August Wilson was one of the twentieth century’s greatest dramatists, and one of the foremost writers of the African-American experience that the world has seen. Almost every regional theatre in the country has done at least one production of an August Wilson play, and for
The following things have been said about the theatre: “The pit of a theatre is the one place where the tears of virtuous and wicked men alike are mingled.” – Denis Diderot “The theatre is supremely fitted to say: ‘Behold! These things are.’ Yet most
I don’t know about all of you, but I can be a sucker for a good period drama. Usually, my preference is for the eighteenth century, but in general, I love seeing narratives set in the past that revel in emotions, drama, and beautiful costumes.
As Inauguration Day looms, it is hard to imagine that this is where we’ve landed. And in all honesty, I cannot bring myself to watch the ascendency of the 45th President of the United States. Instead, at the suggestion of the editorial staff here at
Holiday gift shopping is a pain in the neck. There are long lines, things are out of stock, your friends are complicated, you’re broke. We’ve all been there. The good news is: The Nerd League is releasing a holiday gift guide for every kind of nerd
It’s November 3, 2016. The Chicago Cubs have just won the World Series for the first time in 108 years. And yet, news of this historic curse breaking has been overtaken on my Twitter feed by something that has been long awaited, if for a
The musical that has launched a thousand think pieces. The show that picked up basically any award it could carry. That has been praised and critically examined. That has sparked discussions about the state of representations of race in media. Where theatre as an art form