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

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

Ashley Chen’s Peformance of Distances

Ashley Chen—choreographer, performer, and founder of Kashyl—brings his work to La MaMa as part of Villa Albertine’s 2023 Dance Season.  Distances  A sisterhood of performers test the outer limits of each other’s personal space, inventing a common ground. Exchanging gestures and songs: a morphing phantasmagorical entity emerges. Performed by students from NYU’s Tisch School of … 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

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

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

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

Online Reading of The Gaza Monologues by Ashtar Theatre Palestine

Golden Thread Productions and Aviva Arts collaborated in their response to the urgent call put out by ASHTAR Theatre to theatremakers around the world to publicly read or perform The Gaza Monologues on 29 November 2023, the International Day of Solidarity with the Palestinian People—a significant day for those who value justice, equality, and freedom … 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