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Livestreaming: Monira Hashemi's Masks Under Burqa
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Livestreaming: Monira Hashemi's Masks Under Burqa

A viewing and discussion of the play from the Afghan company Simorgh

Monday 28 September 2020
International
Livestreaming a Performance of Heartland at the VORTEX in Austin, Texas
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Livestreaming a Performance of Heartland at the VORTEX in Austin, Texas

Thursday 31 January 2019
Austin, Texas
In Search of Lost Hope
Essay

In Search of Lost Hope

Theatre Against All Odds in Afghanistan

by Hjalmar Jorge Joffre-Eichhorn
15 May 2018
Glod in red, a silhouette of a person with their arm raised.
Livestreaming: Monira Hashemi's Masks Under Burqa
Video

Livestreaming: Monira Hashemi's Masks Under Burqa

A viewing and discussion of the play from the Afghan company Simorgh

Monday 28 September 2020
International

Glod: Political Theatre as a Civil Right presents Masks Under Burqa livestreaming on the global, commons-based, peer produced HowlRound TV network at howlround.tv on Monday 28 September 2020 at 10 a.m. PDT (San Francisco, UTC -7) / 1 p.m. EDT (New York, UTC -4) / 6 p.m. BST (London, UTC +1) / 8 p.m. EEST (Cluj, UTC +3).

poster for heartland by Gabriel Jason Dean at the Vortex in Austin, Texas
Livestreaming a Performance of Heartland at the VORTEX in Austin, Texas
Video

Livestreaming a Performance of Heartland at the VORTEX in Austin, Texas

Thursday 31 January 2019
Austin, Texas

The VORTEX in Austin, Texas, in partnership with The National New Play Network, presents Heartland livestreaming on the global, commons-based peer-produced HowlRound TV network at howlround.tv on Thursday 31 January 2018 at 6 p.m. PST (San Francisco) / 8 p.m. CST (Chicago) / 9 p.m. EST (New York) / Friday 1 February at 02:00 GMT/UTC+0 (London).

In Search of Lost Hope
Essay

In Search of Lost Hope

Theatre Against All Odds in Afghanistan

15 May 2018

Theatre activist Hjalmar Jorge Joffre-Eichhorn reflects on the founding of the Afghanistan Human Rights and Democracy Organization, a political theatre group that has been working together for over ten years to create social change.

Taking Action
Essay

Taking Action

An Artist Becomes an Advocate

13 May 2018

Jessica Litwak, artistic director of the H.E.A.T Collective, explores the growing field of artist rights and safety, and talks about her dedication to “art of service,” the work that serves communities by facilitating creative personal and social change.