Alison Durkee

Arts & Politics Writer/Critic

Alison Durkee is a breaking news reporter at Forbes and an NYC-based arts writer specializing in theatre, dance, politics, and cultural tourism. As a theatre critic, she currently serves as a member of the New York Outer Critics Circle.

Previously: news contributor and social media assistant for Vanity Fair‘s The Hive; features editor at London theatre website Everything Theatre; politics/news journalist at Mic. 

Top Posts:
Interview: Choreographer Randy Skinner on ‘42nd Street’ (Everything Theatre)
Review: Bandstand (Exeunt Magazine)
They Won’t Remember You: Shuffle Along, Revivals, and Reconstructing the Theatrical Past (HowlRound)
Review: King Liz (StageBuddy)
Warhol by the Book (City Guide NY)
Britain’s Tortuous Brexit May Drag on for Another Six Months (Vanity Fair)
What if we didn’t… have the First Amendment? (Mic)
For many, fireworks are the highlight of 4th of July. For those with PTSD, it’s a different story. (Mic)
How the teachers strikes are spurring political action ahead of the November midterms (Mic)
Domestic violence is a link among most mass shooters — but America continues to ignore it (Mic)