Onstage this Week: May 25-May 31
From Olympia, Wash., to Arlington, Va., from apocalyptic musicals to kitchen-sink dramas, it's another eclectic theatre week in the U.S.
Light a Candle for PJ Paparelli---and Use It to Continue His Work
If the late director was tireless, it wasn't for his own sake. He demanded as much from himself as he did from others, and we are all the richer for it.
Playwright/Songwriter Ethan Lipton's Special Skills
He follows his Obie-winning show 'No Place to Go' with the album 'Raw Milk,' and lets us have an exclusive listen to 2 new songs from it.
Executive Director Amanda Farrar to Leave Barrel of Monkeys
She vacates the post after six years helping to lead the arts education theatre ensemble.
Tina Howe: Playwright, Mentor, Online Dating Advisor
As she retires from leading the Hunter College MFA playwriting program, I'm grateful for what she taught me about plays---and about life.
Kate Shindle Is Actors Equity's New President, Along With Slate of New Officers
A New York actor who has stayed on top of L.A.'s 99-Seat controversy wins the top office.
BAM Announces 2015 Next Wave Festival
The fall festival brings together another slate of U.S. and New York premieres, with theatre works from Ivo van Hove, SITI Company and Miranda July.
From the Executive: Getting Beyond Your Borders
We have much to learn---and some things to teach, as well---in our global collaborations.