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Why Edith Wharton Might Hate My Play

A mixed-race playwright reconsiders 'The House of Mirth' and its relevance (or lack thereof) for people of color.

Please, Lynn Nottage, Don’t Make Me ‘Meet Vera Stark’!

One of our towering dramatic playwrights finds no time for comedy.

‘Tito and the Birds’: Using Animation to Fight Political Fear

Only 10-year-old Tito, his friends and his pigeons take a stand and save the day.

LIC Artists Pledge to Resist Amazon Art Washing

Cuomo, de Blasio and Amazon betrayed the cultural communities of Queens. An artist collective says no.

Masculinity, Identity and My Grandfather’s Rough Hands

"At some point, I'm going to have to decide when and how I want to stop being angry."

Kidman, Johansson, Gadot and Other Reasons to Stop Reading Now

The powerful do not instigate mass movements. They appropriate and profit from them, then kill them at the grassroots.

“The Home Place”: Persnickety Plot Paralyzes Political Play

An overreaching, over-plotted play about a rising working class and the landed gentry.

Arts Integration: Radical Then, Still Radical Today

Although mentioned over a 100 years ago, arts integration in schools still isn't common.

Lloyd Webber on Diversity: Short-Term “Memory” Loss?

Is the world-famous musical theater composer using Bombay Dreams as a show pony?

Fugard’s “Master Harold…”: Prelude to American Aparteid?

Fugard’s play is as fresh as the morning’s headlines. Any morning, lately.

Money, Love, Sex and Power: Playwright Gina Gionfriddo

The two-time Pulitzer nominee talks gender politics, House of Cards and her latest play.

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

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

Sit, Ubu, Sit! Bad King! Ruff!

"Being a slave, by the way, is my new way to rule!"

Sandbagged by Handbags

What does the high-priced woman's handbag say about us?

Intersectionality: Going Forward

On naming whiteness, maleness, heterosexuality, wealth, and so on just as we name people as women, people of color, LGBTQ, etc.

Getting the Hang of Intersectionality

Four questions you can ask yourself to help give you a better grip on applying intersectionality.

Money, Opportunity and the Development of “Talent”

The class imbalance in theater education keeps the whole system broken.
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