That may be the wrong question for an art from expressly built to die and be reborn.
Not much makes it to the stage in our nation’s putative theatre capital that didn’t come from somewhere else.
The success of Black artists should be good for Black theatres, but too often there’s a disconnect.
Arts and theatre programs won’t fix our nation’s incarceration problem, but they can do concrete and demonstrable good.
When do we figure out how theatre works? Usually long before we realize it, though for most of us it doesn’t end there.
What drives the folks who keep theatres running, and how do they learn their trade? Funny you should ask.
From emerging talents to unsung veterans, our regular Role Call feature shines a light on folks you ought to know.
Our current political moment both evokes theatrical analogies and provokes theatrical responses.
The key word here isn’t ‘best’ but ‘practices,’ emphasis on the plural.
The dark tide we’re facing may break, though perhaps not before it’s managed to break things.