Company Managers: Women at Work by Dara O’Brien
Interviews / The Business

Company Managers: Women at Work by Dara O’Brien

“Company manager is one of the hardest jobs on the show.” That’s how Producer Marcia Goldberg, who is also a partner at 321 Theatrical Management, described this pivotal role. They are the lynchpins of every Broadway production and national tour. Yet few people outside the Broadway community know what the company manager’s job is–or that … Continue reading

From the Field / Interviews

A Legend in Her Own Right: Interview with Black-Eyed Susan

Oftentimes, when theater critics or historians talk about Black-Eyed Susan, they speak about downtown impresario Charles Ludlam, founder of the Ridiculous Theatrical Company, with whom she worked and was close friends for twenty years. But she is an icon in her own right, worthy of her own attention and discussion. Born in Shelton, Connecticut, in the middle … Continue reading


A Core of Support: Interview with Karen Evans Garlia Cornelia Jones-Ly, Almeria Campbell, Karen Evans

In April of this year, Garlia Cornelia Jones-Ly, founder ofBlackboard Reading Series, a monthly play reading series focused on the work of black writers incubated by the cell in New York, and Almeria Campbell, co-curator of Blackboard Reading Series, had a conversation with Karen Evans, President and Founder of The Black Women Playwrights’ Group in Washington, DC. Evans’s group … Continue reading