From an Afrocentric pageant by W.E.B. Du Bois to the founding of Cincinnati Playhouse in the Park in 1960, October has been a busy month for theatre.
This week: a Nick Cordero memorial tribute, festivals of Latinx writers and young playwrights, Harriet Harris as Eleanor Roosevelt, and a Madhuri Shekar encore.
The Old Globe’s Freedome Bradley-Ballentine and La Jolla Playhouse’s Jacole Kitchen will co-curate the series alongside San Diego Rep’s Ahmed K. Dents.
From fairy tales to variety shows, monologues to panel discussions, check out the programs we are streaming this week.
Proceeds from the musical event, streamed from Florence, Italy, will go 13 theatres and institutions Felder has called home.
A number of canceled shows from San Diego to Phoenix were recorded before the pandemic shutdown, and now you can watch them at home.
The season will feature works by Jeanine Tesori, Lisa Kron, Anna Ziegler, Lucas Hnath, Julia Cho, Hershey Felder, and Lynn Nottage.
The season will include the world premiere of an immersive theatrical experience.
The organization distributed more than $115,000 to support new play development.
Theatre is an inherently local medium, but two new PBS programs hope to reach new audiences with plays where they live.