Two new books about men whose charmed and eventful lives were as much acts of creation as the plays and films they produced.
Tom Stoppard and Tanya Barfield are among this year’s PEN America literary honorees.
In seeking to transform the Wilma Theater into a company with its own aesthetic code, its artistic director is rediscovering her own passions as well.
The bill includes plays by Gina Gionfriddo and Tom Stoppard, plus a world premiere by resident playwright Nate Eppler.
A newly devised ‘Antigone’ and Stoppard’s ‘The Hard Problem’ join ‘An Octoroon’ and ‘The Christians’ on the theatre’s slate.
A new history play set in the future holds its own alongside classics, as well as new works by Stoppard and Hare and a pair of ace musical revivals.