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And just 20 percent of shows on New York stages were written by people of color in the 2017-18 season, a report says.
The Billie Holiday Theater in Brooklyn will spearhead The Black Seed, a strategic plan that will offer grants to up to 50 theaters across the country.
Ten voices from around the world reflect on performing in — and ushering and seeing — some of the first live shows since March.
Laura Linney, Patti LuPone and Jeremy O. Harris will also feature in the digital performance of scenes from Tony Kushner’s two-part epic on Oct. 8.
Creative professionals can receive $5,000 grants through the end of the year, thanks to additional funding by the Mellon Foundation and others.
He directed unconventional works and championed diversity, both in the material he staged and in the actors performing it. He died of the coronavirus.
“The Life” and “The Tap Dance Kid,” which focus on people of color in Manhattan, are planned for the 2020-2021 season of Encores!, the center’s popular series.
Dr. Anthony Fauci said a vaccine would need to exist for nearly a year before people might feel comfortable returning to theaters unmasked, which he said would likely be mid- to late 2021.
A gift of 20,000 pounds will help sustain the Brontë Parsonage Museum, which is facing mounting losses because of the coronavirus.
Thanks to a donation of land, the staple of New York summer theater will move to a nearby location. Riverside views will remain.
Through articles, a book, a play and more, a Times special project commemorating the ratification of the 19th Amendment focuses on lesser-known women who were crucial to the fight.
Though no dates are set, Adam Greenfield plans to present four plays, all directed by women, at the Off Broadway theater.
What was meant to have opened Shakespeare in the Park’s season has found new life as a four-part audio play with resonance in the wake of Black Lives Matter.
This year, the Kilroys collective turned a spotlight on work by female and transgender writers whose productions were canceled or postponed.
All of New York City’s major classical music institutions will be closed at least until the end of 2020.
The Broadway soprano can no longer walk. But by propping herself up on the arms of her wheelchair, she can deliver a song. And on Wednesday night, she will.
A summer stage binge reminded one young journalist of the power of great storytelling, and that cheap tickets are out there if you know where to look.