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Ending Birthright Citizenship: What Dictators Do

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Trump will rely on inaccurate interpretations and debunked legal arguments to push a fascist policy favored by some of the worst actors in human history.

13 CFR Writers Tell Why They’ll Vote Nov. 6: What About...

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Each writer was allotted just 18 words. Which 18 words would you use?

Feeling Wins Elections. Feeling Wins Arts Audiences, Too.

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The power of emotion goes beyond the voting booth. You'll also find it at the box office.

On Stage Now: The Brilliant Nazi Scientist That America Embraced

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A play about a Nazi (former Nazi?) who helped America to put a man on the moon.

Emily Mann Presents Gloria Steinem, Warts and All

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A documentary theater pioneer takes on a "deeply human" feminist legend.

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

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

Yinka Shonibare MBE’s ‘Wind Sculpture’ Is Disappointing Public Art

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A bloodless public sculpture doesn't adequately address the bloody themes it claims to.

The 1918 Flu Pandemic, the Wisdom of Poets, and Trump

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Catharine Arnold's "Pandemic 1918" prompts thoughts of mortality and the need for an examined life.

Punishing Faith Fennidy For Her Black Hair Is What’s Unnatural

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Discrimination against Black hair is a modern way of keeping us out of spaces we had to fight, march and protest our way inside.

How Kelly Jenrette and Melvin Jackson Jr. Made Emmy History

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Meet the first black couple to both be nominated for Emmys in the same year.

Pointed Political Parallels in an Off-Broadway ‘Henry VI’

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In Stephen Brown-Fried’s elegant new two-part adaptation of Shakespeare’s Henry VI trilogy for Off-Broadway's National Asian American Theatre Company (NAATCO), we don’t have to...

Why Does Nonprofit Performing Arts Programming Lather, Rinse, Repeat?

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Moving past the most toxic business phrase with Judith Bowtell of Australia's Milk Crate Theatre.

Deep In Vogue: Ryan Murphy’s Groundbreaking, Retro ‘Pose’

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A powerful reminder of how far the LGBTQ+ community has traversed since the late 1980s.

At the Morgan, Medieval Monsters Instruct and Entertain

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

On a Clear Day, You Can See Stephen Bogardus Forever

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The original #MeToo musical offers memorable acting by enduring stage talents.

Historian Richard Vinen Connects Our Agitated Era to ‘1968’

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

On Stage Now: The US Women Who Served in Vietnam

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

Masi Asare and Her Radical, Creative Musical Theater

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A Black woman composer-lyricist-book writer can hit many diversity check-boxes. But she'd rather talk about craft.

Can Playwright Rajiv Joseph Cure Our Fake News Sickness?

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We're not the first nation to face propaganda from a government prone to lies and deceit.

Fiction by Jake Tapper, Jonathan Ames Kills and Thrills

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Protagonists of two new novels battle powerful underground organizations. The similarities end there.
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