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Today on Broadway: Wednesday, June 3, 2020

Artists Speak Out about Racism in Theatre, BC/EFA Donates $25,000 to Color of Change

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1) Theatre Artists Speak Out on Racism in Theatre

“Dear Amy Cooper: Broadway is Racist” by Griffin Matthews

https://m.facebook.com/story.php?story_fbid=10157424410106483&id=508781482

Cody Renard Richard Twitter Post

Exeunt Magazine NYC Twitter Thread of Theatre Artist Testimonials

2) Theatre’s Response to Racial Justice Protests

Obie Awards Postponed

https://www.broadwayworld.com/article/American-Theatre-Wing-and-the-Village-Voice-Postpone-2020-Obie-Awards-20200602

Broadway on Demand Tonys Celebration Postponed

https://www.broadwayworld.com/article/Broadway-on-Demand-Postpones-Tony-Award-Celebration-Set-For-June-7-20200601

Broadway Cares/Equity Fights AIDS Donates $25,000 to Color of Change

https://www.broadwayworld.com/article/BCEFA-Will-Donate-25K-to-Racial-Justice-Organization-Color-of-Change-20200602

Black Artists Keelay Gipson, Stacey Rose Launch Initiative to Hold Theatres Accountable

https://www.playbill.com/article/keelay-gipson-and-stacey-rose-launch-initiative-to-hold-theatres-accountable

Publicist Matt Ross Plans Anti-Racism Workshop

2019-20 Season: Broadway Was Woefully Behind When It Came to Diversity on Creative Teams

https://www.theatermania.com/broadway/news/2019-2020-season-creative-teams-of-color_91046.html

3) Resources

BroadwayWorld Statement and Resource List

https://www.broadwayworld.com/article/How-BroadwayWorld-Will-Stand-with-Black-Lives-Matter-20200602

Playwrights Horizons Resource List

https://docs.google.com/document/d/1DxR4B-GNwdeY8qH7FaTPZQ7DyWJTGtYzx-H_kP4JZC4/edit

YouTube Video with Proceeds to Black Lives Matter

https://www.youtube.com/watch?v=bCgLa25fDHM&feature=youtu.be&t=3386s


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