Monday, January 18, 2021

Diversity

Actors’ Equity study finds gradual, but improving diversity in the industry

The theater industry has hired more actors and stage managers of color in the past four years, but still falls short of reflecting the...

AKA NYC to donate 500 hours of work to Black theater producers

AKA NYC will donate 500 hours of work to help emerging, independent Black theater producers, the advertising agency announced Tuesday.  In donating the hours, which...

Lin-Manuel Miranda on creating diversity on Broadway, in ‘Hamilton’

Lin-Manuel Miranda began writing his own work partly as a way to receive his Equity card. “I was in college, and I realized I...

Why theater professionals are looking to football to increase diversity

Theater and football may have something in common. The League of Professional Theatre Women, an advocacy group for women in theater, is taking a...

Broadway is becoming more diverse, but some areas still lag behind

The Broadway season that sparked the hashtag #TonysSoDiverse was the most diverse season in a decade. The 2015-2016 Broadway season, which included the opening...