As a critic, I’m sometimes in the business of prediction: who is going to win what award, what production is going to sell well, what company is going to have the best season coming up.
Archives for March 1, 2016
Theatre, at its best, has the ability to be a powerful tool for political and social change. That means, right now in particular, #blacktheatrematters.
Ntozake Shange’s iconic for colored girls who have considered suicide/when the rainbow is enuf was groundbreaking when it was first produced in 1975 and, for better or for worse, its message is still relevant today. The “choreopoem” combines movement, dance, music and language to address the struggles and joys of being a black woman […]
The great American composers are alive and well in the Source blackbox, as In Series continues its season: Made in America (all three Americas that is…) with ABCs of American Art Song. The night of music includes three classic vocal compositions by Argento, Barber, and Copland, all of whom took source material from some of […]