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.