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Twitter Chat

How do we document THE NOW of Latina/o theatre?—Thurs, Feb 5—Use #cafeonda

2 February 2015

Join us for this week's Weekly Howl on Thursday, February 5 at 2pm EST / 1pm CST / 11am PST using hashtag #cafeonda.

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Twitter

Unite a la conversación de #newplay este jueves en español! Tema: Diferencias culturales y de idioma en teatro—Thurs, Oct 30

28 October 2014

This week's Twitter conversation using #newplay will be in Spanish and topic is: "Diferencias culturales y de idioma en teatro" This conversation will be moderated by Inés Gubba-Tejeira @Ineika—who like all of our moderators, authors, and content producers—self-selected to peer-produce on this commons-based platform! This hour-long Howl will take place on Thursday, October 30 on hashtag #newplay at 11am PDT (Vancouver) / 1pm CDT (Austin) / 2pm EDT (Toronto) / 18:00 GMT / 7pm CET (Madrid).

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Twitter Chat

Ferguson & What Can Artists Effectively Do In the Context of Social Justice Issues, Crises, & Conflicts?—#newplay—Thurs, Sept 18

16 September 2014

This week's Twitter conversation topic is "Ferguson and What Can Artists Effectively Do In the Context of Social Justice Issues, Crises, & Conflicts?" and will be co-moderated/prompted in open collaboration with anyone participating by Claudia Alick @claudiaalick and Danny Bryck @DannyBryck. This hour-long Howl will take place on Thursday, September 18 on hashtag #newplay at 11am PDT (Vancouver) / 1pm CDT (Ferguson) / 2pm EDT (New York) / 18:00 GMT / 7pm BST (London).

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#RightsWeek Twitter Chat

Publishing Your Work in New Media—Thurs, July 17

14 July 2014

As part of the "#RightsWeek: Protecting & Sharing Your Intellectual Property" series on HowlRound, this week's Twitter conversation topic is "Publishing Your Work in New Media" and will be moderated by Amy Rose Marsh @AmyRoseMarsh and Samuel French, Inc @MrSamuelFrench—who like all of our moderators, authors, and content producers—self-selected to peer-produce on this commons-based platform! This hour-long Howl will take place on Thursday, July 17 on hashtag #newplay at 11am PDT (Vancouver) / 1pm CDT (Austin) / 2pm EDT (New York) / 18:00 GMT / 7pm BST (London).

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Twitter Chat

Is your company playwright-driven, director-driven, actor-driven? A conversation about aesthetics, authorship, and companies—Thurs, July 10

7 July 2014

This week's conversation topic is "Is your company playwright-driven, director-driven, actor-driven? A conversation about aesthetics, authorship, and companies". This hour-long Howl will take place on Thursday, July 10 on hashtag #newplay at 11am PDT (Vancouver) / 1pm CDT (Austin) / 2pm EDT (Toronto) / 18:00 GMT / 7pm BST (London).

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Twitter Chat Topic

Engaging Volunteers for Your Arts Organization—Thurs, July 3

30 June 2014

This week's conversation topic is "Engaging Volunteers for Your Arts Organization" and will be moderated by Christian Carter @cdcarter—who like all of our moderators, authors, and content producers—self-selected to peer-produce on this commons-based platform! This hour-long Howl will take place on Thursday, July 3 on hashtag #newplay at 11am PDT (Vancouver) / 1pm CDT (Austin) / 2pm EDT (Toronto) / 18:00 GMT / 7pm BST (London).

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Twitter Chat Topic

What's the Best Way to Get Feedback?—Thurs, June 26

25 June 2014

This week's conversation topic is "Theatermakers, playwrights: What's the best way to get feedback?" and will be moderated by Angela Eden @angelaeden116—who like all of our moderators, authors, and content producers—self-selected to peer-produce on this commons-based platform! This hour-long Howl will take place on Thursday, June 26 on hashtag #newplay at 11am PDT (Vancouver) / 1pm CDT (Austin) / 2pm EDT (Toronto) / 18:00 GMT / 7pm BST (London).

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Twitter Chat Topic

Theatermakers, What's Your Relationship to Your Audience?

17 June 2014

This week's conversation topic is "What's Your Relationship to Your Audience?" and will be moderated by Ian Hylands @8inky—who like all of our moderators, authors, and content producers—self-selected to peer-produce on this commons-based platform! This hour-long Howl will take place on Thursday, June 19 on hashtag #newplay at 11am PDT (Vancouver) / 1pm CDT (Austin) / 2pm EDT (Toronto) / 18:00 GMT / 7pm BST (London).

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Twitter Chat Topic

Play length & structure: What are the trends, Why, How?—Thurs, June 12

9 June 2014

This week's conversation topic is "Play length & structure: What are the trends, Why, How?" and will be moderated by Shaun Michael @DonShaunMiguel—who like all of our moderators, authors, and content producers—self-selected to peer-produce on this commons-based platform! This hour-long Howl will take place on Thursday, June 12 on hashtag #newplay at 11am PDT (Vancouver) / 1pm CDT (Austin) / 2pm EDT (Toronto) / 18:00 GMT / 7pm BST (London). All chats are archived on HowlRound's Storify page at storify.com/howlround On Thursday, get heard in the conversation by searching for #newplay in Twitter (sort by “all”) and by putting “#newplay” somewhere in your messages. Spread the word!

