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How Anne Bogart Forged a New ‘American Document’

"The actors became intrigued with the dancers and the dancers became intrigued with the actors. A mutual love affair, from a distance."

Special 5 Questions: Director Kip Fagan, Playwright Sam Hunter

A complicated mix of family, fundamentalism, spiritual crisis and Precious Moments figurines.

Special 5 Questions: Director Jeremy Dobrish Interviews Actor Christian Campbell

On acting in the round: "...act with your shoulders and make sure that one's back fat isn't showing."

Stage Director Launches Auction to Tattoo Himself for Production Cash

For $5 million, you can pay for all the Shakespeare that Charles Isherwood wants.

5 Questions I’ve Never Been Asked: Brooke O’Harra

Says O'Harra, "Just go to Barnes and Noble and look...the number of plays by women is minuscule compared to those by men."

Curse of the Legend Class: The Apparent Tragedy of Peter Brook

One comes away with the impression that one of the 20th century's most influential theater directors has lived too long.

5 Questions I’ve Never Been Asked: Brad Raimondo

When the soldiers were ordered to shoot, they'd aim high or the artillery crews would deliberately drop shells into no-man's-land instead of on the enemy.

Albee Damned?

An Australian writer has lit a firestorm about Edward Albee. After all, one can yell "art must breathe" on directors' behalf, but playwrights can always yell "I'm the vintner" right back.

5 Questions I’ve Never Been Asked: Erwin Maas

It shows great strength to not bang your head against the wall, but come to it with fresh eyes, as if you have all the time in the world.

5 Questions I’ve Never Been Asked: Jordan Seavey

The characters in Children at Play, Seavey says, "discover masturbation for the first time in a very big, very public way." He hopes most of us avoided that fate.

5 Questions I’ve Never Been Asked: Cat Parker

"My approach," says Parker, is walking the line "between achieving the goals of the playwright and hitting the audience on the head."

5 Questions I’ve Never Been Asked: Chance D. Muehleck

Are the ideals of the Bauhaus alive and well today? Or have they been concealed, co-opted, and Ikea-d to death?

Special ‘5 Questions’: Director Jordana Williams Interviews Playwright Mac Rogers

When you hit your 30s, you start to think, Huh, there is actually going to be some kind of future ahead of me and perhaps I can, in some small way, define it.

5 Questions I’ve Never Been Asked: Jesse Alick

Oskar Eustis and Suzan-Lori Parks are the kind of people that if you sent them an email or called them up, they would answer.

5 Questions I’ve Never Been Asked: Will Le Vasseur

How do we handle vampiric personalities, especially when they exist within us?

5 Questions I’ve Never Been Asked: Nick Brennan and Luke Jones

Members of the creative team behind the twice-extended Thank You For Being a Friend talk about parody laws and Estelle Getty's hemorrhoids.

5 Questions I’ve Never Been Asked: Daniel Talbott

It makes him laugh how obsessed some people are with other people's relationships -- as if they have a right to dictate what a real marriage should be.

Note to Aspiring Directors Requiring Inspiration On How Groupthink Begins

Rep. Mike Castle (R-DE) deftly handled a birther.

5 Questions I’ve Never Been Asked: Adam Klasfeld

Twain said that only the dead have free speech. In Klasfeld's play, that's precisely the point.
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