How a cohort of artistic directors of color, recently hired at major U.S. theatres, have confronted unforeseen upheavals.
In ‘the ripple, the wave that carried me home,’ next playing at Kansas City Rep and Yale Rep, this busy playwright pens another piece inspired by history.
What began as a dark thought experiment—what if Black folks just left America and its racist violence behind?—has grown into a scathing satire that speaks to something deep inside audiences.
The staff, board, and artists at New York’s Ensemble Studio Theatre share the good, bad, and ugly of what it is taking to transform their institution.
As theatres seek new leaders, some are also trying out different leadership models.
The proliferation of plays by Black creators on the Great White Way is cause for celebration, even as it raises some familiar questions about risk and representation.
Lyons is out to change the theatre canon, and serving ‘Chicken & Biscuits’ on Broadway is just the one step along the way.
When the pandemic cut short a crazy-busy schedule, Aponte used the time to fulfill a dream of giving back to his community.
As a new version of ‘Pass Over’ gets ready to reopen Broadway, its playwright is poised for a fresh chapter.
While many theatres scaled back operations due to the COVID-19 pandemic, some young companies have invested in spaces and planted community roots.