After 30 years in the business, what one of the most powerful women in the theatre has learned along the way.
From the Broadway debut of ‘A Raisin in the Sun’ to the beginnings of Lexington Children’s Theatre, Crossroads Theatre Company, and the Theater Offensive, March was a memorable month.
The new Broadway version, and its legal battles, are just the latest chapter in a complicated 50-year history of the popular novel’s theatrical life.
Now under new leadership, the 14th iteration of this developmental festival again offered room, time, and shared energy to a crop of writers.
The nation’s African American theatres are as various as the experiences and regions they represent, though they share some common goals and hurdles.
A new wave of Black playwrights has upended the myth of the singular genius, even as tokenism and constraining expectations persist.
Last fall’s International Black Theatre Summit looked for ways to capitalize on Black cultural success.
It took the worst news and deepest doubts of my life to lead me to my voice and my subject: exploring Black queer love.
Their partnership has brought Chicago some great theatre, once folks got past confusing their names.
North Carolina Black Repertory Company is preparing another can’t-miss biennial week of new work, networking, and mentorship opportunities.