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Supplemental Programming

We've always enabled our audiences to immerse themselves in a body of 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.

Upcoming Events

A Particle of Dread (Oedipus Variations)

Talkback Series (post-show): November 18, 25; December 9, 16


Big Love

Talkback Series (post-show): February 10 & 26; March 3 & 10
Talkbacks brought to you by American Express.

Art of Collaboration (pre-show):
Dig deep into the evolving relationship between playwright Charles Mee and director Tina Landau.
February 18 at 6pm

Backstage Pass (pre-show):
March 5 at 6pm

The Liquid Plain

Talkback Series (post-show): February 24; March 12, 19 & 24
Talkbacks brought to you by American Express.

Page to Stage (pre-show): 
Hear the full story of playwright Naomi Wallace and director Kwame Kwei-Armah's development process, from initial idea to final production.
March 3 at 6pm

Backstage Pass (pre-show):
March 10 at 6pm

Book Club: 
Delve into the context of Naomi Wallace's The Liquid Plain by discussing Marcus Rediker's book The Salve Ship with Signature’s literary staff. 
March 26 at 7:30pm


supplemental program DESCRIPTIONS:

  • 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.
  • Signature Cinema:  Theatre and cinema meet in this screening series of movies related to Signature playwrights and productions. Past movies have included Tender Mercies, Lackawanna Blues, Enter the Dragon, and Margaret. 
  • 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.

IMAGE: Zachary Quinto in Angels in America by Tony Kushner. Photo by Joan Marcus.

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Signature Café and Bar,
Tues - Sat at 6:00pm!


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Signature Stories

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Open Caption

An Open Caption performance of A Particle
of Dread (Oedipus Variations)
 by Sam Shepard provided by c2.

Sunday, December 14th at 2PM