Tazewell Thompson's new play, Jubilee, tells the story of the black singers who braved mob violence to perform all over the world—and thereby save one of America's first black universities.
Playwright Dipika Guha discusses Islamophobia in American media, and why audiences seem hungry for art that mirrors the gray areas of our civic life.
New research presents the best evidence yet that taking arts classes benefits kids academically.
Jamie Sanders is building a career in the theater—while changing how his audiences think about Tourette's.
Through a cycle of eight plays, Canadian playwright Chantal Bilodeau explores the inner lives of the Arctic's inhabitants during a time of dramatic change.
A new documentary highlights how the playwright took full advantage of her talents to advance mid-century civil rights.
A recent partnership between podcast leader Audible and Broadway theaters are helping make The Great White Way more accessible for everyone.
He has recently been compared to both Julius Caesar and King Lear.
The Pulitzer Prize-winning playwright and Lincoln screenwriter is very aware of the problems we face as a society, but he has faith in the political process.
New research finds actors, who are so good at portraying troubled characters, have difficulty discussing their own personal traumas.