Monday, May 22, 2017

Theatre History Episode # 32: Seret Scott Looks Back on the Free Southern Theater by Adewunmi@howlround.com (adewunmi)

By Michael Lueger. Michael Lueger talks with director and performer Seret Scott about her work with the Free Southern Theater.

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Livestreaming Things as They Are by Playwrights Local in Cleveland, Ohio—Fri, May 26 by Dorothea_rodgers@emerson.edu (thea)

By HowlRound TV. Playwrights Local presents the world premiere of Things as They Are —a new play about poet Wallace Stevens by David Todd, with music by Ben Chasny (Six Organs of Admittanc…

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Livestreaming The 8th Annual Lilly Awards at Playwrights Horizons in New York City—Mon, May 22 by Dorothea_rodgers@emerson.edu (thea)

By HowlRound TV. The Lilly Awards proudly presents The 8th Annual Lilly Awards, honoring women of distinction in the American theater livestreaming on the global, commons-based peer-produced…

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Sunday, May 21, 2017

The Native Language of Inclusion: An Interview with Ty Defoe by Adewunmi@howlround.com (adewunmi)

By Ryan Leeds, Ty Defoe. Ryan Leeds interviews Ty Defoe about winning the Jonathan Larson Grant, his show Crane: On Earth, In Sky, and how his identity influences his work.

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Saturday, May 20, 2017

Collidescope 3.0: Adventures in Pre-and Post-Racial America by Adewunmi@howlround.com (adewunmi)

By Yuko Kurahashi. Yuko Kurahashi talks about the Collidescope 3.0 project, which uses movement, video projections, and soundscape to explore black and white relations in American history.

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On Diversity Hiring: Choosing the “Best” Person for the Job by Ramona@howlround.com (ramona)

By Carol Ann Tan. Director Carol Ann Tan explores her reaction to the question of whether it's easier for her to get work because she's Asian.

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Friday, May 19, 2017

Livestreaming the reading series Classix at the Martin E. Segal Theatre Center in New York City—Mon, May 22 - Tues, May 23 by Dorothea_rodgers@emerson.edu (thea)

By HowlRound TV. The Martin E. Segal Theatre Center in New York City presents Classix : A Reading Series Celebrating Classic Plays By Black Playwrights livestreaming on the global, commons-b…

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Thursday, May 18, 2017

Celebrating Women Musicals by Ramona@howlround.com (ramona)

By Andrea Lepcio. Calling for more female-driven musicals.

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Wednesday, May 17, 2017

Reclaiming Miss Julie: on Interpreting Classic Drama by Ramona@howlround.com (ramona)

By Andrew Watkins. Director Andrew Watkins writes about getting to the heart of Strindberg's problematic classic.

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Tuesday, May 16, 2017

Bringing Theatre to Torbay: Doorstep Arts by Ramona@howlround.com (ramona)

By verity healey. UK contributor verity healey looks at how Doorstep Arts is bringing access to the theatre arts to Torbay.

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Monday, May 15, 2017

James and the Giant Peach: An Earthworm’s Resistance to Normalize Difference by Adewunmi@howlround.com (adewunmi)

By Billy Flood. Actor Billy Flood discusses his performance as the Earthworm in StageOne Family Theatre’s production of James and the Giant Peach , sharing how he engaged with the role to …

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Theatre History Podcast # 31: Exploring the New York Public Library for the Performing Arts’s New Jo Mielziner Acquisitions with Annemarie van Roess by Adewunmi@howlround.com (adewunmi)

By Michael Lueger. Michael Lueger talks with curator Annemarie van Roessel about scenic designer Jo Mielziner’s work.

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Livestreaming Dramaturgy in the Making at the Martin E. Segal Theatre Center in New York City—Thurs, May 18 by Dorothea_rodgers@emerson.edu (thea)

By HowlRound TV. The Martin E. Segal Theatre Center in New York City presents Dramaturgy in the Making with Katalin Trencsényi, Peter Eckersall, Bertie Ferdman livestreaming on the global, …

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Sunday, May 14, 2017

Articulating Content and Creating Familiarity for Audiences by Jamie@howlround.com (jamie)

By Meghan Randolph. Meghan Randolph surveys theatregoers to consider best practices to market lesser-known plays.

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Saturday, May 13, 2017

Competitive Air Guitar on Stage at Humana by Jamie@howlround.com (jamie)

By Eli Keel. Airness uses air guitar to ask what is real. The answer: the families we make.

