Just one year after the Rodney King verdict and subsequent L.A. riots, Anna Deveare Smith opened her one-woman show “Twilight: Los Angeles, 1992."
A JSTOR playlist featuring musicians who were also writers or scholars with content on JSTOR: including Leonard Cohen, Neko Case, Vijay Iyer, and Brian Eno.
Why, after al the political, corporate, and celebrity apologies we've heard in the last generation, is it still so hard to say, "I'm sorry"?
A claque is a centuries-old showmanship technique that has been used by entertainers and politicians since the Roman Empire.
Showgirl. Just the word calls to mind fabulous plumes, spangled sequins, and a distinctive strut. But where does ...
Ballerinas have long made feminists both uneasy and excited, embodying fulfillment and the shackles of feminine performance.
Academics and musicians have a lot in common. The JSTOR Daily playlist combines songs and scholarship.
Music charts conferred status on performers and became an arbiter of popularity and a signifier of success.
Today JSTOR Daily celebrates John Coltrane, the greatly prophetic and pioneering jazz artist. We remember his music and legacy now.
Death on stage has a long, gory history. From Ancient Greece to 19th century Paris to The Walking Dead. Why does theatre like death so much?