When supply chains and funding fall short, theatre does too.
The art form continues to survive the return of in-person theatre, but maker-performers struggle with a lack of institutional support.
While entertaining at first, Reborning, which deals with the phenomenon of hyperrealistic “reborn dolls,” progressively unveils what it means to be an artist in the 21st century.
Shakespeare’s classic comedy has a free month-long run in NYC starring a cast of two dozen African American performers, including Danielle Brooks from Orange Is the New Black.
Why must we depict Black characters as eventually reconciling their contempt for whiteness with a prevailing, individual romance that conquers that disdain?