American Theatre — “Rooms of Their Own: A New Era for Writers Theatre”

Photo: Steve Hall © Hedrich Blessing

“This spring, at long last, Writers took up residence in a home of its own: an understatedly impressive facility designed by award-winning Chicago architect Jeanne Gang. The theatre has taken care not to leave its past behind. While swank compared to its former digs, with a sleek lobby and a generous concession stand, the new building expresses the soul of the organization in its two performance spaces: a 250-seat thrust stage and a 99-seat flexible black box. In short, the intimacy that has been a hallmark of the company remains central to its identity.”

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