Tony-nominated costume designer Dede Ayite is thinking deeply about how to create equity in theater. Her work also demonstrates the breadth and vibrancy of Black stories.
Naveen Kumar is a culture writer and editor whose recent work also appears on them.us, Vox, and The Hollywood Reporter. He serves as theater critic for Towleroad and contributes reviews to Time Out New York. His arts features have appeared in The New York Times, Los Angeles Times, Teen Vogue, and more.
A game show that asks audiences whether or not to award someone U.S. citizenship sounds twisted. It is also the subject of the disturbing and revealing play, “American Dreams.”
The eight micro-plays in “Theatre for One: Here We Are” pair one performer with one audience member for a live two-way video call, with stories focused on calls for racial justice.
Two people were arrested and others pepper-sprayed at Sunday’s otherwise powerful and peaceful Queer Liberation March in New York City, 50 years since the first ever Pride march.
“The Antonyo Awards seek to fill the gap between Black talent and public acknowledgement,” said Drew Shade, founder of Broadway Black, which presented Friday’s Antonyo Awards.
#BwayforBLM offered Black theater professionals a three-day forum to detail their experiences with racism, calling out the systems that devalue Black bodies and creativity.
Following the success of comedians like Mindy Kaling, Hasan Minhaj and Kumail Nanjiani, an emerging class of South Asian American comedians is coming of age in New York and L.A.
Aasif Mandvi was The Daily Show’s ‘Senior Foreign Looking Correspondent.’ In his show ‘Sakina’s Restaurant,’ he reveals the funny and not-funny sides of the immigrant experience.
Two new plays, ‘Flight’ and ‘An Ordinary Muslim,’ explore the immigrant experience, from xenophobia and abuse through to personal identity and one’s sense of home.