Transgender characters are enjoying greater visibility than ever before, in venues such as the Public Theater and Playwrights Horizons, but what does it mean for trans* artists?
A survey finds that theatre staffs are 70 percent non-Hispanic white, which is roughly the inverse of the city’s demographics.
How a seemingly normal night at the theatre led to an altercation with a patron over microaggressions and white privilege.
The fight over minority representation onstage is about broadening, not narrowing, opportunity and artistry.
Appropriation is about more than facepaint; it’s about pretending that minority cultures are metaphors or fantasy worlds or backdrops for white narratives.
Diversity and inclusion are more than just values and talking points; they require and entail a specific series of actions.
The new 51% Preparedness Plan calls for SoCal theatres to lead the national charge toward greater diversity onstage, backstage and in the house.