Critic's Notebook: Some advice for South Coast Rep's incoming leader, Marc Masterson
South Coast Repertory’s reputation was built on commissioning and producing new American plays. Marc Masterson, who has been chosen to succeed the theater’s founders, David Emmes and Martin Benson, has a wealth of experience in this area, having led the Actors Theatre of Louisville for 11 years.
But even veterans can use a spot of advice.
In the spirit of welcome, I compiled my thoughts on what has and hasn’t been working at SCR during the last five years I’ve been covering the theater for The Times. To read my Sunday Arts & Books notebook, click here.
-- Charles McNulty
Photo: Marc Masterson. Credit: Allen J. Schaben / Los Angeles Times