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A performance of Mawlana at The VORTEX in Austin, Texas
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A performance of Mawlana at The VORTEX in Austin, Texas

Saturday 6 October 2018
Baldwin’s Back in France
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Baldwin’s Back in France

An Interview with Elise Vigier / Retour de Baldwin en France : Une interview avec Elise Vigier

by Amelia Parenteau, Elise Vigier
18 February 2018
A Room in India
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A Room in India

If All Theatres were Demolished, Would Anybody Care?

by Jonathan Mandell
4 January 2018
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A performance of Mawlana at The VORTEX in Austin, Texas
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A performance of Mawlana at The VORTEX in Austin, Texas

Saturday 6 October 2018

Canopy Theatre, in partnership with La Scéne Theatre from Aix-en-Provence, France, and The VORTEX in Austin, Texas, presents Mawlana livestreaming on the global, commons-based peer-produced HowlRound TV network at howlround.tv on Saturday 6 October at 6 p.m. PDT (San Francisco) / 8 p.m. CDT (Chicago) / 9 p.m. EDT (New York) / 20:10 GMT+1 (London).

Baldwin’s Back in France
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Baldwin’s Back in France

An Interview with Elise Vigier / Retour de Baldwin en France : Une interview avec Elise Vigier

18 February 2018

An interview with Elise Vigier who staged her adaptation of James Baldwin’s 1979 novel, Just Above My Head at the Maison des Arts de Creteil near Paris. / Une interview avec Elise Vigier, qui a monté son adaptation d’un roman de 1979 de James Baldwin, Harlem Quartet, à la Maison des Arts de Creteil, près de Paris.

A Room in India
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A Room in India

If All Theatres were Demolished, Would Anybody Care?

4 January 2018

This month Jonathan Mandell looks at A Room in India by French company Théâtre du Soleil, which considers the question ‘If all theatres were demolished tomorrow, would anybody miss them, and for how long?’

Introducing the World Theatre Map Ambassadors
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Introducing the World Theatre Map Ambassadors

14 July 2017

The World Theatre Map beta project has engaged its first cohort of twenty-eight World Theatre Map Ambassadors from twenty-four countries to direct community organizing, outreach, and feedback gathering.

Intermittence
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Intermittence

A Circuit of Theatrical Desires

30 September 2016

Writer and performer Oscar Lozano reports on the artistic and labor movement in France among theatre professionals and in doing so considers the public theatre, social performance, and the role of intermittents (contract and short-term creative professionals) in the global Occupy protests.

“Glitterwashing” Orientalism in Molière’s Le Bourgeois Gentilhomme
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“Glitterwashing” Orientalism in Molière’s Le Bourgeois Gentilhomme

21 September 2016

Catherine M. Young on Théâtre des Bouffes du Nord’s production of Molière and Lully’s Le Bourgeois Gentilhomme, directed by Denis Podalydès’at the Lincoln Center Festival in New York.

Western Europe Meets Eastern Europe
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Western Europe Meets Eastern Europe

Yasmina Reza’s Bella Figura in Zagreb, Croatia

19 July 2016

Anđela Vidović on the reception of Bella Figura by French Playwright Yasmina Reza in Zagreb, Croatia.

Manifesto
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Manifesto

Why Writing a Play Is Like Living in France

29 May 2016

Playwright Miranda Rose Hall considers how writing a play is like living in a foreign country.

Why I Work in Theatre
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Why I Work in Theatre

7 November 2015

On Albert Camus’s birthday, scholar Amy Brady reviews an article that was published in Theatre Arts Magazine in 1960 reflecting Camus’s reasons why he worked in theatre.

Noises Off? A Brief History of Unruly Audiences
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Noises Off? A Brief History of Unruly Audiences

27 October 2015

In his third installment, Michael Lueger discusses the trajectory of theatre audiences from the ancient Greeks to the contemporary moment.

Regarding the Pain of Others (Part Two)
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Regarding the Pain of Others (Part Two)

Brett Bailey's Exhibit B

1 October 2013

Daniel Sack continues his reflection on the 2013 Avignon Festival with a look at South African director Brett Bailey's installation-performance on colonial injusticies.

Regarding the Pain of Others (Part 1 of 2)
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Regarding the Pain of Others (Part 1 of 2)

Romeo Castellucci's Schwanengesang D744

27 August 2013

Daniel Sack writes through the one-night-only performance of Romeo Catellucci's Schwanengesang D744 at the 2013 Avignon Festival, and how it turned its gaze back on the spectator.

The Fatherkillers—a Debate with Five Polish Women Theatre Directors in Paris, France—Friday 16 December 2016
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The Fatherkillers—a Debate with Five Polish Women Theatre Directors in Paris, France—Friday 16 December 2016

The Adam Mickiewicz Institute (Poland), Alternatives théâtrales: La revue du théâtre contemporain (Belgium), and Galerie Hus (France) presented The Fatherkillers—a debate with five Polish women theatre directors. Friday 16 December 2016. In Twitter, follow @HowlRoundTV and use #howlround

A performance of WarSawSirenaF451 at Project Curie City-experimental incubator of art from Warsaw in Paris, France—Thursday 15 December 2016
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A performance of WarSawSirenaF451 at Project Curie City-experimental incubator of art from Warsaw in Paris, France—Thursday 15 December 2016

Project Curie City presented a performance of WarSawSirenaF451—scenes by Warsaw women—livestreamed from Paris, France on the global, commons-based peer produced HowlRound TV network at howlround.tv on Thursday 15 December. In Twitter, follow @HowlRoundTV and use #howlround

The IETM Satellite Meeting in Paris—Monday 7 March and Tuesday 8 March 2016
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The IETM Satellite Meeting in Paris—Monday 7 March and Tuesday 8 March 2016

 

IETM presents the Satellite Meeting in Paris livestreaming on the global, commons-based peer-produced HowlRound TV network at howlround.tv on Monday 7 March and Tuesday 8 March. 

Des Voix...A Festival of Contemporary French Playwrights in Translation at Playwrights Foundation—Friday 25 May to Sunday 27 May 2012
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Des Voix...A Festival of Contemporary French Playwrights in Translation at Playwrights Foundation—Friday 25 May to Sunday 27 May 2012

Playwrights Foundation presents Des Voix...Found in Translation: A Festival of Contemporary French Playwrights in Translation featuring plays by Marion Aubert, Nathalie Fillion, and Samuel Gallet, livestreamed on the global, commons-based peer-produced HowlRound TV network at howlround.tv from Friday 25 May to Sunday 27 May 2012.