Archives for November 6, 2012

Signature Theatre honors Broadway’s Hal Prince with Sondheim Award

Legendary Broadway director/producer Harold “Hal” Prince will receive the fourth annual Sondheim Award from the Arlington, VA-based Signature Theatre, the company announced yesterday.

Mia Chung on writing You For Me For You

Mia Chung’s new play You For Me For You, opening this week, kicks off Woolly Mammoth Theatre Company’s “Free The Beast” campaign: a ten-year commitment to producing 25 world-premiere plays. Chung’s new play is a poignant look at the unique and insular life of contemporary North Koreans. A graduate of Brown University with an MFA […]

The New York theatre scene after Sandy’s exit

Hurricane Sandy caused a rare 2 day shutdown for Broadway theatres starting Monday, Oct 29.  Despite a massive blackout, and the closure of mass transit and tunnels, actors, stagehands and house staff managed to open the theatres on Wed, Oct 31st.   DCTS writer Susan Galbraith’s meeting in New York was canceled due to the […]

The Rest of the Story: A Life Completed

The late Arthur Laurents was a truth teller. The plays he wrote portrayed his honest view of life. The productions he directed sought to find the truth in the plays they performed. His book “Mainly On Directing” focused on the importance of truth in the theater. His autobiography, “Original Story By,” was filled to overflowing […]

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