Five Years
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Five Years

22 January 2016

On the five-year anniversary of HowlRound, P. Carl looks back with a grateful eye to the future.

The Scarcity Matrix
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The Scarcity Matrix

23 April 2014

ArtsEmerson Artisitic Director David Dower questions the competitive culture of theatre and advocates for a commitment to truth seeking and resource sharing. 

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Theater Geek
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Theater Geek

19 June 2011

Responding to the From Scarcity to Abundance Convening, Jim Lasko questions the deeper problems of elitism and relevance theatres face today.

Interview with David Dower
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Interview with David Dower

13 February 2011

In this final installment of the series From Scarcity to Abundance: Capturing the Moment for the New Work Sector, P. Carl interviews David Dower on the results of the convening, and his assertion that new plays are in a state of abundance, not scarcity. 

Interview with Richard Montoya
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Interview with Richard Montoya

11 February 2011

In this installment of the series From Scarcity to Abundance: Capturing the Moment for the New Work Sector, Anthony Werner interviews Richard Montoya of Culture Clash on the importance making marginal voices heard.

Interview with Derek Goldman
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Interview with Derek Goldman

10 February 2011

In this installment of the series From Scarcity to Abundance: Capturing the Moment for the New Work Sector, Anthony Werner interviews Derek Goldman of Arena Stage on how the abundance in theatre is found in partnerships and collaborations. 

The Theatre of the Future
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The Theatre of the Future

9 February 2011

In this installment of the series From Scarcity to Abundance: Capturing the Moment for the New Work Sector, Meiyin Wang hypothesizes on the future of theatre and the impact it can have on the world.

Interview with Chip Walton
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Interview with Chip Walton

8 February 2011

In this installment of the series From Scarcity to Abundance: Capturing the Moment for the New Work Sector, Anthony Werner interviews Chip Walton of Curious Theatre Company about the role of artists and audiences in relation to new works.

Interview with Alison Carey
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Interview with Alison Carey

8 February 2011

In this installment of the series From Scarcity to Abundance: Capturing the Moment for the New Work Sector, P. Carl interviews Alison Carey of Cornerstone Theater Company about how to open up the conversation about diversity and inclusion in the theatre.

Interview with Claudia Rankine
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Interview with Claudia Rankine

7 February 2011

In this installment of the series From Scarcity to Abundance: Capturing the Moment for the New Work Sector, P. Carl interviews poet Claudia Rankine on the negotiation of the contradiction that often arises between beauty and the truth.

Interview with Aimée Hayes
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Interview with Aimée Hayes

7 February 2011

In this installment of the series From Scarcity to Abundance: Capturing the Moment for the New Work Sector, Anthony Werner interviews Aimée Hayes, the Producing Artistic Director of Southern Rep on her ideal theatre that is artistically fulfilling, monetarily successful and diverse.

Interview with Karen Evans
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Interview with Karen Evans

6 February 2011

In this installment of the series From Scarcity to Abundance: Capturing the Moment for the New Work Sector, Anthony Werner interviews Karen L.B. Evans of the Black Women Playwrights' Group on the future and the intersection of technology and live theatre.

Interview with Tory Bailey
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Interview with Tory Bailey

6 February 2011

In this installment of the series From Scarcity to Abundance: Capturing the Moment for the New Work Sector, Anthony Werner interviews Tory Bailey of the Theatre Development Fund about the necessity of collaboration and communication between artist and theatre.

From Scarcity to Abundance
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From Scarcity to Abundance

A Truly Abundant Moment for the New Play Sector

5 February 2011

In this installment of the series From Scarcity to Abundance: Capturing the Moment for the New Work Sector, P. Carl connects the abundance of new plays with the need to embrace diversity in the theatre.

Interview with Neil Barclay
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Interview with Neil Barclay

5 February 2011

In this installment of the series From Scarcity to Abundance: Capturing the Moment for the New Work Sector, Anthony Werner interviews Neil Barclay of the National Black Arts Festival on the role of presenters in choosing work that will best connect with their community.