• Staged Resistance Jonathan Mandell

    On the eve of the inauguration of Donald J. Trump, Jonathan Mandell looks at how the political resistance of theatre artists is playing out on and off stage in New York.

  • Matter and Myth: Rethinking the Body Onstage Abbey Fenbert

    Abbey Fenbert examines the intersection of theatre and physical discrimination, and considers what is the responsibility of artists interested in transcending, rather than reinforcing, the myths society projects upon the body?

  • Toward Inclusivity: A message from the LTC Café Onda

    The LTC steering committee announces a name change to the Latinx Theatre Commons. 

  • Elements of Oz: Pay Attention to the Men Behind the Curtain Amelia Parenteau

    Amelia Parenteau deconstructs the use of technology in The Builders Association’s production of Elements of Oz, an adaptation of The Wizard of Oz, presented at 3LD in New York City.

  • Creating Complex Female Characters Catherine Weingarten

    Playwright Catherine Weingarten writes about her fatigue with the Strong Female Character, and pushes playwrights to strive for real nuance.

  • We’re Not Playing: A Theatrical Protest Initiative Tiffany Antone

    Playwright Tiffany Antone discusses Little Black Dress INK’s “We’re Not Playing” initiative, advocating the need for theatrical protest for social change.

  • Theatre History Podcast # 18: Dr. Charlotte Canning on Internationalism and US Theatre Michael Lueger, Charlotte M. Canning

    Michael Lueger interviews Dr. Charlotte Canning on her new book and US theatre artists in the mid-twentieth century who shared their work abroad.

  • Initiatives for Women in Theatre in the UK and Ireland Naomi Elster

    Naomi Elster discusses gender imbalances in theatre programming in the UK and Ireland.

  • Let Them Speak: It’s Time to See More Works from Women Writers of Color on Stages Across America Chisa Hutchinson, Wesley Frugé

    Playwright Chisa Hutchinson and Artistic Director Wesley Frugé discuss the current climate for work by playwrights of color, and advocate producing more work by women writers of color.

  • Sound and Media Design Daniel Fine

    In this installment, Daniel Fine discusses the intersections of sound and media design departments, offering a template for productive workflow.

  • The Ghostlight Project Saheem Ali

    Saheem Ali, a steering committee member for The Ghostlight Project, outlines the inspiration for and aims of the initiative, and suggests action steps for individuals and institutions. 

  • 2016 NOW AFRICA Playwrights Festival Cherry Lou Sy

    Cherry Lou Sy reports on the first day of 2016 NOW AFRICA Playwrights Festival, which included a panel discussion and performances addressing connection across the African Diaspora.

  • Elyse Dodgson on Sarah Kane: “She Was a Pure Writer” John Freedman, Kristina Matvienko, Elyse Dodgson

    Interview with Elyse Dodgson, the International Director at the Royal Court Theatre, at the Stanislavsky Electrotheatre in Moscow about her work and relationship with playwright Sarah Kane.

  • Women Take Over The Tempest Hailey Bachrach

    Hailey Bachrach reflects on Phyllida Lloyd’s The Tempest, the final installment of her Shakespeare trilogy featuring all-female casts, produced by the Donmar Warehouse at London’s King’s Cross Theatre.

Nineteen playwrights are salaried staff members in residence for three years at eighteen theatres in thirteen cities.

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All the Lights On: Reimagining Theater with Ten Thousand Things by Michelle Hensley

Published by the Minnesota Historical Society Press in association with HowlRound.

All the Lights On is a history of the Twin Cities' theatre company Ten Thousand Things, which for more than twenty years has been bringing intelligent, lively theatre to nontraditional audiences—to prisons and homeless shelters, adult education centers, and rural areas—as well as the general public.

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