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Articles with keyword "Theater"

W. S. Merwin


Over a Career Spanning Six Decades, American Poet W. S. Merwin Transformed Anger into Art

Translation, travel, theater, and nature inspire an independent poet.

Phedre and Theseus


The Play Speaks to You: How a Translator Stays True to the Text and Connects with the Audience

The tragedy of Phèdre transcends its original verse. 

Balanchine rehearses with Suzanne Farrell.


George Balanchine and the United States: An Artist in Love with His Adopted Country

George Balanchine adored the United States, especially all those dancers from Texas or wherever

Adam Davis

In Focus

Adam Davis of Oregon Humanities

Head of OH plants seeds for discussion, not consensus.

Telling Project performers on stage


Veterans in Tampa Bay Tell Their Stories

The stories on stage reflect the range of veterans’ experiences as well as their similarities.

Anna Deavere Smith in 1993


America, Word for Word

Chairman Adams interviews 2015 Jefferson Lecturer Anna Deavere Smith.

Scene from the Veterans Play Project


Warriors on Stage

Veterans' voices shape a new play in Minnesota.

scene from Bee-luther-hatchee


Right to Write

A play in Pennsylvania asks, "what is authentic?"


What’s on Stage?

A Roundup of NEH-supported Projects on Playwrights