The end of yet another path-breaking play development program, one with fieldwide impact and global reach, has not been properly mourned.
A Nairobi initiative shows what African artists can learn from American musical theatre, and vice versa.
He led Sundance Theatre Lab with wit, grit, and passion, often leading feedback sessions as lengthy and involved as the plays themselves.
On this week’s podcast, we talk about how the nation’s and the world’s political tumult is affecting theatres (and how they’re responding), about the departure of critic Charles Isherwood from The New York Times, and with National New Play Network executive director Nan Barnett about the nation’s new-play landscape.
The new-work development institute’s slate ranging from interplanetary voyages to refugee camps, and many points between.
The play-development house announces the slates artists who’ll make new plays at retreats in Boston and Suffolk County.
From the Welders, to cheap tickets at Huntington Theatre Company, to August Wilson on the radio, to all the Lucy Thurber plays you can ever want—this month in national news.
Philip Himberg’s Sundance theatre lab is angling to become the American theatre’s premiere new-work development center. Is it working?