The Obie-winning actor of “Toni Stone” talks about acting during quarantine and how Zoom theater isn’t very satisfying.
The Friends discuss “The King and I” and the We See You White American Theatre letter. Plus an interview with actor April Matthis about creating theater during COVID.
While BIPOC artists are taking a risk in speaking up, saying, “I see you” is no longer enough.
Being a POC in a critics’ organization is more than awards and “free” theater.
Jasmine Batchelor talks about the new Jeremy Hersh film that asks some complicated questions around disability, race and morality.
The Friends discuss two plays that deal with police brutality: “Pass Over” and “American Son,” plus an interview with the star of the new Jeremy Hersh film.
From the Black Lives Matter protests to the Open Your Lobby campaign, every action (no matter how small) is bringing us closer to change.
Right now, if you’re feeling comfortable, it means you’re not doing enough. Sit with your discomfort. Let the discomfort propel you to act and fight for a better world for everyone.
The Friends sit down and discuss Black Lives Matter and the protests that have erupted around the world. They also discuss how different brands have released statements to support BLM, including Broadway shows and theater companies across the country, though some of these statements have been better than others.