Tuesday, February 20, 2018

Theatre History Podcast #57: Dr. Claudia Orenstein on the Evolving Art of Tolpavakoothu by Stokely@howlround.com (jdstokely)

By Michael Lueger. Dr. Claudia Orenstein of Hunter College introduces us to the art of tolpavakoothu, a shadow puppet tradition from Kerala, in southern India.

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Monday, February 19, 2018

Livestreaming "For the Love of Arts Criticism" at Arts Fuse in Boston—Monday 26 February 2018 by Thea@howlround.com (thea)

By HowlRound TV. Arts Fuse in Boston, MA presents "For the Love of Arts Criticism" livestreaming on the global, commons-based peer-produced HowlRound TV network at howlround.tv on Monday 26 …

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Sunday, February 18, 2018

Baldwin’s Back in France: An Interview with Elise Vigier by Stokely@howlround.com (jdstokely)

By Amelia Parenteau, Elise Vigier. An interview with Elise Vigier who adapted James Baldwin’s 1979 novel, Just Above My Head at the Maison des Arts de Creteil near Paris.

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Friday, February 16, 2018

Livestreaming a Creative Careers panel: How to Apply—Bay Area theatre fellowships and internships at Berkeley Repertory Theatre—Saturday 17 Februa by Thea@howlround.com (thea)

By HowlRound TV. Hear from current fellows interns from Bay Area theatre companies including Berkeley Repertory Theatre (Berkeley, CA), Magic Theatre (San Francisco, CA) Marin Theatre Compan…

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Thursday, February 15, 2018

Feast of Crispian: Shakespeare with Veterans by Stokely@howlround.com (jdstokely)

By Paul Gagliardi. An interview with Nancy Smith-Watson of Feast of Crispian and Tim Schleis, an army veteran and one of FOC’s actors.

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Wednesday, February 14, 2018

Conscious Casting and Letting Playwrights Lead by Stokely@howlround.com (jdstokely)

By David Valdes Greenwood. Playwright David Valdes Greenwood discusses the importance of writing more diverse and intersectional characters, and reflects on the conundrum of “color conscio…

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Livestreaming Amplifying Voices: A Conversation with Leaders of Color in the Arts at ArtsBoston—Tuesday 20 February 2018 by Thea@howlround.com (thea)

By HowlRound TV. ArtsBoston presents Amplifying Voices: A Conversation with Leaders of Color in the Arts at Boston Center for the Arts livestreaming on the global, commons-based peer-produce…

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Tuesday, February 13, 2018

Building Worlds and Breaking Meaning in Enda Walsh’s Work by Stokely@howlround.com (jdstokely)

By Jen Gushue. Jen Gushue reflects on the visceral work of Irish playwright Enda Walsh.

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Monday, February 12, 2018

Pop Theatre: Revitalizing and Reimagining a Dying Artform by Stokely@howlround.com (jdstokely)

By Zach Donovan. Zach Donovan addresses the shortcomings of nonprofit theatre, the glut of self production, and considers Pop Theatre as an alternative theatrical vehicle.

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Sunday, February 11, 2018

Why “Diversity is Encouraged” Is Not Enough by Stokely@howlround.com (jdstokely)

By Matt DiCintio. For nearly two decades, I’ve evaluated scripts submitted to festivals and contests, grantmakers and literary offices. I’ve read for major regional theatres with the goa…

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Thursday, February 8, 2018

Resurgence in America’s Roots Region by Stokely@howlround.com (jdstokely)

By Alex Ates. Alex Ates looks at how the Free Southern Theater established a model of artmaking and activism in the South in the '60s and considers how the New South is primed for another ge…

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Wednesday, February 7, 2018

Hastened by Technology, Hindered by Public Attitudes by Stokely@howlround.com (jdstokely)

By Jonathan Mandell. Jonathan Mandell reports on the accessibility panel at BroadwayCon, which explained the forthcoming changes aiming toward a future theatre seamlessly accessible for ever…

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Tuesday, February 6, 2018

Theatre History Podcast #56: How to Succeed in (Early Modern Show) Business: Dr. David Nicol’s Philip Henslowe Blog by Stokely@howlround.com (jdstokely)

By Michael Lueger. Dr. David Nicol talks about his project to turn early modern theatre manager Philip Henslowe's "diary" into a daily blog.

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Monday, February 5, 2018

Notes to the Note-Givers; or, Embracing the Paradox by Stokely@howlround.com (jdstokely)

By Catherine Trieschmann. Playwright Catherine Trieschmann lists useful suggestions for giving feedback on new play analysis.

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Sunday, February 4, 2018

Grassroots Theatre Training in the Eastern Kentucky Coalfields by Stokely@howlround.com (jdstokely)

By Bob Martin. Bob Martin talks about Hurricane Gap Community Theater Institute in Kentucky, and how they're supporting an Appalachian grassroots theatre movement.

