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.
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?
Zayd Dohrn’s new play at Playwrights’ Horizons has sparked a public conversation about equity, inclusion, and authorship.
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.
Apothetae and the Lark launch a two-year fellowship to nurture new voices and keep them in conversation.
What the blow-up over a Times review of ‘Big River’ says about this cultural moment—and what it may bode for the direction of criticism.
Rachel Dart’s Let Us Work Project aims to collect and share the whispered warnings that often come too quietly or too late.
Both ‘Trans Scripts’ and ‘Orange Julius’ let trans people tell their own stories, though only one credits a trans playwright.
Speaking up to bigotry and coming together in the face of uncertainty are two natural roles for the theatre.