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Trigger Warnings at the Theater: Should This Be a Thing?

Isn't the whole idea of art to trigger something emotional?

Meet the Brains Behind ‘The Female Role Model Project’

Science and theater merge in a daring experiment around gender, empowerment and music.

RJ Mitte, Stephanie Gould Envision Better Roles for Actors with Disabilities

On this podcast, two actors imagine how the arts could better represent a highly overlooked minority.

‘The Ferryman’ Not Only Has Broadway’s Best Ensemble…

...it may well be the best play of the last 10 years.

As Joan of Arc’s Mother, Glenn Close Sears Your Soul

With one extraordinary performance, the three-time Tony winner seems to ask two questions.

In ‘Hitler’s Tasters,’ Young Women Feast on the Fuhrer’s Food

Former journalist turned playwright Michelle Kholos Brooks explores a grim historical footnote.

On Stage Now: The Brilliant Nazi Scientist That America Embraced

A play about a Nazi (former Nazi?) who helped America to put a man on the moon.

Emily Mann Presents Gloria Steinem, Warts and All

A documentary theater pioneer takes on a "deeply human" feminist legend.

For Bob Dylan Musical, Conor McPherson Jettisons the Jukebox

"Hurricane," "Forever Young," “Like a Rolling Stone” -- but not always where you'd expect them.

She’s Bernhardt, She’s Hamlet, and She Wears the Pants

Even just her name still connotes outsized emotions.

Craig Lucas Has a Job Off-Broadway, and We Pay For It

The playwright's heart is in the right place. The play isn’t quite.

Political Machines, Private Lives: Facing the Truth of ‘The True’

“You don’t buy loyalty, you inspire it," says Edie Falco's character, proving that politics hasn't changed.

Five Off-Broadway Actors Admit to Being ‘Separate and Equal’

America was always destined to be so much more, and so much better, than "separate but equal." Yes, it's disheartening and infuriating and galvanizing...

Holocaust? What Holocaust? It’s a Hoax! It’s a Hoaxocaust!

In 2014, they asked: "If the Holocaust didn’t happen…what did?" After Trump and Charlottesville, I think we have an answer.

Audible and ‘Harry Clarke’ Remade David Cale’s Career

Starring Billy Crudup, produced by Audible, it was performance, workshop and theater history in one.

Why Does Nonprofit Performing Arts Programming Lather, Rinse, Repeat?

Moving past the most toxic business phrase with Judith Bowtell of Australia's Milk Crate Theatre.

Niegel Smith of The Flea Theater Will Make Us “Color Brave”

An artistic director leads us toward a wise new way of approaching race and identity.

Marcus Gardley Constructs ‘The House That Will Not Stand’

A spunky, engaging, sardonic story of women making their way in a society framed by -- who else? -- men.

On Broadway, ‘Straight White Men’ Is Somewhat Bent Over

Young Jean Lee isn't necessarily crafting drama about what she knows so much as depending on others for what they know.

Why Time Is Still Ripe for the Fresh Fruit Festival

An act of defiance for 16 years and counting, we need festivals like "Fresh Fruit" now more than ever.
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