We asked leaders at some of the nation’s small theatre companies which shows, both large and small, they were most looking forward to in the coming season.
Theatres have banded together to fight the city’s rising rents, but civic and private support doesn’t hurt.
On this week’s episode, we welcome Josh Hecht of Profile Theatre who explains why he only programs one writer a season. Plus, the editors discuss bias in theatre criticism.
The slate will showcase works by Lisa Kron and Anna Deavere Smith.
Hecht will arrive in time for the theatre’s 2017 Quiara Alegría Hudes season.
The company will produce four of Hudes’s plays.
Adriana Baer plans to depart from her position at the Portland–based theatre by the end of 2015.
Plays by the Portland native, including ‘The Call,’ ‘Blue Door,’ and ‘Bright Half Life,’ are on the slate.
From Tanya Saracho to Stephen Sondheim, this crop of honors acknowledged standout companies and artists from coast to coast.
Those who stepped down from an old position or stepped up to a new one in April 2013.