Naomi Wallace’s Theatre Of The Plague: More Riveting And Relevant Than Ever by Giovanni Rodriguez Exactly five weeks ago and one day, I posted the following on Facebook: “Now would be a good time to restage ONE FLEA SPARE.” I did this with three objectives in mind. First, I wanted to see what some of my theater friends thought about the story, which I believe is more relevant today than ever. The award-winning 1995 play was set in 1665, the first year of the great plague of London, and told the story of four people quarantined together for a month…
With Halloween on its way, Austin Tichenor, author of the play FRANKENSTEIN, explores parallels between Caliban from The Tempest and the Creature from Shelley’s Frankenstein. for the Folger Shakespeare Library.
Marianne Elliott’s London-born production of Tony Kushner’s masterwork is blazingly reimagined with a cast including Nathan Lane and Andrew Garfield. Source: New York Times Review: An “Angels in America” That Soars on the Breath of Life
The Dramatists Guild Fund’s invaluable Legacy Project series of video interviews now includes an interview with BPPI author Tony Kushner, which was shared with us by Seth Cotterman, DGF’s Director of Marketing & Outreach.
Senior editor of American Theatre Eliza Bent has just published a marvelous piece, with interview, on BPPI playwright Mac Wellman entitled “Mac Wellman: An Outlier Tracing His Own Orbit: How this dedicated follower of no fashion and avatar of alternatives to the well-made play keeps it weird.”