This month Brian talks to MJ Kaufman, the co-writer of ‘A Transparent Musical,’ about their evolving sense of home, their creative instincts, and their dog, Milkshake.
The commission aims to support the creation of full-length works by trans, nonbinary, and two-spirit (TNB2S+) theatre artists, and comes with a $10,000 grant to develop new work with the company.
2 trans actors discuss what they’ve found in the role of ‘Twelfth Night’s sad clown, in productions at St. Louis Shakespeare Festival and the Old Globe.
This month Woodzick talks to the queer and trans performer about reviving ‘1776,’ developing a non-binary rom-com musical, and honoring their trans experience onstage.
The commissioned playwright will use Life Jacket’s ethnographic research approach to create a play about trans people in the U.S.
Travis Russ and Melissa Moschitto talk about the delicate, revealing work of recovering stories of queer, trans, and gender-nonconforming folks from the last century and before.
How the creators of ‘A Transparent Musical’ have adapted the hit series about a Jewish family’s multiple gender journeys into a stage musical, premiering tonight at L.A.’s Mark Taper Forum.
What would take a busy freelance director off the road? The chance to gather and serve communities—especially those who’ve been under-served.
For the versatile playwright-performer, whose ‘Joy and Pandemic’ is up at the Huntington, writing is a way to understand themself and the world.
After a back-and-forth over COVID vaccine policy sparked an HR investigation at New Dramatists, the fallout exposed the faultlines between the personal and the professional—and between artists and leadership.