Watching and helping John Guare build his plays inspired his erstwhile assistant to do the same.
The downtown playwright and theatremaker talks about her aesthetic and DIY work ethic, and how much of each she’ll bring to her new post.
Colleagues and former students of the playwright share how she helped shape their lives and work.
Introducing a new podcast to American Theatre’s network: the Subtext, where playwright Brian James Polak interviews playwrights about what makes them tick.
Writing is a solitary pursuit, but not for a week each year on this idyllic Midwestern campus.
Is the American playwriting glass half full, or half empty? Drink up this special issue before you answer.
There’s no shortage of exciting new writing for the stage. But are we in a Golden Age of playwriting?
How this dedicated follower of no fashion and avatar of alternatives to the well-made play keeps it weird.
Tim Federle, author of ‘Better Nate Than Ever,’ talks about his journey from chorus boy to cowriter of the musical ‘Tuck Everlasting.’
Retiring from a creative calling that never really paid my bills has been much harder than I’d imagined—but it seems to have already happened anyway.