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John Moletress

Off-Off Broadway: La MaMa ETC: Shape by Erik Ehn. Regional: Arena Stage: Trust me (Kogod Cradle Series); Stages Repertory Theatre: Mistakes Were Made; Steel River Playhouse: PippinThe Crucible. force/collision: Gun Control Theatre Action with NoPassport & Theatre J, The Nautical YardsShape. Kennedy Center: What A Stranger May Know (reading). Factory 449: Magnificent WasteThe Saint Plays4.48 Psychosis (Capital Fringe Festival &TheatreMania awards) Capital Fringe Festival: Airswimming. Source Theatre: Collapsing Silence, Foreign Tongue. Other: Founding Director, force/collision; Co-Founder of Helen Hayes Awards' John Aniello Award winning Factory 449; John F. Kennedy Center/American College Theatre Festival educator/respondent; 2012 DC Mayor's Arts Award finalist. Find out more about John here.

Poster for Gun Control Theatre Action.
On the Thought of Taking Action
Essay

On the Thought of Taking Action

30 August 2013

John Moletress writes about the difficulties of talking about gun control, and how that translates to creating theater about violence – and creating spaces for conversation in the communities surrounding them.

The letters R & J painted on a brick sidewalk.
Eroticizing Gender in Shakespeare’s R&J
Essay

Eroticizing Gender in Shakespeare’s R&J

An Interview with Joe Calarco

27 February 2013

A conversation about the implications and discoveries made when putting Romeo and Juliet in the frame of a same-sex relationship.