Most theatres recognize that all-white seasons and casts are wrong. So why are administration, management, and staff still so homogeneous?
Theatre students and alumni join the anti-racist groundswell in the U.S. theatre to pen statements speaking up about their experiences and demanding change.
The collective that started by saying ‘We See You, White American Theater’ makes its own demands to be seen, and fully included, at last.
Midwestern orgs are hunkering down but not defeated in their plans to stay relevant as they restructure.
At theatres in New York, Pennsylvania, and New Jersey, flexibility is the watchword.
As we face another Depression, can we dream of a new Federal Theatre Project? Any such hope begins with political organizing onstage and off.
Theatres in Maine, Vermont, New Hampshire, and Connecticut are variously going local and virtual, and reflecting deeply on their role in a changed future.
Theatres in Nebraska, Minnesota, and Missouri work to adapt to the new reality and plan for the next chapter.
Theatres in Colorado, Wyoming, Utah, and Idaho keep the theatre faith, and many or most employees, in hopes of a full return.
Theatres in Florida, Georgia, and South Carolina focus on how they can best serve their communities when they can’t do it from their stages.