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Monday, December 5, 2016

What IS a Feminist Play Anyway?: What Is vs. What Should Be by HowlRound

By Catherine Castellani. Catherine Castellani continues her exploration of what it means for a play to be considered “feminist.”

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Sunday, December 4, 2016

Out The Wastelands: A Journey Through the Great Lakes of Purgatory by HowlRound

By Augustin Ganley. The first of a two-part report on the tour of The Wastelands , a folk opera developed by the ensemble Children of the Wild, across the Great Lakes region of the United St…

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Theatre DIY Don’ts: Don’t Settle for Your Venues by HowlRound

By Ricky Young-Howze. In this installment, Ricky Young-Howze discusses the importance of choosing the right venue for productions.

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Saturday, December 3, 2016

What Aristotle Knew about Cars, Thermodynamics, and Drama but Didn’t Tell You by HowlRound

By Robert Ruffin. Robert Ruffin considers how Aristotelian construction can be viewed through the lens of the laws of thermodynamic exchange, or the marriage of physics and dramaturgy.

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Friday, December 2, 2016

Honoring Luis Valdez by HowlRound

By Jose Delgado. Jose Delgado celebrates Luis Valdez being awarded the National Medal of Arts and reflects on the work they did together.

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Thursday, December 1, 2016

Your Guide to Theatre Education: Atlantic Theater Company by HowlRound

By David Dudley, Mary McCann. David Dudley talks with Mary McCann about the unique training opportunities available at the Atlantic Theater Company.

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Wednesday, November 30, 2016

Livestreaming the 2016 Latina/o Theatre Commons (LTC) New York City Convening—Thurs, Dec 1 to Sat, Dec 3—#LTCnewyorkcity, #cafeonda by HowlRound

By HowlRound TV. The Latina/o Theatre Commons (LTC) presents the 2016 LTC New York City Convening, celebrating the vibrant history and exciting future of Latinx theatre in NYC, livestreaming…

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Livestreaming The National Performance Network Annual Meeting in Austin, Texas—Fri, Dec 2 to Sat, Dec 3—#AMAustin, #LiveAndOnStage by HowlRound

By HowlRound TV. The National Performance Network Annual Meeting in Austin, Texas livestreams on the global, commons-based peer produced HowlRound TV network at on Friday Decemb…

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Theatre and Meaning at Kakuma Refugee Camp by HowlRound

By Jessica Bauman. Director and educator Jessica Bauman writes about her experience teaching theatre in a refugee camp in Kenya.

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Tuesday, November 29, 2016

An Introduction to Slovak Independent Theatre by HowlRound

By Alžbeta Rusnáková. Alžbeta Rusnáková gives a look into Slovakia’s independent theatre scene.

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Acting Concepts Through the Lens of Physics by HowlRound

By Jithesh Kuyyalil. Actor Jithesh Kuyyalil discusses how his background in physics helps him understand acting techniques.

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Saturday, November 26, 2016

Livestreaming Contemporary Opera NYC: Talks with Artists and Producers at the Martin E. Segal Theatre Center, New York City—Mon, Nov 28 by HowlRound

By HowlRound TV. The Martin E. Segal Theatre Center in New York City presents Contemporary Opera NYC: Talks with Artists and Producers livestreaming on the global, commons-based peer produce…

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Livestreaming Suzan-Lori Parks' Watch Me Work from The Public Theater, NYC—@WatchMeWorkSLP, use hashtag #howlround—Mon, Nov 28 by HowlRound

By HowlRound TV. Suzan-Lori Parks livestreams Watch Me Work from the Public Theater in New York City on Monday, November 28 at 2pm PS T (Vancouver) / 4pm CS T (Austin) / 5pm ES T (Toronto) /…

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Wednesday, November 23, 2016

The Thanksgiving Play: an interview with playwright Larissa FastHorse by HowlRound

By Deanie Vallone, Larissa FastHorse. Dramaturg Deanie Vallone talks with playwright Larissa FastHorse about The Thanksgiving Play , writing a play with all white characters, and the obligat…

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A Call for Equal Support in Theatrical Design by HowlRound

By Elsa Hiltner. Chicago-based costume designer, textile designer, and wardrobe stylist Elsa Hiltner considers the division of labor and allocation of technical support within theatrical des…

