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What a piece of work is a man!

Written by Marita A. McKee (BWS Class of 2023) Reimagining Shakespeare’s Hamlet, Fat Ham follows Juicy, a young Black queer man, as he grapples with his identity and the rather complicated task of avenging his father’s death (it is a tragedy, after all). And while I was somewhat familiar with the classic masterpiece, seeing this …

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Fat Ham on Broadway

By: Maria Belisario It is a challenge to instill the Shakespeare genre to the newer and younger minds of today, but Fat Ham has done just that. This 500-year-old story is turned upside down in a jam-packed 95-minute show, with no intermission! There were many moments where I laughed my butt off, where my heart …

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Kimberly Akimbo

 By: Kayci Rose Kimberly Akimbo was an extremely well-performed & well-written show. Centered on 16-year-old Kimberly, born with a disease that causes rapid-aging, the musical’s main message was to live life without letting anything or anyone hold you back. It also implored it’s audience to be unapologetically authentic; the universe will always send people who …

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R.Evolución Latina looking for a Summer 2023 Intern!

R.Evolución Latina looking for a Summer 2023 Intern!   Position Location: Hybrid – virtual and in-person NYC Type of Position: Summer, temporary, unpaid, average 10 hours per week – runs from June 1st to August 6th Position Category: Internship, Administrative, aid in multiple summer projects and programming that RL offers Brief Position Description: R.Evolución Latina (RL) is an organization …

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Words from BWS 2023 Participants

By Kiwii Villalobos As an immigrant and as a Latinx I was taught that, in this country, just to be considered for an audition I had to be the very best in a room, and still, my immigration status, my accent, my nationality, and things like that, which are inherently mine, would get on the …

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I Need to Take more Risks

By Rebecca Girija Jimenez It’s easy to tell yourself, “I need to take more risks, I should step out of my comfort zone.” And sure, most of us try to, but rarely are we in environments where we feel safe and free enough to step out of our comfort zone and not judge ourselves. The …

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