The Dramatists Guild of America Announces Michael R. Jackson as recipient of the 2019 Hull-Warriner Award for his musical "A Strange Loop" The Dramatists Guild of America Council has selected Michael R. Jackson as the recipient of the 2019 Hull-Warriner Award, for his musical A Strange Loop. The other finalists [...]
Obies Honor 'A Strange Loop' and 'Heroes of the Fourth Turning' The annual awards show for Off and Off Off Broadway theater was prerecorded and streamed after the coronavirus led to cancellation of a live ceremony. " A Strange Loop," Michael R.
During a pandemic, the play's still the thing For the Barrington Stage Company in Western Massachusetts, putting on one of the few plays inside an American theatre this summer requires some big changes. "These two seats are available, they're in red - definitely more than six feet between this row [...]
Nine Black Artists and Cultural Leaders on Seeing and Being Seen Amy Sherald, Michael R. Jackson and others discuss the challenges and opportunities of cultivating black audiences and dismantling historically white institutions. Amy Sherald's "Precious Jewels by the Sea" (2019). Credit... © Amy Sherald. Courtesy of Hauser & Wirth [...]
Michael R. Jackson Makes Musical Theater for the Revolution Jackson moved from Detroit to New York more than 20 years ago, with dreams of writing on One Life to Live, and studied playwriting at NYU.
25 top theater minds dream the future: What will the post-pandemic stage look like? No one knows when the theaters will reopen, when actors will be able to rehearse in safety or when audiences will feel confident that attending a show won't kill them. It could be months away. [...]
YOUR SILENCE by Michael R. Jackson Premiered as Part of Works & Process Artists Virtual Commissions Last night Works & Process, the performing arts series at the Guggenheim, presented the premiere of playwright, composer and lyricist Michael R. Jackson's 'Your Silence', a Works & Process Artists Virtual Commissions.
Why A Strange Loop-a 'Flawed-But-Who-Cares Masterpiece'-Deserved Its Pulitzer PrizeThough the show takes place entirely inside the mind of its troubled protagonist Usher (brought to life at Playwrights Horizons with mordant charisma by Larry Owens, who just won a richly deserved Lortel Award for his performance), there's a lot going on [...]
Woolly Mammoth Theatre hopes it has the next big Broadway musical in ‘A Strange Loop’ By Peter Marks March 9, 2020 at 12:00 p.m. EDT How do musicals get to Broadway? Let us count the ways. Some bow first in Chicago or San Diego or Boston or Washington, usually at [...]