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Livestreaming SEGAL TALKS: Ashley Tata
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Livestreaming SEGAL TALKS: Ashley Tata

An update on the situation for theatre artists in New York City

Friday 5 June 2020
New York City
Livestreaming SEGAL TALKS: Avra Sidiropoulou
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Livestreaming SEGAL TALKS: Avra Sidiropoulou

An update on the situation for theatre artists in Greece

Thursday 4 June 2020
Greece
Livestreaming SEGAL TALKS: Joshua Sobol, Maya Arad Yasur, and Ruth Kanner
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Livestreaming SEGAL TALKS: Joshua Sobol, Maya Arad Yasur, and Ruth Kanner

An update on the situation for theatre artists in Israel

Wednesday 3 June 2020
Israel
Ismail Mahomed.
SEGAL TALKS: Ismail Mahomed
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SEGAL TALKS: Ismail Mahomed

An update on the situation for theatre artists in South Africa

Monday 11 May 2020
South Africa

The Martin E. Segal Theatre Center presented SEGAL TALKS: Ismail Mahomed livestreamed on the global, commons-based, peer-produced HowlRound TV network at howlround.tv on Monday 11 May 2020 at 9 a.m. PDT (San Francisco, UTC-7) / 11 a.m. CDT (Chicago, UTC-5) / 12 p.m. EDT (New York, UTC-4) / 17:00 BST (London, UTC+1) / 18:00 CEST (Berlin, UTC+2).

Stacy Klein and Stephanie Monseu.
SEGAL TALKS: Stacy Klein and Stephanie Monseu (United States)
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SEGAL TALKS: Stacy Klein and Stephanie Monseu (United States)

Join us for an update on the situation for theatre artists in the United States.

Friday 8 May 2020
United States

The Martin E. Segal Theatre Center presented SEGAL TALKS: Stacy Klein and Stephanie Monseu livestreamed on the global, commons-based, peer-produced HowlRound TV network at howlround.tv on Friday 8 May 2020 at 9 a.m. PDT (San Francisco, UTC-7) / 11 a.m. CDT (Chicago, UTC-5) / 12 p.m. EDT (New York, UTC-4) / 17:00 BST (London, UTC+1) / 18:00 CEST (Berlin, UTC+2)

Zuleikha Allana.
SEGAL TALKS: Zuleikha Allana (India)
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SEGAL TALKS: Zuleikha Allana (India)

Join us for an update on the situation for theatre artists in India

Thursday 7 May 2020
United States

The Martin E. Segal Theatre Center presented SEGAL TALKS: Zuleikha Allana livestreamed on the global, commons-based, peer-produced HowlRound TV network at howlround.tv on Thursday 7 May 2020 at 9 a.m. PDT (San Francisco, UTC-7) / 11 a.m. CDT (Chicago, UTC-5) / 12 p.m. EDT (New York, UTC-4) / 17:00 BST (London, UTC+1) / 18:00 CEST (Berlin, UTC+2)

Mihaela Drăgan and Mihaela Michailov
SEGAL TALKS: Mihaela Drăgan and Mihaela Michailov (Romania)
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SEGAL TALKS: Mihaela Drăgan and Mihaela Michailov (Romania)

Join us for an update on the situation for theatre artists in Romania

Wednesday 6 May 2020
United States and Romania

The Martin E. Segal Theatre Center presented SEGAL TALKS: Mihaela Drăgan and Mihaela Michailov livestreamed on the global, commons-based, peer-produced HowlRound TV network at howlround.tv on Wednesday 6 May 2020 at 9 a.m. PDT (San Francisco, UTC-7) / 11 a.m. CDT (Chicago, UTC-5) / 12 p.m. EDT (New York, UTC-4) / 17:00 BST (London, UTC+1) / 18:00 CEST (Berlin, UTC+2)

Lola Arias.
SEGAL TALKS: Lola Arias
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SEGAL TALKS: Lola Arias

Join us for an update on the situation for theatre artists around the world.

Tuesday 5 May 2020
United States

The Martin E. Segal Theatre Center presented SEGAL TALKS: Lola Arias livestreamed on the global, commons-based, peer-produced HowlRound TV network at howlround.tv on Tuesday 5 May 2020 at 9 a.m. PDT (San Francisco, UTC-7) / 11 a.m. CDT (Chicago, UTC-5) / 12 p.m. EDT (New York, UTC-4) / 17:00 BST (London, UTC+1) / 18:00 CEST (Berlin, UTC+2)

Andrea Tompa and Anna Lengyel.
SEGAL TALKS: Andrea Tompa and Anna Lengyel (Hungary)
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SEGAL TALKS: Andrea Tompa and Anna Lengyel (Hungary)