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How are Theater Makers using the Internet?—Thurs, June 5

2 June 2014

This week's conversation topic is "How are Theater Makers using the Internet?" and will be moderated by Ray Nelson @justraynelson—who like all of our moderators, authors, and content producers—self-selected to peer-produce on this commons-based platform! This hour-long Howl will take place on Thursday, June 5 on hashtag #newplay at 11am PDT (Vancouver) / 1pm CDT (Austin) / 2pm EDT (Toronto) / 18:00 GMT / 7pm BST (London).

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Bringing New Genres to Theater: Sci-fi, Anime, Geek, Fantasy, Steampunk…—Thurs, May 29

27 May 2014

This week's conversation topic is "Bringing New Genres to Theater: Sci-fi, Anime, Geek, Fantasy, Steampunk…" and will be moderated by Kelley Holley @Kelley_Holley—who like all of our moderators, authors, and content producers—self-selected to peer-produce on this commons-based platform! This hour-long Howl will take place on Thursday, May 29 on hashtag #newplay at 11am PDT (Vancouver) / 1pm CDT (Austin) / 2pm EDT (Toronto) / 18:00 GMT / 7pm BST (London).

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"How To Sell a Play No One Has Heard of"—Thurs, May 22

19 May 2014

This week's conversation topic is "How To Sell a Play No One Has Heard of" and will be moderated by Alan Katz @dcdramaturg—who like all of our moderators, authors, and content producers—self-selected to peer-produce on this commons-based platform! This hour-long Howl will take place on Thursday, May 22 on hashtag #newplay at 11am PDT (Vancouver) / 1pm CDT (Austin) / 2pm EDT (Toronto) / 18:00 GMT / 7pm BST (London).

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Curtain Calls & Curtain Speeches: Why, How, and When Do You Do It?—Thurs, May 15

12 May 2014

This week's conversation topic is "Curtain Calls & Curtain Speeches: Why, How, and When Do You Do It?" and will be moderated by Annie Paladino @anniepaladino and Zhenya Lavy @ZhenyaLavy—who like all of our moderators, authors, and content producers—self-selected to peer-produce on this commons-based platform! This hour-long Howl will take place on Thursday, May 15 on hashtag #newplay at 11am PDT (Vancouver) / 1pm CDT (Austin) / 2pm EDT (Toronto) / 18:00 GMT / 7pm BST (London).

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Twitter Chat Topic

Modernizing/Adapting Classic Plays: How & Why Do You Do It?—Thurs, May 8

5 May 2014

This week's conversation topic is "Modernizing/Adapting Classic Plays: How & Why Do You Do It?" and will be moderated by Lianna Salva @LiannaSalva—who like all of our moderators, authors, and content producers—self-selected to peer-produce on this commons-based platform! This hour-long Howl will take place on Thursday, May 8 on hashtag #newplay at 11am PDT (Vancouver) / 1pm CDT (Austin) / 2pm EDT (Toronto) / 18:00 GMT / 7pm BST (London).

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Writing & Producing New Plays for the Indie, High School, College, & Community Theater Markets—Thurs, May 1

28 April 2014

This week's conversation topic is Writing & Producing New Plays for the Indie, High School, College, and Community Theater Markets and will be moderated by Amy Rose Marsh @AmyRoseMarsh, literary manager @MrSamuelFrench—who like all of our moderators, authors, and content producers—self-selected to peer-produce on this commons-based platform! This hour-long Howl will take place on Thursday, May 1 on hashtag #newplay at 11am PDT (San Francisco) / 1pm CDT (Austin) / 2pm EDT (Toronto) / 18:00 GMT / 7pm BST (London). On Thursday, get heard in the conversation by searching for #newplay in Twitter (sort by “all”) and by putting “#newplay” somewhere in your messages. Spread the word!

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Twitter Chat Topic

How do you translate theater into other languages and into other cultures?

21 April 2014

This week's conversation topic is "How do you translate theater into other languages and into other cultures?" and will be moderated by Playwrights Foundation @pwfoundation—who like all of our moderators, authors, and content producers—self-selected to peer-produce on this commons-based platform! This hour-long Howl will take place on Thursday, April 24 on hashtag #newplay at 11am PDT (San Francisco) / 1pm CDT (Austin) / 2pm EDT (Toronto) / 18:00 GMT / 7pm BST (London).

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Dramaturgical Collaborations in Devised Work—Thurs, April 17

14 April 2014

This week's conversation topic is "Dramaturgical Collaborations in Devised Work" and will be moderated by @ArtsEmerson—who like all of our moderators, authors, and content producers—self-selected to peer-produce on this commons-based platform! This hour-long Howl will take place on Thursday, April 17 on hashtag #newplay at 10am PDT (Vancouver) / 12pm CDT (Austin) / 1pm EDT (New York) / 17:00 GMT / 6pm BST (London). On Thursday, get heard in the conversation by searching for #newplay in Twitter (sort by “all”) and by putting “#newplay” somewhere in your messages. Spread the word!

