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.
The New York City theatre’s new season includes two world premiere plays, plus new works by Lucas Hnath, Taylor Mac, Jordan Harrison and Danai Gurira.
Four- to six-hour performances seem to be proliferating at this year’s Under the Radar and COIL festivals. Why do artists—and audiences—want to go long?
The performance artist-turned-playwright wrote his first naturalistic play about gender, family and trans issues, and along the way he fell in love with the form.