Posts Tagged ‘Kim Peter Kovac’

Does Shear Madness Really Hook People on Live Theater?

For last week's issue of Washington City Paper, I reported an oral history of the Kennedy Center's long-running production of Shear Madness. One of the topics that emerged in several interviews I conducted was the play's suggested ability to create new theatergoers from its attendees, many of whom, as students on school field trips, are seeing a professional theater [...]

Shear Madness’ Stage Antics

For this week's issue, I reported an oral history of the Kennedy Center's longrunning production of Shear Madness. Among the people I talked to was Kim Peter Kovac, who today is the producer and director of the Theater for Young Audiences Program. Back in 1987, Kovak was the production manager of the Theater Lab, a [...]