Supplemental Programming
Supplemental Programming

Immerse yourself in the work 

Learn about a work’s inspiration, ask questions of its creators, and deepen your understanding of the artistic process and the role of a theatre artist at the Center and beyond. Our free supplemental programming includes:  

Talkback Series

Learn about the process of putting on a production, what it's like to play the characters, what goes on behind the scenes, and much more in this post-show Q&A session with the cast and creative team. Talkbacks brought to you by American Express.

Book Club

Delve into the context of a Signature playwright’s work by discussing a related book or play and explore theatre's connection to other art forms through a guided discussion with Signature's literary staff.

Backstage Pass

Get an inside look at the mechanics behind the magic in this pre-show discussion with one of the show's designers. Learn how design shapes the audience experience and transforms a production.

Page to Stage

Hear the full story on how artists transform an idea into a play through a moderated discussion with members of the Artistic Team.

The World of the Play

Explore cultural themes in the play and gain insight into the intellectual context for the work in this moderated discussion, featuring a panel of scholars, experts and artists.

The Art of Collaboration

Dig deep into the relationship of multiple artists to understand how their creative dynamic has changed over time in this pre-show conversation between longtime artistic collaborators.
Ruben Santiago-Hudson, Vinnie Bagwell and Rob Marcato at a Backstage Pass for August Wilson's The Piano Lesson. Photo by Tristan Nash.

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