Those who love theater will find a way to continue to make it. They’ll convince someone who has never seen a play to come see it and they will fall in love with the art form. The next time a show gets put up in the local community theater, they’ll spend their money to come and see it, even if they don’t know anyone involved. The important thing is that they show up. We need them to show up.Read More
The entertainment industry is constantly being impacted by the evolution of technology. Because of this, college theatre design and tech programs have to evolve with it. Programs are offering new classes, bringing in innovative guests and implementing the newest stage technology into their productions. Needless to say, it’s an exciting time to be in theatre design and tech.
Here are 30 programs we feel are doing some amazing things onstage and behind the scenes.Read More
You’ve probably seen it: at the end of a play about some kind of tragedy, every character in the play starts interlocking monologues that individually paint their own pictures but which add up to a bigger picture, and the audience is often forced to move their heads around like their watching the worst game of tennis ever. I can see why playwrights would do this, but I think it is hurting plays.Read More
Critiquing art isn’t about tearing it down or throwing blanket support, it’s about holding art to a higher standard. Good, honest criticism comes from a place of desire for understanding and pushing the piece of art forward.Read More