Happy Women’s History Month, theatremakers! Women’s influence, expertise, perspectives, and power can be felt in just about every industry in the world these days. But one industry that has empowered women to lead and thrive for centuries is our own!  Today, On The Stage shines a spotlight on just a few of the thousands of […]

On The Stage (OTS) continues to shine a spotlight on trailblazers in the world of theatre with Larissa FastHorse – a 2020 MacArthur Fellow, an award-winning writer/choreographer, the co-founder of Indigenous Direction, and the first Native American woman to have a play produced on Broadway.  A true groundbreaker in theatre and in Indigenous representation alike, […]

In the One The Stage Trailblazer Series, we look at legendary titans of the theatre – those who shattered stereotypes, broke glass ceilings, and made history. Today, we highlight Puerto Rican actress, dancer, and singer Rita Moreno. One of the last surviving actors in the Golden Age of Hollywood, Moreno continues to dazzle on stage […]

On The Stage – along with a variety of creators all across the globe – places emphasis on the importance of diversity and inclusion. Although we’ve made great strides in representation over the last decade, more work is always needed. Along with looking towards the future of theatre, it’s paramount to honor those who broke […]

Happy National Hispanic Heritage Month! This commemoration, which runs from September 15 to October 15, recognizes the contributions Hispanic and Latinx Americans have made to the fabric of the United States. It’s no secret that Latinx people have given much to America in our history – after all, Hispanic and Latino Americans are the largest ethnic […]

A very happy Pride Month to you, theatremakers! The LGBTQIA+ community has made vast, overarching, and crucial contributions to the theatre world. Perhaps one of the most important of these contributions is simply visibility in and of itself. After all, everyone deserves space to express themselves. And even more importantly, everyone deserves to see themselves […]

Throughout history, Asian Americans have left an indelible mark on the theatrical landscape, with their diverse perspectives, talents, and cultural contributions. Their invaluable influence has helped shape and enrich the performing arts, infusing them with vibrant colors and nuanced narratives that resonate with audiences far and wide. Yet, as we intentionally celebrate their achievements and […]

At On The Stage, we believe that the incredible pioneers of theatre history deserve recognition for their invaluable contributions to the growth and evolution of the performing arts. In this blog, we’ll delve into the importance of celebrating such trailblazers by exploring the life and career of Boris Aronson, a Yiddish designer who changed Broadway.  […]

Theatre is a powerful art form that has the ability to inspire, challenge, and move us. At On The Stage, we are passionate about promoting the talented and trailblazing individuals who contribute to the theatre industry’s growth and diversity. We believe that sharing stories of accomplished individuals who have made a significant impact in the […]

With Women’s History Month right around the corner, why not explore some of theatre’s most dazzling leading ladies? The following women – both from history and those working today – pushed the envelope, took risks, and changed the face of Broadway for the next generation. Women in History Frances Goodrich 1890-1984 Frances Goodrich started her career […]

At On The Stage, we take pride in acknowledging the accomplishments and contributions of trailblazers and pioneers in the performing arts industry. These individuals have paved the way for future generations and have left an indelible mark on the art industry we have today. Today, we will take a closer look at the story of […]

To kick off Black History Month, we’re highlighting a few talented Black playwrights who have left their marks on the world of theatre – and on the entertainment industry as a whole. The list below contains a handful of historical pioneers, alongside new writers to watch. August Wilson American playwright August Wilson has been called […]