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When Theater of Privilege Rots: The DWTC Story

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The death of Dead Writers Theater in Chicago is another teachable moment.

#WokeBaby and the Lessons We Learned

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In these times, our messages are best delivered artistically.

Andrew Hinderaker: Taking a Risk on the Impossible

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In this podcast, lessons on art and life from Hinderaker's The Magic Play at the Goodman.

Her Story, Our Story: Voting for Artemisia Theatre

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Focusing on the female story.

In Chicago, Refining the Cultural and Critical Lens

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Five women in theater discuss training the next generation of theater lovers.

Diverse Narratives Flourish at the House of Chay Yew

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Victory Gardens's Artistic Director on history, Asian American representation, and Beyoncé

Men: Theater Is Not For Your Sexual Fantasies

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We need to say #NotInOurHouse to sexist and exploitative theater practices.

Tony Adams Creates Space For Women and “Friends”

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A Chicago artistic director advocates for female playwrights and female-centered stories.

How Director Emmi Hilger is Growing the Canon of Magical Realism

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Emmi Hilger on myths, empathy and how your life may be more magical than you realize.

The Middle Class is Sick. Rebecca Gilman Has the Cure.

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In this podcast, Gilman discusses her play Soups, Stews, and Casseroles: 1976.

Reginald Edmund, Idris Goodwin Stage Black Lives, Black Words

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Today on The Scene, two writers from the global Black Lives, Black Words theater project.

Steppenwolf Debuts Work by Miranda, Norris in ’16-’17 Season

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Steppenwolf embraces the Dark Knight in a season of world premieres.

Meghan Beals Brings New Plays to Chicago in 2016

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Beautiful Autistic and American Beauty Shop examine humor and pain in two contemporary conflicts.

Revealing the Other Side of Christmas

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Jason Paul Smith at Three Cat Productions brings audiences a new type of holiday show.

A Trans Conversation for Christmas

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A new tradition in Christmas plays: Santa and the trans community.

Founding Visions: The Steppenwolf Sell-Out

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Is success a double-edged sword? Is popular theater still Art?

Playwright Nambi E. Kelley and the Study of Choice

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Everyone wants to work with Nambi Kelley, so three companies are joining forces on her latest play.

Beyond Normalcy with Arlene Malinowski

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Arlene Malinowski on using solo shows to change the conversation on mental illness.

Thelma Golden Is Too Good for the Obama Museum

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Presidential museums are corrupt propaganda. Can Golden transcend that?

In Theater, Can We Preserve the Ephemeral?

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Theatre is a dying art form, but it is also born anew with each performance.
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Herman Cain (and Republicans Unable)

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And then there was Jerry Falwell, Jr., with his open pants, evangelical FUPA and his hands veering into prime side-boob territory with -- hey, doesn't she have a name?