Hailey Colwell studied journalism and writes plays. She is interested in how the theater and the press work for and against each other.
by Hailey Colwell May 9, 2017
Sweet Land the musical is a prime example of whitewashing the immigrant experience at a time when we need quite the opposite.
Flashback-filled Redemption follows two people re-building their lives after prison.
20% Theatre’s 2017 new works series premieres varied, nuanced tales of the queer experience.
Breaking news by Hailey Colwell May 5, 2017
A show contested by the company’s old venue will find a new suburban audience in 2018.
Review by Hailey Colwell May 1, 2017
Le Petit Moulin mixes dance, music and theater for a fun show that was light on story.
Review by Hailey Colwell April 11, 2017
Blog post by Hailey Colwell April 11, 2017
Be it in Burnsville or on cable TV, comedy can pack a (sometimes misinterpreted) political punch
by Hailey Colwell March 21, 2017
The first of five conversations at Phoenix Theater got people talking about the role of artists in politics and social change.
Review by Hailey Colwell March 21, 2017
Gadfly’s show tells of homeless youth and how to get involved in helping them.
Review by Hailey Colwell March 14, 2017
In producing absurdity, must we sacrifice humanity?
by Hailey Colwell February 14, 2017
A condensed take on the classic opera is visceral and real.
The Jungle chose a fitting time to bring back this dark and poetic show.