“No One Person is Bigger Than The Whole, It Takes a Village” – And Other Words of Wisdom From This Year’s Tony Nominees

“No One Person is Bigger Than The Whole, It Takes a Village” – And Other Words of Wisdom From This Year’s Tony Nominees

The 2019 Broadway season has been filled with theatre that speaks directly to the culturally relevant shifts shaping our world.  From diversity and inclusion to feminism and politics, this season’s shows have tackled some tough subjects telling the stories that need to be told.  I had the pleasure of speaking with a few of the Tony award nominees on June 3rd at the 2019 Honors for Excellence in the Theater and 2019 Special Awards recipients about the power of theatre to affect change, both personally and culturally.

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When To/Not to Change The Time Period of a Show

When To/Not to Change The Time Period of a Show

Lately, it’s become a theme to change the time-period and/or setting of a popular play/musical. For example, I once saw a post-apocalyptic version of Leonard Bernstein’s Peter Pan, and believe it or not it worked! I personally enjoy seeing popular shows re-imagined, but I believe that there is a time and place to make that dramatic decision.

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