Signature Spotlight Series
Signature Spotlight Series

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. Signature Spotlight Series events include:  

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. 

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.


Signature Spotlight Series Photo Gallery

Upcoming Events

Wednesday, April 26
Backstage Pass with The Antipodes lighting designer Tyler Micoleau and sound designer Bray Poor

Thursday, April 27
The Antipodes Talkback

Tuesday, May 2
The Antipodes Talkback
Venus Talkback

Thursday, May 4
Page to Stage with Venus playwright Suzan-Lori Parks

Tuesday, May 9
The Antipodes Talkback

Thursday, May 18
Venus Talkback

Tuesday, May 23
Venus Talkback

Thursday, May 25
Backstage Pass withVenus costume designer Emilio Sosa

Tuesday, May 30
Venus Talkback

Thursday, June 1
Signature Book Club

 American-Express-Logo.jpg Signature Spotlight Series sponsored by American Express.
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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