How Hedgepig Ensemble Theatre created the Expanding the Canon list, 9 plays written by women before 1960, to show that a classic play isn’t just one written by a dead white man.
The 2020 Broadway revival of “West Side Story” sidelined the female characters and made racism a non-issue. What does that say, or doesn’t say, about America in 2020?
How designers Cha See, Kimie Nishikawa and Rodrigo Muñoz started the See Lighting Foundation to help immigrant artists, who do not qualify for unemployment.
Playwright Somebody Jones and director Khadifa Wong’s play got cancelled. So they made it into a Zoom film, and it’s funny and frank.
What I want the theater of the future to look like.
Jenna Worsham and Catya McMullen created Homebound to benefit No Kids Hungry, providing nourishment for hungry children and for artists in need of purpose.
The CEO of National Black Theatre talks about programming during COVID, NBT’s Vision Forward Fund, and how she stays hopeful.
By casting actors of color as historical white figures, the two musicals give drastically different interpretations of history and who gets to tell a story.
….And theaters and producers are forced to reckon with their complicity in racist and sexist behaviors
While BIPOC artists are taking a risk in speaking up, saying, “I see you” is no longer enough.