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Sunday, September 25, 2016

Livestreaming Conversation from the V4@Theatre Critics Residency at the International Theatre Festival Divadelná Nitra—Nitra, Slovakia—Wed, Sept by HowlRound

By HowlRound TV. The International Theatre Festival Divadelná Nitra in Slovakia presents the V4@Theatre Critics Residency livestreaming on the global, commons-based peer-produced HowlRound …

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Wednesday, September 21, 2016

How Theatre Renewed My Perspective on Climate Change by HowlRound

By Sterling Oliver. Undergraduate actor Sterling Oliver writes about how performing Forward led him to rediscover a passion for working to prevent climate change.

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“Glitterwashing” Orientalism in Molière’s Le Bourgeois Gentilhomme by HowlRound

By Catherine M. Young. Catherine M. Young on Théâtre des Bouffes du Nord’s production of Molière and Lully’s Le Bourgeois Gentilhomme, directed by Denis Podalydès’at the Lincoln Ce…

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Tuesday, September 20, 2016

An Opposite is Made Visible by Another by HowlRound

By Hanane Hajj Ali. A prominent theatre figure in Lebanon and the Arab region, Hanane Hajj Ali reflects in this piece on the personal and professional encounters that have made her the free …

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A Hope I Can Live With by HowlRound

By Emily Mendelsohn. Director Emily Mendelsohn shares her experience at the 2016 Theatre Without Borders Conference, and muses on an “ecological way of seeing” for her work.

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Monday, September 19, 2016

Native Communities and Climate Change, Center Stage by HowlRound

By Jaisey Bates. Playwright Jaisey Bates urges us to include Native communities and artists in the work to combat climate change and in the work we put on stage.

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Theatre History Podcast # 5: Joel Berkowitz on the Yiddish Theatre's Past (and Present) by HowlRound

By Michael Lueger. Michael Lueger talks with Joel Berkowitz about Yiddish theatre’s historical and present iterations.

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Sunday, September 18, 2016

The Journey to an Eco-Play by HowlRound

By Paula Cizmar. Playwright Paula Cizmar discusses the process of making her eco-play The Chisera (AKA Lost Borders)

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Colleagues, Counselors, and Confidants: Theatre Critics of the Twin Cities by HowlRound

By Jack Reuler. Mixed Blood Artistic Director Jack Reuler reflects on his longstanding relationships with the theatre critics of the Twin Cities: Minneapolis–Saint Paul, Minnesota.

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Saturday, September 17, 2016

A Lover's Guide to American Playwrights: Edward Albee by HowlRound

By Todd London. In this installation of A Lover's Guide to American Playwrights, Todd London salutes Edward Albee who passed away on September 16, 2016. This article was originally published…

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Kilroys in the Classroom: Activism, Databases, and the Life of the Artist by HowlRound

By Max Shulman. Students at Ramapo College interview eight of the playwrights on the 2015 Kilroys list for a Contemporary Women Playwrights course.

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Submitting Like A Man: I Ain’t Afraid of No Female Protagonists by HowlRound

By Mya Kagan. Mya Kagan writes about two experiences that drove home for her the importance of narratives with female protagonists.

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Friday, September 16, 2016

My Tension Experience, Part 1: Exploring Extreme Immersive Theatre by HowlRound

By Megan Reilly. In this first installment, Megan Reilly shares her experience with the first phase of The Tension Experience , a project that’s a cross between immersive theatre and an Al…

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Between New York and Shanghai: An Interview with Brenda Liu and Rui Yang by HowlRound

By Kate Mulley, Brenda Liu, Rui Yang. In this last installment, Playwright Kate Mulley interviews her Chinese classmates Brenda Liu and Rui Yang about their experience as Visiting Scholars a…

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Thursday, September 15, 2016

Parenting and Playwriting: No Talent, No Show by HowlRound

By Catherine Trieschmann. Catherine Trieschmann coaches her daughter through the heartbreak of rejection from the school talent show.

