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.
This week’s guest is composer Derrick Wang, whose opera ‘Scalia/Ginsburg’ is an exercise in bipartisanship. Plus, the editors discuss politics and artists’ compensation.
How has this unlikely presidential candidate gotten so far? By setting the stage and giving the performance of a lifetime.
A new play about LBJ’s infamous mushroom-cloud commercial mines its political relevance—and its deeper implications for our uncsoncious fears.