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Friday, February 17, 2017

Looking Backwards to Move Forward with Paleo Theatre by HowlRound

By Em Piro. Em Piro images what a Paleo theatre practice would involve.

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Wednesday, February 15, 2017

In Search of an Artistic Sabbatical by HowlRound

By Tammy Ryan. Playwright and educator Tammy Ryan speaks to the benefits of taking a break in a field when there seems to be constant pressure to always be producing.

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Tuesday, February 14, 2017

Letters from Canadians to Americans: Yvette Nolan by HowlRound

By Yvette Nolan. In the first installment of this new series, a collaboration with Canada’s SpiderWebShow, Yvette Nolan ponders the porous boundary between the United States and Canada, an…

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Wednesday, February 8, 2017

Radical Empathy is the Theatre Artist’s New Job by HowlRound

By Tiffany Antone. Tiffany Antone makes a case for why we have to reconsider how/why we engage audiences, and why it is now every artist’s job to be out on the frontlines, cultivating radi…

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Monday, February 6, 2017

Theatre DIY Don’ts: Don’t Forget to Take Pictures by HowlRound

By Ricky Young-Howze. In this last installment, Ricky Young-Howze discusses the importance of having archival footage of new work, which serves as a historical document.

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Sunday, February 5, 2017

Theatre after Obama (or with Trump) by HowlRound

By Harvey Young. Harvey Young, chair of Northwestern University’s theatre department, looks at how American theatre has responded to a rise in conservativism to forecast not only what may …

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Staging a Conflict: Israel, Palestine, and the American Theatre by HowlRound

By Jamil Khoury. Jamil Khoury writes about curating a series of six staged readings about the Israeli-Palestinian conflict, and that power of theatre to speak to controversial issues.

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Saturday, February 4, 2017

When Family Inspires Political Protest Art by HowlRound

By Bryn Boice. Bryn Boice writes about how a rift with her father led her to begin work on a devised piece called I, Snowflake.

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Friday, February 3, 2017

China on Stage by HowlRound

By Jonathan Mandell. Jonathan Mandell digs into three recent productions in New York City— Made in China , Confucius , and Caught —that explore US-China relations.

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Absurd is “the new Normal” in 2017: Interview with Tina Brock, artistic director of IRC, Philadelphia’s only surreal theatre by HowlRound

By Henrik Eger. Henrik Eger interviews Tina Brock about how her company is responding to the current political climate in the US, and what she feels that absurdist theatre has to offer.

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Thursday, February 2, 2017

Middle Eastern America and the Theatre of Belonging by HowlRound

By Zeina Salame. Zeina Salame shares her experience attending a reading of Heather Raffo’s Noura produced by Noor Theatre, and discusses the social impact of Middle Eastern American theatr…

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Ignited: El Payaso in Flint by HowlRound

By Olga Sanchez Saltveit. Olga Sanchez on the writing and production process of El Payaso by Emilio Rodriguez at Milagro Theatre in Portland, OR.

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Wednesday, February 1, 2017

Shape the Future of the World Theatre Map / Crea el futuro del Mapa Mundial de Teatro by HowlRound

By HowlRound. HowlRound has developed and is launching The World Theatre Map . / HowlRound ha desarrollado y está por lanzar el Mapa Mundial de Teatro .

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Tuesday, January 31, 2017

Philoctetes in Jerusalem: The Cost of Growing Up a Soldier by HowlRound

By Abraham Benson-Goldberg. Abraham Benson-Goldberg discusses Khan Theatre’s production of Philoctetes , examining the intersections of young soldiers, heroism, war, and politics.

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Monday, January 30, 2017

Imagine by HowlRound

By Daniel Alexander Jones. Daniel Alexander Jones talks about the women who raised him in theatre, and encourages artists to not lose sight of the power of imagination.

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Friday, January 27, 2017

Absurdist Theatre and Resistance by HowlRound

By Edward Einhorn. Edward Einhorn discusses the relevance of absurdist theatre.

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Video Games as an Art Form Part 3: Bringing Games to Life by HowlRound

By Rick Stemm. In this last installment, Rick Stemm shares the production process—from idea to execution—for Heroes Must Die.

