On this week’s podcast, we interview Alison Friedman of Ping Pong Productions, which regularly takes American productions to China. Plus the editors discuss Hedy Weiss, ‘Julius Caesar,’ and the history of theatre architecture.
Why my play ‘Pass Over’ inspired a whitelash—and a backlash against it from artists who felt targeted.
Local theatre artists rise in revolt against Sun-Times critic Hedy Weiss, raising questions about racism and free speech.
Two major critics diss a new play about graffiti and hip-hop culture, igniting a debate about privilege, race and who gets to tell young people’s stories.