Conversations from the Classroom: Teaching Theatre Students About Access, Equity, and Inclusion

The American Civil War is the backdrop of Suzan-Lori Parks’ new play, Father Comes Home From the Wars (Parts 1, 2 & 3), which plays the Mark Taper Forum April 5–May 15, 2016. But this tale of a slave who must decide whether to fight in the war on the side of the Confederacy also offers insight into racial dynamics and identity issues w...

Conversations from the Classroom: Teaching Theatre Students About Access, Equity, and Inclusion

'Through the Looking Glass' Reflects on 'Appropriate' and 'The Christians'

Over the past six months, Montebello and Leimert Park community members have been writing their own stories—and those of their counterparts in the other community—for Through the Looking Glass, which aims to create a dialogue that will bridge understanding between two distinctly different L.A. neighborhoods. In weekly workshops, participants dr...

'Through the Looking Glass' Reflects on 'Appropriate' and 'The Christians'