Christian Lewis (they/them) is a nonbinary freelance theater critic with bylines in American Theatre, HuffPost, Broadway World, Medium, and Out. They are also a PhD candidate in English at the CUNY Graduate Center. Twitter: @clewisreviews.
One Step Forward, Two Steps Back: Broadway’s Jagged Little Journey Toward Nonbinary InclusionBy Christian Lewis
As the theater world awaits the Tony Awards, critic Christian Lewis uses this pause to address the harm against the nonbinary community the musical Jagged Little Pill enables and perpetuates. Zooming out, Lewis spotlights the shortcomings of the industry at large and how the infraction of one musical is but one part of a deeper, more insidious pattern.