Join us for an update on the situation for theatre artists in Hungary

Monday 4 May 2020
United States and Hungary

The Martin E. Segal Theatre Center presented SEGAL TALKS: Andrea Tompa and Anna Lengyel livestreamed on the global, commons-based, peer-produced HowlRound TV network at howlround.tv on Monday 4 May 2020 at 9 a.m. PDT (San Francisco, UTC-7) / 11 a.m. CDT (Chicago, UTC-5) / 12 p.m. EDT (New York, UTC-4) / 17:00 BST (London, UTC+1) / 18:00 CEST (Berlin, UTC+2)

Oskar Eustis and Tony Torn.
SEGAL TALKS: Oskar Eustis and Tony Torn
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SEGAL TALKS: Oskar Eustis and Tony Torn

An update on the situation for theatre artists in New York City.

Friday 1 May 2020
New York City

The Martin E. Segal Theatre Center presented SEGAL TALKS: Oskar Eustis and Tony Torn (USA) live-streamed on the global, commons-based, peer-produced HowlRound TV network at howlround.tv on Friday 1 May 2020 at 9 a.m. PDT (San Francisco, UTC-7) / 11 a.m. CDT (Chicago, UTC-5) / 12 p.m. EDT (New York, UTC-4) / 17:00 BST (London, UTC+1) / 18:00 CEST (Berlin, UTC+2)

Peter Sellars in a red shirt next to a window.
SEGAL TALKS: Peter Sellars (USA)
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SEGAL TALKS: Peter Sellars (USA)

Join us for an update on the situation for theatre artists in the US.

Thursday 30 April 2020
United States

The Martin E. Segal Theatre Center presented SEGAL TALKS: Peter Sellars (USA) livestreamed on the global, commons-based, peer-produced HowlRound TV network at howlround.tv on Thursday 30 April 2020 at 9 a.m. PDT (San Francisco, UTC-7) / 11 a.m. CDT (Chicago, UTC-5) / 12 p.m. EDT (New York, UTC-4) / 17:00 BST (London, UTC+1) / 18:00 CEST (Berlin, UTC+2)

SEGAL TALKS: Jalila Baccar (Tunis)
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SEGAL TALKS: Jalila Baccar (Tunis)

Join us for an update on the situation for theatre artists in Tunis.

Wednesday 29 April 2020
United States and Tunis

The Martin E. Segal Theatre Center presented Jalila Baccar (Tunis) live-streamed on the global, commons-based, peer-produced HowlRound TV network at howlround.tv on Wednesday 29 April 2020 at 9 a.m. PDT (San Francisco, UTC-7) / 11 a.m. CDT (Chicago, UTC-5) / 12 p.m. EDT (New York, UTC-4) / 17:00 BST (London, UTC+1) / 18:00 CEST (Berlin, UTC+2)

Headshot of Guy Regis.
SEGAL TALKS: Guy Régis Jr. (Haiti)
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SEGAL TALKS: Guy Régis Jr. (Haiti)

Join us for an update on the situation for theatre artists in Haiti.

Tuesday 28 April 2020
United States and Haiti

The Martin E. Segal Theatre Center presented SEGAL TALKS: Guy Régis Jr. (Chile) live-streamed on the global, commons-based, peer-produced HowlRound TV network at howlround.tv on Tuesday 28 April 2020 at 9 a.m. PDT (San Francisco, UTC-7) / 11 a.m. CDT (Chicago, UTC-5) / 12 p.m. EDT (New York, UTC-4) / 17:00 BST (London, UTC+1) / 18:00 CEST (Berlin, UTC+2)

Rimini Protokoll.
SEGAL TALKS: Rimini Protokoll- Daniel Wetzel, Helgard Haug, and Stefan Kaegi (Germany)
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SEGAL TALKS: Rimini Protokoll- Daniel Wetzel, Helgard Haug, and Stefan Kaegi (Germany)

Join us for an update on the situation for theatre artists in Germany.

Monday 27 April 2020
United States and Germany

The Martin E. Segal Theatre Center presented SEGAL TALKS: Rimini Protokoll’s Daniel Wetzel, Helgard Haug, and Stefan Kaegi (Germany) live-streamed on the global, commons-based, peer-produced HowlRound TV network at howlround.tv on Monday 27 April 2020 at 9 a.m. PDT (San Francisco, UTC-7) / 11 a.m. CDT (Chicago, UTC-5) / 12 p.m. EDT (New York, UTC-4) / 17:00 BST (London, UTC+1) / 18:00 CEST (Berlin, UTC+2)

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Theatre for a Climate Crisis in a Globalized World
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Theatre for a Climate Crisis in a Globalized World

A Model for Local Action

27 April 2020

Thomas Peterson urges theatremakers to focus on creating work about the climate crisis specifically for their local communities, drawing on lessons from the current response to the COVID-19 pandemic.

