Journalists from the world-renowned New York Times join us all week for a series of exciting conversations.
Changing Traditions in Musical Theatre on Wednesday, July 10 / 10:45 a.m.–noon / Chalmers Lounge, Avon Theatre
Using Little Shop of Horrors and Billy Elliot the Musical as examples, New York Times co-chief theatre critic Jesse Green and director and choreographer Donna Feore discuss where musical theatre has been and where it is going.
Lobby Talk: Who Is Othello today? on Thursday, July 11 / 11 a.m.–noon / Festival Theatre Lobby
New York Times co-chief theatre critic Jesse Green and Festival Literary and Editorial Director David Prosser in conversation.
The Crucible and #MeToo on Saturday, July 13 / 10:30 a.m.–noon / Studio Theatre
New York Times culture reporter Cara Buckley and others discuss The Crucible through the lens of the #MeToo movement.
The Crucible and #MeToo panellists:
Cara Buckley, culture reporter, New York Times
Dr. Liane F. Carlson, post-doctoral fellow at the Center for Religion and Media, New York University
Politicizing Theatre Coverage on Sunday, July 14 / 10:30 a.m.–noon / Studio Theatre
A look at gender, diversity and other topics at play in contemporary theatre coverage with three members of the New York Times Culture department: theatre editor Scott Heller, co-chief theatre critic Jesse Green and culture reporter Cara Buckley.