From the first Black character on a U.S. stage and a fire at NYC’s Park Theatre to the birth of the Guthrie in Minneapolis and a protest in D.C., May has been a notable month for theatre.
Japan’s Tadashi Suzuki revisits SITI, the U.S. company he helped found 25 years ago.
Revisiting MFA graduates from the ’90s, insights into Twin Cities leadership transitions, plus an in-depth interview with composer/lyricist Lin-Manuel Miranda.
The American theatre as we know it didn’t just evolve organically, inevitably; it was conjured by visionaries who dreamt of a national theatre outside New York, then built it.
We got people talking, and we moved the ball forward, but there’s so much more to do, and it’s time for a rebirth.