On August 3, 2019, El Paso entered the national zeitgeist when an active shooter killed 22 people at a Walmart. The shooter’s goal: to kill as many people of Mexican descent as possible.
In the Heights, with music and lyrics by Lin-Manuel Miranda and book by Quiara Alegría Hudes, won four 2008 Tony Awards and has become the most recognizable Latinx musical.
Texas is home to a growing cohort of Latinx playwrights working in all parts of the state who have chosen to remain here despite the unique challenges that they face as artists of color in the Lone Star State.
As soon as Dallas Theater Center (DTC) announced its 2018-19 season, my group text with Houston theater writers began buzzing with excitement over productions of The Wolves and Sweat.
What power do young people have to transform the very fabric of our nation? How can theater do this type of social justice work?
In 2014, internationally renowned playwright Suzan-Lori Parks began her much-discussed “Watch Me Work,” an occasional performance on Monday evenings in which audiences can quite literally watch Parks working on her newest writing projects on the mezzanine of the Public Theater in New York.
Immigration, belonging, and identity are three of today’s most pressing issues; Dallas’s Cara Mia Theatre Co. is tackling them head-on.
“Order, design, tension, balance, harmony.”
When you think of Guys & Dolls, does the United States’ rising Latina/o population come to mind?
While Houston is routinely lauded as the most diverse city in the United States, this isn’t always apparent at the local level.
From Oct. 29-Nov. 19, 2017, San Antonio’s Nicolás Valdez will travel to California to be in residence at the Los Angeles Theatre Center where his show, Conjunto Blues, will play in repertory alongside 12 other productions as part of the Encuentro de las Américas International Theatre Festival.