February recalls the premieres of 2 groundbreaking Black musicals on Broadway, the contentious beginnings of English theatre in the Big Easy, and a little company that could in Pennsylvania.
Lisa Loomer’s play about the historic decision arrives at 2 theatres in a state that’s once again on the front lines of the reproductive rights battle.
The festival will present BCF @ CSUEB at the Cal State East Bay University Theater on Feb. 11 and New Voices/New Works at Dance Mission Theater on Feb. 25 and 26 at 7:30 p.m.
The award comes with a $10,000 prize and an accompanying $10,000 Jay Harris Commission for a new play, to be read at the festival this summer.
A forgotten chapter of mid-20th-century theatre history is about to be restored, as ‘The Sign in Sidney Brustein’s Window’ is restaged in Seattle and Brooklyn.
Lorraine Hansberry’s long-awaited sophomore effort was greeted coolly, even confusedly, in 1964, but ambivalence—about art, activism, and their fraught intersection—has always been in the play’s DNA.
For her first stage role in a while, the ‘Mrs. Maisel’ actor is ready to embrace the role of another imperfect but lovable woman performer in a rocky marriage.
The rally launched fundraising efforts for the Equitable Payroll Fund.
The grants have awarded funds to eight new musical theatre projects.
Over the past year, no fewer than 10 shows on both sides of the Atlantic have addressed the historical rise of Nazism and/or the troubling resurfacing of antisemitism.