Monthly Archives: October 2019

NY Times: María Irene Fornés: An Avant-Garde Theater Artist Gets Her Due

Written on October 10, 2019 at 9:18 am, by

María Irene Fornés never had a play that opened on Broadway. Few of her 40 full-length works are regularly presented on major professional stages. Yet as anonymous as she is in the wider culture, she is revered by many in the theater world. “Irene is in the pantheon of the great writers like Beckett or…Read More »

NY Times Fall Preview: Fefu and Her Friends

Written on October 9, 2019 at 9:14 pm, by

 “Lileana Blain-Cruz directs a revival of María Irene Fornés’s 1977 feminist play about a group of women navigating a male-dominated world. Nov. 16-Dec. 8” —The New York Times Read the full Fall Preview in The New York Times. Click here to learn more about our upcoming production of Fefu and Her Friends, running November 16–December…Read More »

NPR: At 94, Peter Brook is Still At It

Written on October 8, 2019 at 1:01 pm, by

“At the age of 94, director and author Peter Brook can genuinely be called a living legend. His career has stretched for over seven decades, from ground-breaking productions of Shakespeare to his nine-hour adaptation of the Sanskrit epic, the Mahabarata. His latest work is on stage now in Brooklyn. It’s called Why? and it asks…Read More »