Classical playwright Terence and his present-day counterpart Branden Jacobs-Jenkins construct worlds that provide humanistic dimension to the lives of enslaved people.
Category Archive: Theatre
From Boleyn to Bey, history-making women power a new form of queer diva on the contemporary stage.
People Like Us: Hollywood Looks at Middle America in Nebraska, August: Osage County, and Dallas Buyers Club
Hollywood has always had trouble with “flyover country.” The movie industry had its roots in New York, particularly […]
I’m going to get my MFA in Directing (for theatre) in the fall. Yay! I present below a […]
Manic Depressive Gunslingers, Presidential Vampire Slayers, and Emo-Rock Frontiersmen: Refracting History through a 21st Century Lens
When Abraham Lincoln Vampire Hunter hit the big screen this past summer, some critics hailed it as a […]
It says something about where we are that a play called I Heart Hamas can be staged in […]
Few developments in the 21st century conjure up as many economic and racial ghosts as gentrification. For urban […]
Titus Andronicus has often been rejected by critics for its unharmonious juxtaposition of classical references with wanton violence. […]