Being genderqueer or part of the LGBTQIAA* community in the Theater world is nothing new and usually accepted without much question. To be part of that same world and out about it in the Teaching field is not as frequent, nor is it encouraged. Enter code switching stage left!
Sometimes the identities we construct for ourselves become our prisons. This is the scenario playwright M. Cristina Garcia uses as the central conceit of her play, Lesbians and the Men Who Love Them, having its world premiere at this year’s Capital Fringe Festival. Garcia packs a lot into this dramedy—perhaps too much, as we jump […]
Have you ever watched “The Good Place” on Netflix? The Tragical Comical Fool’s Game is kind of like that, but with Shakespearean characters. Last year, five graduate students (studying Shakespeare at the aptly named Shakespeare Institute in Stratford-Upon-Avon) were tasked with creating an hour long play “inspired by Shakespeare.” The final product was The Tragical […]