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Wednesday, November 22, 2017

The Power of Authenticity: Disability on Stage and Off in The Curious Incident of the Dog in the Night-Time by Stokely@howlround.com (jdstokely)

By Talleri McRae, Mickey Rowe, Landon G. Woodson. Talleri McRae interviews actors Mickey Rowe and Landon G. Woodson from The Curious Incident of the Dog in the Night-Time about casting actor…

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Tuesday, November 21, 2017

Being Radical or Nothing! /La radicalité sinon rien ! by Stokely@howlround.com (jdstokely)

By Sylvia Botella, Olivier Neveux. Sylvia Botella interviews Belgium-based theatre historian Olivier Neveux about his thoughts on populism, decomocratizing access to culture, and the politic…

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Monday, November 20, 2017

Estamos Juntos / We are Together: Report-Outs from the Latinx Theatre Commons International Convening by Stokely@howlround.com (jdstokely)

By Olga Sanchez Saltveit. Olga Sanchez reflects on Day Four of the Encuentro de las Américas International Convening on 12 November, 2017 in Los Angeles, California.

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Sunday, November 19, 2017

Bridging Artists, Military, Veterans, and Civilian Communities by Stokely@howlround.com (jdstokely)

By Maureen White. Maureen White shares what emerged at the March 2017 arts and military convening “Art in the Service of Understanding,” produced by the New England Foundation for the Ar…

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Wednesday, November 15, 2017

Will Future Storytelling Include Live Theatre? by Stokely@howlround.com (jdstokely)

By Jonathan Mandell. Jonathan Mandell looks at the Future of Storytelling festival in Staten Island, which featured exhibits, productions, and performances using virtual reality, augmented r…

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Tuesday, November 14, 2017

Theatre History Podcast #50: Opening Up New Approaches to Acting with Dr. Sharrell D. Luckett by Stokely@howlround.com (jdstokely)

By Michael Lueger. Dr. Sharrell Luckett joins us to discuss her new book Black Acting Methods: Critical Approaches.

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Power and Humiliation in the Theatre: Reflections Post-Harvey Weinstein by Stokely@howlround.com (jdstokely)

By Lydia Stryk. Lydia Stryk adds to the conversation on sexual harassment by people in power, speaking up about her experiences with sexual harassment and humiliation in the theatre.

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Monday, November 13, 2017

Encuentro de las Américas Manifesto / El manifiesto del Encuentro de las Américas  by Stokely@howlround.com (jdstokely)

By Jose Luis Valenzuela. Jose Luis Valenzuela delivers an Encuentro de las Américas Manifesto as a part of the 2017 Latinx Theatre Commons International Convening in Los Angeles, California.

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Thursday, November 9, 2017

Why Would We Move? Musings on Movement Practice and Training by Stokely@howlround.com (jdstokely)

By Yo-EL Cassell. Movement director and professor Yo-El Cassell reflects on how movement should help people access playfulness and joy, regardless of ability.

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Wednesday, November 8, 2017

It Starts in the Classroom: Approaching Gender Parity through Actor Training by Stokely@howlround.com (jdstokely)

By Katherine McGerr. What are female acting students learning in the classroom? Educator and director Katherine McGerr discusses how gender parity in theatre starts in the classroom.

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Tuesday, November 7, 2017

Theatre History Podcast #49: Dr. Erin Mee on Modern and Contemporary Indian Theatre by Stokely@howlround.com (jdstokely)

By Michael Lueger. Dr. Erin Mee of New York University joins us for the second part of our series on Indian theatre. In this episode, she explains how modern Indian theatre developed in the …

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Theatre-ing While Disabled—Audience Edition by Stokely@howlround.com (jdstokely)

By Kate Langsdorf. Kate Langsdorf finishes the series by reflecting on her experience attending different shows as an audience member in Los Angeles, California.

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Monday, November 6, 2017

The New Theatre Season in Germany: Occupation and Immersion by Stokely@howlround.com (jdstokely)

By Thomas Schmidt. Thomas Schmidt talks about the recent protest at the Berlin Volksbühne over the change of leadership and immersive theatre in Germany.

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Sunday, November 5, 2017

Williams and Shakespeare: The 12th Annual Provincetown Tennessee Williams Theater Festival by Stokely@howlround.com (jdstokely)

By Derek McCormack. On a dark and stormy night, individuals sporting full-body ponchos and broken umbrellas traverse to the far edge of a wizened wharf. A wharf unpretentiously covered with …

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Thursday, November 2, 2017

When the Playwright Has an Agenda by Stokely@howlround.com (jdstokely)

By Jonathan Mandell. Jonathan Mandell takes on two recent plays based on real events, considering productions of Ferguson and The Siege .

