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The Unsinkable Dramatizations of Titanic

Theatrical iterations of Titanic, and detailings of what happened on the night of Sunday, April 14, 1912, will do anything but sink. Over the past 109 years since the RMS Titanic disaster, the theater has kept the memory of that historic maiden voyage afloat.

“We Can’t Lose the Funk”: Roger Q. Mason’s Mission to Protect Black TGNC Playwrights When Commercial Theaters Come Calling

Playwright Roger Q. Mason, with the National Queer Theater and the Dramatists Guild, has started the revolutionary New Visions Fellowship, which uplifts and supports Black TGNC playwrights in umpteen ways. As these historically underrepresented playwrights slowly gain commercial appeal, Mason toggles two truths: these vital works are commercially viable, and yet they must also be shared in a way that does not dull their craft, queerness, and jagged edges.

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The Brooklyn Rail

NOV 2021

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