How Opera Theatre of St. Louis used a Wallace Foundation Grant to test audience-building strategies.
In ‘A Jordan Downs Illumination,’ the company returns to South L.A. to find a community changed and still changing.
Samantha Shay’s stripped-down, fem-focused take on the tragedy inspires low-tech awe—and starts a raucous argument.
Moving work from one language to another is an art unto itself, and adapting it for the stage only adds layers of challenge and meaning.
This 23-year-old theatre company brings classroom curricula and literature to life onstage.
How ‘Vietgone’ and ‘Poor Yella Rednecks’ subverts the Asian-as-foreigner trope to tell a distinctly American story.
As he starts a job leading the theatre that changed his life, he wants to return the favor and make some changes there.
Playwright Mark Medoff, who won the Tony and the Olivier for his play Children of a Lessser God and who taught screenwriting and acting the University of New Mexico for 27 years, died on April 23 at the age of 79. I first met Mark Medoff at an audition. It was at the Mark Taper Forum annex in Los Angeles, and I was reading for him and the director Gordon Davidson, for a role in Mark’s new play, Children of a Lesser God. Though I had…
From landmark productions of O’Neill, Charles Gordone, Wole Soyinka, and Deborah Rogin to the opening of Michigan’s Farmers Alley Theatre, May has been an eventful month.
The new musical’s creators think they’ve upended the material’s sexist tropes; apparently they don’t see that ‘man in a dress’ jokes are inherently transphobic.