The racist stereotypes and erasure perpetuated on white-dominated U.S. stages have real-world consequences outside the theatre.
The report shows that white actors, directors, and writers were overrepresented on Broadway and on nonprofit stages.
Asian Pacific Islander theatres and artists fight a rise in xenophobia in the reaction to a global pandemic.
The Asian American Performers Action Coalition has released their latest demographic study of actors working in New York City, with new data for playwrights and directors.
At a recent forum about cultural appropriation, artists shared stories of microaggressions and mapped solutions for the future.
This week representatives from the Asian American Performers Action Coalition school American Theatre editors on better ways to talk about cultural appropriation and yellowface, and offer tips both for interpreting problematic works from the past and for creating new, more diverse work.