From a daring director to a tag team of designers, from San Francisco to Atlanta, this month’s cohort of theatre people are making their mark.
Like the characters in Anne Washburn’s post-apocalyptic pop-culture extravaganza, the company often had to choose which ideas to save and which to kill.
The season will feature Anu Yadav, Johnna Adams, Martin McDonagh, and Steve Yockey.
From the first plays staged and written on the continent to the founding of Woolly Mammoth and the O’Neill.
Wildly and deeply inventive takes on the classics, and a commitment its suburban community, mark this small 10-year-old company.
Award-winning director, educator, and multimedia theatre artist becomes the fifth leader in the history of the 45-year-old children’s theare company.
Robert O’Hara’s new play for Woolly Mammoth mixes Jacobean drama with political satire and the zombie apocalypse to make a statement about the undead way we live now.
New plays by Branden Jacobs-Jenkins, Jennifer Haley and Rajiv Joseph, plus a return of the Neo-Futurists, are also on tap for the D.C. theatre.
Some theatres are finding ways to coach audiences into the world of the play before the curtain ever goes up.
In dramatizing questions about the man whose beating by police incited riots, solo artist Roger Guenveur Smith finds story that’s deeply American—and quintessentially L.A.