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Why ‘RBG’ (Film and Notorious!) Is Calling Artists to Action

Forget the "quiet resistance." Artists must be an emphatic, self-assured group that won't be silenced.

Tales From the Arts World: Women Who Bully Women

A woman joins a group of writers of a TV show. The woman who recruited her then tries to destroy her.

How Katherine Dunham Embodied Activism (and What It Means Now)

As political polarization intensifies, the choreographer's legacy offers the dance world a template.

Casanova, the Museum Exhibit? Casa-I-Don’t-Think-So

Curators, I propose a new kind of exhibit for your museum. (Hint: it doesn't honor the womanzier!)

Jayne Atkinson: Many Political Women, One Singular ‘Ann’

A Texas-sized challenge for any actress, even one at the peak of her performative powers.

Will Lillian Hellman Return to the Boards for ‘Days to Come’?

Revisiting the work of a woman who did not cut her conscience to fit any theatrical fashion.

Video Games Need to Stop Hypersexualizing Female Characters

They've made notable strides in their representation of women. Why can't some franchises keep up?

The Maria Irene Fornes Play Marathon We Need Right Now

A 12-hour tribute to the greatest playwright you've never heard of.

‘Being a Dancer Is Fun and All, But What’s Your Real...

Reflecting on a career trajectory from professional dance to politics and diplomacy.

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.

Hannah Gadsby Just Killed Comedy As We Know It

First she shows how her jokes work. Then you're left appalled at why you laughed in the first place.

In ‘Mary Page Marlowe,’ Six Actors Create One (Un-) Exceptional Woman

In Tracy Letts' new play, meet a middle-class everywoman of the American Midwest.

On Stage Now: The US Women Who Served in Vietnam

A documentary play called 'In Their Footsteps" illuminates an era.

‘Beauty Mark’: The First Film of the #MeToo Movement

A woman must find a way to seize the upper hand from the man who stole her innocence.

New Documentary Spotlights Drama Behind US v. Windsor

The story behind the story of the most important gay-rights legal decision of our time.

Adrienne Danrich on the Black Opera Divas Who Broke Barriers

Shining "This Little Light of Mine" on two legends: Marian Anderson and Leontyne Price.

Pussy Riot Returns (On the Album of an All-Woman Vocal Quartet)

Lyrics and trial transcriptions join forces in a powerful oratorio.

‘Saint Joan’ On Broadway: Shaw’s Timeless Gift to Powerful Women

The title character has a heap of gumption as played by Condola Rashad.

My Lunch Also Rises: NBC’s Nauseating Vision of High School Theater

"Rise" twists itself in knots to position Mr. Mazzu as a hero. In fact, he's a giant ass.
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