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Submitting Like a Man
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Submitting Like a Man

The project examines what happens when a woman resubmits scripts to previously rejected opportunities, this time using a man’s name.

2015 Retrospective
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2015 Retrospective

A retrospective of HowlRound's most popular and thought-provoking content for 2015, curated by HowlRound staff.

Senior Theatre
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Senior Theatre

An exploration of the role of the elderly in the practice of American theatremaking.

Ensemble Creation
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Ensemble Creation

Ben Yalom examines different approaches and practices in ensemble-building.

The OjO Experience
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The OjO Experience

Jeffrey Caprenter details Ojo, an immersive experience which aspires toward a traveling, non-visual theatre.

Boy Writes Girl
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Boy Writes Girl

This blog series analyzes the sanctified “Great Female Roles” written by men, and the patterns in which male playwrights craft female characters from myth, history, current events, or whole cloth.

Yellowface in the American Theatre
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Yellowface in the American Theatre

In response to the protest and aftermath of the New York Gilbert & Sullivan Players’ now canceled production of The Mikado, this series addresses the racist performance and casting practices of Yellowface in the American Theatre.

Women Playwrights International Conference in Cape Town South Africa
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Women Playwrights International Conference in Cape Town South Africa

Aphra Behn from Guerilla Girls On Tour reports on the 2015 Women Playwrights International Conference in Cape Town, South Africa.

#MusicalsWeek
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#MusicalsWeek

What is the process of developing new musical theatre? How can composers and lyricists better protect their work, while also promoting it?

Performer playing Henry V amongst the cast and audience of Thou Proud Dream
The Audience Position
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The Audience Position

This series explores the ways various artists and companies employ the tools of interactive theatre to complicate audiences’ individualized experiences and get them thinking about their place within a community.

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