From the birth of William Wells Brown and Ellen Stewart to the beginnings of Memphis’s Playhouse on the Square and McNally’s ‘Love! Valour! Compassion!,’ December was a noteworthy month.
Several theatres across the country explore a complicated case in the Southern city’s past in Evan Linder’s new play.
Among the new plays is ‘Byhalia, Mississippi,’ which will debut in several cities at once in hopes of sparking an online conversation among audiences.
Tarell Alvin McCraney earns a MacArthur ‘Genius’ grant, Arthur Kopit is honored at the William Inge Festival and more awards from our November 2013 issue.
The awards and prizes that were handed out since our last issue.
How directors and dramaturgs have approached ‘The Whipping Man,’ ‘The Motherfucker With the Hat,’ ‘Freud’s Last Session,’ and ‘Good People.’