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Thursday, January 26, 2017

The South the Theatre Forgot: Audrey Cefaly’s Love is a Blue Tick Hound by HowlRound

By Meghan McLeroy. Meghan McLeroy digs into the refreshing representation of the American South in Audrey Cefaly’s Love is a Blue Tick Hound produced by Terrific New Theatre in Birmingham,…

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Wednesday, January 25, 2017

Lessing, Schiller, Brecht, Müller, and the State of German Theatre by HowlRound

By Thomas Schmidt. Thomas Schmidt on the history and model of German theatre. The first in a series of essays about the theatre in Germany.

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Parenting and Playwriting: The Lady Doth Protest (but not enough) by HowlRound

By Catherine Trieschmann. Catherine Trieschmann attends a political rally, but has trouble not criticizing it through a theatrical lens.

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Friday, January 13, 2017

Livestreaming the Latin America Today Conversations at the Santiago a Mil International Festival 2017 in Chile—Tues, Jan 17 and Thurs, Jan 19 by HowlRound

By HowlRound TV. Santiago a Mil International Festival 2017 in Santiago, Chile presents two conversations during its presenters' week with the theme of Latin America Today livestreaming on t…

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Thursday, January 12, 2017

2016 NOW AFRICA Playwrights Festival by HowlRound

By Cherry Lou Sy. Cherry Loy Sy reports on the first day of 2016 NOW AFRICA Playwrights Festival, which included a panel discussion and performances addressing connection across the African …

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Wednesday, January 11, 2017

Elyse Dodgson on Sarah Kane: “She Was a Pure Writer” by HowlRound

By John Freedman, Kristina Matvienko, Elyse Dodgson. Interview with Elyse Dodgson, the international director at the Royal Cout Theatre, at the Stanislavsky Electrotheatre in Moscow about he…

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Tuesday, January 10, 2017

Women Take Over The Tempest by HowlRound

By Hailey Bachrach. Hailey Bachrach reflects on Phyllida Lloyd’s The Tempest , the final installment of her Shakespeare trilogy featuring all-female casts, produced by the Donmar Warehouse…

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Monday, January 9, 2017

The Biggest Arts Education Phenomenon in the World—But Not in Theatre, Yet by HowlRound

By Eric Booth. Eric Booth discusses the El Sistema model, an international music training program for young people living in poverty across the globe, and advocates for a similar widespread …

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Theatre History Podcast # 17: Dr. Anita Gonzalez Introduces Listeners to 19thcenturyacts.com by HowlRound

By Michael Lueger. Michael Lueger talks with Dr. Anita Gonzalez about a website that reconstructs historical performances.

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Sunday, January 8, 2017

Location-Based and Audience-Aware Storytelling: Grace Plains and Bodies for a Global Brain by HowlRound

By Jeff Burke, Jared J. Stein. The process of creating two works, as part of the UCLA School of Theater, Film and Television’s participation in Google's Glass Creative Collective, that use…

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Saturday, January 7, 2017

Desire Multiplied: The Trickster and the Child by HowlRound

By Irene Loy. In this fourth installment, Irene Loy discusses the Trickster and child characters, exploring how play factors in their story arcs.

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Friday, January 6, 2017

Open Your Mind: Theatre Space, Performance, and Audience by HowlRound

By verity healey. verity healey considers the Battersea Arts Centre’s new Courtyard theatre space and inviting an audience to participate in the performance through interaction with the pe…

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Thursday, January 5, 2017

Rethinking Immersive Theatre: Inside the Wild Heart of Clarice Lispector by HowlRound

By Jonathan Mandell. Jonathan Mandell reflects on what makes immersive theatre, through the lens of Inside the Wild Heart , Group .BR’s immersive show about the late Brazilian writer Clari…

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Wednesday, January 4, 2017

What Comes Next?: Theatre and Posttraumatic Growth After the 2016 Election by HowlRound

By Emily White. Emily White writes about how her research on posttraumatic growth informs her belief that theatre can be an important tool to help America unite and heal.

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