Friday, July 29, 2016

Zelda Fichandler's Address to the Stage Directors and Choreographers Society in Celebration of the Third Annual Zelda Fichandler Award—October 26, 2 by HowlRound

By Zelda Fichandler. The work and life of Zelda Fichandler permeate the values and purpose of HowlRound. She was a significant inspiration for how we imagined our intervention into the theat…

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Interview with playwright Carlos Murillo on The Javier Plays by HowlRound

By Sarah Matusek, Carlos Murillo. Sarah Matusek talks to Playwright Carlos Murillo about his trilogy the Javier Plays, inspired by the life and work of the late Javier C.

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Playwright Residency: Why Christina Ham? Why Pillsbury House Theatre? by HowlRound

By Christina Ham. Faye Price and Noël Raymond, Co-Artistic Directors of Pillsbury House Theatre in Minneapolis, Minnesota and playwright-in-residence Christina Ham discuss their participati…

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Playwright Residency: Why Carlos Murillo? Why Adventure Stage? by HowlRound

By Carlos Murillo. Tom Arvetis, Producing Artistic Director of Adventure Stage in Chicago and playwright-in-residence Carlos Murillo discuss their participation in the Andrew W. Mellon Found…

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Thursday, July 28, 2016

This Thing of Hers: Caridad Svich Reflects on Her Body of Work by HowlRound

By Emilio Rodriguez, Caridad Svich. Emilio Rodriguez interviews award-winning theatremaker Caridad Svich about her process and central themes in her work.

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Livestreaming Imagining the Audience—a talk by playwright Kira Obolensky—Boston—Fri, July 29 by HowlRound

By HowlRound TV. As part of Andrew W. Mellon Foundation’s National Playwright Residency Program convening hosted in Boston at HowlRound, Ten Thousand Things playwright-in-residence Kira Ob…

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Livestreaming Urban Bush Women’s 2016 Summer Leadership Institute Culminating Performance—LIU Kumble Theater—Brooklyn—Sat, July 30 by HowlRound

By HowlRound TV. Urban Bush Women presents the 2016 Summer Leadership Institute Culminating Performance addressing the theme You, Me, We: Understanding Internalized Racial Oppression and How…

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Wednesday, July 27, 2016

Taking Responsibility for the Plot by HowlRound

By P. Carl. P. Carl on transitioning, frames of whiteness, and taking control of the plot.

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Tuesday, July 26, 2016

The Adaptor as Director by HowlRound

By Edward Einhorn. Edward Einhorn describes his experiences as a director, adaptor, and translator, and the similarities and differences between them.

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Translation Theatre: New Saloon Theater Co. on MINOR CHARACTER by HowlRound

By Bertie Ferdman. Bertie Ferdman chats with New Saloon Theater Co. about their recent production, MINOR CHARACTER: Six Translations of Uncle Vanya at the Same Time at The Invisible Dog in B…

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Monday, July 25, 2016

The Language of Objects: A Puppeteer in Five Acts by HowlRound

By Stephanie Díaz, Regina García. In this installment of La Esquinita , puppeteer Stephanie Diaz shares her journey to puppetry and discusses her creative process.

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Sunday, July 24, 2016

The Battle Series: Leigh Silverman by HowlRound

By Corey Ruzicano. Corey Ruzicano interviews director Leigh Silverman as part of the Battle Series.

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Saturday, July 23, 2016

Rage in Context by HowlRound

By Pearl Cleage. Play recommendations from playwright Pearl Cleage for contextualizing the current anger felt by many Americans.

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Six Lessons I Learned from Ali Stroker by HowlRound

By Ricky Young-Howze, Ali Stroker. Ricky Young-Howze talks with actor Ali Stroker about changing people’s perceptions about performers with disabilities.

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Friday, July 22, 2016

Keynote: Mixed Reality and the Theatre of the Future by HowlRound

By Joris Weijdom. Researcher and lecturer Joris Weijdom of HKU University of the Arts Utrecht, Netherlands on what the Internet of things, transmedia, and mixed reality might mean for theatr…

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Thursday, July 21, 2016

On the Normalization of Queer-themed Theatre by HowlRound

By John J. Caswell Jr.. Playwright John J. Caswell, Jr. meditates on the trajectory of queer theatre, and the tendency to normalize the form.

