Finding Identity and the Pursuit of Feminism in ‘Paige in Full’ at the Alliance Theatre

  |  Topic: Entertainment, Media Analysis, Reviews, Theatre

“Paige in Full” at the Alliance Theatre is a powerful one woman show that tackles themes of race, nationality, identity, feminism and self expression. Paige Hernandez uses hip-hop and movement work to tell her own story about growing up in Baltimore. Trial after trial, the audience sees how she uses dance as a way to save her own life and mind.

What We Can Learn From the Women of ‘Hamilton’

  |  Topic: Entertainment, Girl Code, Identity, Media Analysis, Music, Opinion, Reviews, Theatre

As “Hamilton: An American Musical” departs Atlanta after a record-breaking run at Fox Theatre, it’s important to pay close attention to the characters Angelica and Eliza Schuyler. The importance of women having a voice still rings true today.

Artistry Aside, ‘Hamilton’ is Still a Show About a Bunch of White Folks

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“Hamilton” has a diverse cast, even Alexander Hamilton himself is a person of color. The only white people are the dancers and King George. But in real life, none of these were people of color. Just because they chose actors who look like me doesn’t make me relate to the characters more.