From the birth of playwright Bill Gunn to the beginnings of Odyssey Theatre Ensemble, Pittsburgh Public Theater, and Valley Youth Theatre, July has been a hot month for theatre.
With ‘Blue’ opening this week at Glimmerglass, the composer reflects on her approach to music and meaning, and leaks her ambition to make a musical film.
In the face of attendance unpredictability, let’s work together to ensure the vitality and impact of theatre for years to come.
Backstage jobs are still predominantly filled by white men, but the picture is slowly changing thanks to artists’ activism.
Stage sound comprises more than dialogue, effects, and music, and the folks who design it are doing more than mere augmentation.
Sound design isn’t one-size-fits-all, and distinctions within the discipline are crucial.
Live sound mixing, audience wearing headphones—today’s sound designers aren’t just on the sidelines anymore, they’re centerstage.
Making a show sound great in a theatre space is as much an art as a science, and there’s no substitute for being there.
What is ‘white space,’ and what is the FCC doing about theatre’s ever-crowding sound systems? An explainer.
Jeremy O. Harris talks about the sexual politics of white supremacy, and about how he finds humor in horror (and vice versa).