From the birth of William Wells Brown and Ellen Stewart to the beginnings of Memphis’s Playhouse on the Square and McNally’s ‘Love! Valour! Compassion!,’ December was a noteworthy month.
Adapting the beloved animated musical film for the stage, Lynn Ahrens, Stephen Flaherty, and Terrence McNally make another journey to the past.
An award named for one musical theatre eminence, bestowed on another theatre giant (who has a few musicals under his belt, too).
L.A. Opera, Beth Morrison Projects, Gotham Chamber Opera, Opera Philadelphia and more show how opera is staying big by going small.