Already in his short time so far at D.C.’s Shakespeare Theatre Company, Simon Godwin has striven to redefine the stage canon.
10 new artistic directors talk about their visions for their communities, and for the theatre field writ large.
New artistic director Simon Godwin’s first season will include works by Branden Jacobs-Jenkins, James Baldwin, and a new adaptation of ‘Peter Pan’ by Lauren Gunderson.
The young British director, currently an associate at London’s National Theatre, will succeed Michael Kahn at D.C.’s classical mainstay.
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