The former executive director of Arkansas’s TheatreSquared has just taken the same job at Princeton’s McCarter Theatre Center, and he’s ready to open the gates.
Amid the constraints of social distancing, perhaps more urgently because of them, many U.S. theatres are finding ways to bring audiences an annual dose of Dickens.
The theatre’s new artistic director talks about the forward-looking legacy she inherits, and about how post-pandemic theatres may resemble startups.
Christina Baldwin will serve as the Jungle Theater’s interim artistic director, and Robin Gillette is the Minneapolis company’s new managing director.
Five women artistic directors will receive grants to support their work and to foster a new generation of female leaders.
The Minnesota company’s first year under artistic director Sarah Rasmussen will include world premieres from Philip Dawkins and Idris Goodwin, plus all-female Shakespeare.
The South Dakota native will succeed founder Bain Boehlke beginning this summer.