Writing a Play Begins with Listening
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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
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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
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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
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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.

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.

Celebrating Our Imperfections
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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

The PEN World Voices: International Play Festival 2016 at The Martin E. Segal Theatre Center in New York—Wednesday 27 April - Friday 29 April 2016
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The PEN World Voices: International Play Festival 2016 at The Martin E. Segal Theatre Center in New York—Wednesday 27 April - Friday 29 April 2016

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.

Disability in Theatre
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Disability in Theatre

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