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Sunday, February 25, 2018

More Life for Angels in America by [email protected] (ramona)

By Emily Garside. Scholar Emily Garside looks at the significance of the revival of Tony Kushner’s Angels in America and asks how a play about 1980s America and the AIDS epidemic fits in o…

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Monday, January 29, 2018

Questioning The Casting And The Hump by [email protected] (ramona)

By Cassidy Dawn Graves. Cassidy Dawn Graves writes about Thomas Ostermeier’s production of Richard III and questions why we still see able-bodied actors playing characters with disabilitie…

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Sunday, January 21, 2018

We're Hiring an Editor! by [email protected] (ramona)

By HowlRound. We're looking for an experienced editor with a theatre background to join our team!

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Wednesday, November 22, 2017

Resilience versus Populism by [email protected] (ramona)

By Nedjma Hadj Benchelabi. Brussels-based curator and dramaturg Nedjma Hadj Benchelabi writes about the art scene in her city, and how it is and isn't addressing contemporary social and poli…

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Tuesday, November 21, 2017

Are We On Stage to Reflect the Audience or Create It? / Est-ce qu’on est sur scène pour refléter un public, ou le constituer ? by [email protected] (ramona)

By Sylvia Botella, Éric Fassin. Sylvia Botella interviews sociologist Éric Fassin about his views on the connection between sociology, the performing arts, and politics in the age of popul…

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Thursday, November 16, 2017

The Artist as Agent for Change by [email protected] (ramona)

By Michiel Vandevelde. Brussels-based choreographer, curator, and writer Michiel Vandevelde argues that artists need to reclaim a place of power in the arts sector.

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Sunday, November 12, 2017

The Circle Then, The Circle Now: The Latinx Theatre Commons at Four Years by [email protected] (ramona)

By Brian Herrera. An overview of the history and progression of the Latinx Theatre Commons by Brian Herrera, as the LTC enters its fifth year of cross-cultural collaboration and lifting up a…

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Sunday, October 15, 2017

Undocumented Stories Have Always Mattered: A Conversation with Alex Alpharaoh, David Lozano, and Karen Zacarías by [email protected] (ramona)

By David Lozano, Karen Zacarías, Alex Alpharaoh. A conversation between actor and writer Alex Alpharaoh, director David Lozano, and playwright Karen Zacarías about the inspiration for and …

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Friday, October 13, 2017

Teenage Girls on Stage: Young Women Who Do Things by [email protected] (ramona)

By Helen Schultz. Following the success of The Wolves , Helen Schultz looks at why are there so few dramas about teenage girls on stage and compiles a short list of plays about teenage girls…

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Friday, October 6, 2017

Who Are These People? How the Staff of Z Space Sees Their Lives, Jobs, and Home by [email protected] (ramona)

By Peter Sinn Nachtrieb. Meet the staff of one Bay Area theatre company and see how their lives, jobs, and homes interact and affect the artistic ecology of the Bay Area.

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Friday, September 29, 2017

FemTour: A Road Trip Through the Lens of Equity and Inclusion by [email protected] (ramona)

By Kirsten Greenidge. Playwright Kirsten Greenidge and her family travel to feminist historical landmarks around New England.

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Friday, September 22, 2017

The Breathing Hole and Inuit Cultural Dramaturgy by [email protected] (ramona)

By Colleen Murphy. Canadian playwright Colleen Murphy writes about the importance of including Indigenous characters in plays and Indigenous artists in the process of making them.

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Friday, September 15, 2017

F*ck the System (And the Horse It Rode In On) by [email protected] (ramona)

By Chantal Bilodeau. Chantal Bilodeau kicks off this week's series on Theatre in the Age of Climate Change, and argues that we as a theatre community need to recognize when our practices and…

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Monday, September 11, 2017

Chronic Theatremakers: Emily Mann on Mindset and Living with MS by [email protected] (ramona)

By Sara Brookner, Emily Mann. Dramaturg Sara Brookner kicks off a new series of interviews with theatremakers with chronic illnesses.

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Friday, September 8, 2017

An Experimental Argument: Ethan’s Lipton’s Outer Space Odyssey Toward a Sustainable Life by [email protected] (ramona)

By Martha Steketee, Ethan Lipton. Ethan Lipton returns to his artistic home at Public and Joe’s Pub in New York City to play with toys, musical storytelling, and space travel.