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SEGAL TALKS: Guillermo Calderón (Chile)
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SEGAL TALKS: Guillermo Calderón (Chile)

Daily Live Online Conversations with US and Global Theatre Artists

Friday 24 April 2020
Chile

The Martin E. Segal Theatre Center presented SEGAL TALKS: Guillermo Calderón (Chile) livestreamed on the global, commons-based, peer-produced HowlRound TV network at howlround.tv on Friday 24 April 2020 at 9 a.m. PDT (San Francisco, UTC-7) / 11 a.m. CDT (Chicago, UTC-5) / 12 p.m. EDT (New York, UTC-4) / 17:00 BST (London, UTC+1) / 18:00 CEST (Berlin, UTC+2)

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SEGAL TALKS: Arthur Nauzyciel & Keren Ann (France)
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SEGAL TALKS: Arthur Nauzyciel & Keren Ann (France)

Daily Live Online Conversations with US and Global Theatre Artists

Thursday 23 April 2020
France

The Martin E. Segal Theatre Center presented SEGAL TALKS: Arthur Nauzyciel & Keren Ann (France) livestreamed on the global, commons-based, peer-produced HowlRound TV network at howlround.tv on Thursday 23 April 2020 at 9 a.m. PDT (San Francisco, UTC-7) / 11 a.m. CDT (Chicago, UTC-5) / 12 p.m. EDT (New York, UTC-4) / 17:00 BST (London, UTC+1) / 18:00 CEST (Berlin, UTC+2)

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Writing from Shock: Writing During a Pandemic
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Writing from Shock: Writing During a Pandemic

with playwright Crystal Skillman

Wednesday 22 April 2020
United States

Playwright Crystal Skillman presented Writing from Shock: Writing During a Pandemic livestreamed on the global, commons-based, peer-produced HowlRound TV network at howlround.tv on Wednesday 22 April 2020 at 12 p.m. PDT (San Francisco, UTC-7) / 2 p.m. CDT (Chicago, UTC-5) / 3 p.m. EDT (New York, UTC-4) / 20:00 BST (London, UTC+1) / 21:00 CEST (Berlin, UTC+2).

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SEGAL TALKS: Basil Jones (South Africa)
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SEGAL TALKS: Basil Jones (South Africa)

Daily Live Online Conversations with US and Global Theatre Artists

Wednesday 22 April 2020
South Africa

The Martin E. Segal Theatre Center presented SEGAL TALKS: Basil Jones (South Africa) livestreamed on the global, commons-based, peer-produced HowlRound TV network at howlround.tv on Wednesday 22 April 2020 at 9 a.m. PDT (San Francisco, UTC-7) / 11 a.m. CDT (Chicago, UTC-5) / 12 p.m. EDT (New York, UTC-4) / 17:00 BST (London, UTC+1) / 18:00 CEST (Berlin, UTC+2).

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SEGAL TALKS: Richard Schechner (NYC)
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SEGAL TALKS: Richard Schechner (NYC)

Daily Live Online Conversations with US and Global Theatre Artists

Tuesday 21 April 2020
New York City

The Martin E. Segal Theatre Center presented SEGAL TALKS: Richard Schechner (NYC) livestreamed on the global, commons-based, peer-produced HowlRound TV network at howlround.tv on Tuesday 21 April 2020 at 9 a.m. PDT (San Francisco, UTC-7) / 11 a.m. CDT (Chicago, UTC-5) / 12 p.m. EDT (New York, UTC-4) / 5 p.m. BST (London, UTC+1).

a large colorful mural
Loving Theatre in the Time of COVID-19
Essay

Loving Theatre in the Time of COVID-19

A Playwright's Response

21 April 2020

Playwright Noelle Viñas reflects on the grief she’s experiencing during the current global pandemic and talks about reframing theatre as an art of the now rather than an art of futurity.

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SEGAL TALKS: Milo Rau (Switzerland)
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SEGAL TALKS: Milo Rau (Switzerland)

Daily Live Online Conversations with US and Global Theatre Artists

Monday 20 April 2020
Switzerland

The Martin E. Segal Theatre Center presented SEGAL TALKS: Milo Rau (Switzerland) livestreamed on the global, commons-based, peer-produced HowlRound TV network at howlround.tv on Monday 20 April 2020 at 9 a.m. PDT (San Francisco, UTC-7) / 11 a.m. CDT (Chicago, UTC-5) / 12 p.m. EDT (New York, UTC-4) / 17:00 BST (London, UTC+1) / 18:00 CEST (Berlin, UTC+2).

