Day: October 21, 2015

The Broad / A Billionaire’s Gamble!

OPENED TO THE PUBLIC ON SUNDAY, SEPTEMBER 20, 2015 At the festive opening ceremonies with dignitaries galore, Joanne Heyler, Founding Director and Chief Curator, announced that they had received 85,000 requests for free admission. It confirmed the fact that The Broad had tapped both an audience and an appetite for the focus of its collection: …

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Hot Button Topics: Off-Broadway Tackles Sex, Race, and Religion

Theatrical conventions are shattered in three Off-Broadway productions as playwrights explore the hot button topics of race, gender, and religion. Two are contemporary (Robert O’Hara’s Barbecue and Lucas Hnath’s The Christians) and one is over three decades old (Caryl Churchill’s Cloud Nine), but the latter is still the boldest and most innovative. Churchill’s works have …

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