Both ‘Trans Scripts’ and ‘Orange Julius’ let trans people tell their own stories, though only one credits a trans playwright.
Speaking up to bigotry and coming together in the face of uncertainty are two natural roles for the theatre.
When Cleveland Public Theatre noticed there were no Latinx theatres in town, they helped create Teatro Publico.
At its 5th conference and festival, the Asian-American theatre alliance shared enthusiasm for new work and new strategies, as well as its critiques of persistent inequities.
As an absurd fight over transgender bathroom rights intensifies, theatres can lead by freeing their own facilities from the binary.
The president’s new FLSA rules may force an overdue reckoning for the overworked, underpaid theatre field.
Authorial intent should be paramount, and “We couldn’t find any actors” is no longer a viable excuse.
Last season was notably diverse, but the 2016-17 season announced so far looks more like business as usual on the Great White Way.
The invisibility of stage designers cuts both ways: They lack for recognition (see this week’s Tonys), but they can also build diverse careers—if they get the chance.
With the help of Asian-American advisors, Lamplighters Music Theatre is radically recovering the Gilbert & Sullivan classic.