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Acting Identity

While actors, I believe, can and should be cast as characters with different identities from themselves if they are the best for the part, we also must be careful not to let actors from minority identities and experiences be excluded from telling their own stories, systematically or not.

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Acting Identity
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Welcome (Back) To The Rock, You Are Here, Pay It Forward!

Rachel is excited to share her second time on the Rock as well as her day of Paying It Forward on September 11th and tell you about the documentary You Are Here.

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Welcome (Back) To The Rock, You Are Here, Pay It Forward!
Hayley St. JamesComment

Going the Distance For Public Works’ Hercules

Last year I told the tale of how I single-handedly revived Twelfth Night.  Well, folks, it’s story time again. This is the story of how I got the chance to catch the hottest show of the summer.

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Going the Distance For Public Works’ Hercules
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MUSICALS WITH CHEESE - INTO THE WOODS (PODCAST REVIEW)

Into the Woods is a favorite musical among many. Musical Theatre Podcast Musicals W/ Cheese give their thoughts.

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MUSICALS WITH CHEESE - INTO THE WOODS (PODCAST REVIEW)
Rebecca HodgeComment

How to Help a Play Grow: Giving and Getting Feedback

I don’t think anyone needs a degree in dramaturgy to give good, constructive feedback. And I’ve found that with the right tools and philosophy, everyone can both get and give good feedback.

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How to Help a Play Grow: Giving and Getting Feedback
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You Are Here

In this piece, Rachel introduces to you all a short background on the facts of the story behind Come From Away, discuss a few terms and a wonderfully done documentary which will be coming across the United States in the movie theatres on September the 11th this year, and share some ways to honor the day and those lives lost and the lives of those who did all they could to help all across the world.

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You Are Here

Everything Changes: Reflections on the Life and Death of Broadway Shows

As many shows announce their closings, it is easy to feel grief at the loss of a beloved show. But upon reflections, I would argue that fleeting nature of live theatre is part of what makes it so beautiful.

Everything Changes: Reflections on the Life and Death of Broadway Shows

The Kilroys Are Here

The Kilroys are a six year-old group of theatre makers from both New York City and Los Angeles dedicated to gender parity in the industry. They recently released their annual list of plays by non-binary, trans, and female playwrights.

The Kilroys Are Here

Journey To The Past, And To The Future

Rachel is excited to share why Broadway is important to her. Musicals and plays are a journey to the past and to the future and each has advice and lessons to learn woven within them.

Journey To The Past, And To The Future

Putting It Together: How My First Staged Play Got On Its Feet

“Would people actually like my play? Would it get a good response? Am I a good playwright?”

Putting It Together: How My First Staged Play Got On Its Feet

ali and me

This month Musical Enthusiast Stephanie Lottes celebrates the monumental Tony Award win for Ali Stroker and has a discussion about actors with disabilities.

ali and me

Penis Points: The Inherent Benefit of Being A Man In Theater

Theater is, in most circles, considered a female dominated industry. However, the mere use of the word “dominated” makes the statement false.

Penis Points: The Inherent Benefit of Being A Man In Theater

Gearing Up For June Ninth: The History and Impact of the Tony Awards

The American Theatre Wing's Tony Awards bring excitement and contention to the theatre industry every year, but have you ever wondered how they started or how they work? This article explores the history of these prestigious awards as well as their impact on the fates of the winners and losers.

Gearing Up For June Ninth: The History and Impact of the Tony Awards

Before The Breakdown

Preston Max Allen has created such a wonderful musical which could change the whole of young adults around the world, if only they saw the world of the Tigers! Theatre contributor Rachel was lucky enough to have seen closing weekend Off Broadway and she’s been hooked ever since!  

Before The Breakdown

IN THE BEGINING THERE WAS STAGE CREW

A seasoned techie shares his Stage Crew Bible, an endearing collection of knowledge and anecdotes collected from his time in theatre.

IN THE BEGINING THERE WAS STAGE CREW

Blood, Guts, and Art for Art’s Sake

Taylor Mac’s Broadway playwriting debut is a complex and tantalizingly bonkers mix of high- and low-brow comedy, camp aesthetics and acting choices, and dialogue that alternates between disgusting and beautiful.

Blood, Guts, and Art for Art’s Sake

Where are Broadway's Female Creative Teams?

When women and their risky shows do make it to Broadway, they become visible. They tell their stories and connect to voices in the crowd that are too often silenced.


Where are Broadway's Female Creative Teams?