Meet the Playwright: Terry Teachout
HOMETOWN:Cape Girardeau, Missouri
CURRENT RESIDENCE:New York City
EDUCATION:BS in Music & Journalism from William Jewell College
PREVIOUS PRODUCTIONS AT THE ALLEY:Alley Theatre Debut
OTHER CREDITS:Teachout is the drama critic of The Wall Street Journal
Books: A Brief Life of George Balanchine, The Skeptic: A Life of H. L. Mencken, Pops: A Life of Louis Armstrong, Duke: A Life of Duke Ellington, A Terry Teachout Reader
Theatre: Billy and Me
INTERESTING FACT:Teachout is a recipient of the $250,000 Bradley prize for people whose accomplishments “strengthen American democratic capitalism and instututions.” Teachout is the first arts critic or playwright to ever receive this award.
tour de force performance
SATCHMO AT THE WALDORF
February 24 - March 18, 2018
A moving portrait of Louis Armstrong that looks into the mind of an American musical genius and the man behind the legend.