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Thursday, November 17, 2016

Finding the Common Room by HowlRound

By Sarah Ruhl. Remarks from playwright Sarah Ruhl on accepting the Harold and Mimi Steinberg Charitable Trust Distinguished Playwright of the Year Award at Lincoln Center on Monday, November…

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“We're Not Learning History...We're Living it:” Underground Railroad Game and the Resurgence of the History Play by HowlRound

By Rosa Schneider. Rosa Schneider reflects on history plays, history, and pedagogy in Undergound Railroad Game created by Jennifer Kidwell and Scott Sheppard with Lightning Rod Special playi…

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Wednesday, November 16, 2016

Free Tickets for Community College Students, Part 2 by HowlRound

By Daphnie Sicre. In this second installment, Daphnie Sicre closes her discussion on theatres that offer free, or discounted tickets to college students, and offers creative ways to engage t…

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They Won’t Remember You: Shuffle Along, Revivals, and Reconstructing the Theatrical Past by HowlRound

By Alison Durkee. Alison Durkee considers the preservation of the theatrical past in a number of ‘reconstructed’ performances or resurrections of ‘lost’ works, such the 2016 producti…

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Tuesday, November 15, 2016

Theatre History Podcast # 12: Music Theory and Musicals with Adam Roberts by HowlRound

By Michael Lueger. Michael Lueger talks with Adam Roberts about using music theory to better understand the nuances of musical theatre.

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Tough and Tender: Lessons from Zelda by HowlRound

By Ramona Ostrowski. HowlRound Associate Producer Ramona Ostrowski on attending the Remembering Zelda events at Arena Stage and how Zelda Fichandler’s example and words are a balm and a sp…

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Monday, November 14, 2016

Party Planning: The Jubilee Answers Questions, Gives Advice, and Asks for Help by HowlRound

By The Committee of the Jubilee. One year into organizing, the Committee of the Jubilee reports out on progress, answers common questions, and re-extends an invitation to the American Theatr…

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From Whole Cloth: Building a Theatre Program by HowlRound

By Amy Guerin. Amy Guerin writes about being part of a faculty cohort creating a new theatre program at the University of Alabama in Huntsville.

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Sunday, November 13, 2016

Yes, All Men (Need to Listen): Making Room for Womanhood in the American Theatre by HowlRound

By Rachel Bykowski. Rachel Bykowski looks at Dana Lynn Formby’s American Beauty Shop and Kristiana Rae Colòn’s good friday and asks: is it possible for women playwrights to tell truthfu…

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Livestreaming Civil Debates # 5: Freedom of Speech Online—SpiderWebShow Performance and The Theatre Centre, Toronto—Mon, Nov 21 by HowlRound

By HowlRound TV. SpiderWebShow Performance and The Theatre Centre present Civil Debates # 5: Freedom of Speech Online livestreaming from Toronto, Canada on the global, commons-based peer pro…

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Interview with Liza Ann Acosta by HowlRound

By Priscilla Page, Liza Ann Acosta. An interview with Liza Ann Acosta, resident dramaturg at Urban Theater Company, about her recent work on three Puerto Rican plays.

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Saturday, November 12, 2016

Beyond Liveness: The Dramaturgies of Augmented Reality in Live Theatre by HowlRound

By Anchuli Felicia King. Anchuli Felicia King discusses augmented reality technologies, one of the most radical technological advances affecting the theatre today and the unique dramaturgies…

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Hamilton and 1776 Gave Us America, Just When We Needed It Most by HowlRound

By Joel Fishbane. Joel Fishbane examines the politics and patriotism of two hit musicals that deal with early American history.

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Friday, November 11, 2016

Edward Albee’s Kindest Character by HowlRound

By Jacob Juntunen. Playwright Jacob Juntunen remembers Edward Albee’s generosity toward other playwrights.

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Thursday, November 10, 2016

Interview with Herbert Sigüenza by HowlRound

By Maria Patrice Amon, Herbert Sigüenza. Dramaturg Maria Patrice Amon interviews Playwright Herbert Sigüenza about his comic influences, and Manifest Destinitis, his adaptation of Molière…

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Theatrical Reinvention: A Conversation with John Doyle by HowlRound

By Donald Sanborn III. Donald Sanborn talks with director John Doyle about the differences between musical theatre and opera, and the power of seeing actors play instruments on stage.

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