Our current political moment both evokes theatrical analogies and provokes theatrical responses.
Why one reader prefers Philly’s 1812 Productions to ‘SNL,’ and others fear for the future of criticism.
For artists like Double Edge Theatre, Jean Claude van Itallie, and Bread & Puppet Theatre, theatrical protest is a tradition, not a trend.
Inspired by a Facebook post by Holly Hughes, feminist performance artists plan creative protests for next Monday.
‘Political theatre’ should not be an automatic putdown; both politics and theatre can lie or speak truth, depending on how they’re used.