations for the future.