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  • Dreaming the Body in Exile: Reinaldo Arenas’ Persecución Eric Mayer-García
    “Dreaming in Cuban” is dedicated to performance as a way to evoke, remember, feel, create, long for, and traverse Cuba. The discussion in the blog series that follows on Cuban theater and performance includes new research on contemporary, historical, ritual, and experimental performance based in Havana and Miami.
  • Playwrights, Rewrites, Multiple Productions: Bakersfield Mist Stephen Sachs
    I remember very clearly when it suddenly hit me—that I could see it and experience it for myself—that the play would have a future life. And that happened because I was able to take part in and see three productions of my play, one after another, in different cities with different audiences, and be part of the reaction.
  • Friday Phone Call # 69: Liz Lerman David Dower
    Today my guest is the inestimable Liz Lerman. Listeners may mostly be familiar with Liz through her Critical Response Process, which is in use around the world as a system for managing the feedback process around new work. We get into her current thinking around this work, first developed when she was making work through her company, Dance Exchange. Liz is now a freelance dance and theater maker and educator and was the originator of an ambitious multi-institutional project commemorating the Civil War—a project still underway.
  • A Veteran's Protest Play – Why The March of the Bonus Army Now? Isaac Rathbone, Cindy Rosenthal
    Researching the war and the following years, the ripple effects of World War I impacted not just international politics, but everything from race relations to art, music and literature. The Bonus Army is one of these ripples.
  • Devising the New Avant-garde—Part 1: The Old Coup and the New Now Kate Kremer
    Whereas the old avant-garde was oriented toward an imagined future and engaged in a revolutionary project of overthrowing stale regimes and remaking art—and society—according to visionary principles, the new avant-garde is focused on the current moment.
  • Livestreaming Pop Up Theatre 2014 a 10-minute play festival—Sun, Aug 31 HowlRound TV
    Panglossian Productions in Williamsburg, Virginia presents Pop Up Theatre 2014, a 10-minute Play Festival, around the theme of "What I Did on my Summer Vacation" livestreaming on the global, commons-based peer produced HowlRound TV network at on Sunday, August 31 at 11am PDT/ 1pm CDT/ 2pm EDT/ 18 GMT. Featuring short plays by David Lewison, Tori Keenan-Zelt, Georgina Escobar, Ralph Greco, Jr, Matt Hanf, Matt Crowley, Seth Freeman, Hilary Bettis, Paul Lewis.
  • Livestreaming the Austin One-Minute Play Festival #1MPF—Sat, Aug 30 HowlRound TV
    The One-Minute Play Festival (#1MPF) & ScriptWorks, in collaboration with Salvage Vanguard Theatre present The Austin One-Minute Play Festival livestreaming on the global, commons-based peer produced HowlRound TV network at on Saturday, August 30 at 6pm PDT/ 8pm CDT/ 9pm EDT. One-minute plays by forty active Austin playwrights were commissioned for this special annual event, and developed with #1MPF’s playmaking process. In Twitter, use #1MPF and #newplay.
  • The Inaugural Latina/o Studies Conference: Reflections on the Long Table & Good Company Nancy Garcia Loza
    I walk away, reflection upon reflection, moved and inspired. Even now, the questions that came up at the long table stay with me: What is your fire? What is it that you are here to uniquely do? As many of us prepare to meet again in Los Angeles this fall, we will keep these questions in mind. I can’t help but to think back to the idea of a spherical journey, which is the unstoppable future of the LTC and Latina/o theater in this the US.
  • A Polish Theater Cookbook: The Closed and Open Door Dara Weinberg
    One of the stereotypes about the post-Grotowski Polish ensemble theaters is that their processes are rigidly closed and their rehearsal rooms are treated like devotional spaces. There is often a way through a more closed door, but you may have to put on your sweatpants.
  • Suzan-Lori Parks livestreams Watch Me Work—Wed, Aug 27 HowlRound TV
    You’re invited to join Suzan-Lori Parks from the lobby of The Public Theater in New York City for "Watch Me Work" which is livestreaming for the global, commons-based peer produced HowlRound TV network at This performance in this season-long series happens on Wednesday, August 27 at 2pm PDT (Vancouver) / 4pm CDT (Austin) / 5pm EDT (Toronto) / 21:00 GMT / 10pm BST (London). To participate on Twitter, use hashtag #newplay and direct your questions to @WatchMeWorkSLP. Additionally, follow @HowlRoundTV for updates.