Indigenous Theatre Reclaims the Center at Minneapolis’s Guthrie Theater

The centering process even inspired visual modifications to a deeply established performance venue. The interior design of the Guthrie Theater includes a series of glass-covered, backlit production photos illuminated from within the deep purple interior walls of the complex. When I visit, I routinely seek out an image from the 1988 production of Hamlet that changed my … Read more

Suzan-Lori Parks’ Watch Me Work

Watch Me Work is a communal work session for anyone eager to nurture and sustain their creative process. Facilitated by Public Theater Playwright-in-Residence Suzan-Lori Parks and the New Work Development department, Watch Me Work takes place via Zoom sessions and HowlRound livestreams that you can join at home, at school, or in a coffee shop … Read more

We’ve Got Trouble in Mind

Leticia Ridley: Welcome to Daughters of Lorraine, a podcast from your friendly neighborhood Black feminists exploring the legacies, present, and futures of Black theatre. We are your hosts, Leticia Ridley— Jordan Ealey: And Jordan Ealey. On this podcast, produced for HowlRound Theatre Commons—a free and open platform for theatremakers worldwide—we discuss Black theatre history; conduct … Read more

Suzan-Lori Parks’ Watch Me Work

Watch Me Work is a communal work session for anyone eager to nurture and sustain their creative process. Facilitated by Public Theater Playwright-in-Residence Suzan-Lori Parks and the New Work Development department, Watch Me Work takes place via Zoom sessions and HowlRound livestreams that you can join at home, at school, or in a coffee shop … Read more

How Pay As You Are Changed Theater Mu

How It Has Evolved Wesley: In 2017, PAYA started as just part of our mainstage ticketing policy, but we have been able to expand it into our family programming, including our special family events and our Mu Explorations Summer Camp. It also caused a major conversation to happen about our fundraisers. As the development director, … Read more

Minorities (Self)Representation in Theatre

  This roundtable was part of the Roma Heroes – VI. International Roma Theatre Festival, which showcases six performances from diverse European Roma theatres (Hungary, Romania, Italy, Sweden). The aim of which is to present and preserve the values of the theatre and dramatic heroes of the largest ethnic minority in Europe, highlighting the challenges … Read more

Contemporary Circus in NYC: New Audiences and Global Connections

US audiences have been slow to awake to circus’s recent (r)evolution. Gone are the tired old stunts, ethically questionable human displays, clown cars, and elephants. Thrillingly diverse, poetic, personal, contemporary artistic expressions by diverse global artists now flourish in public plazas, theatres, and tents across the world. Meet NYC area presenters, producers, and curators whose … Read more

The Gaza Monologues Presented by Theatre of the Oppressed NYC

ASHTAR Theatre launched an urgent request to its friends and theatremakers around the world to publicly read or perform The Gaza Monologues—testimonies written by ASHTAR youth in 2010, highlighting the fears, hopes, and resilience of Gazans—on 29 November, The International Day of Solidarity with the Palestinian People. This event was Theatre of the Oppressed NYC’s … Read more

Queering Film

  Nabra Nelson: Salam Aleykum. Welcome to Kunafa and Shay, a podcast produced for HowlRound Theatre Commons, a free and open platform for theatremakers worldwide. Kunafa and Shay discusses and analyzes contemporary and historical, Middle Eastern and North Africa, or MENA theatre from across the region. Marina Johnson: I’m Marina. Nabra Nelson: And I’m Nabra. … Read more

Calling Up Justice Presents The Gaza Monologues

Calling Up Justice produced an accessible and disability justice informed digital production of The Gaza Monologues from Ashtar Theatre Palestine. Calling Up Justice said yes to this invitation for global engagement in response to the current crisis. Since October 2010 to date, more than two thousand youth from around the Globe in more than eighty … Read more