Virtual readings of will work by four female playwrights—including a few by gals of color—will guide Broadway’s Greatest Shows’ Spotlight on Performs sequence in spring 2021. The slate incorporates The Ohio Condition Murders by Adrienne Kennedy, The Thanksgiving Play by Larissa FastHorse, Dear Elizabeth by Sarah Ruhl, and Angry, Raucous, and Shamelessly Beautiful by Pearl Cleage.
Even more facts about the spring 2021 lineup, which includes three extra titles, directors, dates, and casting, will be introduced afterwards.
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The information comes shortly soon after quite a few arts companies and artists mentioned the lack of diversity in this fall’s line-up of playwrights, all of whom are adult men and generally white. Among those people who referred to as for modify was the series’ beneficiary The Actors Fund, which tweeted soon after talking with Spotlight on Plays’ producer Jeffrey Richards.
Up upcoming for the sequence is Gore Vidal’s The Very best Man Oct 14, starring Elizabeth Ashley, Reed Birney, Matthew Broderick, Katie Finneran, Morgan Freeman, Julie Halston, Stacy Keach, Robert Krulwich, John Malkovich, Zachary Quinto, Phylicia Rashad, Robert Sella, Lee Wilkof, Vanessa Williams, and Whitney Winfield, with Sean Close, Travoye Joyner, Jered McLenigan, and TJ Wagner. Michael Wilson directs.