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"I’m so moved all the time by people’s stories and experiences that I just feel like I could work until I’m in my grave because there’s a never-ending source of inspiration and beauty because of what’s in people’s hearts. That is something I always forget to talk about, but it’s really the most...
Read our 2012 interview with David Henry Hwang here .
Learn about some of opera’s most revered female artists as they talk about their talents, performances, and orchestral works.
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Listen to a theater audience leaving a performance of, say, Lin-Manuel Miranda’s Hamilton or Katori Hall’s The Blood Quilt and you’ll hear them talk about a lot of things: the...
At a recent student matinee of A Christmas Story at the Cleveland Play House, two young girls clutched each other’s hands before the show started. Pamela DiPasquale, education director for Cleveland Play House, asked the girls if they were nervous. She recalls them asking, “‘Is it going to be scary...
A round-up of inspirational quotes to motivate us to work on our art.
In a country where 73 percent of employed actors are non-Hispanic white, and 60 percent are between 16 and 39 years old, the worlds theater and opera director Madeline Sayet creates are unlike those usually seen onstage. Her upcoming production of Shakespeare’s The Winter’s Tale , for example,...
Give it up to these women artists doing incredible in the arts!
Jenn Colella and Caesar Samayoa discovered at a young age the place they would call home: the theater. Though their origin stories as actors vary somewhat, they both share the experience of having fallen in love with the craft of acting first as audience members. Now, as working actors, they create...

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