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A Discussion on Peace by Piece by Nabil Sawalha
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A Discussion on Peace by Piece by Nabil Sawalha

Part of BÉZNĂ Theatre's GLOD: Political Theatre as a Civil Right series

Monday 17 August 2020
International
Throw Away the Script
Essay

Throw Away the Script

How Ruth Kanner Uses Stories to Amplify a Polyphony of Voices

by Flo Low, Ruth Kanner
16 June 2020
SEGAL TALKS: Joshua Sobol, Maya Arad Yasur, and Ruth Kanner
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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
Glod in red, a silhouette of a person with their arm raised.
A Discussion on Peace by Piece by Nabil Sawalha
Video

A Discussion on Peace by Piece by Nabil Sawalha

Part of BÉZNĂ Theatre's GLOD: Political Theatre as a Civil Right series

Monday 17 August 2020
International

Glod: Political Theatre as a Civil Right presented Peace by Piece by Nabil Sawalha livestreamed on the global, commons-based, peer produced HowlRound TV network at howlround.tv on Monday 17 August 2020 at 10 a.m. PDT (San Francisco, UTC -7) / 1 p.m. EDT (New York, UTC -4) / 6 p.m. BST (London, UTC +1) / 8 p.m. EEST (Cluj, UTC +3).

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Throw Away the Script
Essay

Throw Away the Script

How Ruth Kanner Uses Stories to Amplify a Polyphony of Voices

16 June 2020

Flo Low interviews Israeli theatremaker Ruth Kanner about what she calls “storytelling theatre,” her experience teaching in an American classroom, the impact of cross-cultural exchange, and more.

Joshua Sobol, Maya Arad Yasur, and Ruth Kanner.
SEGAL TALKS: Joshua Sobol, Maya Arad Yasur, and Ruth Kanner
Video

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

The Martin E. Segal Theatre Center presented SEGAL TALKS: Joshua Sobol, Maya Arad Yasur, and Ruth Kanner livestreamed on the global, commons-based, peer produced HowlRound TV network at howlround.tv on Wednesday 3 June 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 a Play Begins with Listening
Essay

Writing a Play Begins with Listening

13 June 2018

Playwright Renée Darline Roden talks about her travels to Israel and Palestine to gain inspiration for a new play and encountering what Chimamanda Ngozi Adichie calls “the danger of a single story.”

Why Boycott a Play
Essay

Why Boycott a Play

31 July 2017

MJ Kaufman writes about the decision not to see To the End of the Land ​at Lincoln Center. 

Staging a Conflict
Essay

Staging a Conflict

Israel, Palestine, and the American Theatre

5 February 2017

Jamil Khoury writes about curating a series of six staged readings about the Israeli-Palestinian conflict, and that power of theatre to speak to controversial issues.

Philoctetes in Jerusalem
Essay

Philoctetes in Jerusalem

The Cost of Growing Up a Soldier

31 January 2017

Abraham Benson-Goldberg discusses Khan Theatre’s production of Philoctetes, examining the intersections of young soldiers, heroism, war, and politics.

Thoughts from a Youngster on Attracting Youngsters to the Playhouse
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Thoughts from a Youngster on Attracting Youngsters to the Playhouse

27 June 2016

Abraham Benson-Goldberg writes about how theatres can be better at attracting young audiences, based on his experiences in Seattle, WA and Tel Aviv, Israel.

The PEN World Voices: International Play Festival 2016
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The PEN World Voices: International Play Festival 2016

Wednesday 27 April to Friday 29 April
New York, NY, United States

The Martin E. Segal Theatre Center presented PEN World Voices: International Play Festival 2016 livestreamed on the global, commons-based peer-produced HowlRound TV network at howlround.tv on Wednesday 27 April to Friday 29 April. On Twitter use #HowlRound.

From Gaza, with Love
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From Gaza, with Love

25 February 2016

Patricia Davis on Mosaic Theatre's US premiere in Washington, D.C. of I Shall Not Hate, based on the life of Palestinian doctor Izzeldin Abuelaish.

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Celebrating Our Imperfections
Essay

Celebrating Our Imperfections

A Conversation with Adina Tal of Israel’s Nalaga’at Center

10 April 2014

In this installment of the Disability in Theatre seriesKevin Becerra interviews Adina Tal, Founder and Artisitc Director of  Nalaga’at Center in Tel Aviv, on her production of Not by Bread Alone

Disability in Theatre
Series

Disability in Theatre

This series explores issues of diversity, accessibility, exposure, and inclusion in the American theatre.