The Oregon Shakespeare Festival has published a short trailer with scenes from their 50th anniversary production of The Sign in Sidney Brustein’s Window and comments from the OSF’s dramaturg, Lue Morgan Douthit, and the director of the play, Juliette Carrillo.
In a review for Hyperallergic, Alexis Clements explores “Twice Militant” exhibit at the Brooklyn Museum.
Roberta Kent calls the Oregon Shakespeare Festival production a love letter to the award-winning Lorraine Hansberry.
Melissa Anderson reviews the exhibit, “Twice Militant: Lorraine Hansberry’s Letters to The Ladder.”
Director Kenny Leon and actors Denzel Washington, Anika Noni Rose, Sophie Okonedo, and LaTonya Richardson Jackson talk about bringing this American classic back to Broadway.
David Stabler’s review for The Oregonian wonders about the risk of mounting Lorraine Hansberry’s play: a play very much of its time—60s idealism, fighting oppression, changing the system. Will a cynical modern audience find it quaint?