American theatres still have a habit of seeing Middle Eastern characters as embodying controversy rather than humanity.
With 20 major American theatres facing leadership transitions, boards and search firms have to do better than the status quo.
In today’s 140-character culture, dialogue and a recognition of nuance are more important than ever.
A study from Helicon Collaborative shows that 58 percent of arts funding goes to 2 percent of big-budget arts organizations—and it’s a trend that’s worsened.
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.