A new generation of theatremakers is ready to blow up the gay canon and reclaim a defiantly queer aesthetic.
The two theatre artists are among the 24 recipients of the 2017 MacArthur Fellowship, which comes with $625,000.
‘A 24-Decade History of Popular Music’ has won the prestigious prize for its presentation of American history through a queer lens; it comes with $100,000.
On this week’s podcast, Lynn Nottage discusses the presidential election and her new play ‘Sweat.’ Plus the editors discuss ‘Hamilton’s America’ and ‘A 24-Decade History of Popular Music.’
Hour by hour, decade by decade, Mac broke down American history, music, himself, and us—and then built us back up again.
Even in a polarized age, the best dramatists are drawn to complications, not simple answers, as Richard Nelson’s Chekhovian plays prove.
The actor Brandon Dirden speaks about his life’s work, while playwright Mac Rogers branches out into a perfect new medium for his talents.
Six grants have been given to support the development, production, and touring of artist-led, ensemble, and devised new works.
Molly Rice’s peripatetic ‘Saints Tour’ shows audiences new facets of their neighborhoods. Next stop: Braddock, Pa., in a collaboration with Bricolage.
In seeming to strike at the foundations of the realist family play, playwrights like Will Eno, Young Jean Lee and Taylor Mac may actually be proving the durability of its four walls.