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Chuang Tzu
Essay

Chuang Tzu

Mysticism of the Absurd

by Tom Block
11 May 2017
The South the Theatre Forgot
Essay

The South the Theatre Forgot

Audrey Cefaly’s Love is a Blue Tick Hound

by Meghan McLeroy
26 January 2017
From Whole Cloth
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From Whole Cloth

Building a Theatre Program

by Amy Guerin
14 November 2016
Chuang Tzu
Essay

Chuang Tzu

Mysticism of the Absurd

11 May 2017

Tom Block writes about how Taoist philosopher Chuang Tzu's ideas can provide inspiration for theatre artists.

The South the Theatre Forgot
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The South the Theatre Forgot

Audrey Cefaly’s Love is a Blue Tick Hound

26 January 2017

Meghan McLeroy digs into the refreshing representation of the American South in Audrey Cefaly’s Love is a Blue Tick Hound produced by Terrific New Theatre in Birmingham, Alabama.

From Whole Cloth
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From Whole Cloth

Building a Theatre Program

14 November 2016

Amy Guerin writes about being part of a faculty cohort creating a new theatre program at the University of Alabama in Huntsville.

The Gift of Shakespeare
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The Gift of Shakespeare

25 October 2015

Actor and writer Eli Keel reflects on his introduction to Shakespeare and advocates translation for new audiences.

Art is not Escapism. Art is Activism
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Art is not Escapism. Art is Activism

a conversation with Amanda Farnsworth of Random Acts of Theatre Company

17 August 2015

LaTeshia Ellerson talks with Amanda Farnsworth about her work as an artist and activist in Selma, Alabama.

"...and scene."
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"...and scene."

20 May 2012

Elyzabeth Gregory Wilder chronicles her adventures as a mother and playwright at the Alabama Shakespeare Festivals's Southern Writers' Project.

Why Every Working Mother (Parent) Needs a Stage Manager
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Why Every Working Mother (Parent) Needs a Stage Manager

16 May 2012

Elyzabeth Gregory Wilder continues her series on being a playwright and mother at the Alabama Shakespeare Festival's Southern Writers' Project. This installment: developing a new play while parenting your child should surely come with a stage manager.

Keep the Drama on the Stage
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Keep the Drama on the Stage

14 May 2012

Playwright Elyzabeth Gregory Wilder returns to the Alabama Shakespeare Festival’s Southern Writers’ Project with a new play and a new kid. Follow Elyzabeth in this three part series as she tries to balance rewrites and rehearsals with the challenges of being a working mom on the road.