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Returning to the Streets: Street Theatre in Modern Society
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Returning to the Streets: Street Theatre in Modern Society
by Sebastiano Spinella
26 April 2022
Interview with Richard O'Neill and Tamás Szegedi about European Family (United Kingdom, Spain, Italy, Hungary)
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Interview with Richard O'Neill and Tamás Szegedi about European Family (United Kingdom, Spain, Italy, Hungary)
Roma Theatre Retrospective 2021
Thursday 11 November 2021 and Wednesday 8 December 2021
United Kingdom, Spain, Italy, Hungary
Interview with Sebastiano Spinella about Children of the Wind (Italy)
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Interview with Sebastiano Spinella about Children of the Wind (Italy)
Roma Theatre Retrospective 2021
Friday 5 November 2021 and Monday 6 December 2021
Italy
A crowd of people watching a makeshift dragon and horse in the street.
Returning to the Streets: Street Theatre in Modern Society
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Returning to the Streets: Street Theatre in Modern Society

26 April 2022

Sebastiano Spinella explores the importance of street theatre and the modern significance it still holds.

poster for the show European Family.
Interview with Richard O'Neill and Tamás Szegedi about European Family (United Kingdom, Spain, Italy, Hungary)
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Interview with Richard O'Neill and Tamás Szegedi about European Family (United Kingdom, Spain, Italy, Hungary)

Roma Theatre Retrospective 2021

Thursday 11 November 2021 and Wednesday 8 December 2021
United Kingdom, Spain, Italy, Hungary

Independent Theater Hungary in partnership with HowlRound Theatre Commons presented the Roma Theatre Retrospective 2021 which included forty livestreams of twenty shows and twenty interviews from Romani artists in ten countries who were featured during four editions of the Roma Heroes International Theater Festival, Budapest.

performer in yellow shirt with a puppet.
Interview with Sebastiano Spinella about Children of the Wind (Italy)
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Interview with Sebastiano Spinella about Children of the Wind (Italy)

Roma Theatre Retrospective 2021

Friday 5 November 2021 and Monday 6 December 2021
Italy

Independent Theater Hungary in partnership with HowlRound Theatre Commons presented the Roma Theatre Retrospective 2021 which included forty livestreams of twenty shows and twenty interviews from Romani artists in ten countries who were featured during four editions of the Roma Heroes International Theater Festival, Budapest.

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Roma Theatre Retrospective 2021
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Roma Theatre Retrospective 2021

Celebrating Four Years of Contemporary, International Romani Theatre

Tuesday 19 October to Friday 10 December 2021
Worldwide

Independent Theater Hungary in partnership with HowlRound Theatre Commons presented the Roma Theatre Retrospective 2021 which included forty livestreams of twenty shows and twenty interviews from Romani artists in ten countries who were featured during four editions of the Roma Heroes International Theater Festival, Budapest. Livestreaming on the commons-based peer produced HowlRound TV network Tuesday 19 October to Friday 10 December 2021.

Performer with puppet.
Roma Heroes, Superpowers, and Human Agency: Exploring Taboo Topics in Independent Theater Hungary’s Festivals
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Roma Heroes, Superpowers, and Human Agency: Exploring Taboo Topics in Independent Theater Hungary’s Festivals

11 November 2021

Pulling from works in the Independent Theater Hungary’s annual Roma Heroes International Theatre Festival, Rosamaria Kostic Cisneros discusses the ways that festival artists created and staged nuanced depictions of Roma life. Cisneros highlights several of these plays and pays particular attention to their representations of potentially taboo material.

Seven people at a bar table.
Reimagining a Segregated World: Roma Heroes, European Dramas
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Reimagining a Segregated World: Roma Heroes, European Dramas

21 October 2021

Noémi Herczog discusses the need for greater Roma visibility on stage and introduces Roma Heroes: Five European Dramas, a new collection that anthologizes plays from the Independent Theater Hungary’s Roma Heroes International Theater Festival.

