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

Artistic Identity in the Age of Fascism (or: You don’t bring nuance to an iron fistfight) by Ramona@howlround.com (ramona)

By Abbey Fenbert. Playwright Abbey Fenbert on the new mandate for theatre artists.

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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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Livestreaming The Italian Playwrights Project: Something About the Lehmans at the Martin E. Segal Theatre Center, New York City—Mon, Dec 5 by Dorothea_rodgers@emerson.edu (thea)

By HowlRound TV. ​ The Martin E. Segal Theatre Center in New York City presents The Italian Playwrights Project: Something About the Lehmans livestreaming on the global, commons-based peer…

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Livestreaming Suzan-Lori Parks' Watch Me Work from The Public Theater, NYC—@WatchMeWorkSLP, use hashtag #howlround—Mon, Dec 5 by Dorothea_rodgers@emerson.edu (thea)

By HowlRound TV. Suzan-Lori Parks livestreams Watch Me Work from the Public Theater in New York City on Monday, December 5 at 2pm PST (Vancouver) / 4pm CST (Austin) / 5pm EST (Toronto) / 22:…

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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

The Trump Effect by Jamie@howlround.com (jamie)

By Jonathan Mandell. Jonathan Mandell asks how perceptions of theatre have changed since November 8 and if and how theatre itself will change as a result of the new regime.

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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 howlround.tv 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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Monday, November 28, 2016

A Snapshot of Latinx Theatre in NYC by Ramona@howlround.com (ramona)

By Café Onda. The Café Onda Editorial Board and New York City theatremakers talk about the Big Apple’s landscape of Latina/o/x theatre, in anticipation of the Latina/o Theatre Commons’…

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Sunday, November 27, 2016

Radical Theatre in Poland by Adewunmi@howlround.com (adewunmi)

By Brian Hashimoto. Brian Hashimoto travels to Poland and reports on the 2016 Malta Festival.

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Saturday, November 26, 2016

Design Meeting: My Old Man (and Other Stories) by Adewunmi@howlround.com (adewunmi)

By Jess Barbagallo, Chris Giarmo. Jess Barbagallo and Chris Giarmo discuss design questions for Jess’s play My Old Man (and Other Stories) and the recently increased interest in trans arti…

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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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Friday, November 25, 2016

Me Too Monologues and Four Principles of Community-Based Performance by Jamie@howlround.com (jamie)

By Matt Błażejewski. Matt Błażejewski discusses the Me Too Monologues and its impact as a community-based theatre project that spreads awareness of mental health issues to college studen…

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Thursday, November 24, 2016

What The Commons Stands For by Jamie@howlround.com (jamie)

By HowlRound. Read the community responses to our questions, “What do you stand for? What does your art stand for?”

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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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Tuesday, November 22, 2016

A Sound Designer on The (Remarkable) Encounter by Ramona@howlround.com (ramona)

By Victoria (toy) Deiorio. Sound designer Victoria Deiorio reflects on her experience of Complicite’s The Encounter and its ingenious use of sound.

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Monday, November 21, 2016

The Art of the Impossible by Ramona@howlround.com (ramona)

By Jess Pillmore. Jess Pillmore encourages artists not to limit their thinking to what may seem “possible.”

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Theatre History Podcast # 13: Staging a Medieval Play in the 21st Century with Kyle A. Thomas and Dr. Carol Symes by Ramona@howlround.com (ramona)

By Michael Lueger. Michael Lueger talks with Kyle A. Thomas and Dr. Carol Symes about why medieval theatre is more relevant than ever.

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Sunday, November 20, 2016

Challenging Perspectives on Auditions for the Differently Abled by Ramona@howlround.com (ramona)

By Aaron Sawyer, Sidney T. Smith. Aaron Sawyer and Sidney T. Smith write about Unified Access Auditions at Red Theater in Chicago, IL.

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A New Model of Female Producers: The WP Lab by Ramona@howlround.com (ramona)

By Liz Olson, Pearl Hodiwala, Kristen Luciani, Rachel Karpf Reidy, Rachel Sussman. Five of the women producers from the 2014–2016 WP Lab report on producing the Pipeline Festival in partne…

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Saturday, November 19, 2016

Saved by my Audience by Ramona@howlround.com (ramona)

By Sean Daniels. Sean Daniels writes about the successes and challenges of his first year as Artisitic Director of Merrimack Repertory Theatre.

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SitRep Notes from the Field by Ramona@howlround.com (ramona)

By Maurice Decaul. In this first installment, Maurice Decaul discusses the inspiration and beginning stages of Veterans and Theatre Institute, a program that trains military veterans in the …

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Friday, November 18, 2016

A Lover's Guide to American Playwrights: Sarah Ruhl by Ramona@howlround.com (ramona)

By Todd London. Todd London’s ode to Sarah Ruhl, on the occasion of her winning the Harold and Mimi Steinberg Distinguished Playwright Award.

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