As public funds for the arts in Massachusetts hits a 30-year high, the man responsible for doling out that money has an unrelenting commitment to diversity and equity. Michael Bobbitt, the executive director of Mass Cultural Council for the past year, has spent almost half that time crisscrossing the state—evangelizing about arts funding to the typically underfunded. There is...
New Repertory Theatre Artistic Director Michael Bobbitt talks about the effects COVID-19 has had on their theatre in Watertown, Massachusetts. We also look at larger issues of what it takes to build an anti-racist theatre industry.