At Long Wharf Theatre’s recent ‘Artistic Congress’ convening, two leading playwright/activists shared their dreams and demands for the theatre field.
This week the critics talk to the grass-roots campaign Be An Arts Hero and discuss shows they’ve seen, including last week’s Democratic convention.
From the birth of P.T. Barnum to the Broadway transfer of ‘A Chorus Line,’ July was a hot month for U.S. theatre.
The group includes Nissy Aya, Aya Aziz, Francisca Da Silveira, Katie Do, Timothy DuWhite, Ying Ying Li, Julián Mesri, AriDy Nox, Jacob Marx Rice, and Else Went.
The celebrated director of ‘Hair,’ Great Lakes Theater AD, and UNCSA dean taught his students invaluable lessons that apply equally to theatre and to life itself.
A sage producer who supported and enabled visionary leaders and artists, he had a touch of the visionary about him as well.
How theatre companies are adapting their tentpole fundraising events to an online environment, opening virtual doors to all in hopes of opening checkbooks.
The founder of Harlem’s National Black Theatre strove to make art that would liberate and heal.
If we can’t have theatre until we can gather again safely, what are U.S. theatres and artists going to do in the meantime, and after?
Deprived of the relief of going to a job I love, I am forced to face the contradictions of co-parenting with an ex.