This epic ‘gay fantasia’ emerged from the recession-wracked regional theatre of the early 1990s, but the field may be even more risk-averse now.
Three theatres that didn’t let a crisis stop them—or go to waste.
Sure, theatres can find ways to spread the word without critics, but patrons still want—and deserve—disinterested reviews.
In a state that tipped red decisively in 2016, the opportunity for theatrical dialogue across divides seems ripe and freshly urgent.
Caution may make sense in a crisis, but our long-term missions require us to make bolder choices.