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How Do Theatermakers Find Collaborators?—Thurs, April 10

7 April 2014

The Weekly Howl is a peer produced, open access discussion about theater culture and contemporary performance that happens in real-time on Twitter using the hashtag #newplay.* This week's conversation topic is "How Do Theatremakers Find Collaborators" and will be moderated by Ray Nelson @justraynelson—who like all of our moderators, authors, and content producers—self-selected to peer-produce on this commons-based platform! This hour-long Howl will take place on Thursday, April 10 on hashtag #newplay at 11am PDT (Vancouver) / 1pm CDT (Austin) / 2pm EDT (New York) / 18:00 GMT / 7pm BST (London). On Thursday, get heard in the conversation by searching for #newplay in Twitter (sort by “all”) and by putting “#newplay” somewhere in your messages. Spread the word!

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Twitter Chat Topic

The New Play Development Process of Incubation—Thurs, April 3

31 March 2014

The Weekly Howl is a peer produced, open access discussion about theater culture and contemporary performance that happens in real-time on Twitter using the hashtag #newplay.* This week's conversation topic is "The New Play Development Process of Incubation" and will be moderated by @garliacornelia and @thecelltheatre—who like all of our moderators, authors, and content producers—self-selected to peer-produce on this commons-based platform! This hour-long Howl will take place on Thursday, April 3 on hashtag #newplay at 9am PDT (Vancouver) / 11am CDT (Austin) / 12pm EDT (New York) / 16:00 GMT / 5pm BST (London). On Thursday, get heard in the conversation by searching for #newplay in Twitter (sort by “all”) and by putting “#newplay” somewhere in your messages. Spread the word!

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Twitter Chat Topic

"Solo Work"—Thurs, March 27. Use #newplay

24 March 2014

This week's conversation topic is "Solo Work" and will be moderated by Laura Steinroeder @SoloNewWorksLA—who like all of our moderators, authors, and content producers—self-selected to peer-produce on this commons-based platform! This hour-long Howl will take place on Thursday, March 27 on hashtag #newplay at 11am PDT (Vancouver) / 1pm CDT (Austin) / 2pm EDT (New York) / 18:00 GMT (London) / 7pm CET (Berlin). On Thursday, get heard in the conversation by searching for #newplay in Twitter (sort by “all”) and by putting “#newplay” somewhere in your messages. Spread the word!

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Twitter Chat

How hard is it to get a comedy produced?—#newplay

17 March 2014

This week's conversation topic is "How hard is it to get a comedy produced?" and will be moderated by playwright Ken Ludwig @ken_ludwig and Samuel French, Inc. @MrSamuelFrench—who like all of our moderators, authors, and content producers—self-selected to peer-produce on this commons-based platform! This hour-long Howl will take place on Thursday, March 27 on hashtag #newplay at 11am PDT (Vancouver) / 1pm CDT (Austin) / 2pm EDT (New York) / 18:00 GMT (London) / 7pm CET (Berlin).

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Twitter Chat

The Playwright and The Panel: Improving Theatrical Discourse

10 March 2014

This week's conversation topic is "The Playwright and The Panel: Improving Theatrical Discourse" and will be moderated by Doug Howe @NITEcorp—who like all of our moderators, authors, and content producers—self-selected to peer-produce on this commons-based platform! This hour-long Howl will take place on Thursday, March 13 on hashtag #newplay at 11am PDT (Vancouver) / 1pm CDT (Austin) / 2pm EDT (New York) / 18:00 GMT (London) / 7pm CET (Berlin). On Thursday, get heard in the conversation by searching for #newplay in Twitter (sort by “all”) and by putting “#newplay” somewhere in your messages. Spread the word!

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Twitter Chat

How does your life in the arts impact your relationship(s)?

6 March 2014

This week's conversation topic is "How does your life in the arts impact your relationship(s)?" and will be moderated by Hilary Bettis @HilaryBettis—who like all of our moderators, authors, and content producers—self-selected to peer-produce on this commons-based platform! This hour-long Howl will take place on Thursday, March 6 on hashtag #newplay at 11am PST (Vancouver) / 1pm CST (Austin) / 2pm EST (New York) / 7:00pm GMT (London) / 8pm CET (Berlin). On Thursday, get heard in the conversation by searching for #newplay in Twitter (sort by “all”) and by putting “#newplay” somewhere in your messages. Spread the word!

