Tuesday, September 18, 2018
Home Tags Women

Tag: women

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.

Offred Won’t Save You: ‘The Handmaid’s Tale’ Was Never About That

Viewers and critics want Offred to be a freedom fighter, serving neither the character nor the plot.

At the Morgan, Medieval Monsters Instruct and Entertain

Gorgeous illuminated manuscripts illustrate a broad concept of what monsters were -- and meant -- in medieval Europe.

I Am Not a Murderer. I Am a Dancer.

How I navigate being a mixed Indigenous woman with men like Trump and Trudeau in power.

Bildungsroman, Baby! Lisa Locascio’s Debut Novel, ‘Open Me’

An erotic first novel about a young American abroad gradually grows more eloquent.

Is the Humor of Barry Humphries Out of Time?

The days of performing witless, morally objectionable material under the guise of being "in character" are over.

Oh, My “D-Illyria” For Shaina Taub’s First-Rate ‘Twelfth Night’

The rain fell steadily, once stopping the show for maybe 15 minutes. I refused to budge.

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.

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.

Historian Richard Vinen Connects Our Agitated Era to ‘1968’

Remembering when America provided a model for protest around the globe.
- Advertisement -