Civil Rights activism and theatre were integrally intertwined in the life’s work of the founder of Free Southern Theater and Junebug Productions.
Now under new leadership, the 14th iteration of this developmental festival again offered room, time, and shared energy to a crop of writers.
The success of Black artists should be good for Black theatres, but too often there’s a disconnect.
The nation’s African American theatres are as various as the experiences and regions they represent, though they share some common goals and hurdles.
A new wave of Black playwrights has upended the myth of the singular genius, even as tokenism and constraining expectations persist.
Last fall’s International Black Theatre Summit looked for ways to capitalize on Black cultural success.
It took the worst news and deepest doubts of my life to lead me to my voice and my subject: exploring Black queer love.
Their partnership has brought Chicago some great theatre, once folks got past confusing their names.
The writer best known for ‘Black Girl’ discusses her long career, ranging from the Civil Rights era to today.
Last week Stephen Buescher, a former instructor and choreographer, filed a detailed complaint against the theatre and school.