The Stoneman Douglas school shooting and the #NeverAgain movement made a stark, stirring backdrop for a high school production of the coming-of-age musical.
The artistry of Deaf and disabled theatre workers has been amply demonstrated. Why aren’t they centerstage more regularly?
As the first wheelchair-using performer ever cast on Broadway, Stroker isn’t just realizing a dream; she’s making it possible for others like her to dream, as well.
Following its auspicious and acclaimed debut, the troupe’s singing-and-signing take on the Duncan Sheik/Steven Sater tuner will get a spring reawakening.
A new singing-and-signing version of the rock musical puts its themes—voiceless youth, generational misunderstanding—into even sharper focus.
“It’s the bitch of living.” Except not really. In this episode of Offscript, we talk to arts reporter Linda Buchwald about “Spring Awakening” at Deaf West Theatre, which uses deaf actors and sign language to add a new dimension to the Duncan Sheik/Steven Sater musical about teenage desires in 19th-century Germany. Plus our editors argue over gender parity and the politics of representation.
Jinkx Monsoon talks up “The Vaudevillians” at Seattle Rep.