How one small London theatre has rallied the big ones to recognize and address the gender gap on U.K. stages.
The performance artist-turned-playwright wrote his first naturalistic play about gender, family and trans issues, and along the way he fell in love with the form.
“It’s the bitch of living.” Except not really. In this episode of Offscript, we talk to arts reporter Linda Buchwald about “Spring Awakening” at Deaf West Theatre, which uses deaf actors and sign language to add a new dimension to the Duncan Sheik/Steven Sater musical about teenage desires in 19th-century Germany. Plus our editors argue over gender parity and the politics of representation.
Naomi Iizuka’s newest play ‘Good Kids’ begins its rolling premiere as part of the Big Ten New Play Initiative dedicated to commissioning female playwrights.
“American Theatre” editor Jim O’Quinn gives a run-down of what to expect in the magazine’s October 2014 “Season Preview” issue.
Suzy Evans on efforts to close theatre’s gender gap.
Anne Hamilton’s oral history project, TheatreNow!, highlights important female figures in the American theatre landscape.
What will it take to achieve equality for women in the theatre?
Is it hard to be a woman designer in the theatre? That the question keeps getting asked is part of the answer.