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Twitter Chat

How Universal is Your Writing?—Thurs, Feb 27

24 February 2014

This week's conversation topic is "How Universal is Your Writing?" and will be moderated by Ross Howard @rhplaywright and Samuel French, Inc. @mrsamuelfrench—who like all of our moderators, authors, and content producers—self-select to peer-produce on this commons-based platform! This hour-long Howl will take place on Thursday, February 27 on hashtag #newplay at 11am PST (Vancouver) / 1pm CST (Austin) / 2pm EST (New York) / 7:00pm GMT (London) / 8pm CET (Berlin). On Thursday, get heard in the conversation by searching for #newplay in Twitter (sort by “all”) and by putting “#newplay” somewhere in your messages. Spread the word!

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Twitter Chat

How Can Theater Get Political Influence?—Thurs, Feb 20

17 February 2014

This week's conversation topic is "How Can Theater Get Political Influence?" and will be moderated by Alan Katz @dcdramaturg—who like all of our moderators, authors, and content producers self-select to produce on this commons-based platform. This hour-long Howl will take place on Thursday, February 20 on hashtag #newplay at 11am PST (Vancouver) / 1pm CST (Austin) / 2pm EST (New York) / 19:00 GMT (London) / 8pm CET (Berlin).

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Twitter Chat

Raising a Family While in the Arts—Thurs, Feb 13

10 February 2014

This week's conversation topic is "Raising a Family While in the Arts" and will be moderated by Garlia Cornelia @garliacornelia on Thursday, February 13 on hashtag #newplay at 11am PST – 12pm PST (Vancouver) / 1pm CST – 2pm CST (Austin) / 2pm EST – 3pm EST (New York) / 19:00 GMT – 20:00 GMT (London) / 8pm CET - 9pm CET (Berlin).

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Weekly Howl Topic on Twitter hashtag #newplay

Race and Representation in the American Theater—Thurs, Feb 6

3 February 2014

This week's conversation topic is "Race and Representation in American Theater" taking place on Thursday, February 6 on Twitter hashtag #newplay at 11am PST – 12pm PST (Vancouver) / 1pm CST – 2pm CST (Austin) / 2pm EST – 3pm EST (New York) / 19:00 GMT – 20:00 GMT (London) / 8pm CET - 9pm CET (Berlin).

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The Weekly Howl on hashtag #newplay

Marketing the New Play

27 January 2014

This week's conversation topic is "Marketing the New Play" and will take place on Thursday, January 30 on hashtag #newplay at 11am PST – 12pm PST (Vancouver) / 1pm CST – 2pm CST (Austin) / 2pm EST – 3pm EST (New York) / 19:00 GMT – 20:00 GMT (London) / 8pm CET - 9pm CET (Berlin).

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The Weekly Howl on hashtag #newplay

Short-Form Theater and Short Play Festivals

22 January 2014

This week's conversation topic is "Short Form Theater and Short Play Festivals" which will take place on Thursday, January 23 at 11am PST – 12pm PST (Vancouver) / 1pm CST – 2pm CST (Austin) / 2pm EST – 3pm EST (New York) / 19:00 GMT – 20:00 GMT (London) / 8pm CET - 9pm CET (Berlin). In Twitter, use hashtag #newplay to participate.

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The Weekly Howl on Twitter hashtag #newplay

Critical Generosity and the Spectre of Niceness—Thurs, Jan 16

14 January 2014

This week's conversation topic is "Critical Generosity and the Spectre of Niceness". Join us on Twitter hashtag #newplay on Thursday, January 16 at 11am PST – 12pm PST (Vancouver) / 1pm CST – 2pm CST (Austin) / 2pm EST – 3pm EST (New York) / 19:00 GMT – 20:00 GMT (London) / 8pm CET - 9pm CET (Berlin).

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Stage to Screen/Screen to Stage

Lost in Translation?—The Weekly Howl on hashtag #newplay—Thurs, Jan 9

7 January 2014

This week's conversation topic is "Stage to Screen/Screen to Stage: Lost in Translation?" which will be about the transition of a work from stage to screen and vice-versa, and the changes in theater’s place in the culture. Join us on Twitter hashtag #newplay on Thursday, January 9 at 11am PST – 12pm PST (Vancouver) / 1pm CST – 2pm CST (Austin) / 2pm EST – 3pm EST (New York) / 19:00 GMT – 20:00 GMT (London) / 8pm CET - 9pm CET (Berlin).

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Weekly Howl Archive

Self-Producing & Making Your Own Opportunities

2 January 2014

The Weekly Howl is a peer produced, open access discussion about theater culture and contemporary performance that happens in real-time on Twitter using the hashtag #newplay. If you have an idea for a topic or if you want to moderate the discussion, contact us on Twitter @HowlRound. The Weekly Howl happens on Thursdays on hashtag #newplay at 11am PST / 1pm CST / 2pm EST / 19:00 GMT / 8pm CET

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Curate this Space! The Weekly Howl on Twitter hashtag #newplay this Thursday!
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Curate this Space! The Weekly Howl on Twitter hashtag #newplay this Thursday!

11 December 2013

If you have an idea for a topic or if you want to moderate the discussion, contact us on Twitter @HowlRound or post a comment here. Our next Howl will be on Thursday, December 12 at 11am PST/ 1pm CST/ 2pm EST/ 19:00 GMT.

