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When Theater of Privilege Rots: The DWTC Story

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

#WokeBaby and the Lessons We Learned

In these times, our messages are best delivered artistically.

Andrew Hinderaker: Taking a Risk on the Impossible

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

Focusing on the female story.

In Chicago, Refining the Cultural and Critical Lens

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

Diverse Narratives Flourish at the House of Chay Yew

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

Men: Theater Is Not For Your Sexual Fantasies

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

Tony Adams Creates Space For Women and “Friends”

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

How Director Emmi Hilger is Growing the Canon of Magical Realism

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.

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

Reginald Edmund, Idris Goodwin Stage Black Lives, Black Words

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

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

Meghan Beals Brings New Plays to Chicago in 2016

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

Revealing the Other Side of Christmas

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

A Trans Conversation for Christmas

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

Founding Visions: The Steppenwolf Sell-Out

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

Playwright Nambi E. Kelley and the Study of Choice

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

Beyond Normalcy with Arlene Malinowski

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

Thelma Golden Is Too Good for the Obama Museum

Presidential museums are corrupt propaganda. Can Golden transcend that?

In Theater, Can We Preserve the Ephemeral?

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

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?