The critics discuss whitewashing, the Muny protests, and get an education on San Francisco theatre from Bay Area critic Lily Janiak.
Last week a group of theatre artists disrupted a show that included racist elements. Was their message heard?
With the help of Asian-American advisors, Lamplighters Music Theatre is radically recovering the Gilbert & Sullivan classic.
This week representatives from the Asian American Performers Action Coalition school American Theatre editors on better ways to talk about cultural appropriation and yellowface, and offer tips both for interpreting problematic works from the past and for creating new, more diverse work.
The fight over minority representation onstage is about broadening, not narrowing, opportunity and artistry.