From Anna Cora Mowatt to James Baldwin, from ‘Children of a Lesser God’ to LMDA, March has had a plethora of theatrical milestones.
Playwright Mark Medoff, who won the Tony and the Olivier for his play Children of a Lessser God and who taught screenwriting and acting the University of New Mexico for 27 years, died on April 23 at the age of 79. I first met Mark Medoff at an audition. It was at the Mark Taper Forum annex in Los Angeles, and I was reading for him and the director Gordon Davidson, for a role in Mark’s new play, Children of a Lesser God. Though I had…
From the birth of actor Phyllis Frelich to the opening of Vancouver’s Arts Club Theatre Company and premieres by Albee and Nottage, February has been a significant month for theatre.
A tribute to Phyllis Frelich by Center Theatre Group artistic director Gordon Davidson.