Chicago’s Red Theater is translating Shakespeare for its new show: They’re putting his verse into American Sign Language.
Alongside popular shows by Shakespeare, Coward, Ibsen and Garson Kanin is a seldom-seen melodrama by David Belasco.
A political satire by George Brant and a drama by Andrew Case about police brutality highlight a season that also includes Williams, Shakespeare and McDonagh.
Tina Packer tracks the Bard’s growth via his female characters, and James Grissom tracks down divas who alternately inspired and frustrated Williams.
We take a look back at the major historical moments in theatre in April.