Like the characters in his language-lacerating work, the Chicago-bred playwright often spoils for a fight, even when the topic isn’t his increasingly conservative politics.
The author of the near-future history play ‘King Charles III’ turns his attention to our once and possibly future president, but is it a comedy or a tragedy?
A political science experiment to gather diverse Americans inspired a stage version at Florida Studio Theatre, which also brought people together to reflect on their similarities and differences.
Her film ‘Red Pill,’ which she thinks of as a Black woman’s ‘Get Out,’ views the nation’s ills through the lens of horror.
The directors and choreographers’ union makes its first presidential endorsement to meet an ‘extraordinary, destabilizing’ moment.
In a state that tipped red decisively in 2016, the opportunity for theatrical dialogue across divides seems ripe and freshly urgent.
American plunder didn’t begin with this administration. Our theatrical dissent must be grounded in a holistic critique of state violence.
The nonprofit theatre’s mandate to serve as a town hall, a sort of secular church for the democratic spirit, has seldom been more salient.
What can the theatre bring to this moment of national uncertainty? Our art, our activism, and each other.
How has this unlikely presidential candidate gotten so far? By setting the stage and giving the performance of a lifetime.