This Esquire article talks about recent changes in representation in the comic book genre and how we need to continue with this trend due to an ever-changing population. Read the article here.
This playbill.com article features playwrights Annie Baker (C1 artist: The Flick, The Aliens), Sheila Callaghan, and Dominique Morisseau talking about gender parity, race, and class on America’s stages. Read the article here.
Nicholas Powers recounts his visit to the Kara Walker exhibit at the old Domino Sugar Factory in Brooklyn, NY. His outburst had to do with how visitors treated the artwork featured at the exhibit and his anger at the lack of curation or education regarding the artwork. Read his account here.
Here’s an interview with Kara Walker regarding the exhibit.
Here’s an interview about the “We Are Here” event that took place at the Domino Sugar Factory.
This is an interview featuring Robert Shelton, a man who worked at the Domino Sugar Factory for 20 years and chose to volunteer at the exhibit.
In her opinion article, playwright Lynn Nottage talks about her frustrations with Broadway’s lack of women and people of color playwrights, bookwriters/composers, and lyricists. Read the article here.
This article talks about how five theatres in the Twin Cities are coming together to form a coalition that would ensure people of color are given respectable presentation on stage. Read the article here.
Director and professor Tlaloc Rivas talks about how no one from any English-language paper reviewed a show, Mariela en el Desierto, he directed at Aurora Theatre Company in Atlanta, GA. He explains how essential it is for works by Latino/as to be recognized and reviewed. Read the article here.
This Star Tribune article details how theatre companies in the twin cities have addressed concerns regarding diversity in their current season’s programming. Read the article here.