Saturday, August 19, 2017

First Foray into St. Petersburg's Theatre Scene by (avega)

By David Diamond. David Diamond, curator of the La MaMa Umbria International Symposia, visits St. Petersburg and presents a look at Russian theatre artists today.

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We’re Not Done: Creating Ensemble Theatre and Community with Senior Citizens by (ebaar-Bittman)

By Ashley Marinaccio. Ashley Marinaccio shares her experience working with seniors through a four-month residency with the Queens Theatre.

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Friday, August 18, 2017

The Sonic Harvests of Øystein Elle / Capto Musicae by (jdstokely)

By Brendan McCall. In the third installment of this series, Brendan McCall discusses the work of Øystein Elle and his company Capto Musicae . Originally a classically trained opera singer, …

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Thursday, August 17, 2017

The Laramie Project Project: Uniting Worldwide Stages to Spread Awareness of Hate Crimes by (jdstokely)

By Alyssa Sileo. High school performing arts student Alyssa Sileo discusses how creating a theatre advocacy project based on The Laramie Project helped her unite communities in the face of a…

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Wednesday, August 16, 2017

In Conversation with Maria Striar and Michael Bulger of Clubbed Thumb by (ebaar-Bittman)

By David Dudley. David Dudley talks with Maria Striar and Michael Bulger of Clubbed Thumb about how they curated a program directly after the election.

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Tuesday, August 15, 2017

Access Auditions for Performers who are d/Deaf and Disabled by (jdstokely)

By Aaron Sawyer, Terri Lynne Hudson. Aaron Sawyer and Terri Hudson reflect on what they learned from the Access Auditions, and offer tangible steps theatres can take to become more accessibl…

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Monday, August 14, 2017

Theatre History Podcast #43: Episode 43: Being Melodramatic with the Staging Napoleonic Theatre Project by (jdstokely)

By Michael Lueger. The Staging Napoleonic Theatre project is working to study and stage early examples of melodrama, a theatrical genre that was widely popular in the nineteenth century.​

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Sunday, August 13, 2017

How the Dell’Arte International School of Physical Theatre Partners with Communities by (jdstokely)

By Joan Schirle. Joan Schirle, Founding Artistic Director of Dell’Arte International, presents an overview of the history of Dell’Arte’s Rural Residency Program and the program’s rel…

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Saturday, August 12, 2017

Nordic Black Theatre: Drama, Diversity, and Celebration by (jdstokely)

By Brendan McCall. In the second installment of this series, Brendan McCall discusses the work of Cliff Moustache and Nordic Black Theatre.

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Friday, August 11, 2017

Creative Access: Accommodations for Professional Performers with Disabilities by (ramona)

By Talleri McRae. Talleri McRae summarizes a breakout session she co-led at the 2017 Theatre Communications Group Annual Conference.

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Thursday, August 10, 2017

A Game at Chess: The Most Controversial Play You’ve Never Heard Of by (jdstokely)

By Nora J. Williams. Following the controversy around the Public’s Shakespeare in the Park Julius Caesar production, Nora Williams provides a parallel story about a play that was censored …

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Wednesday, August 9, 2017

Playwright-Parents, Part One by (ramona)

By Mike Lew, Rehana Lew Mirza. Rehana Lew Mirza and Mike Lew document their first year as parents and Playwrights-in-Residence at Ma-Yi.

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Tuesday, August 8, 2017

Livestreaming TWENTYEIGHT presented by Gale Theatre Company at THE VORTEX in Austin, Texas—Fri, Aug 11 by (thea)

By HowlRound TV. Gale Theatre Company and The VORTEX in Austin, Texas presents TWENTYEIGHT — a new play by Tyler English-Beckwith , livestreaming on the global, commons-based peer-produced…

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Monday, August 7, 2017

Theatre History Podcast #42: From West Side Story to Wicked: Dr. Stacy Wolf on Feminism & the Broadway Musical by (jdstokely)

By Michael Lueger. Dr. Stacy Wolf reveals the hidden feminist history of the Broadway musical in this discussion of her book Changed for Good .

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Sunday, August 6, 2017

Doing Theory/Theorizing Practice: Dancing at the Harvard Mellon School for Theater and Performance Research by HowlRound

By Lilian Mengesha. Lily Mengesha reports on the 2017 session of the Mellon School of Theater and Performance Research, "Research, Pedagogy, Activism," June 5–16, 2017 at Harvard Universit…

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Saturday, August 5, 2017

Grusomhetens Teater: Cruelty and Entertainment by (jdstokely)

By Brendan McCall. In the first installment of this series, Brendan McCall discusses the work of Lars Øyno and his company Grusomhetens Teater.