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Curate this Space! The Weekly Howl on Twitter hashtag #newplay

2 December 2013

If you have an idea for a topic or if you want to moderate the discussion, contact us on Twitter @HowlRound or post a comment here. Our next Howl will be on Thursday, December 5 at 11am PST/ 1pm CST/ 2pm EST/ 19:00 GMT.

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The Weekly Howl (Special Editions) on Twitter hashtag #newplay

"High School Theater" on Wed, Nov 20 and "Artistic Risk" on Thurs, Nov 21

18 November 2013

Wednesday's topic is "High School Theater" and Thursday's topic is "Artistic Risk" moderated by The Playwrights' Center in Minneapolis @pwcenter. Both days' conversations start at 11am PST (San Francisco) / 1pm CST (Austin) / 2pm EST (New York) / 19:00 GMT (London) / 8pm CET (Berlin). Use Twitter hashtag #newplay to participate.

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The Weekly Howl on Twitter hashtag #newplay

Curate this Space!

13 November 2013

If you have an idea for this week's topic or if you want to moderate the discussion, contact us on Twitter @HowlRound or post a comment here! 

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The Weekly Howl on Twitter hashtag #newplay

Curate this Space!

6 November 2013

"Diversity & Equity in Arts Organizations and Arts Communities.

The Weekly Howl is a peer produced, open access discussion about theater culture and contemporary performance that happens in real-time on Twitter using the hashtag #newplay.

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The Weekly Howl on Twitter hashtag #newplay

The Internet + Audience Engagement

22 October 2013

This Thursday's topic will be: The Internet + Audience Engagement. How do your audiences continue their in-person experience on the internet? What are the in-person manifestations of your online engagement? Join us Thursday, October 24 for the Weekly Howl on hashtag #newplay at 11:00am PDT – 12pm PDT (Los Angeles) / 1:00pm CDT – 2pm CDT (Austin) / 2:00pm EDT – 3pm EDT (New York) / 18:00 GMT – 19:00 GMT / 7:00pm BST - 8pm BST (London) / 8:00pm CEST - 9pm CEST (Berlin).

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The Weekly Howl on Twitter hashtag #newplay

Health Care for Artists

14 October 2013

Join the Weekly Howl with #newplay.  This Thursday's topic will be health care for artists, and the current resources for freelance and uninsured artists

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Weekly Howl on hashtag #newplay

Who do you make theater for and why?—Thurs, Oct 10

9 October 2013

The Weekly Howl is a peer produced, open access discussion about theater culture and contemporary performance that happens in real-time on Twitter using the hashtag #newplay. Join us Thursday, October 10 for the Weekly Howl on hashtag #newplay.

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Weekly Howl on hashtag #newplay

Trans Casting—Thurs, Oct 3

1 October 2013

This Thursday's topic Trans Casting will moderated by MJ Kaufman who wrote the recent HowlRound Journal article: Don’t Call me Ma’am: On the Politics of Trans Casting.

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Weekly Howl on hashtag #newplay

Collective Creation in Theater: Its History and Its Ramifications for Today—Thurs, Sept 19

17 September 2013

Join us Thursday, Spetember 19 for our Weekly Howl.  This week's topic is Collective Creation in Theatre: Its History and Its Ramifications for Today.

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Weekly Howl on Twitter hashtag #newplay

Imagining an Arab American Theater Movement

9 September 2013

The Weekly Howl is a peer-produced, open-access discussion about theater culture and contemporary performance that happens in real-time on Twitter using the hashtag #newplay. This Thursday's topic: "Imagining an Arab American Theater Movement". 

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Weekly Howl on Twitter hashtag #newplay

Marathon Theater

3 September 2013

This Thursday's topic: "Marathon Theater" which is presented in the HowlRound Journal article Too Much Theater? The New Marathons by Jonathan Mandell.

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Weekly Howl on Twitter hashtag #newplay

"Gun Control, Social Change, Artistic Efficacy"

26 August 2013

This weeks Howl is on gun control, social change, and artistic efficacy.

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Weekly Howl on Twitter hashtag #newplay

Curate this space!

20 August 2013

If you have an idea for a topic or if you want to moderate the discussion, contact us on Twitter @HowlRound or post a comment here. Our next Howl will be on Thursday, August 22 at 11am PST/ 1pm CST/ 2pm EST/ 18:00 GMT.

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Weekly Howl on Twitter hashtag #newplay

Collecting Your Conversation Topics

5 August 2013

For the next two Thursdays @HowlRound will be taking a summer break, but in the mean time post your topics in the comments section here that you want to talk about and/or possibly moderate for future conversations.

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Weekly Howl on Twitter hashtag #newplay

Community, You're Curating This! Topic: TBD by you—Thurs, Aug 1

29 July 2013

This week's topic is: To Be Determined by You! Tweet us topics @HowlRound and we'll collectively decide which one to run with on Thursday.

