Hillary Clinton receives a standing ovation and the Equity debate continues - This Week's Must Read

HERE ARE THIS WEEK'S BEST ARTICLES ABOUT THE PERFORMING ARTS AND CULTURE

  • John Cleese: How to write the perfect farce (Guardian)
  • See Hillary Clinton and Steven Spielberg at Sunset Boulevard (Playbill)
  • 2 Cast Albums Hit Billboard Top 20 for the First Time in 50 Years (Playbill)
  • The most fearless woman in opera? Patricia Racette on coming out, Trump, nudity and the demands of 'Salome' (LA Times)
  • Unmasking the Trauma: A Look at Research on Mask Making as a Creative Arts Therapy (NEA Art Works)
  • Watch Phillipa Soo Perform From Amélie (Playbill)
  • Headlong Theatre's “1984”: Orwell's Nightmare Or A Smug Satire For The Inner Party? (The Theatre Times)
  • In Search of an Artistic Sabbatical (Howlround)
  • What Has Equity Won in Los Angeles? (American Theatre)
  • A new satire must emerge – one that breaks out of the liberal bubble (Guardian)
  • Privilege is playing too great a role in the arts (Guardian)

 
What "must read" stories in the arts did you encounter this week?


This Week's Must Read

HERE ARE THIS WEEK'S BEST ARTICLES ABOUT THE PERFORMING ARTS AND CULTURE

  • Simon McBurney: Beware of Pity is chillingly resonant in the Trump era (Guardian)
  • Taking Note: Trending Now—an Arts Imperative in Economic Policy (NEA Arts Work)
  • If you love cultural criticism, you have to see ‘I Am Not Your Negro' (Washington Post)
  • Remembering playwright Sarah Kane (Theatre Times)
  • Headlong's 1984, the Hot Book of the Trump Era, is coming to Broadway (NY Times)
  • Middle Eastern America and the Theatre of Belonging (Howlround)
  • Dramatists Legal Defense Fund to Honor HAMILTON Cast for Speech to Vice President Mike Pence (Broadway World)
  • "Guess Who's Coming to Dinner" is 50 and racial tension still a problem in America (LA Times)
  • Shape the Future of the World Theatre Map (Howlround)
  • That Time John Malkovich Nearly Burned Down Steppenwolf (Playbill)
  • How the Trump travel ban is already impacting L.A. arts institutions and artists (LA Times)
  • What if Trump Really Does End Money for the Arts? (NY Times)
  • Video Games as an Art Form Part 3: Bringing Games to Life (Howlround)

What "must read" stories in the arts did you encounter this week? Let us know in the comments!