Italian & American Playwrights Project, Third Edition​
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Italian & American Playwrights Project, Third Edition​

Readings of selected works from the upcoming collection New Plays from Italy, Vol. 3

Monday 14 December 2020
United States

Italian & American Playwrights Project presented the selected Italian Playwrights livestreamed on the global, commons-based peer produced HowlRound TV network at howlround.tv Monday 14 December 2020 at 1:30 p.m. PST (San Francisco, UTC -8) / 3:30 p.m. CST (Chicago, UTC -6) / 4:30 p.m. EST (New York, UTC -5).

A performer holding a puppet.
Children of the Wind (Italy)
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Children of the Wind (Italy)

As part of the Roma Theatre Retrospective 2020

Monday 5 October 2020
United States

Independent Theater Hungary presented a performance and conversation around Children of the Wind (Italy) as part of the Roma Theatre Retrospective 2020 livestreamed on the global, commons-based, peer produced HowlRound TV network at howlround.tv on Monday 5 October 2020 at 9:30 a.m. PDT (San Francisco, UTC -7) / 12:30 p.m. EDT (New York, UTC -4) / 17:30 BST (London, UTC +1) / 18:30 CEST (Budapest, UTC +2) / 19:30 EEST (Bucharest, UTC +3).

Pamela Villoresi.
SEGAL TALKS: Pamela Villoresi with Elisabeth Hayes and Leoluca Orlando
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SEGAL TALKS: Pamela Villoresi with Elisabeth Hayes and Leoluca Orlando

An update on the situation for theatre artists in Italy.

Tuesday 19 May 2020
Italy

The Martin E. Segal Theatre Center presented SEGAL TALKS: Pamela Villoresi livestreamed on the global, commons-based, peer-produced HowlRound TV network at howlround.tv on Tuesday 19 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).

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SEGAL TALKS: Lucia Calamaro, Graziano Graziani & Valeria Orani (Italy)
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SEGAL TALKS: Lucia Calamaro, Graziano Graziani & Valeria Orani (Italy)

Daily Live Online Conversations with US and Global Theatre Artists

Tuesday 7 April 2020
New York City

The Martin E. Segal Theatre Center presented SEGAL TALKS: SEGAL TALKS: Lucia Calamaro, Graziano Graziani & Valeria Orani (Italy) livestreamed on the global, commons-based, peer-produced HowlRound TV network at howlround.tv on Tuesday 7 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).

portraits of Marco Martinelli & Ermanna Montanari
SEGAL TALKS: Marco Martinelli & Ermanna Montanari; Teatro delle Albe (Ravenna, Italy)
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SEGAL TALKS: Marco Martinelli & Ermanna Montanari; Teatro delle Albe (Ravenna, Italy)

Daily Live Online Conversations with US and Global Theatre Artists

Thursday 2 April 2020
Ravenna, Italy

The Martin E. Segal Theatre Center presented SEGAL TALKS: Marco Martinelli & Ermanna Montanari; Teatro delle Albe (Ravenna, Italy) livestreamed on the global, commons-based, peer-produced HowlRound TV network at howlround.tv on Thursday 2 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).

Elisa Casseri and Graziano Graziani headshots
The Italian Playwrights Project
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The Italian Playwrights Project

at the Martin E. Segal Theatre Center in New York City

Wednesday 18 December 2019
New York City

The Martin E. Segal Theatre Center presented the Italian Playwrights Project livestreamed on the commons-based peer produced HowlRound TV network at howlround.tv on Wednesday 18 December 2019 at 3:30 p.m. PST (San Francisco, UTC-5) / 5:30 p.m. CST (Chicago, UTC-6) / 6:30 p.m. EST (New York, UTC-5).

The Italian Playwrights Project 2017
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The Italian Playwrights Project 2017

Monday 4 December 2017
New York City, NY, United States

The Martin E. Segal Theatre Center and Umanism NY presented The Italian Playwrights Project 2017, livestreamed on the global, commons-based peer-produced HowlRound TV network at howlround.tv on Monday 4 December 2017 at 6:30 p.m. EST (New York) / 5:30 p.m. CST (Chicago) / 3:30 p.m. PST (San Francisco).

