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Cason Murphy

Cason is a professor, husband, and father making theatre and living in Iowa.

Cason Murphy is an Assistant Professor of Theatre at Iowa State University, and he teaches classes in acting, musical theatre history and performance, and introduction to performing arts. He has created professional theatre as an actor, director, producer, and occasional sound designer in California, Arizona, Texas, Arkansas, and New York—most notably working off-Broadway at the Bleecker Street Theatre (Bukowsical! at the New York Fringe Fest) and Acorn Theatre (The Brain From Planet X at the New York Musical Theatre Festival).

Workers on strike
Why Canceling a Conference Isn't Crossing the Line
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Why Canceling a Conference Isn't Crossing the Line

An Interview with Jill Stevenson from the American Society for Theatre Research

7 February 2019

Cason Murphy speaks with Jill Stevenson of the American Society for Theatre Research about the last-minute cancellation of their 2018 conference due to a strike held by the union workers from the conference’s hotel venue.