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Friday, May 12, 2017

Theatre as Resistance by Ramona@howlround.com (ramona)

By Robert Stanton. Robert Stanton for #FairWageOnstage considers the recent success of negotiations for salary increases for Off-Broadway actors and how theatre can support and lead the resi…

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Thursday, May 11, 2017

Livestreaming 50 Years of Theatre of the Ridiculous at the Martin E. Segal Theatre Center in New York City—Mon, May 15 by Dorothea_rodgers@emerson.edu (thea)

By HowlRound TV. The Martin E. Segal Theatre Center in New York City presents 50 Years of Theatre of the Ridiculous​ livestreaming on the global, commons-based peer produced HowlRound TV n…

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Chuang Tzu: Mysticism of the Absurd by Ramona@howlround.com (ramona)

By Tom Block. Tom Block writes about how Taoist philosopher Chuang Tzu's ideas can provide inspiration for theatre artists.

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Wednesday, May 10, 2017

The Bible Women’s Project: Shouting to be Heard in a Religiously Conservative Environment by Adewunmi@howlround.com (adewunmi)

By Tara Brooke Watkins. Director and playwright Tara Brooke Watkins discusses the process of creating The Bible Women’s Project, which fuses women’s stories from the Bible and the storie…

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Tuesday, May 9, 2017

Re-membering the Canon: Sam Gold’s The Glass Menagerie by Ramona@howlround.com (ramona)

By Ryan Donovan. Ryan Donovan considers the critical reception of casting an actor with a disability in the current Broadway revival of Tennessee Williams's The Glass Menagerie.

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Livestreaming Andrzej Wirth: A Century in the Landscape of Theatre at the Martin E. Segal Theatre Center in New York City—Wed, May 10 by Dorothea_rodgers@emerson.edu (thea)

By HowlRound TV. The Martin E. Segal Theatre Center in New York City presents Andrzej Wirth: A Century in the Landscape of Theatre livestreaming on the global, commons-based peer produced Ho…

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Livestreaming Promised Land: A Radical Queer Revival by Rudy Ramirez at THE VORTEX in Austin, Texas—Fri, May 12 by Dorothea_rodgers@emerson.edu (thea)

By HowlRound TV. The VORTEX in Austin, Texas presents Promised Land: A Radical Queer Revival — conceived, written, and performed by Rudy Ramirez—livestreaming on the global, commons-base…

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Livestreaming Much Ado About Nothing: A Reading in the Original Pronunciation by Weyard Ensemble Theater in Somerville, Massachusetts—Fri, May 12 by Dorothea_rodgers@emerson.edu (thea)

By HowlRound TV. Weyard Ensemble Theater presents a performance of Much Ado About Nothing: A Reading in the Original Pronunciation at Arts at the Armory in Somerville, Massachusetts, livestr…

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Livestreaming Approaching Dance at the Martin E. Segal Theatre Center in New York City—Thurs, May 11 by Dorothea_rodgers@emerson.edu (thea)

By HowlRound TV. The Martin E. Segal Theatre Center in New York City presents Approaching Dance: Transdisciplinary Methodologies and Modalities of the Moving Body in Performance at The Docto…

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Monday, May 8, 2017

Desire Multiplied: Renouncing and Diversifying Desire by Adewunmi@howlround.com (adewunmi)

By Irene Loy. In this last installment, Irene Loy discusses a character’s drive to renounce their desire, and advocates for diversifying how desire is written for stage and film.

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Sunday, May 7, 2017

To Inflame the Civic Temper by HowlRound

By Bari Hochwald. Bari Hochwald of the Global Theatre Project discusses the need for artist activists today to “inflame the civic temper” and address the refugee crisis.

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Saturday, May 6, 2017

Theatre Without a Theatre: On Found Spaces and Creativity in the Twin Cities by HowlRound

By Cassandra Snow. Cassandra Snow writes about the challenges and opportunities involved in producing theatre in non-traditional spaces.

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Friday, May 5, 2017

A Ritual for the Alliance Theatre at Almost Fifty by Adewunmi@howlround.com (adewunmi)

By Pearl Cleage. Playwright Pearl Cleage shares her ritual at the groundbreaking ceremony for the Alliance Theatre’s new theatre space on March 30, 2017.

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Thursday, May 4, 2017

Power Struggle on Broadway: Escapist vs. Socially Conscious Shows in the 2016–17 Season by Ramona@howlround.com (ramona)

By Jonathan Mandell. Jonathan Mandell looks at the Broadway season that just ended, dividing it into escapist entertainment and socially engaged theatre, and wondering which is more needed i…

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(Re)Acting to Text: Acting and Activism in Introduction to Acting by Adewunmi@howlround.com (adewunmi)

By Rivka Rocchio. Rivka Rocchio shares her approach to an acting exercise, reflecting on the nature of performance and its political implications.

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Wednesday, May 3, 2017

Dramatic Structure: a Playwriting Class by Ramona@howlround.com (ramona)

By Lauren Gunderson. Lauren Gunderson continues her series of videos asking "Why theatre?" In this class, she addresses active characters in plays, and dramatic structure.

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