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July/August Featured Content

‘Slave Play’: Racism Doesn’t Have a Safe Word
The author talks about the sexual politics of white supremacy, and about how he finds humor in horror (and vice versa).

Design’s Diversity Problem
Backstage jobs are still predominantly filled by white men, but the picture is slowly changing.

Acoustics are the Canvas
Making a show sound great in a theatre space is as much an art as a science, and there’s no substitute for being there.