Playwrights and artistic directors share more fears, hopes, challenges, plans, and self-examination in response to the election of Donald Trump.
Expanded empathy and sharper edges, new voices and new audiences, are on the agenda for the nation’s playwrights and artistic directors.
What can the theatre bring to this moment of national uncertainty? Our art, our activism, and each other.
Speaking up to bigotry and coming together in the face of uncertainty are two natural roles for the theatre.
On this week’s podcast, director Lisa Portes stopped by to discuss Latinx theatre in Chicago, and directing work for young audiences. Plus, the editors discuss the responses we’ve been getting from artists about the election.
This week, we welcome playwright Sarah DeLappe. Plus, the editors discuss what artists can do post-election and #FairWageOnStage.