‘Political theatre’ should not be an automatic putdown; both politics and theatre can lie or speak truth, depending on how they’re used.
A season of travel with this year’s presidential candidates proved that democracy is still a live event.
How has this unlikely presidential candidate gotten so far? By setting the stage and giving the performance of a lifetime.
Chicago’s Victory Gardens Theater scored an election-year win with a play about Hillary Clinton’s 2008 campaign.
A series of short plays about the whole lot features a choose-your-own-president ending, just like in real life.
A comedy troupe and an online magazine team for an up-to-the-minute political revue.
Theatres across the country are getting ready for election season.
The Washington Post columnist and playwright discusses her influences, the election, and the Welders.
‘Roe’ and ‘Dry Land’ are erasing the stigma of portraying women’s reproductive decisions onstage.
This week’s guest is composer Derrick Wang, whose opera ‘Scalia/Ginsburg’ is an exercise in bipartisanship. Plus, the editors discuss politics and artists’ compensation.