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Weekly Howl on hashtag #newplay

"Realism: Friend and Foe"

22 July 2013

The Weekly Howl is a peer-produced, open-access discussion about theater culture and contemporary performance that happens in real-time on Twitter using the hashtag #newplay.*

Join us Thursday, July 25 for the Weekly Howl on hashtag #newplay at 11am PDT – 12pm PDT (Los Angeles) / 1pm CDT – 2pm CDT (Austin) / 2pm EDT – 3pm EDT (New York) / 18:00 GMT – 19:00 GMT / 7pm BST - 8pm BST (London) / 8pm CEST - 9pm CEST (Berlin). Click here for an automatic conversion into your local time.

 

This week's topic: "Realism: Friend and Foe"

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Weekly Howl on hashtag #newplay

How do current social and political events impact our role as artists?

15 July 2013

This week's topic is: How do current social and political events impact our role as artists? and will be moderated by Dominic D'Andrea @DominicDAndrea and Gus Schulenburg @GusSchulenburg. 

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Weekly Howl on Twitter hashtag #newplay

Technology is transforming the practice of theater. How can we invite technological change and not lose our way?—Thurs, July 11

9 July 2013

This week's topic is: "Technology is transforming the practice of theater. How can we invite technological change and not lose our way?"

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Weekly Howl on Twitter hashtag #newplay

"Impact of the Internet on Artistic Legitimacy, Prestige, Status"—Thurs, June 27

24 June 2013

This week's topic is: "Artistic Legitimacy, Prestige, Status & How It is Changing". What are the social dynamics that impact the lives of artists, organizations, and their work? Are they changing in the 21st Century?

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Weekly Howl on Twitter hashtag #newplay
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Weekly Howl on Twitter hashtag #newplay

Community, You're Curating This! Topic: TBD by you—Thursday, June 20

17 June 2013

This week's topic is: To Be Determined by You! Tweet us topics @HowlRound and we'll collectively decide which one to run with on Thursday.

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Response to “Making a Career, Making a Living in the Arts”
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Response to “Making a Career, Making a Living in the Arts”

14 June 2013

With the court decision that Fox Searchlight violated internship guidelines, it is pivotal to reflect on the liberal use of interns in nonprofits and how it affects who can take part in an arts career.

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Weekly Howl on Twitter hashtag #newplay
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Weekly Howl on Twitter hashtag #newplay

Making a career in the arts, making a living in the arts—Thursday, June 13

10 June 2013

This week's Howl covers the topic of making a career in the arts and making a living in the arts

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Weekly Howl on Thursday, May 30
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Weekly Howl on Thursday, May 30

Culture Coin & the HowlRound Voting Surge!

28 May 2013

This week's activity will be a voting rally and open discussion forum about the Culture Coin project that HowlRound is proposing in the ArtsFwd Business Unusual Challenge.

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Weekly Howl on Thursday, May 23
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Weekly Howl on Thursday, May 23

Culture Coin & Making the Not-for-Profit Arts Economy Work for Artists

20 May 2013

The Weekly Howl is a peer-produced, open-access discussion about theater culture and contemporary performance that happens in real-time on Twitter using the hashtag #newplay.

The topic for this week's Howl will be about how we—together as a field—can rapidly intervene to make the not-for-profit arts economy work for all artists through the Culture Coin project that HowlRound is proposing in the ArtsFwd Business Unusual Challenge.

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Weekly Howl on Thursday, May 16
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Weekly Howl on Thursday, May 16

Best & Worst Practices in Commercial/Not-for Profit Theater Partnerships

13 May 2013

The topic for this week's Howl will be Best & Worst Practices in Commercial/Not-for Profit Theater Partnerships: What's working well? What needs to change? We'll be using Tory Bailey's article Response to In the Intersection as a starting point.

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Weekly Howl on Thursday, May 9
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Weekly Howl on Thursday, May 9

"Intellectual Property: How is it benefiting you, your arts community, the world?"—a Twitter chat using hashtag #newplay

6 May 2013

An underlying assumption we want to examine is that the not-for-profit arts community is best served by adopting the market-based economy and legal system that supports and protects intellectual property.

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Weekly Howl on Thursday, May 2
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Weekly Howl on Thursday, May 2

"Gender Parity Advocacy: Best Practices & Concrete Ideas"—a #newplay chat

29 April 2013

Time for action.  This Weekly Howl focuses on concrete ideas and practices for achieving Gender Parity in the theatre.

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Weekly Howl on Thursday, April 18
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Weekly Howl on Thursday, April 18

"Austin's Maker Culture"—a convo on hashtag #newplay

15 April 2013

Travis Bedard @travisbedard—curator of this week's HowlRound Journalism Series on Austin, Texas—will be moderating this Thurday's conversation about "Austin and its Maker Culture"

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Weekly Howl on Thursday, April 11
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Weekly Howl on Thursday, April 11

What's On Your Mind? Volunteer to moderate this week's #newplay chat

8 April 2013

The Weekly Howl is a peer-produced, open-access discussion about theater culture and contemporary performance that happens on Twitter using the hashtag #newplay.*

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Weekly Howl on Twitter hashtag #newplay—Topic
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Weekly Howl on Twitter hashtag #newplay—Topic

Theater Criticism and Journalism

1 April 2013

This week's Howl is going to tackle the topic of theatre criticism and journalism

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Weekly Howl on Thursday, March 28
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Weekly Howl on Thursday, March 28

What's On Your Mind? Suggest Topics for this week's #newplay chat

25 March 2013

Join this week's Howl on Dario Fo's World Theatre Day message

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Weekly Howl on Thursday, March 21
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Weekly Howl on Thursday, March 21

What's On Your Mind? Suggest Topics for this week's #newplay chat

18 March 2013

This week we want to hear what's on your mind! Write to us about what you think the upcoming Weekly Howl should focus on.

