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Cancel Culture Database

Cancel Culture Database

IncidentSchool NameDateTargetConfederate?Protested/Canceled?
University cancels black playwright’s play about civil rights movement because it uses n-wordTexas Wesleyan University10/03/2022TheaterNoCanceled
Students rally to cancel Emmett Till opera featuring white characterJohn Jay College03/23/2022TheaterNoProtested
University censors student’s anti-censorship musical theatre projectFriends University02/12/2022TheaterNoProtested
‘Haroun and the Sea of Stories’ play canceled over culturally accurate casting concernsCal Poly San Luis Obispo10/10/2021TheaterNoCanceled
Oldest all-male musical comedy troupe in the U.S. will soon accept students from all gendersUniversity of Pennsylvania10/01/2021TheaterNoCanceled
Retroactive cancelation: College apologizes for operetta it staged 11 years ago, deletes old photos of itMuhlenberg College09/14/2021TheaterNoCanceled
Students protest plan to stage Sartre’s classic ‘No Exit’ play: ‘it doesn’t allow us to feel safe’Western Washington University04/02/2021TheaterNoProtested
College yanks student-directed 'The Foreigner' play last minute because it depicts KKKWashington College12/03/2019TheaterYesCanceled
Students drop ‘Vagina’ from ‘Vagina Monologues’ -- change it to '[Blank] Monologues' to avoid judgmentWashington University in St. Louis02/19/2019TheaterNoProtested
College cancels 'Beast Thing' play by black playwright because it might harm black peopleWilliams College12/10/2018TheaterNoCanceled
Comedian's routine cutoff after 'offensive' and 'anti-black' jokeColumbia University12/05/2018TheaterNoCanceled
University dumps ‘Vagina Monologues’ because it doesn’t include menEastern Michigan University11/14/2018TheaterNoCanceled
West Side Story canceled due to perceived incorrect racial castingKent State09/30/2018TheaterNoCanceled
Conservative students’ ‘Deplorable Radio’ show remains banned from university airwavesUniversity of Minnesota Morris12/29/2017TheaterNoCanceled
Heckler's veto: 'Ferguson' play purposely abandoned by nearly entire audienceCommunity College of Philadelphia11/14/2017TheaterNoProtested
Theater department cancels 'The Good Person of Szechwan' play over fear Asian characters may be cast with white actorsKnox College11/10/2017TheaterNoCanceled
University cancels play accused of criticizing Black Lives MatterBrandeis University11/01/2017TheaterNoCanceled
White actors cast in 'Monkey: His Magic Journey to the West' protestedCentral Washington University03/12/2017TheaterNoProtested
Students, professor claim officials censored pro-transgender showOklahoma State University02/17/2016TheaterNoCanceled
Professor David Hillman fired over phallic props for theater performance of 'Medea'Saint Mary's University12/18/2015TheaterNoCanceled
Die-in' held against 'The Wild Party,' co-written by black playwright George Wolfe, over its blackface sceneUniversity of Texas Austin12/07/2015TheaterNoProtested
College play 'Jesus in India' canceled because actors are too whiteClarion University11/17/2015TheaterNoCanceled
All-female college cancels 'Vagina Monologues' for being too exclusionaryMount Holyoke College01/15/2015TheaterNoCanceled
Native American activists get satirical Andrew Jackson musical canceledStanford University11/21/2014TheaterNoCanceled
White actresses barred from university’s 'Vagina Monologues'Columbia University10/02/2013TheaterNoCanceled
IncidentSchool NameDateTargetConfederate?Protested/Canceled?