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Thursday, February 1, 2018

Do Words Matter on Stage? by Stokely@howlround.com (jdstokely)

By Jonathan Mandell. Jonathan Mandell looks at six theatre pieces in January that used words in unorthodox ways—as gibberish, or out-of-sync with the action; some didn’t use words at all.

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Livestreaming Suzan-Lori Parks' Watch Me Work from The Public Theater, New York—Monday 5 February 2018 by Thea@howlround.com (thea)

By HowlRound TV. Suzan-Lori Parks livestreams Watch Me Work from The Public Theater in New York City on the global, commons-based peer produced HowlRound TV network at howlround.tv on Monday…

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Wednesday, January 31, 2018

How to be an Active Artist: Reflections on Emerson’s Teach-In On Race by Stokely@howlround.com (jdstokely)

By Mary Frances Noser. Emerson College student Mary Frances Noser reflects on a campus-wide teach-in about race.

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Tuesday, January 30, 2018

Sheila Puts Women Center Stage by Stokely@howlround.com (jdstokely)

By Carey Purcell. Can friendships survive a separation in time, values, and life choices? Carey Purcell looks at the quiet questioning of the role of women in Sheila by The Associates.

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Monday, January 29, 2018

Questioning The Casting And The Hump by Ramona@howlround.com (ramona)

By Cassidy Dawn Graves. Cassidy Dawn Graves writes about Thomas Ostermeier’s production of Richard III and questions why we still see able-bodied actors playing characters with disabilitie…

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Livestreaming a performance of YA-KU-ZA at The VORTEX in Austin—Friday 2 February 2018 by Thea@howlround.com (thea)

By HowlRound TV. The VORTEX and Generic Ensemble Company in Austin, Texas present 893 | YA-KU-ZA —a new play written by Daria Miyeko Marinelli, livestreaming on the global, commons-based p…

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Sunday, January 28, 2018

Fantômas: Revenge of the Image and the Wuzhen Theatre Festival by Stokely@howlround.com (jdstokely)

By Travis Preston. Artistic Director Travis Preston on the cross-cultural collaboration of bringing Fantômas: Revenge of the Image from CalArts to the Wuzhen Theatre Festival.

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Thursday, January 25, 2018

Theatre and Resistance: Ten Things YOU Can Do by Stokely@howlround.com (jdstokely)

By Jonathan Mandell. Jonathan Mandell reports on the Martin Segal Theatre Center's 2018 Theatre and Resistance Symposium, and lists ten things theatre community can do right now to make a ch…

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Wednesday, January 24, 2018

Livestreaming Suzan-Lori Parks' Watch Me Work from The Public Theater, New York—Monday 29 January 2018 by Thea@howlround.com (thea)

By HowlRound TV. Suzan-Lori Parks livestreamed Watch Me Work from The Public Theater in New York City on the global, commons-based peer produced HowlRound TV network at howlround.tv on Monda…

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Theatre History Podcast #55: Examining the Controversial History of the “Mummers Wench” with Dr. Christian DuComb by Stokely@howlround.com (jdstokely)

By Michael Lueger. Dr. Christian DuComb of Colgate University joins us to talk about Philadelphia's Mummers Parade and how the figure of the "Mummers wench" has its roots in the history of b…

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Tuesday, January 23, 2018

Autistic Actors, “Autistic Archetypes,” and Acting, in General by Stokely@howlround.com (jdstokely)

By Sam Ethan Rubin. Sam Ethan Rubin writes about being an actor on the autism spectrum.

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Monday, January 22, 2018

Off the Rails: Look at Shakespeare, See a Native Play by Stokely@howlround.com (jdstokely)

By Bethany Hughes. Off the Rails , which was produced at OSF in October, shows how Native plays can include depictions or descriptions of Native history as an element of lived experience, no…

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Sunday, January 21, 2018

We're Hiring an Editor! by Ramona@howlround.com (ramona)

By HowlRound. We're looking for an experienced editor with a theatre background to join our team!

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Friday, January 19, 2018

Livestreaming Creating Work and Artistic Homes: A Conversation with Taylor Mac and Kristin Marting at Emerson College in Boston—Friday 26 January 20 by Thea@howlround.com (thea)

By HowlRound TV. Emerson College in Boston presents a conversation with performance artist Taylor Mac and HERE Arts Center Artistic Director Kristin Marting livestreaming on the global, comm…

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Thursday, January 18, 2018

Art is Essential to Democracy by Stokely@howlround.com (jdstokely)

By Tanya Selvaratnam. Tanya Selvaratnam,a co-founder of The Federation—a coalition of artists and activists—discusses their Art Action Day on 20 January 2018.

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Wednesday, January 17, 2018

Theatre History Podcast #54: Sighted Eyes/Feeling Heart: Tracy Heather Strain Shows Us a Different Side of Lorraine Hansberry by Stokely@howlround.com (jdstokely)

By Michael Lueger. Filmmaker Tracy Heather Strain talks about her new documentary Sighted Eyes/Feeling Heart , which explores the life and work of playwright Lorraine Hansberry.

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