Beyond Representation

Throughout history, it has been the fashion of the performing arts to represent things. Through a minimum or maximum of necessary brush strokes, an artist seeks to convey the nature of a thing through signifiers which their audience will recognize. This recognition is powerful and not to be overlooked. Continue reading Beyond Representation

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What the Washington Post SHOULD Have Said About Trump’s Hamilton Tweets

In an article published on Saturday, November 19, 2016 entitled “Why Trump gets theatre completely and utterly wrong” Washington Post theatre critic Peter Marks said that ““Safe” theater is dead theater.” While this may or may not be true from the esoteric standpoint of people within the theatre community (good theatre is thought-provoking, risky, and not necessarily “safe” by political standards) saying so does not help promote the value and potential of theatre to a non-theatre going audience. CLICK TO READ MORE. Continue reading What the Washington Post SHOULD Have Said About Trump’s Hamilton Tweets