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Sponsors Pull Support for ‘Julius Caesar’ Amid Trump Controversy

“Serious question, when does ‘art’ become political speech & does that change things?” asked Donald Trump Jr. in a tweet. He was commenting on Public Theater’s new production of “Julius Caesar,” one of the William Shakespeare’s historical drama plays. When does “Julius Caesar” become political? It was political long before it was even written. It […]

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A photo of Eve Ensler, writer of The Vagina Monologues.

What Are The Vagina Monologues?

As The Vagina Monologues continues to gain widespread popularity in the U.S., many are beginning to wonder what all the fuss is about. In the most basic of definitions, The Vagina Monologues is an episodic play written by Eve Ensler. It was first performed in 1996 at the HERE Arts Center in New York, NY. […]

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Trevor Nunn

Politically Incorrect or Historically Accurate?

Widely renowned theater director Trevor Nunn has been criticized for choosing an all-white cast for his latest Shakespearean production, The Wars of the Roses. Actors’ union Equity has slammed the play as well as the Arts Council England for the play’s lack of diversity. Nunn says that the all-white casting was done deliberately as an […]

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Video games have evolved over time to be more artistic

Video Games as Art

One of the many questions plaguing the art world is whether or not to consider video games works of art. More and more each year, graphics are becoming more impressive and realistic, and gaming companies are hiring on graphic designers and artists to up games’ aesthetic value. Some video games have even been added to […]

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