Sunday, February 19, 2017

Devising Ai Weiwei: The Seed for Brooklyn Museum: Techniques & Process for Ensemble Interdisciplinary Performance by (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.

Linked From HowlRound at 02:25PM

It Happened Here: Looking Back on the Revivals of Sinclair Lewis’s Play During the Election of 2016 by (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…

Linked From HowlRound at 12:37PM
Saturday, February 18, 2017

Not Just a Chair: Considering Design Choices by (adewunmi)

By James Ogden. Professor James Ogden explores what it means to put a chair on stage, considering how design informs character choices.

Linked From HowlRound at 08:00AM
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.

Linked From HowlRound at 11:54AM
Thursday, February 16, 2017

Livestreaming Master Classes on Puppetry Skills and Industry Application by Project HAND UP in Nairobi, Kenya—Sat, Feb 18-Sun, Feb 19 by (thea)

By HowlRound TV. Project HAND UP in Nairobi presents Master Classes on Puppetry Skills and Industry Application livestreaming on the global, commons-based peer-produced HowlRound TV network …

Linked From HowlRound at 06:03PM

Teaching in the First Three Weeks by (ramona)

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

Linked From HowlRound at 11:10AM
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.

Linked From HowlRound at 11:34AM
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…

Linked From HowlRound at 10:49AM
Monday, February 13, 2017

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

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

Linked From HowlRound at 02:01PM

Livestreaming Suzan-Lori Parks' Watch Me Work from The Public Theater, NYC—@WatchMeWorkSLP, use hashtag #howlround—Mon, Feb 13 by (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:…

Linked From HowlRound at 09:19AM
Sunday, February 12, 2017

No More Mamets by (adewunmi)

By Matthew Clinton Sekellick. Matthew Clinton Sekellick discusses the work of David Mamet and Neil LaBute, challenging the theatre community to be more inclusive and to not produce work that…

Linked From HowlRound at 03:43PM
Saturday, February 11, 2017

Address to LEAP Playwriting Program (Learning Early About Playwriting) at Vancouver’s Arts Club Theatre November 14, 2016 by (adewunmi)

By Elaine Ávila. Elaine Ávila's address to the LEAP Playwriting Program at Vancouver’s Arts Club Theatre on November 14, 2016.

Linked From HowlRound at 01:46PM
Friday, February 10, 2017

A conversation with director Garry Hynes by (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…

Linked From HowlRound at 11:08AM
Thursday, February 9, 2017

The N-Word on Stage by (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.

Linked From HowlRound at 04:49PM

Livestreaming the Keo Woolford Memorial at LaMaMa in New York City—Tues, Feb 14 by (thea)

By HowlRound TV. LaMaMa in New York City presents a memorial for Keo Woolford livestreaming on the global, commons-based peer-produced HowlRound TV network at Tuesday, February …

Linked From HowlRound at 09:00AM
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…

Linked From HowlRound at 03:03PM
Tuesday, February 7, 2017

Notes on A Year of Diversity Programming by (adewunmi)

By Josh Hecht. Artistic Director Josh Hecht reports on the first year of Profile Theatre’s Diversity and Inclusion Initiative, and shares insight from the process.

Linked From HowlRound at 01:30PM
Monday, February 6, 2017

Theatre History Podcast # 21: Director George Drance on Calderon’s Two Dreams by (ramona)

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

Linked From HowlRound at 01:29PM

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.

Linked From HowlRound at 11:42AM
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 …

Linked From HowlRound at 01:11PM

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.

Linked From HowlRound at 12:44PM
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.

Linked From HowlRound at 12:01PM
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.

Linked From HowlRound at 05:00PM

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.

Linked From HowlRound at 04:00PM
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…

Linked From HowlRound at 01:11PM

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.

Linked From HowlRound at 12:38PM

Livestreaming an Artist Plenary at the National Initiative for Arts & Health in the Military 2th National Summit in Tampa, Florida—Fri, Feb 3 by (thea)

By HowlRound TV. Art2Action , Americans for the Arts , and the University of South Florida (USF) present an Artist Plenary at the National Initiative for Arts & Health in the Military (N…

Linked From HowlRound at 09:04AM
Wednesday, February 1, 2017

Jennifer Ashley Tepper; or, The Evolution of a Theatre Historian (and all that followed) by (adewunmi)

By Jena Tesse Fox. Jena Tesse Fox talks to Jennifer Ashley Tepper, theatre historian, author of the three-volume series The Untold Stories of Broadway , about her role as Director of Program…

Linked From HowlRound at 05:30PM

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 .

Linked From HowlRound at 12:00PM
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.

Linked From HowlRound at 05:39PM
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.

Linked From HowlRound at 09:37AM



All that Chat

Mar 26: Sweat - Studio 54