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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.

Season Planning
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Season Planning

As a field, we talk frequently about the results of season planning, but we rarely are given the opportunity to examine the myriad decisions season programmers need to make.

Theatre in a Fly-over State
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Theatre in a Fly-over State

This series focuses on theatre and film in a fly-over state like Kentucky that is struggling to not only join, but also lead in the twenty-first century.

Puppetry
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Puppetry

A look at the art form through the eyes of some of its most innovative and stalwart thinkers.

Carnaval Playwrights
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Carnaval Playwrights

Interviews with playwrights participating in the 2015 Carnaval of New Latinx Work.

Pulp Ibsen
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Pulp Ibsen

Often deemed unable to compete with the “serious” storytelling capabilities of Realism, this series discusses the rich history of genre theatre.

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