In her successful soap writing career, she used new-play development skills she honed at the O’Neill and New York Theatre Workshop, among others.
The event honored Martha Rivers Ingram, Rick Miramontez, and Tony Kushner.
The evening will feature special performances from upcoming Broadway shows ‘Oklahoma!’ and ‘Hadestown.’
College students question an editorial in which a university professor lamented the hurdles of teaching Kushner’s gay fantasia.
What do we owe to this quarter-century-old American classic? More life.
Tony Taccone, a co-pilot for the first flight of ‘Angels in America,’ brings Kushner’s epic back home to Berkeley.
The National Theatre revival, now headed for Broadway, brings an American play’s long London history full circle.
This epic ‘gay fantasia’ emerged from the recession-wracked regional theatre of the early 1990s, but the field may be even more risk-averse now.
It’s not just all the arduous unpacking: AIDS, Reagan, the closet, Mormons. It’s also that the play’s millennial dread seems puzzling to post-millennials.
A massive new oral history recreates the drama behind Kushner’s modern epic, but does it do his ideas justice?