Audra McDonald, Danny Burstein, Nathan Lane and More Join BANNED TOGETHER: AN ANTI-CENSORSHIP PODCAST

November 7, 2023
Banned Together

The Dramatists Legal Defense Fund (DLDF) has announced the second edition of Banned Together: An Anti-Censorship Theatre Podcast. This year's edition will feature two episodes available to stream until November 30 by visiting To raise awareness regarding the societal dangers of censorship in the theatre industry, and at large, the Dramatists Guild will be presented the first annual Banned Theatre Week from November 6 through November 12, 2023. Just as Banned Books Week calls out the perils of censoring books, Banned Theatre Week will address the dire consequences that can arise from banning plays and musicals. The cornerstone of Banned Theatre Week, the podcast which feature excerpts from recently banned, cancelled, or protested plays and musicals including Indecent, The 25th Annual Putnam County Spelling Bee, Parade, and more. The two episodes will feature performances from Danny Burstein, Gabriel Ebert, Nathan Lane, Audra McDonald, Daphne Rubin-Vega and Brandon Uranowitz with Ephie Aadema, Courtnee Carter, Claybourne Elder, Adam Chanler-Berat, Judy Kuhn, Douglas Lyons, Javier Muñoz, the Stonewall Chorale, and more. DLDF board members Lydia Diamond and Cheryl Davis host the podcast, which is directed by Raúl Esparza with Greg Jarrett serving as music director.

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