Posts Tagged ‘ theatre ’

Dramatists Legal Defense Fund Asks Users to Report Theater Challenges

April 26, 2016
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Dramatists Legal Defense Fund Asks Users to Report Theater Challenges

Our colleagues over at the Dramatists Legal Defense Fund are building a new database of dramatic works challenged or censored in the United States, and they need your help! DLDF describes the new initiative at their website: The Dramatists Legal Defense Fund believes that the advancement of our society relies on the unfettered expression of…

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CBLDF Signs on to Support American Idiot in Connecticut High School

February 2, 2016
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CBLDF Signs on to Support American Idiot in Connecticut High School

CBLDF and six other free expression and arts advocacy organizations today signed on to a letter from the National Coalition Against Censorship to Enfield (CT) High School regarding the recent cancellation of a planned student production of the rock opera American Idiot. The letter urges EHS to implement clear procedures for selecting plays and for…

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Connecticut High School Cancels American Idiot Musical After Parent Complaints

January 28, 2016
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Connecticut High School Cancels American Idiot Musical After Parent Complaints

After complaints from “a very small number of extremely vocal people,” a high school drama club in Enfield, Connecticut has cancelled its planned production of the musical American Idiot, even though the club’s faculty advisor was already working to cut out much of the more mature content that features in the Broadway version of the…

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