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.