The first programmed by ASF’s new artistic director, Rick Dildine, it features world premieres and musicals alongside classics.
The new leader previously served at Shakespeare Festival St. Louis.
Partnerships with local symphonies and playwrights commemorate the 400th anniversary of the Bard’s death.
He’s going back to his previous job at Shakespeare Festival St. Louis, he says, because it’s more artistic than administrative.
After just over six months as head of the Massachusetts theatre, Dildine will return to Shakespeare Festival St. Louis with a slightly different title.
Tony Simotes, Tina Packer’s successor at Shakespeare & Company will depart Nov. 10, leaving leadership to new exec director, Rick Dildine.
Those who stepped down from an old position or stepped up to a new one in September.
A brief look at theatre news across the country for the month of September.