Exactly one year ago this week, as the 2005 theater season was winding down and judging was wrapping up on the first crop of Kevin Kline Awards contenders, we brought together four participants to discuss this new catalyst upon the local theater scene. Now that the Professional Theatre Awards Council, which administers the awards, is nearing the end of "the terrible twos," and with the 2006 nominations again just a few weeks away from being announced, it seemed prudent to reunite those same four - Kathleen Sitzer, artistic director of New Jewish Theatre, judges Doug Finlayson (associate professor of theater at Webster University) and Rob Townsend (producing director of the Shakespeare Festival of St. Louis), and PTAC executive director Steve Isom — for a... More >>>