Playwrights superimpose ancient myths over contemporary concerns, in a theatrical alchemy that makes the old seem new again—and the new seem timeless.
She took a new job in a new city, bought a new home—and then got a breast cancer diagnosis. She’s getting by with a little from her friends, including Sam Beckett.
The downtown playwright/theatremaker talks about the traps she lays for herself—and for her audiences.
Nine adaptations of Shakespeare’s “The Tempest,” ranging from American Repertory Theater to Cornerstone Theater, that shows you don’t need to do it as a straight play, or set it in Italy, to make it magical (though you can add real magic if you’re really ambitious).
With a new mobile app, TodayTix aims to change ticket-buying habits and attract more audiences to the theatre.
Check out what’s happened and is happening in theatre’s across the country this month.
The “Apple Family” playwright reflects on theatre’s true calling and purpose—and how, in trying to help it survive, we may have strayed from its essence.
The versatile and busy director talks about her devotion to both art and activism, and how she’s fused the two with Public Works.
With Under the Radar, Coil, PROTOTYPE, American Realness, Other Forces, January is festival season in New York City. So snap out of it.
In writing musicals, the playwright’s job is to build the structure, then get out of the way.