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Thursday, August 31, 2017

When Disaster Strikes: The Aftermath of Hurricane Harvey on Houston’s Small Theatres by [email protected] (ramona)

By Trevor Boffone. Trevor Boffone writes about the effects Hurricane Harvey has had on the theatre community in Houston, Texas.

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Friday, August 11, 2017

Creative Access: Accommodations for Professional Performers with Disabilities by [email protected] (ramona)

By Talleri McRae. Talleri McRae summarizes a breakout session she co-led at the 2017 Theatre Communications Group Annual Conference.

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Wednesday, August 9, 2017

Playwright-Parents, Part One by [email protected] (ramona)

By Mike Lew, Rehana Lew Mirza. Rehana Lew Mirza and Mike Lew document their first year as parents and Playwrights-in-Residence at Ma-Yi.

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Tuesday, August 1, 2017

How a Commons Becomes a Selection Committee: 2017 Encuentro de las Américas / Cómo un 'Commons' se convierte en un comité de selección: 2017 Encue by [email protected] (ramona)

By Abigail Vega. Abigail Vega writes about the process for choosing shows for the 2017 Encuentro de las Américas festival.

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Monday, July 31, 2017

Why Boycott a Play by [email protected] (ramona)

By MJ Kaufman. MJ Kaufman writes about the decision not to see To the End of the Land ​at Lincoln Center.

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Sunday, July 23, 2017

Enter, If You Dare: How Playwrights Wield Terror and Why by [email protected] (ramona)

By Allison Raynor, Walt McGough. Allison Raynor and Walt McGough discuss how productions that provoke or play to audiences’ fears offer a shared intense experience, which can be useful to …

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Wednesday, July 19, 2017

Under the Big Top: Creating Multi-Sensory Work for Children with Autism by [email protected] (ramona)

By Samantha Mueller. Samantha Mueller, a theatre practitioner who works with the special needs community, talks about Seesaw Theatre which creates multi-sensory work for children with autism.

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Thursday, July 6, 2017

Seventy Years of Fringe Festivals by [email protected] (ramona)

By Holly Lombardo. World Fringe Day is July 11, 2017.

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Monday, July 3, 2017

Theatre History Podcast # 37: Examining the Diary of 19th-Century Actor Harry Watkins with Dr. Amy Hughes, Dr. Naomi Stubbs, and Dr. Scott D. Dexter by [email protected] (ramona)

By Michael Lueger. Dr. Amy Hughes, Dr. Naomi Stubbs, and Dr. Scott D. Dexter discuss the diary of Harry Watkins, a 19th-century actor, playwright, and stage manager.

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Sunday, July 2, 2017

The Necessity of Diverse Voices in Theatre Regarding Disability and Difference by [email protected] (ramona)

By Kaite O'Reilly. Kaite O’Reilly addresses how reimagining disability can open up creative possibilities on stage in content, aesthetics, and form.

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Saturday, July 1, 2017

Valuing Process Over Product: Producing Theatre in Educational Settings by [email protected] (ramona)

By Ashleigh Worley. Director and educator Ashleigh Worley talks about process versus product, advocating for giving students opportunities to grow as artists.

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Friday, June 30, 2017

Neal Brennan, Mike Birbiglia, and the Rise of Personal Comedy Theatre by [email protected] (ramona)

By Brett Aresco. Brett Aresco looks at personal comedy theatre and recent shows by Neal Brennan and Mike Birbiglia.

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Tuesday, June 27, 2017

Revising and Feminizing the Fairy Tale in Anastasia by [email protected] (ramona)

By Amanda Prahl. A fairy tale for our modern age? A consideration of Anastasia by Amanda Prahl.

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Tuesday, June 20, 2017

Kevin Kling: On the Road with the Minnesota Bard by [email protected] (ramona)

By Robert Hubbard. Minnesota’s favorite storyteller: Kevin Kling.

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Monday, June 19, 2017

Theatre History Podcast # 36: Editing and Staging The Dutch Lady with Dr. Joseph F. Stephenson by [email protected] (ramona)

By Michael Lueger. Dr. Joseph F. Stephenson of Abilene Christian University talks about The Dutch Lady , an anonymous Restoration-era play in the holdings of the Boston Public Library that h…

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Friday, June 16, 2017

Introducing JD Stokely, HowlRound Fellow! by [email protected] (ramona)

By HowlRound. Join us in welcoming Stokely, the new HowlRound Fellow!

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