The Living Is Easy

I've been posting on this blog every week since the beginning of quarantine. Who knew it would take a global pandemic for me to get into a consistent routine? I feel proud of myself for keeping it up and I hope to continue bringing you weekly content for a long time to come. This summer [...]

The Sweet Sadness of Virtual Theatre

Every time I finish watching a virtual production or taking a zoom acting class I feel an odd mix of connection and sadness. Although I love that the internet gives us the option of remaining in community when we are physically distancing, online theatre fails to provide us with what we love so much about [...]

Queer Theatres Around The World

This Sunday, June 28 will mark 51 years since the uprising at Stonewall Inn that sparked the modern movement for LGBTQIA+ rights. Today, we are still fighting. As shown through iconic productions like RENT, Angels in America, and The Laramie Project, theatrical work has the power to shape an entire generation. Throughout the world, there [...]

Accessibility and the Theatre

Featured Image: Deaf West's Spring Awakening COVID-19 has illuminated the stark disparities present in every sector while simultaneously offering creative solutions to inequity. How can we use new digital theatre innovations to sustainably increase accessibility? Theatre is a fairly homogeneous industry. The majority of American theatregoers are wealthy white folks over 40. For years, theatres [...]

The Theatre of The Oppressed

Featured Image: the late Augusto Boal leading a workshop in NYC The theatre itself is not revolutionary: it is a rehearsal for the revolution.Augusto Boal The coronavirus pandemic has thrown the inequities of our world into even starker contrast. Black and Latinx folks in the US are dying at higher rates than white people due [...]

The Musicals Getting Me Through

I have often called theatre my church. It is the place I go to for transcendence -- the communal experience makes me feel more connected to my own humanity. I love live theatre, be it Shakespeare in the Park or a black box solo performance, and musical theatre holds a particular place in my heart. [...]