Scott Artley talks about the decision to wind down activities of Patrick’s Cabaret in Minneapolis after over thirty years on the scene and details the steps taken to “sunset” the organization in a respectful, beautiful way.
Looking for “Lesbians” in God of Vengeance and Indecent
3 July 2018
Writer Warren Hoffman dives into the history of God of Vengeance, the Yiddish play from 1907 that inspired Paula Vogel's Indecent, and the questions around language and sexuality the play raised and continues to raise.
Rediscovering Weimar Operetta with Dr. Kevin Clarke
17 April 2018
Dr. Kevin Clarke of the Operetta Research Center introduces us to Weimar-era operetta, which pushed artistic and social boundaries and is finally enjoying an artistic and scholarly reappraisal after decades of neglect.
Social researcher Bincy Mary George details the history of the proscenium theatre in India and explores what independent artists and festivals like the Delhi International Queer Theatre and Film Festival are doing to change cultural norms.
Alej Bustillos, Jr. discusses documenting and translating his lived experience in the field of theatre arts and performance studies by referencing scholars in the field and his own ethnographic scholarship methodologies.
A Talk with Christian Appel and Renée Imperato of the TransGenerational Theatre Project
24 August 2017
Patrick Gaughan interviews Christian Appel and Renée Imperato about how they used applied theatre, writing, and utopian world-envisioning to create the all-trans, ensemble- based TransGenerational Theatre Project in NYC.
What Do You Know? A Discovery of Prejudgment, Vocabulary, and Identity
24 January 2017
Max Cerci discusses watching Gemma Cooper-Novak’s Through the Glory Hole and What We Found There as a summer intern for The Theater Offensive, reflecting on his theatre background and his queer identity.