The fourth of this prolific playwright’s 2023 premieres, ‘The Refuge Plays,’ is also his most ambitious and searching.
Producing a new play about the full-scale invasion written by a Ukranian playwright, Russian-born director Yury Urnov feels disheartened by the actions of his home country and hopeful for Ukraine.
Getting audiences to return isn’t the only post-COVID challenge theatres are facing.
This season SPACE plans to honor existing commitments to a cohort of over 40 artists who applied and were accepted, but whose residencies have had to be deferred primarily due to the pandemic.
Co-artistic director James Ijames will depart after this season.
The multidisciplinary Philly artist can’t be pinned down, but she is never less than fiercely present. Her next collaborative piece: Tall Order’s ‘Those With 2 Clocks’ at the Wilma.
The finalists are Sylvia Khoury for ‘Selling Kabul’ and Kristina Wong for ‘Kristina Wong, Sweatshop Overlord.’
The Russian director, working with an American ensemble, had his country’s fate on his mind as he staged Chekhov’s valedictory play.
Co-founder of the Philadelphia company will cede leadership to 3-member artistic director cohort.
From a vintage ‘Cinderella’ to the bracing ‘Is God Is,’ there’s something for every palate this week.