Monthly Archives: November 2007

For Theatres, It’s Not Easy Being Green

Written on November 13, 2007 at 3:52 pm, by

We have written before that our new theatre will be “green.” It’s a term we see applied to so many products and organizations. But what does that mean for a building, and specifically a theatre? We are in the midst of a green building revolution. The U.S. Green Building Council estimates that the green building…Read More »

The Spotlight’s on… Adrienne Kennedy

Written on November 13, 2007 at 3:49 pm, by

Adrienne Kennedy, like Suzanne Alexander – the main character in Ohio State Murders – was raised in Cleveland, Ohio and went to The Ohio State University in 1949. Kennedy grew up in interracial Cleveland neighborhoods where her Georgia-born parents, C.W. and Etta Hawkins, were college graduates and members of Cleveland’s black middle class. From her…Read More »

From Artistic Director Jeffrey Horowitz

Written on November 12, 2007 at 5:13 pm, by

By presenting Adrienne Kennedy’s Ohio State Murders, we will begin this year’s exploration of the cultural connections and collisions between Africa, Europe and the Americas. One of Kennedy’s most remarkable works, Ohio State Murders has never received a full production in New York, though its urgency and imaginative daring cry out for performance. This play’s…Read More »