A versatile designer who studied at UC Berkeley and Yale, he designed everywhere from Seattle Rep and the O’Neill Theatre Center to Broadway.
The theatre will return to in-person performances in July with a new play about activist Fannie Lou Hamer.
With no set date to return to the stage, Seattle Rep shifts its focus to its virtual programming.
Proceeds from the musical event, streamed from Florence, Italy, will go 13 theatres and institutions Felder has called home.
If we can’t have theatre until we can gather again safely, what are U.S. theatres and artists going to do in the meantime, and after?
The Guthrie’s first TD and a longtime theatre dean at USC, he launched countless careers with his unassuming, get-to-work ethos.
The lineup will include a remount of Manhattan Theatre Club’s ‘Jitney’ and world premieres by Anna Ziegler and Justin Huertas.
The funding will support commissions from emerging playwrights Joanna Garner, Lily Houghton, and C.A. Johnson.
The slate also includes Christina Ham’s Nina Simone musical, a play by Steven Dietz, a staging of Khaled Hosseini, and more.
The awards will fund extra time for the development of 27 new productions across the country.