Deafness and disability have been marginalized from our stages. How can we change that picture?
From clubs in San Francisco to shopping malls in St. Louis to training programs in Florida and Maine to professional theatres in Los Angeles, Chicago and Providence, the theatre of disability has invigorated America’s cultural landscape. Insisting on the right to access–as audience members, as performers on stage and crew backstage, and as playwrights, actors and directors–disabled theatre artists are challenging our assumptions about what disability is and what it means.”Disabled characters shaped by the old cautionary and sentimental models of representation have filled the…
With a global sense of movement and a natural ability to fill space, deaf artists strive to become more visible.
In a commercial society, artists must claim their own language, their own values, their own space.
Classical meets modern in Stephen Wadsworth’s collaborations with the quick and the dead.
How are we doing? Here’s a checklist for a fieldwide check-in.
TCG’s New Generations program won’t just benefit early-career theatre professionals; it will also help sustain the field.
But if artists from the clashing worlds of rock music and theatre settled their differences, they just might get what they need.
A handful of new musicals that grapple with varied American experiences.
Two anthologies break new ground for multi-ethnic drama.