The playwright talks with director Chi-wang Yang about his new play ‘Scene With Cranes,’ about making theatre in a bar, and about the unacknowledged grief of the world.
The founder of Chelsea Theater Center was a force from the 1960s onward, doing plays no one else would do and encouraging similar boldness in his colleagues.
With a Broadway debut about disabled folks and their caretakers, the playwright of ‘Sanctuary City’ and ‘Ironbound’ is again writing at the margins.
A new play at Barrington Stage Company, about a class-riven romance among 2 wheelchair and text-to-speech users, also has plenty of disabled talent backstage.
Readers respond to a review of a book about making it bleed onstage, and a theatre leader takes issue with a recent report on a necessarily changing field.
The company is launching another fellowship program to lower barriers for playwrights entering the industry.
In this episode, Brian talks to a longtime friend and colleague about her circuitous path from and back to the Pine Tree State, and what that journey has meant for her as a writer.
On this episode we broke the news that Nottage’s ‘Clyde’s’ will be the most-produced play of the season, then welcomed her and fellow prolific scribe Gunderson on to talk shop.
Named for Coho Productions’ late artistic director, Philip Cuomo, the new collective also includes Third Rail Rep and Portland Experimental Theatre Ensemble.
A mix of familiar and new titles, of challenge and comfort, characterizes this year’s lists, the first this magazine has done since 2019.