A Look into Theatre’s FutVRe
A performance of The Telling Project
Livestreaming Suzan-Lori Parks' Watch Me Work from The Public Theater, New York
Interested in learning more about working within a commons framework? This content explores practices that encourage sharing and collaboration, and examples of commons in action.
Happy New Year from HowlRound
Reflections on 2018
The JUBILEE’s Vision of Unity and Action
The Birth of a Theatre Commons
HowlRound from 2009-2017
Build with Us
New Play Map Version 4—Update # 3
The New Play Map can now display key information on relationships between organizations, artists, and events.
Rob Handel, co-founder of 13P, explains why the playwrights' collective needed to implode after its final performance. The answer? It simply couldn't happen any other way.
Twitter Conversation using #newplay on Thursday, Oct. 11
13P & Alternative Producing Models
The Finite Animal
13P's End Days
Maria Goyanes on the conscious imploding of 13P, death, endings, choice and the lessons to be learned from the closing of a curtian.
Towards a Commons
The Rural Arts and Culture Working Group
In the belief that rural artists need to be represented, Double Edged Theatre Company headed a conversation with fellow rural artists about action steps for the communities to take.
New Play Map Version 4—Update # 2
Vijay answers some questions about knowledge commons and brings us the latest updates of the New Play Map
New Play Map Version 4 — Update # 1
HowlRound wants your help in the development of the New Play Map. Read up on how we are innovating it to suit your needs and how to give feedback to ensure our goals are being reached.
Considering Our Dimensions
Melanie Joseph, the Artistic Director of the Foundry Theater, examines what it means to be an artist and an active citizen.
Latina/o Theatre Commons
Updating the US Narrative
Anne Garcia-Romero on the genesis of the Latina/o Theatre Commons.
Introducing The New Play Map Version 3.0
We've officially launched version 3 of The New Play Map!
Building the New Play Map Version 3.0
Update # 4
The last update before the official launch of New Play Map Version 3
So Where Do Artists Work?
Ezra Ezzard talks about the rich history and bright future of Harlem, and the necessity of keeping it an affordable place to make art and develop artistic voices.
Finding the Gift and Making Theater for Everyone
P. Carl's keynote from the 2012 CityWrights: Weekend for Playwrights enbolden artists to focus on making good art, rather than being overwhelmed by transactions.
Update # 3
Here is a brief quip from the design team in addition to the final list of goals for the new play map.
The Commons and Common Ground at Emerson
Melia Bensussen examines how the arrival of The Commons will intersect with the theater professionals that populate Emerson College's faculty.
The Dream of a Center for the Theater Commons at Emerson College
P. Carl and David Dower outline thier plan for what HowlRound will look and function like moving forward.
The Commons Comes to Emerson
Student Nick Medvescek writes about the synergy of HowlRound and Emerson College's student-led theatre community.
A Video Explanation of The Commons by Jamie Gahlon & Vijay Mathew
A video introducing our big move!
The Center for the Theater Commons
Why Emerson? Why Now?
Rob Orchard reflects on his professional career at the Yale Repertory Theatre and the American Repertory Theatre, leading to his new position and excitment for Emerson's Office of the Arts.
Update # 2
The next big jump for the new play map is the ability to control the look of a new play’s journey.
Welcoming the Commons to Emerson
President Lee Pelton welcomes The Commons to Emerson College!
New Play Institute 2010-2011 Illustrated Annual Report!
As the New Play Institute transitions to Emerson College as the new Center for the Theater Commons, we celebrate the accomplishments of the previous year with our annual report.
Update # 1
Next iteration of the New Play Map is coming along! We are updating it with the current mapping system to make the process quick and easy to use.
Nourishing the Commons
Rethinking Intellectual Property
Isaac Butler argues for a re-thinking of the way we as theater artists approach and apply copyright and intellectual property.
Let's Change our Mental Map
A Call to Co-Develop a Theater Commons
Welcome to the New Play Map, an innovative, crowd-sourced way to track all the new work being made across the nation. But for our newest project to succeed, we need your help.