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SEGAL TALKS: Grzegorz Jarzyna (TR Warszawa) with Agata Kołacz & Roman Pawłowski (Poland)
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SEGAL TALKS: Grzegorz Jarzyna (TR Warszawa) with Agata Kołacz & Roman Pawłowski (Poland)

Daily Live Online Conversations with US and Global Theatre Artists

Friday 17 April 2020
Poland

The Martin E. Segal Theatre Center presented Grzegorz Jarzyna (TR Warszawa) with Agata Kołacz & Roman Pawłowski (Poland) livestreaming on the global, commons-based, peer-produced HowlRound TV network at howlround.tv on Friday 17 April 2020 at 9 a.m. PDT (San Francisco, UTC-7) / 11 a.m. CDT (Chicago, UTC-5) / 12 p.m. EDT (New York, UTC-4) / 5 p.m. BST (London, UTC+1).

Segal Center logo.
SEGAL TALKS: Shahid Nadeem (Pakistan) + Abhishek Majumdar & Anurupa Roy (India)
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SEGAL TALKS: Shahid Nadeem (Pakistan) + Abhishek Majumdar & Anurupa Roy (India)

Daily Live Online Conversations with US and Global Theatre Artists

Thursday 16 April 2020
India & Pakistan

The Martin E. Segal Theatre Center presented Shahid Nadeem (Pakistan) + Abhishek Majumdar & Anurupa Roy (India) livestreamed on the global, commons-based, peer-produced HowlRound TV network at howlround.tv on Thursday 16 April 2020 at 9 a.m. PDT (San Francisco, UTC-7) / 11 a.m. CDT (Chicago, UTC-5) / 12 p.m. EDT (New York, UTC-4) / 5 p.m. BST (London, UTC+1).

two actors onstage
"Our Voices Are the Future of Theatre"
Essay

"Our Voices Are the Future of Theatre"

An Interview with Seven Latinx Playwrights During COVID-19

16 April 2020

Playwright Herbert Sigüenza talks to seven of his Latinx playwriting friends about how they’ve been affected by COVID-19, writing during this time, the future of Latinx theatre in the United States, and more.

Segal Center logo.
SEGAL TALKS: Melanie Joseph (The Foundry Theatre) with Aaron Landsman & Aurin Squire (NYC, USA)
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SEGAL TALKS: Melanie Joseph (The Foundry Theatre) with Aaron Landsman & Aurin Squire (NYC, USA)

Daily Live Online Conversations with US and Global Theatre Artists

Wednesday 15 April 2020
New York City

The Martin E. Segal Theatre Center presented Melanie Joseph (The Foundry Theatre) with Aaron Landsman & Aurin Squire (NYC, USA) livestreamed on the global, commons-based, peer-produced HowlRound TV network at howlround.tv on Wednesday 15 April 2020 at 9 a.m. PDT (San Francisco, UTC-7) / 11 a.m. CDT (Chicago, UTC-5) / 12 p.m. EDT (New York, UTC-4) / 5 p.m. BST (London, UTC+1).

Look for the Helpers: Learnings and Teachings for Building Resilience (ASL & Captioned)
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Look for the Helpers: Learnings and Teachings for Building Resilience (ASL & Captioned)

an #ArtistResource talk with Leslie Ishii, Lana Smithner, Aaron McKinney, David Shmidt Chapman, and B. Anderson

Tuesday 14 April 2020
United States

Livestreamed the #ArtistResource panel Look for the Helpers: Learnings and Teachings for Building Resilience (ASL & Captioned) on the global, commons-based, peer-produced HowlRound TV network at howlround.tv on Tuesday 14 April 2020 at 8 a.m. HST (Honolulu, UST-10) / 10 a.m. AKDT (Juneau, UTC-8) / 11 a.m. PDT (San Francisco, UTC-7) / 1 p.m. CDT (Chicago, UTC-5) / 2 p.m. EDT (New York, UTC-4).

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SEGAL TALKS: Kelly Copper & Pavol Liska (Nature Theatre of Oklahoma) + Annie-B Parson & Paul Lazar (Big Dance Theatre) (NYC, USA)
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SEGAL TALKS: Kelly Copper & Pavol Liska (Nature Theatre of Oklahoma) + Annie-B Parson & Paul Lazar (Big Dance Theatre) (NYC, USA)

Daily Live Online Conversations with US and Global Theatre Artists

Tuesday 14 April 2020
New York City

The Martin E. Segal Theatre Center presented SEGAL TALKS: Kelly Copper & Pavol Liska (Nature Theatre of Oklahoma) + Annie-B Parson & Paul Lazar (Big Dance Theatre) (NYC, USA) livestreamed on the global, commons-based, peer-produced HowlRound TV network at howlround.tv on Tuesday 14 April 2020 at 9 a.m. PDT (San Francisco, UTC-7) / 11 a.m. CDT (Chicago, UTC-5) / 12 p.m. EDT (New York, UTC-4) / 5 p.m. BST (London, UTC+1).