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Studying Theatre in Shanghai by HowlRound

By Kate Mulley. In this first installment, playwright Kate Mulley shares her experience studying abroad at Shanghai Theatre Academy, reflecting on how her time there influenced her playwriti…

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Wednesday, September 14, 2016

Day by Day: Finding the Voices of Deaf Leadership on Stage by HowlRound

By Luane Davis Haggerty. Educator and director Luanne Davis Haggerty directs a musical with a Deaf and hearing cast and considers how the rehearsal room creates and reveals forms of Deaf lea…

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Feminist Theatre: What Does it Do and How Does it Do it? by HowlRound

By Holly L. Derr. Holly Derr contemplates how a director can foster a feminist production.

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Tuesday, September 13, 2016

Learning to Listen: “Political Correctness” and the Question of Socially Responsible Theatre by HowlRound

By Zoe Kamil. Playwright Zoe Kamil writes about casting a play of hers, and the difficult conversations that arose because she didn’t specify the race of certain characters.

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Song, Stage, and Screen Conference Recap by HowlRound

By Renée Camus. Renée Camus reports on this summer’s Song, Stage, and Screen Conference in New York City.

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Monday, September 12, 2016

Art in the Time of Fear and Loathing by HowlRound

By Cherry Lou Sy. Playwright Cherry Lou Sy discusses Vineyard Theatre’s production of Indecent, reflecting on the culture of fear and the queer artists who have influenced her.

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Theatre History Podcast # 4: You Naughty, Naughty Men: Joshua William Gelb’s New Reimagining of The Black Crook by HowlRound

By Michael Lueger. Michael Lueger talks with director and librettist Joshua William Gelb about The Black Crook , considered by some to be the first musical.

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Friday, September 9, 2016

Notes from the Skybridge Production of Romeo and Juliet by HowlRound

By Briandaniel Oglesby. In this installment, Briandaniel Oglesby shares updates leading up to the performance of his students’ queer adaptation of Romeo & Juliet .

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Thursday, September 8, 2016

Illuminated Histories and Imagined Futures: The 2016 National Arts Festival in Grahamstown, South Africa by HowlRound

By Paul Adolphsen. Paul Adolphsen on the 2016 National Arts Festival in Grahamstown, South Africa.

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Wednesday, September 7, 2016

Cellphones in the Theatre May Offer More Than Just Unforgivable Distraction by HowlRound

By Billy McEntee. Billy McEntee discusses the use of cellphones in recent Broadway and Off-Broadway productions.

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Tuesday, September 6, 2016

Normalizing Theatre Performances En Nuestras Escuelas by HowlRound

By Oscar Franco. Theatre artist and teacher Oscar Franco shares his experience normalizing theatregoing as a viable recreational activity for families of color in Texas.

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Stretching the Canvas in Ethan Lipton’s Tumacho by HowlRound

By Martha Steketee. Ethan Lipton discusses making music, making theatre, and combining the two in his full-length play-with-music Tumacho at Clubbed Thumb.

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Friday, September 2, 2016

Using Theatre to Teach STEM Classes to Youth by HowlRound

By Lina Pulgarin-Duque. Dramaturg and Physicist Lina Pulgarin-Duque shares her experience working with Attack Theatre, and their approach to teaching science and math to young students in Pi…

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Wednesday, August 31, 2016

Behind the Curtain: PlayPenn, The Ground Floor, and the National Playwrights Conference by HowlRound

By Justin Taylor. A conversation with new play leaders Sarah Rose Leonard, Paul Meshejian, and Anne Morgan about playwriting.

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Tuesday, August 30, 2016

On the Offensive by HowlRound

By Daniel Kelin. Daniel Kelin describes the process of working on a play with a multi-racial and -ethnic ensemble playing characters from many different backgrounds.

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Interview with Jayne Batzofin by HowlRound

By Paul Adolphsen, Jayne Batzofin. In this installment, Paul Adolphsen interviews South African director Jayne Batzofin about her journey to directing and her work with the Chaeli Campaign .…

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