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?


Jake Gyllenhaal Sings and Mark Ruffalo Stands up for LA Theatre - This Week's Must Read

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

 

  • Study reveals which moves can take you from disco disaster to dancing queen (Guardian)
  • Playbill Vault's Today in Theatre History: February 10 (Playbill)
  • Trending Now—an Arts Imperative in Economic Policy (NEA Arts Work)
  • Lighting Plots For Super Bowl LI Halftime Show (Live Design)
  • He believes in the arts as a basic right for kids. He is getting a $200,000 award for working for that (LA Times)
  • See Broadway After the Storm: Wintry Shots From a Snow-Covered Theatre District (NY Times)
  • Meryl Streep to Present Stephen Sondheim With PEN Award (Theater Mania)
  • Mark Ruffalo Stands up for Acting and LA Theatre (American Theatre)
  • Radical Empathy is the Theatre Artist's New Job (Howlround)
  • ‘Disgraced' Playwright Turns to a New Subject: Wall Street (NY Times)
  • What do we do in the time of Trump? The theater community is trying to figure out the answer (Washington Post)
  • L.A. Theater's Witch Hunters go after Playwrights Arena (Stage Raw)
  • A conversation with director Garry Hynes (Howlround)
  • Jake Gyllenhaal Sings from SUNDAY IN THE PARK WITH GEORGE (Broadway World)

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