While I am the Events Coordinator for your favorite neighborhood public radio station, I am also a theater geek. Live theater is a passion of mine and, whenever I can convince Breeze and Daniel (Vice President of Strategic Communications and our boss) to do an event using and promoting theater, I'm gonna.
Last year we presented The Alternative History of Chicago Theater (Abridged) and it was a huge success. But one thing bothered me (and it bothered both of our Dueling Critics as well) - in all of the discussion of our rich history as a theater city, there was very little talk of anything that wasn't about white artists.
"All theater is political and sometimes what isn't being produced is the strongest political statement being made."