Local theatre artists rise in revolt against Sun-Times critic Hedy Weiss, raising questions about racism and free speech.
Their fourth annual list features 37 underproduced plays by female and trans writers, and more by writers of color than in previous years.
The Public Theater show goes on despite criticism and corporate sponsors’ cold feet.
The Portland conference closes with gratitude to funders and a burst of poetry and song.
Latinx Theatre Commons challenged theatremakers to intervention, while Anand Giridharadas highlighted the need for reconciliation.
Artists from the U.S. and London are adapting Ibsen’s play about a town with poisoned water in a town that is still in the throes of the same issue.
It had science, it had art—in other words, the Civilians’ ‘Great Immensity’ was a perfect target for conservatives. Its director, Steve Cosson, responds.
A lesson for Albee’s estate from Tennessee Willams’s: Classics can survive reinvention. And while we’re reviving, how about more diversity, not less?
Her comical ‘King of the Yees’ is not your average family play, but then her dad isn’t your average dad.
It’s not just that the hit musical doesn’t tell my family’s story. It’s that it perpetuates a narrative in which the Vietnamese are victims, not fighters.