Organizing History in the Alliance Theatre’s Working: A Musical
17 August 2021
Margarita Kompelmakher details the Alliance Theatre’s process of adapting Working into a community-engaged production that both modeled grassroots organizing and told the story of the work of organizers in the city.
Patrick Myers speaks with managing directors Emika Abe and Sarah Williams about how their experience managing the impact of the pandemic has shaped their views on art in virtual spaces, leadership amidst crisis, and the future of the American theatre.
Susan Booth, artistic director of Atlanta’s the Alliance Theatre, talks about how we are currently living in what is referred to as “the carnival” and shares ideas of how artistic organizations ought to react during this time.
Pearl Cleage and Vera Starbard in Conversation, Part II
15 January 2020
In part two of their conversation, Vera Starbard and Pearl Cleage—playwrights-in-residence at Juneau, Alaska’s Perseverance Theatre and Atlanta, Georgia’s Alliance Theatre, respectively—talk about different cultural practices, the white gaze, moving away from anger, and more.
Vocalizing Difficult Issues as Playwrights in Residence
Pearl Cleage and Vera Starbard in Conversation, Part I
14 January 2020
In part one of their conversation, playwrights Vera Starbard and Pearl Cleage talk about their respective residencies—at Juneau, Alaska’s Perseverance Theatre and Atlanta, Georgia’s Alliance Theatre, respectively—race and representation at their institutions, not writing for a white audience, and more.
No Screens with Ariel Fristoe of Out of Hand Theater
From the Ground Up Episode #13
22 July 2019
On this episode of the From the Ground Up Podcast, Ariel Fristoe of Out Of Hand Theatre talks about how their unique games and creation process translates from free experiences for audiences all over Atlanta to corporate training.
Los Angeles, New York, Atlanta, United States; Hamburg, Germany
The Dancer-Citizen presented MOVING THE MAP livestreamed on the global, commons-based peer-produced HowlRound TV network at howlround.tv on Sunday 24 June starting at 8:30 a.m. PDT (San Francisco) / 10:30 a.m. CDT (Chicago) / 11:30 a.m. EDT (New York) / 17:30 GMT+2 (Hamburg)
Seven Lessons Learned from Creating an Immersive Theatrical Whodunit
25 June 2018
Georgia-based theatremaker Corey Bradberry reflects on lessons learned after creating an immersive murder mystery play in a four-story historical theatre, and muses on how large institutions sharing resources with smaller companies can lead to new and innovative creative partnerships.
Playwright Lee Nowell talks about the development of Beyond Reasonable Doubt:The Troy Davis Project and speaks with playwrights Gabrielle Fulton and Phillip DePoy about creating work today that deals with race.
The One-Minute Play Festival (#1MPF) and Actor's Express presented The 4th Atlanta One-Minute Play Festival livestreamed on the global, commons-based peer produced HowlRound TV network at howlround.tv on Tuesday 9 June at 4:30 p.m. PDT (San Francisco) / 6:30 p.m. CDT (Chicago) / 7:30 p.m. EDT (New York).
Emerging Writers and Harold Pinter’s Legacy: A Conversation at Theater Emory
Friday 31 October 2014
Atlanta, GA, United States
Theater Emory, the professional producing organization of Emory University in Atlanta, Georgia, presented a panel discussion on Harold Pinter in conversation with contemporary artists as a part of their semester-long celebration of the playwright’s work, livestreamed on the global, commons-based peer-produced HowlRound TV network at howlround.tv on Friday 31 October at 20:00 GMT (London) / 4 p.m. EDT (Toronto) / 3 p.m. CDT (Austin) / 1 p.m. PDT (Vancouver). In Twitter, use #howlround to chat.
Twentieth Anniversary Production of Pearl Cleage's Blues for an Alabama Sky
4 August 2014
This season, Atlanta’s Alliance Theatre will present a twentieth anniversary production of "Blues for an Alabama Sky" by playwright in residence Pearl Cleage. The Alliance premiered the play during their 1995 season.