The former leader of Portland, Ore.’s Artists Repertory Theatre, he takes the reins of the theatre, and its already booked next season, from Braden Abraham.
The disarming myth-making musical ‘Lizard Boy,’ about to make its NYC debut, is just one of the trails being blazed by this Seattle-based auteur.
A Washington state native who advanced from intern to Seattle Rep’s leader over 2 decades, he will lead a prestigious Chicago theatre almost half the size of the Rep.
A play may not convince anyone but it can share information, hold a space for grief and complexity, de-stigmatize abortion, and rally troops demoralized by the fall of Roe.
Amy Freed, Julia Izumi, and Benjamin Benne have received commissions in the theatre’s 20×30: Reimagining the Anthropocene project.
Now onstage at Seattle Rep in Ibsen’s unsettling classic, she talks about the things you can and can’t convey onstage.
Concerts, a ‘Carol’ or 3, and a surfeit of readings, benefits, and other virtual theatre kick off December in abundant style.
A roundup of openings, closings, and other national news.