Playwright A. R. Gurney died Tuesday, June 13, 2017 in his home in New York City. He was 86. A native of Buffalo, NY, the beleaguered city appeared as the setting for some of his 86 plays. Among his most produced were The Dining Room (1982), The Cocktail Hour (1988), the gift to actor couples everywhere, Love […]
Archives for June 15, 2017
On January 25, 1996, a new musical by an unknown writer who had tragically died the night before, opened Off-Broadway at the New York Theatre Workshop, and the landscape of theater changed forever.
Folger Theatres’ 2017-18 season, announced yesterday morning, will be full of plays by the usual gang: Shakespeare, Congreve, Shaw. But not everything will seem familiar.