Jeni Incontro encourages the theatre industry to change the business model by embracing technology, filming performances, and giving theatregoers the option of watching whenever they’d like.
Marissa Chibas weighs both the positive and negative sides of reestablishing diplomatic ties with the Cuban government, and what it could mean for people in both Cuba and the United States.
Liane Tomasetti’s first post in her series on creating a site-specific theatre project at a historical site in New Jersey, where she considers point of view, integrity, and expectations.
In this installation, David Dudley interviews David Henry Hwang of Columbia University’s MFA Playwriting Program, a program that believes there is more than one way to write a good play.
Mikhael Tara Garver explores the difference between taste and estimation, and the responsibility an open-frame theatremaker has to an audience who is unsure what to expect.
In today’s Friday Phone Call, David Dower talks to Michael Rohd of Soujourn Theatre and the Center for Performance and Civic Practice.
Nephelie Andonyadis reflects on Cornerstone Theater Company’s California Bridge Tour and how its stories resonate within her.
National New Play Network launches the New Play Exchange, a crowd-sourced, open-access database of plays, playwrights, and producers. Nan Barnett shares what she hopes it can achieve.
Alex Ates heads to Ireland, where he encounters the kindness and charm of many theatregoers and students, and remembers what theatre is about for him.
Georgina Escobar talks to Juli Hendren of Tricklock Company about Revolutions, an international festival held each year in Albuquerque, and the exciting symposium this year brings.
HowlRound's Jamie Gahlon spoke with scholar Brian Herrera about what he learned compiling The Latina/o Theatre Commons 2013 National Convening book, and his vision for how others may find it useful.
This Thursday, January 15 discuss Audience Engagement around New Plays. Use Twitter hashtag #TRPLPLY to participate at 11am PST/ 1pm CST/ 2pm EST/ 19:00 GMT.
Are you interested in working for HowlRound? We’re hiring a full-time Associate Producer—details about applying within.
Michael “Quess?” Moore explores why he wound up in residence in New Orleans at the DISTILLERY, and what he’s continuing to learn and experience.
Everyone starts to wonder what they’re creating with Stephen Spotswood on his journey to devise a piece with both environmental studies and theatre majors.
Jonathan Mandell looks at the questions raised by stage-to-screen adaptations, and wonders what theatre can learn from these successes.
Three dramaturgs ban together to produce an “Edit-a-Thon,” with the hopes of making Wikipedia's theatre coverage more inclusive.
Cora Swise comments on a recent production of Hamlet that had the audience giggling, and realizes that even in times of sadness, people need laughter.
President of the Association for Jewish Theatre David Y. Chack contemplates the future of Jewish Theatre since Ari Roth’s dismissal, as well as the need to diverse cultural expressions.
Commons Producer Mackenzie Goodwin Tran talks to Nathan Louis Jackson and Kyle Hatley about what they’ve learned so far in his residency at Kansas City Repertory Theatre.