Aly Walters, Michigan State University
Streaming may provide convenience for at-home viewing, but it doesn’t beat out the experience that can only be found at your local cinema.
Darby Williams, University of Michigan
The Broadway star has been removed from several projects after not receiving the shot, and it would seem her spotlight is fading as a result.
Exploring the fringes of the human landscape is a tough job, but someone has to do it.
Zach Terrillion, Oberlin College
The beloved show helped introduce younger audiences to the magic of show tunes through storytelling and genre-blending.
The playwright struck gold with ‘Hamilton,’ but backlash from his recent film adaptation as well as his cringy public actions have called his reputation into question.
Benjamin Chen, Columbia University
The Chinese TV competition show gives viewers the chance to witness the ins and outs of the acting process.
Callie Rosenzweig, University of Chicago
Some people see the performing arts as a waste of time, but participating can help students gain important life skills.
Katherine Bry, Washington University
Whether the final work stays with the individual or is published, this form of psychotherapy can provide solace and mending.
Olivia Dimond, Bates College
The group is dedicated to getting the theatrical works of female, trans and nonbinary playwrights onto the Broadway stage.
Caleb Mullenneaux, St. Olaf College
The star, best known for his role as Thomas Jefferson in ‘Hamilton,’ stands out for his wide breadth of projects.
People are watching illegally recorded videos of Broadway shows now more than ever. Will this lead to larger audiences after the pandemic? Or will it lead to the demise of theater?
Anna Barnard, St. Olaf College
Because of the virus, many theater companies have closed indefinitely — with these platforms, however, you won’t have to miss a thing.
Lauren Buchko, Michigan State University
Musical theater isn’t just catchy songs and flashy dance numbers. Many shows have poignant messages about mental health, suicide, LGBTQ+ issues and more.
Kristin Auld, St John’s University
The new Disney Plus series reunites old classmates and gives them another chance to shine on stage.
Cameron Rapata, Columbia College Chicago
The demand for change in the performing arts is leading to a new kind of sex talk.
Karena Landler, Georgetown University
The awards felt charged with a spirit of activism, a theme reinforced by the night’s biggest winners.
Plamedie Ifasso, Texas Woman’s University
Stephanie Everett, draws from her own experiences in her one-person play “It’s Fine, I’m Fine” to raise awareness and inspire others.
Sarah Hoenig, Texas A&M University
The line-up of shows this Broadway season is better than ever, for one particular reason.
Liam Ainslie Mayo, Bard College
A white actress was cast in a traditionally black role in a school musical, sparking debate between ‘color-blind’ and ‘color-conscious’ casting.
Christian Zeitler, Carnegie Mellon
The UMBC student discovered her passion for theater while performing educational plays for kids, where she teaches lessons about race and tolerance in ways that children can understand.
Angela Fraser, CUNY Brooklyn
Contrary to popular belief, majoring in theater may actually be what lands you a post-grad job.
Eric McInnis, Arcadia University
Acting, which is the practice of literally becoming someone else for a period of time, is procrastination as art.
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