How one historically white theatre company in Virginia has invested in reaching new audiences, and fostering writers, of color.
Pandemic programming at Barter Theatre and Cadence Theatre Company comprises drive-in performances and short-film commissions, respectively.
The U.S. got national arts funding after decades of advocacy, much of it by theatre folks working with various government entities, including the CIA.
From performing in tents along the river to its new home in a renovated department store, the company brings culture to loyal patrons.
We got people talking, and we moved the ball forward, but there’s so much more to do, and it’s time for a rebirth.