A Theater of Affirmation

Blog Post
Wednesday, March 14, 2018
By Donna Porterfield
Here's what happened when, in September 2017, American Theatre magazine asked Roadside's artistic director for an interview for a forthcoming article about how our current polarized politics “in the Age of Trump” shine a spotlight on the social and cultural work of theatremakers.

Roadside to Publish 2-Volume Play Anthology

Blog Post
Wednesday, May 10, 2017
By Amy Brooks
To celebrate the 50th Anniversary in 2020 of its parent organization, Appalachian arts and cultural training center Appalshop, Roadside will publish Art in a Democracy: Selected Plays of Roadside Theater, a two-volume anthology of original Roadside scripts framed by 11 critical essays which examine the plays in their dramaturgical, historical, and contemporary cultural contexts.

Who Counts?

Blog Post
Tuesday, February 2, 2016
By Dudley Cocke
"The current state of the arts in this country is a microcosm of the state of the nation." (Andy Horowitz in the Atlantic)