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An ambitious effort to hire contemporary playwrights to translate the Bard into modern English is about to deliver the goods.
The actors were among those honored at the annual awards for women in theatre.
This week the critics talk with the Tony-winning composer about his newest project: the gender-bending 'Tootsie.'
A musical 'Cyrano' starring Peter Dinklage joins premieres by Donja R. Love and Thomas Bradshaw and a musical based on 'Bob & Carol & Ted & Alice.'
Ohio University is creating more flexibility for its musical theatre BFA students to pursue other subjects, including formal musical training.
In a big night for New York Theatre Workshop, 'What the Constitution Means to Me' and 'Hurricane Diane' were among top winners.
Winners include talent from 'Alice by Heart,' 'The Beast in the Jungle,' 'Hadestown,' 'Oklahoma!,' and 'Ain't Too Proud.'
How Opera Theatre of St. Louis used a Wallace Foundation Grant to test audience-building strategies.
New revivals of 'Little Shop' and 'Annie Get Your Gun' bookend a slate that includes BD Wong directing Lauren Yee's 'The Great Leap' and Alfred Molina in Florian Zeller's 'The Father.'
Meanwhile, the House subcommittee has recommended a substantial increase in NEA funding.
The honors recognize artistic achievement on and Off-Broadway.
In 'A Jordan Downs Illumination,' the company returns to South L.A. to find a community changed and still changing.
The Off-Broadway theatre has launched its Radical Parent-Inclusion Project, which will include free childcare for its artists and shorter work days for parents.
The lineup features a range of contemporary works, including a Thomas Gibbons world premiere.
10 mid-sized theatres across the country will try out single-ticket plans and learn from each other's data.
Samantha Shay’s stripped-down, fem-focused take on the tragedy inspires low-tech awe—and starts a raucous argument.
The Friends talk to the star of the original 'Next to Normal' about her newest one-woman show. Plus, reviews of 'Caroline, or Change,' 'Paul Swan is Dead and Gone,' and 'Tootsie.'
The plays are Tina Satter's 'Is This a Room' and Antoinette Nwandu's 'Tuvalu or, The Saddest Song.'
Plays by Adam Bock, Julia Cho, Donja R. Love, and John Patrick Shanley, as well Kate Hamill's 'The Scarlet Letter' and some new TYA works, highlight an eclectic slate.
The 2019-20 lineup, called Ghost Light, will feature haunting adaptations and stories of ghouls.
Moving work from one language to another is an art unto itself, and adapting it for the stage only adds layers of challenge and meaning.
Among the shows featured will be works by Sondheim, Churchill, and Ruhl, as well as a Michaela Goldhaber world premiere.
The awards recognize Off-Broadway and Broadway productions.
Arena Stage's 'Anything Goes' and 1st Stage's 'Fly by Night' were the most-lauded productions in the annual awards ceremony honoring D.C.-area theatre.
Catching up with two playwrights at the National New Play Network showcase.
In honor of its 50th Anniversary, the West L.A. company will present works by Fornés, Orton, and others that premiered around the time the troupe was established.
This 23-year-old theatre company brings classroom curricula and literature to life onstage.
How ‘Vietgone’ and ‘Poor Yella Rednecks’ subverts the Asian-as-foreigner trope to tell a distinctly American story.
The lineup will feature a remount of the company's physical adaptation of 'The Tempest' with a water-filled set.
Six emerging directors and playwrights will participate in a yearlong residency with the company.
The 2019-20 lineup will feature a world premiere adaptation of a poem, and works by Clare Barron, Aleshea Harris, and more.