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Wednesday, November 1, 2017

Beyond Demographics: A Different Approach to Segmenting Audiences by Stokely@howlround.com (jdstokely)

By Meghan Randolph. In a second installment about results of a survey of theatregoers to consider best practices to market lesser-known plays, Meghan Randolph discovers commonly held assumpt…

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Tuesday, October 31, 2017

Theatre History Podcast #48: Episode 48: Learning About Kutiyattam with Dr. Erin Mee by Stokely@howlround.com (jdstokely)

By Michael Lueger. Dr. Erin Mee of New York University joins us to discuss kutiyattam, a style of theatre from southwestern India that brings ancient Sanskrit dramas to life.

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Monday, October 30, 2017

My Gender is Hot Fire: The Birth of the Non-Binary Monologues Project by Stokely@howlround.com (jdstokely)

By K. Woodzick. K. Woodzick talks about creating The Non-Binary Monologues Project, and the need for more resources for non-binary theatremakers.

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Sunday, October 29, 2017

Love and Information at Aquinas College by Stokely@howlround.com (jdstokely)

By Randy Wyatt. Randy Wyatt examines how Aquinas College in Grand Rapids, Michigan, explored the question of mounting contemporary work in a diverse world with limited resources and within a…

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Friday, October 27, 2017

The Art of Listening Is Political by Stokely@howlround.com (jdstokely)

By Brendan McCall. In the fifth installment of this series, Brendan McCall reflects on the work of Norwegian American vocalist Kristin Norderval, and how her art transforms listening into a …

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Thursday, October 26, 2017

Black and Blue: Dramatizing the Life of a Pioneering Policewoman by Stokely@howlround.com (jdstokely)

By Jim O'Quinn. Theatre journalist Jim O’Quinn writes about eighty-three year old Yvonne Bechet, whose life and work inspired a new play about policing and racial justice in her homet…

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Wednesday, October 25, 2017

Chronic Theatremakers: The Importance of Social Goods and Sharing Your Story by Stokely@howlround.com (jdstokely)

By Sara Brookner, Trip Venturella. Dramaturg Sara Brookner interviews playwright Trip Venturella about his experiences as a theatremaker with epilepsy.

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Tuesday, October 24, 2017

Sabine Women, Satire, and What Is Truly “Daring?” by Stokely@howlround.com (jdstokely)

By Cassidy Dawn Graves. Is sexual assault a daring subject for satire? Cassidy Dawn Graves considers Michael Yates Crowley’s The Rape of the Sabine Women, by Grace B. Matthias and how sati…

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Monday, October 23, 2017

Theatre History Podcast #47: Translating An Enemy of the People with Dr. Paul Walsh by Stokely@howlround.com (jdstokely)

By Michael Lueger. Dr. Paul Walsh of the Yale School of Drama joins us to discuss his work translating Henrik Ibsen's An Enemy of the People for the opening production of the Yale Repertory …

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Sunday, October 22, 2017

Business per Usual: Enterprise by Stokely@howlround.com (jdstokely)

By Amy Brady. Enterprise is a satire of American business-speak that is also a critique of capitalism.

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Friday, October 20, 2017

Bodies on the Edge: Ximena Garnica and Shige Moriya’s Becoming Pentalogy by Stokely@howlround.com (jdstokely)

By Ivan Talijancic, Ximena Garnica and Shige Moriya. Multidisciplinary artist and cultural producer Ivan Talijancic interviews New York based duo Ximena Garnica and Shige Moriya about LEIMAY…

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Thursday, October 19, 2017

Dragon Lady: One Mother of a Musical by Stokely@howlround.com (jdstokely)

By Manuel R. Cawaling, Erin Murray. Dragon Lady, written and performed by Sara Porkalob, brings bring race, female stories, and intersectionality into the American theatre conversation.

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Wednesday, October 18, 2017

Welcome to the Catalan Republic: Street Theatre and Protests in Barcelona by Stokely@howlround.com (jdstokely)

By Alícia Hernàndez Grande. Alícia Hernàndez Grande writes about the theatrical street protests that have been staged since 2012 around the Catalonia independence referendum vote, includ…

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Tuesday, October 17, 2017

Building Better Theatres: Success and Debriefs in America by Stokely@howlround.com (jdstokely)

By Michael DeWhatley. Michael DeWhatley talks to several theatres, including Trinity Rep and the Guthrie, about how they define success and the benefits of a feedback process for talking abo…

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Monday, October 16, 2017

After/Life: Detroiters Tell the Untold Stories of the ’67 Rebellion by Stokely@howlround.com (jdstokely)

By Kristin Horton, Lisa Biggs. Playwright Lisa Biggs and director Kristin Horton discuss the process of developing After/Life , a new play about the 1967 Rebellion in Detroit, Michigan with …

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Thursday, October 12, 2017

A Chicana Heroine Redirects El Movimiento by Stokely@howlround.com (jdstokely)

By Marci R. McMahon. Marci McMahon reflects on how Diane Rodriguez’s The Sweetheart Deal breaks gendered stereotypes about the Chicano Movement of the 1960s and ’70s.

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