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Tuesday, March 21, 2017

Natasha’s Dream: a Foreign and Familiar Vision by Ramona@howlround.com (ramona)

By Erik Nikander. Erik Nikander discusses Yaroslava Pulinovich's Russian play Natasha's Dream , presented in New Repertory Theatre in Massachusetts.

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Monday, March 20, 2017

What Do We Really Want? Creating a union for actors in Romania by Ramona@howlround.com (ramona)

By Theodor-Cristian Popescu. In this installment of a new series leading up to the IETM Plenary Meeting in Bucharest, Theodor-Cristian Popescu writes about being an actor in Romania.

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Saturday, March 18, 2017

Please Don’t Write This Press Invite by Ramona@howlround.com (ramona)

By Natalie Sacks. Indie theatre reviewer Natalie Sacks outlines how to avoid common mistakes she sees in press invites.

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Friday, March 17, 2017

Rumble Theatre's Living Room: engaging emerging artists with open discourse and cheap beer by Ramona@howlround.com (ramona)

By Elizabeth Willow. Actor Elizabeth Willow writes about how Rumble Theatre’s Living Room program has helped her find community and inspiration among other artists in Vancouver, Canada.

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Thursday, March 16, 2017

Theatre as Family, or Pumping Across America by Ramona@howlround.com (ramona)

By Aditi Kapil. Aditi Kapil reflects on her experience having and raising children as a freelance artist, and how residencies can alleviate certain challenges.

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Friday, March 10, 2017

An Arts and Military Community Challenge Coin by Ramona@howlround.com (ramona)

By Nolen Bivens. Nolen Bivens challenges communities to set up a n Arts and Military Community Health and Wellness Ecosystem.

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Wednesday, March 8, 2017

Communicating the Human Experience of War—Through Art by Ramona@howlround.com (ramona)

By Arthur S. DeGroat. Dr. Arthur S. DeGroat writes about the power art has to accurately communicate the experience of war, and the importance of that in our current era.

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Theatre History Podcast # 24: Exploring Plays About Urban Ireland with Dr. Elizabeth Mannion by Ramona@howlround.com (ramona)

By Michael Lueger. Michael Lueger talks with Beth Mannion about plays depicting urban Ireland.

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Tuesday, February 28, 2017

Letters from Canadians to Americans: Aislinn Rose by Ramona@howlround.com (ramona)

By Aislinn Rose. In the final installment of this series—a collaboration with SpiderWebShow—Aislinn Rose describes her experience and revelations at the Women's March in Washington, DC.

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Tuesday, February 21, 2017

Letters from Canadians to Americans: Majdi Bou-Matar by Ramona@howlround.com (ramona)

By Majdi Bou-Matar. In the second installment of this series—a collaboration with SpiderWebShow—Majdi Bou-Matar writes about the power and relevance of a Canadian production featuring th…

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Sunday, February 19, 2017

Devising Ai Weiwei: The Seed for Brooklyn Museum: Techniques & Process for Ensemble Interdisciplinary Performance by Ramona@howlround.com (ramona)

By Kelly Tsai. Writer and performer Kelly Tsai shares the process of devising Ai Weiwei: The Seed, which is based on the art and writings of activist-artist Ai Weiwei.

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It Happened Here: Looking Back on the Revivals of Sinclair Lewis’s Play During the Election of 2016 by Ramona@howlround.com (ramona)

By Paul Gagliardi. Paul Gagliardi, a scholar of the Federal Theatre Project, considers recent productions of It Can’t Happen Here and why the play is resonating with both directors and aud…

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Thursday, February 16, 2017

Teaching in the First Three Weeks by Ramona@howlround.com (ramona)

By P. Carl. P. Carl considers how to teach theatre in the time of Trump.

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Monday, February 13, 2017

Theatre History Podcast # 22: Dr. Mac Test’s New Translation of La monja alfèrez by Ramona@howlround.com (ramona)

By Michael Lueger. Michael Lueger talks with Dr. Mac Test about his new translation of La monja alfèrez , or The Lieutenant Nun.