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Friday, August 4, 2017

How a Pop-up Theatre Company is Working to Redefine the Boston Fringe Scene by (jdstokely)

By Justine Sacramone, Kyler Taustin. Justin Sacramone interviews Artistic Director Kyler Taustin about Black Box Theatre Project’s influence on Boston’s fringe theatre scene.

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Thursday, August 3, 2017

Antigone in Ferguson: Dramatizing the Divide between Law Enforcement and Community by (jdstokely)

By Jonathan Mandell. Jonathan Mandell writes about Theater of War’s production of Antigone in Ferguson in Brownsville, Brooklyn.

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Livestreaming Urban Bush Women’s 2017 Summer Leadership Institute Culminating Performances—Brooklyn, NY—Sat, Aug 5 by (thea)

By HowlRound TV. Urban Bush Women presents the 2017 Summer Leadership Institute Culminating Performances livestreaming on the global, commons-based peer produced HowlRound.TV network Saturda…

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Wednesday, August 2, 2017

The Cultural Apartheid of Disability: A Conversation between Judith Smith and John Killacky with Resources and Tips by (jdstokely)

By John Killacky, Judith Smith. A Conversation between Judith Smith and John Killacky with resources and tips at the Americans for the Arts 2017 Annual Conference, Friday June 16, 2017.

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Tuesday, August 1, 2017

How a Commons Becomes a Selection Committee: 2017 Encuentro de las Américas / Cómo un 'Commons' se convierte en un comité de selección: 2017 Encue by (ramona)

By Abigail Vega. Abigail Vega writes about the process for choosing shows for the 2017 Encuentro de las Américas festival.

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Monday, July 31, 2017

Why Boycott a Play by (ramona)

By MJ Kaufman. MJ Kaufman writes about the decision not to see To the End of the Land ​at Lincoln Center.

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Theatre History Podcast #41: Bryan Doerries and Theater of War Productions Use Classical Drama to Address Today’s Problems by (jdstokely)

By Michael Lueger. Bryan Doerries, co-founder of Theater of War Productions, talks about how classical dramas from the ancient world can address society's pressing issues in the 21st century.

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Sunday, July 30, 2017

How Arts Service Organizations Can Fill the Void in Arts Journalism by (jdstokely)

By Ruth Zamoyta. Ruth Zamoyta reports on the Association for Performing Arts Service Organization's annual meeting, May 19, 2017, Asbury Park, NJ.

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Saturday, July 29, 2017

Ignited: Healing Activist Trauma in Su Teatro’s Production of Milta Ortiz’s Más by (ebaar-Bittman)

By Marci R. McMahon. Marci R. McMahon shares Su Teatro's production of the docudrama Más , a piece where teachers, students, and community members are trying to keep the Mexican American St…

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Friday, July 28, 2017

Farid ud-Din Attar: The Conference of the Birds by (ebaar-Bittman)

By Tom Block. In this installment, Tom Block explores the work of Sufi poet Farid un-Din Attar.

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Thursday, July 27, 2017

Ordinary Magic: A Conversation with Ise Lyfe and Gill Sotu by (ebaar-Bittman)

By Malesha Taylor. Maelsha Taylor talks with Ise Lyfe and Gill Sotu about their spoken-word opera Ordinary Magic .

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Wednesday, July 26, 2017

Creating a Digital Archive of Latinx Playwriting by (jdstokely)

By Trevor Boffone. Trevor Boffone, the creator of the 50 Playwrights Project, a digital archive of interviews with Latinx playwrights, discusses how he founded the website and what’s he’…

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Tuesday, July 25, 2017

We’re All That: Raja Feather Kelly and the Imprint of Pop by (jdstokely)

By Patrick Gaughan. The Feath3r Theory post-ballet theatre musical about the influence of pop culture on how we live.

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Monday, July 24, 2017

Theatre History Podcast #40: Dr. José A. Pérez Díez & Dr. Matthew Steggle Introduce the Oxford Marston by (jdstokely)

By Michael Lueger. Dr. José A. Pérez Díez & Dr. Matthew Steggle talk about early modern English playwright John Marston and how they're editing his Complete Works .

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Sunday, July 23, 2017

Enter, If You Dare: How Playwrights Wield Terror and Why by (ramona)

By Allison Raynor, Walt McGough. Allison Raynor and Walt McGough discuss how productions that provoke or play to audiences’ fears offer a shared intense experience, which can be useful to …

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