New plays by Amir Nizar Zuabi and J. Nicole Brooks and a capture of Jefferson Mays’s ‘Christmas Carol’ are among the highlights of a busy week.
Halloween and the election inspire many of this week’s virtual offerings, but there’s also Brecht and Weill, Paula Vogel, and a space opera.
The company’s two-year exploration of Paula Vogel, Lynn Nottage, and Branden Jacobs-Jenkins will be presented as audio plays and podcasts.
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.