Dramaturgy Note: If This was a Movie… Dramatizing the History of Chinese Exclusion

Karoline and Josh Stamberg for "Exclusion". Photo by Tony Powell. Photo of Zoe Lillis by Jake Capriotti. Why do we return to history so often? Is it as simple as what our teachers tell us: “Those who do not know the past are doomed to repeat it”? [...]

By |2023-05-09T14:32:29-05:00May 9, 2023|Categories: Productions|Tags: , |0 Comments

Dramaturgy Note: Angels in America

Nick Westrate (Prior Walter) and Michael Kevin Darnall (Louis Ironson) for Angels in America, Part One: Millennium Approaches. Photo by Tony Powell. TIME OF PLAY / TIME IN PLAY Tony Kushner’s two-part epic Angels in America deals with and is defined by time. Everything about how we [...]

By |2023-04-07T15:54:34-05:00March 27, 2023|Categories: Productions|Tags: , |0 Comments

Here. Here, again. Here, Again.

We have been here before. Soldier has been here before. We are here now—here in this theater, yes, but also in the reoccurrence of routinized violence against Black people.  The High Ground, a play by Nathan Alan Davis, in conversation with the Tulsa Race Massacre of 1921, concerns [...]

By |2023-03-27T11:40:36-05:00March 6, 2023|Categories: Productions|Tags: , , |0 Comments
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