Arts and theatre programs won’t fix our nation’s incarceration problem, but they can do concrete and demonstrable good.
Formerly incarcerated individuals and corrections officials make a strong case.
St. Louis’s Prison Performing Arts helps young inmates discover and rediscover their creative and interactive selves.
How the Actor’s Workshop’s storied 1957 performance set the stage for collaborations between correctional facilities and U.S. theatres.
What am I learning while doing time, apart from mopping the gym? I’m getting to know people in transition.
Check out these theatre companies, programs, and projects across the country that aim to rehabilitate prisoners through the arts.
In the inaugural joint event between American Theatre and Signature Theatre Company, a discussion with Bill Rauch, Ralph Peña, Erica Jensen, and Jacob Padrón on successful strategies for making more equitable theatre.
From emerging talents to unsung veterans, our regular Role Call feature shines a light on folks you ought to know.
The Philly-based performer is known as one of the best around, but he doesn’t rest on his laurels so much as spread them around.
Inspired as much by the avant-garde as by Golden Age Broadway, this multiple threat has a varied and ever-expanding toolkit.