Martyna Majok, whose play Ironbound was one of the outstanding plays of the 2015 Women’s Voices Theater Festival, has been awarded the 2018 Pulitzer Prize for Drama for her play Cost of Living. Premiering at the Williamstown Festival, Cost of Living received an Off-Broadway production from the Manhattan Theatre Club in June, 2017.
Archives for April 17, 2018
As we speak, Emily DeCola (Puppet Designer) is in New York City, directing a puppet, bookcases, and fish for a new Puppet Kitchen production, The Little Red Fish, with New York City Children’s Theater. Eric Wright (Puppet Director) is rehearsing with the cast of Snow Child in Washington, D.C., looking out on a rare March […]
Hah! Did you think that the Kennedy Center forgot about you just because you are, like, eight years old? No way. The enormous theatrical machine that is the Kennedy Center will turn out seventeen productions of theater, music and dance in its Theater for Young Audience 2018-2019 program. Some of them only run for one […]
What does radical empathy look like? Look no further than the plays of Athol Fugard. He has made his life’s work giving voice to the Black Africans of South Africa who were not allowed to tell their own stories and breaking down the imposed divides between the races of the system called apartheid. Fugard is a […]
The Book of Will, in which surviving members of the acting troupe The King’s Men decide to put Shakespeare’s First Folio together, has won the $25,000 Steinberg Award for playwright Lauren Gunderson, the American Theatre Critics Association (ATCA) announced. The Steinberg goes to the best new American play from regional theaters. (Plays that have been […]
In 1991, singer/songwriter Matthew Sweet became something of a radio staple after the release of his third album, “Girlfriend,” which was hailed by critics and fans alike, and established the singer as the king of jangly guitar power pop.
It’s happened: global warming has brought the world to the brink of an environmental apocalypse. Earth’s atmosphere can only support human life for one more year—maybe less. What do you do in your last few months of life?