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Weekly Howl on Thursday, March 14
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Weekly Howl on Thursday, March 14

How do you see black theater in the 21st Century?

10 March 2013

This week's Howl centers around the state of black theater in the United States

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Weekly Howl on Thursday, March 7
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Weekly Howl on Thursday, March 7

What's On Your Mind? Suggest Topics for this week's #newplay chat

4 March 2013

Tell us what you want to talk about for the upcoming Weekly Howl!

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Weekly Howl on Thursday, February 14
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Weekly Howl on Thursday, February 14

Join Us for an "Idea Hackathon" on Sharing Resources & Infrastructure!

12 February 2013

This weeks Howl is going to be our attempt at an "idea hackathon" to brainstorm how the theatre community at large can share resources and infrastructure

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Weekly Howl on Thursday, February 7
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Weekly Howl on Thursday, February 7

Creating new models and infrastructure for TYA producing, presenting, touring

4 February 2013

This week's Howl and will focus on creating new models and infrastructure for Theater for Young Audiences' producing, presenting, and touring.

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Weekly Howl on Thursday, January 31
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Weekly Howl on Thursday, January 31

How are you going to smartly negotiate the changing landscape of the TYA field?

28 January 2013

Join us thursday to discuss the changing landscape of Theatre for Young Audiences

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Weekly Howl on Thursday, January 24
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Weekly Howl on Thursday, January 24

Guns and Your Aesthetics and Ethics as a Theatremaker and Culture Producer

22 January 2013

This week's Howl questions the relationship between guns and violence in theatre, and violence in the real-world 

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Weekly Howl on Thursday, January 10
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Weekly Howl on Thursday, January 10

What is success? What is failure?

7 January 2013

Let's discuss how you define success and failure in the theatre world for this weeks Howl.

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Weekly Howl on Thursday, January 3
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Weekly Howl on Thursday, January 3

What can theatermakers contribute to the world outside of theater?

2 January 2013

Let's start the new year with a big topic: how can theatremakers use their skills to impact the world outside of theatre? Let us know on this weeks Howl.

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Weekly Howl Thursday Dec. 20
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Weekly Howl Thursday Dec. 20

Applied Theater and Theater for Social Change & Advancement

18 December 2012

Join the last howl of 2012! This week we will be discussing Applied Theater and Theater for Social Change & Advancement

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Weekly Howl Thursday, Dec. 13
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Weekly Howl Thursday, Dec. 13

The Wal-Marting of American Theatre

10 December 2012

This week's Howl adresses the "Wal-Marting" of American theatre

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Thursday, December 6th Weekly Howl
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Thursday, December 6th Weekly Howl

Theater For Young Audiences

5 December 2012

This week's Howl goes all the way with TYA

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#newplay Twitter Chat this Thursday, Nov. 15
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#newplay Twitter Chat this Thursday, Nov. 15

What do You want to talk about?

14 November 2012

What do you want to talk about?  We're looking to you for this week's Howl topic.

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Twitter Conversation using #newplay on Thursday, Oct. 11
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Twitter Conversation using #newplay on Thursday, Oct. 11

13P & Alternative Producing Models

8 October 2012
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Twitter Conversation using #newplay on Sept. 20
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Twitter Conversation using #newplay on Sept. 20

What Keeps You Going? What Keeps You in This Field?

17 September 2012

This Thursday's Howl is on what keeps you working in your field

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The Weekly Howl Tuesday, July 24th
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The Weekly Howl Tuesday, July 24th

Criticism

23 July 2012

Tomorrow's Weekly Howl will focus on the state of criticism in the theater, spurred on by Sherri Kronfeld's recent article, the many comments its garnered, Rob Weinert-Kendt's response.

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The Weekly Howl Tuesday, July 17
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The Weekly Howl Tuesday, July 17

The Triangle Region

15 July 2012

This week's topic of discussion will focus on The Triangle region of North Carolina, which we're exploring all week on HowlRound. We'll be joined by Byron Woods and other contributors from this week. Stay tuned for more updates!

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Weekly Howl on Tuesday, June 26
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Weekly Howl on Tuesday, June 26

Harlem in the Present Tense

25 June 2012

This week on HowlRound is dedicated to Harlem and Harlem artists, so the topic will be about contemporary Harlem and the theater artists who comprise that community. Refer to Jonathan McCrory's article "Who Is Occupying Harlem" as a starting point.

