Hamilton has been hailed as the start of a new, less white era on Broadway, but many remain underrepresented onstage. As Asian-Americans actors celebrate progress, they also reveal the stark realities that prove how far theater still has to go.
From pure imagination to exhilarating eccentricity, here are the scenes that made us fall in love with Gene Wilder, who died Monday at 83.
This time, it’s personal — and actually a lot more entertaining.
Porchlight Music Theatre’s upcoming production of Lin-Manuel Miranda’s In the Heights has been criticized for casting a white actor as the lead character, originally played by Miranda.
The one-night-only concert based on the 1998 film about the Book of Exodus drew criticism for casting mostly white actors as Egyptians. The theater said the concert was canceled as a result of personal attacks on the actors related to the casting controversy.
Get ready to be afraid of stick men all over again.
For the first time in Emmy Awards history, all six lead acting categories include nods for people of color.
Here are some of the loudest queer voices currently working in the industry — and why you should be paying attention to them.
It’s been two decades since “Citizen Kang” aired, and it has never been more timely.
Despite a strong showing, however, it didn’t break the record for most Tonys ever.
Thanks to Hamilton and The Color Purple, black actors took home the night’s top honors.
The book writer of the new musical American Psycho reflects on turning the gory classic into a big Broadway show.
The theater icon is now starring on Penny Dreadful in her first regular TV role in over 20 years. “I always consider myself lucky that I’ve been offered a part, as opposed to chasing for it or being rejected,” she said.
Tony nomination or not, these actors delivered some of the best performances of the season.
Hamilton is one of Broadway’s all-time biggest hits. Here, its Aaron Burr reflects on what the show has meant for him professionally and, more importantly, as a person of color.
Mike Flanagan’s new film Hush, now streaming on Netflix, uses silence to protest the crutch of loud noises in horror.
At the Miscast Gala Monday night, Luca Padovan, Joshua Colley, and Douglas Baldeo, put their own twist on “The Schuyler Sisters.” Work!
The actor, who won an Academy Award at 16 for The Miracle Worker, was a longtime advocate for mental health.
Pee-wee Herman’s first movie in nearly three decades, now on Netflix, is his most subversive work yet. WARNING: Major spoilers for the plot of Pee-wee’s Big Holiday.