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Friday, February 10, 2017

A conversation with director Garry Hynes by Ramona@howlround.com (ramona)

By Ramona Ostrowski, Garry Hynes. Ramona Ostrowski speaks with director Gary Hynes about Druid Theatre Company, revisiting Beauty Queen of Leenane twenty years after its first production, an…

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Thursday, February 9, 2017

The N-Word on Stage by Ramona@howlround.com (ramona)

By Jonathan Mandell. In light of a recent controversy at a New Jersey high school, Jonathan Mandell talks to theatre artists about their views on using or not using the n-word in shows.

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Monday, February 6, 2017

Theatre History Podcast # 21: Director George Drance on Calderon’s Two Dreams by Ramona@howlround.com (ramona)

By Michael Lueger. Michael Lueger talks with George Drance about Pedro Calderon de la Barca.

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Monday, January 30, 2017

Theatre History Podcast # 20: Rediscovering the Lost Lope de Vega Play Mujeres y Criados with Dr. Alejandro Garcia-Reidy by Ramona@howlround.com (ramona)

By Michael Lueger. A conversation with Alejandro Garcia-Reidy about discovering a previously-unknown work by Spanish Golden Age playwright Lope de Vega.

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Sunday, January 29, 2017

More Than Booth by Ramona@howlround.com (ramona)

By Michael Whatley. Michael Whatley makes the case why every theatre should have an active shooter policy.

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Pedagogy Notebook: Student Performances in the Introductory Latinx Literature Classroom by Ramona@howlround.com (ramona)

By Adrianna M. Santos. Professor Adrianna M. Santos writes about assigning a performance project to the undergrads in her Latina/o Literature survey class.

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Saturday, January 28, 2017

Imagining What You Think You Can’t Imagine: A Conversation between Morgan Jenness, Anne Hamburger, and Seth Bockley by Ramona@howlround.com (ramona)

By Seth Bockley, Anne Hamburger. Morgann Jenness facilitates a conversation with Anne Hamburger and Seth Bockley on their collaborative development and production of Wilderness .

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Standing with Saguaros: Radio Podcasting as Performance Research and Species Stewardship by Ramona@howlround.com (ramona)

By Kimi Eisele. In this second installment of her series on the Standing with Saguaros project, Kimi Eisele writes about integrating radio into her performance project.

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Thursday, January 26, 2017

#BreakingtheBinary: an interview with SK Kerastas and Lisa Evans by Ramona@howlround.com (ramona)

By Regina V. Fields, SK Kerastas, Lisa Evans. Regina V. Fields interviews SK Kerastas and Lisa Evans about their work to make theatre institutions more accessible for trans* people, on and o…

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Monday, January 23, 2017
Friday, January 20, 2017

Calling All Bad Hombres and Nasty Women for a Nation-wide Day of Performance Protest by Ramona@howlround.com (ramona)

By Sara Warner, Holly Hughes, Lois Weaver, Mary Jo Watts. Sara Warner interviews performance artists Holly Hughes and Lois Weaver and social media coordinator Mary Jo Watts about their initi…

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Wednesday, January 18, 2017

Matter and Myth: Rethinking the Body Onstage by Ramona@howlround.com (ramona)

By Abbey Fenbert. Abbey Fenbert examines the intersection of theatre and physical discrimination, and considers what is the responsibility of artists interested in transcending, rather than …

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Toward Inclusivity: A message from the LTC by Ramona@howlround.com (ramona)

By Café Onda. The LTC steering committee announces a name change.

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Tuesday, January 17, 2017

Creating Complex Female Characters by Ramona@howlround.com (ramona)

By Catherine Weingarten. Playwright Catherine Weingarten writes about her fatigue with the Strong Female Character, and pushes playwrights to strive for real nuance.

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Thursday, January 12, 2017

The Ghostlight Project by Ramona@howlround.com (ramona)

By Saheem Ali. Saheem Ali, a steering committee member for The Ghostlight Project, outlines the inspiration for and aims of the initiative, and suggests action steps for individuals and inst…

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Wednesday, December 21, 2016

How to Cure a Plague by Ramona@howlround.com (ramona)

By Matthew Minnicino. Matthew Minnicino discusses what canonical works of theatre we can turn to in light of the current political situation in the US.

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Monday, December 19, 2016

Theatre History Podcast # 16: Exploring the Surprising—and Disturbing—Origins of “Jingle Bells” with Kyna Hamill by Ramona@howlround.com (ramona)

By Michael Lueger. Michael Lueger talks with Dr. Kyna Hamill about her research into the background of the holiday carol "Jingle Bells."

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