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Livestreaming The Neo-Futurists Present The Neo-Futurist Kitchen (a micro-festival on art & performance)—Chicago—Sat, July 23 by (karina)

By HowlRound TV. The Neo-Futurists presents the The Neo-Futurist Kitchen (a micro-festival on art & performance) livestreaming on the global, commons-based peer-produced HowlRound TV net…

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Wednesday, July 20, 2016

Responding to the World Around You: An interview with playwright Nathan Louis Jackson by HowlRound

By Marissa Wolf, Nathan Louis Jackson. Marissa Wolf, Director of New Works at Kansas City Rep, talks with playwright in residency Nathan Louis Jackson.

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Enter Leviathan: Staging Moby Dick in the Deep South by HowlRound

By Corey Bradberry. Corey Bradberry’s theme and production considerations for staging Moby Dick for a contemporary audience in the deep South.

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Tuesday, July 19, 2016

Do Playwrights Share the Blame for Abuse? by (ramona)

By Neal Reynolds. Neal Reynolds discusses how a play's subject matter may increase the potential for an abusive production process.

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Western Europe Meets Eastern Europe: Yasmina Reza’s Bella Figura in Zagreb, Croatia by (adewunmi)

By Anđela Vidović. Anđela Vidović on the reception of Bella Figura by French Playwright Yasmina Reza in Zagreb, Croatia.

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Monday, July 18, 2016

Don’t Blame Pregnancy for Shuffle Along Closing by (jamie)

By Catherine M. Young. Catherine M. Young reflects on the closing of the musical Shuffle Along.

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Sunday, July 17, 2016

The Open Constellation: Tackling Polyphonic Drama that Resists Resolution by (ramona)

By Amber Robinson. Chicago-based theatre practitioner, Amber Robinson, reflects on the polyphonic nature of The Goodman Theatre’s adaption of Roberto Bolaño’s novel 2666 and other multi…

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Saturday, July 16, 2016

The Monologue Parity Project: How and Why I Decided to Tackle the Issue of Parity in Modern Theatre by (ramona)

By Madeline Easley. Madeline Easley describes how an assignment inspired her to create a platform where people can share stories and write monologues.

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Friday, July 15, 2016

The Fellowship of the TED: 20 Theatre Lessons from the 2016 TED Fellows by (adewunmi)

By Madeline Sayet. Madeline Sayet, a 2016 TED Fellow, shares insights from other TED Fellows with applications for theatre practice.

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Thursday, July 14, 2016

Don’t Forget the Human Element in Marketing by (adewunmi)

By Ricky Young-Howze. In this installment, Ricky Young-Howze discusses his experience marketing his play Last Hope for Twenty Miles, and what he learned for future reference.

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Queering Machismo from Michoacán to Montrose: Purple Eyes by Josh Inocéncio by (jamie)

By Trevor Boffone. Trevor Boffone on Josh Inocéncio’s solo show, Purple Eyes , presented in special collaboration with ProyectoTeatro in Austin, Texas.

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Wednesday, July 13, 2016

Helping an Audience Collaborate with One Another by (adewunmi)

By Damon Krometis. In this installment, Damon Krometis shares his experience with garnering audience collaboration and gives tips on how to best include audience members in a performance.

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Tuesday, July 12, 2016

Livestreaming The Stanislavsky Electrotheatre Presents "Migrating Modernist Performance: British Theatrical Travels Through Russia"—Moscow by (karina)

By HowlRound TV. The Stanislavsky Electrotheatre Presents Dr. Claire Warden's Lecture: Migrating Modernist Performance: British Theatrical Travels Through Russia , livestreaming on the globa…

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Blasting The Bachelors: Feminism and Cole Theatre’s Latest Production by (jamie)

By Andrew Bailes. Andrew Bailes on the critical reception of The Bachelors , written by Caroline V. McGraw and directed by Erica Weiss in Chicago, Illinois.

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Monday, July 11, 2016

Seriously, Calm Down: A Healthy Dose of #Shakespeare400 Skepticism by (adewunmi)

By Nora J. Williams. Renaissance scholar Nora J. Williams discusses the #Shakespeare400 celebrations, and the myth that Shakespeare is the “greatest playwright” in the English language.

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