Some theatres are using the actors’ union’s new minimum-wage agreement, but there’s minimal agreement about its impact or its future.
TCG’s third plenary thought globally and celebrated locally, with Stephen Karam, Nikkole Salter, Deaf West Theatre, and more.
Themes of accessibility and technology drove this year’s conference about the future of Broadway.
The ASL/spoken English adaptation of Duncan Sheik and Steven Sater’s 2007 musical is congratulated for its contributions to the disabled community in New York.
The artistry of Deaf and disabled theatre workers has been amply demonstrated. Why aren’t they centerstage more regularly?
If Deaf stories and actors are having a moment, from ‘Spring Awakening’ to ‘Tribes,’ it’s only because the rest of the world is finally discovering a well-established theatrical tradition.
Obviously theatres should give priority to disabled actors in roles defined as disabled. The next step: to consider them for all roles.
As the first wheelchair-using performer ever cast on Broadway, Stroker isn’t just realizing a dream; she’s making it possible for others like her to dream, as well.
Following its auspicious and acclaimed debut, the troupe’s singing-and-signing take on the Duncan Sheik/Steven Sater tuner will get a spring reawakening.
A new singing-and-signing version of the rock musical puts its themes—voiceless youth, generational misunderstanding—into even sharper focus.