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The Weekly Howl on Tues, May 22
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The Weekly Howl on Tues, May 22

Vote on what the #newplay community should discuss!

19 May 2012

Submit and vote on the topic for the next Weekly Howl.

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The Weekly Howl on Tuesday, May 15
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The Weekly Howl on Tuesday, May 15

Vote for what you want to talk about!

14 May 2012

Submit and vote on the topic for the next Weekly Howl.

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The Weekly Howl on Tuesday, May 8
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The Weekly Howl on Tuesday, May 8

Post-Show Discussions

7 May 2012

Join us for Tuesday's Howl on post-show discussions.

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The Weekly Howl on Tues, May 1
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The Weekly Howl on Tues, May 1

Diversity in the Theater—Serving Humanity or the Economy?

30 April 2012

This weeks Howl on the problem of diversity in the seasons of our big theaters, and the focus on plays that "sell"

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The Weekly Howl on Tues, April 24
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The Weekly Howl on Tues, April 24

"Please, Don't Start a Theater Company," or Let's Figure out the Future

23 April 2012

Tomorrow we'll take Rebecca Novick's article "Please, Don't Start a Theater Company! Next-Generation Arts Institutions and Alternative Career Paths" as a starting point to discuss alternative models for supporting theater work and a career in the theater and see if there has been progress since Rebecca wrote about this topic two years ago.

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The Weekly Howl on Tues, April 17
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The Weekly Howl on Tues, April 17

What can the Center for the Theater Commons do for you?

16 April 2012

This weeks Howl we want to know what challenges you have that the Theater Commons can help address

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The Weekly Howl on Tuesday, April 10
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The Weekly Howl on Tuesday, April 10

Theatermaking in DC

9 April 2012

Ari Roth will co-host this weeks Howl on the past, present, and future of the DC theater scene.

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Best of Weekly Howl on Social Media and Criticism
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Best of Weekly Howl on Social Media and Criticism

3 April 2012

Highlights from the Weekly Howl conversation on social media's impact on arts criticism.

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The Weekly Howl Tues, April 3
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The Weekly Howl Tues, April 3

Social Media and the Future of Arts Journalism

3 April 2012

Join us for the Weekly Howl on the impact of social media on the future of arts criticism.

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Celebrating World Theatre Day for The Weekly Howl on Tuesday, March 27 #wtd12 @TCG
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Celebrating World Theatre Day for The Weekly Howl on Tuesday, March 27 #wtd12 @TCG

27 March 2012

This week's Howl will be on the increase of global communication and the idea of a generation without borders.

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The Weekly Howl Tuesday, March 20
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The Weekly Howl Tuesday, March 20

"Separating Fact From Fiction—The Role of Docu-Drama" w/ Co-Host @playwrightsteve

20 March 2012

Join the discussion around Mike Daisey’s blog post about the controversy of  the accusation of false information in his one man show, The Agony and The Ecstasy of Steve Job.

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The Weekly Howl Tuesday, March 13
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The Weekly Howl Tuesday, March 13

"Bound By Broadway: The State of the American Musical" by @RyanBogner

12 March 2012

Join the HowlRound team for our Weekly Howl on Twitter! This week we are discussing "Bound By Broadway: The State of the American Musical" by Ryan Bogner. 

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The Weekly Howl
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The Weekly Howl

Tuesday 2/28 "On Validation" by Michelle Carter

28 February 2012
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The Weekly Howl
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The Weekly Howl

Twitter convo on Tues, Feb 21 "Technology & Theatre - Do They Mix?"

21 February 2012

Join us for this week's Weekly Howl, focusing on technology, theatre, and how the two can come together to engage audiences. HowlRound moderates.

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The Weekly Howl
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The Weekly Howl

Tues Feb 7th at 8pm GMT on #NEWPLAY "Occupy, Hope, Exchange: A (Sort of) Travelogue"

7 February 2012

​ The Weekly Howl: Join HowlRound.com for our weekly Twitter conversation. This week we are exploring "Occupy, Hope, Exchange: A (Sort of) Travelogue" by Brandon Woolf.

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The Weekly Howl
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The Weekly Howl

Tues Jan 31st at 3pm EST on #NewPlay! Finding An Artistic Home by @listofbeliefs

31 January 2012

This week on The Weekly Howl, we talk to Kirk Lynn's Artistic Home blog. Come chat and DJ with us!

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The Weekly Howl
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The Weekly Howl

Tues Jan 24th at 3pm EST on #NewPlay- Self Producing & Alternate Spaces with @TaylorMacNY

23 January 2012

Join the HowlRound crew and Taylor Mac for this week's Weekly Howl: #NewPlay - Self Producing & Alternate Spaces with @TaylorMacNY!

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Weekly Howl
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Weekly Howl

Tomorrow at 3pm EST on #NewPlay - Crossing Cultural Lines

10 January 2012

Join us for this week's Twitter conversation! Marshall Botvinick moderates "Why Am I Afraid to Write African American Characters?" on The Weekly Howl.

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