To Inflame the Civic Temper
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To Inflame the Civic Temper

7 May 2017

Bari Hochwald of the Global Theatre Project discusses the need for artist activists today to “inflame the civic temper” and address the refugee crisis.

Performance Italia U35
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Performance Italia U35

A showcase of Italian companies under 35, between dance, theatre and new media

Friday 4 March to Sunday 6 March 2016

La Mama Umbria International of Italy presented three events from Performance Italia U35 livestreamed on the global, commons-based peer-produced HowlRound TV network at howlround.tv Friday 4 March to Sunday 6 March. In Twitter, follow @LaMaMaETC and use hashtag #howlround

Italian Playwrights Project with Daria Deflorian & Antonio Tagliarini, Fausto Paravidino, and Lucia Calamaro
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Italian Playwrights Project with Daria Deflorian & Antonio Tagliarini, Fausto Paravidino, and Lucia Calamaro

Monday 7 December 2015
New York City, NY, United States

The Martin E. Segal Theatre Center in New York City presented the Italian Playwrights Project livestreamed on the global, commons-based peer produced HowlRound TV network at howlround.tv on Monday 7 December at 3:30 p.m. PST (San Francisco) / 5:30 p.m. CST (Chicago) / 6:30 p.m. EST (New York). In Twitter, use #howlround to join the conversation.

Performance of Medea by Teatro Patologico (Italy) directed by Dario D’Ambrosi
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Performance of Medea by Teatro Patologico (Italy) directed by Dario D’Ambrosi

Sunday 18 October 2015
New York, NY, United States

 

La MaMa presented a performance of Teatro Patologico’s Medea directed by Dario D’Ambrosi livestreamed from New York City on the global, commons-based peer produced HowlRound TV network at howlround.tv on Sunday 18 October at 1 p.m. PDT (San Francisco) / 3 p.m. CDT (Chicago) / 4 p.m. EDT (New York) / 20:00 GMT / 21:00 BST (London) / 22:00 CEST (Rome). 

Actors Light Up the Venice Film Festival
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Actors Light Up the Venice Film Festival

13 October 2015

Marcina Zaccaria on the 72nd Annual Venice Film Festival and the intersection of theatre and film acting.

An Opera for Climate Change
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An Opera for Climate Change

25 September 2015

Librettist Ian Burton discusses his process and inspiration for creating the text for Giorgio Battistelli’s opera CO2.

Motus Theatre Company's (Italy) Nella Tempesta 
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Motus Theatre Company's (Italy) Nella Tempesta 

Sunday 21 December 2014
New York, NY, United States

LaMaMa and CultureHub in New York City presented a performance of Motus Theatre Company's (Italy) Nella Tempesta—an adaptation of William Shakespeare’s The Tempest— livestreamed on the global, commons-based peer-produced HowlRound TV network at howlround.tv on Sunday 21 December at 1 p.m. PST (San Francisco) / 4 p.m. EST (New York) / 21:00 GMT (London) / 22:00 CET (Rome).

A landscape of a hilly area.
La MaMa Umbria
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La MaMa Umbria

An Italian (Re)Treat

22 September 2014

All you have to do, for ten days, is look at beauty and create. If you need to talk your ideas through, you have a teacher available, ready to listen and help. If you want to hear your pages read aloud, supportive comrades will oblige, then drink wine with you at night to a chorus of crickets and cicadas, the only loud nightlife around.

I Blues by Italy's MatèTeatro at The Provincetown Tennessee Williams Theater Festival
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I Blues by Italy's MatèTeatro at The Provincetown Tennessee Williams Theater Festival

Saturday 22 September 2012 
Provincetown, MA, United States

Italy's MatèTeatro was presented a performance of I Blues as part of The Provincetown Tennessee Williams Theater Festival livestreamed on the global, commons-based peer-produced HowlRound TV network at howlround.tv on Saturday 22 September 2012.

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Motus (Italy) Discussion at the Under the Radar at the Public Theater
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Motus (Italy) Discussion at the Under the Radar at the Public Theater

Saturday 7 January 2012
New York, NY, United States

The Under the Radar Festival at The Public Theater presented the MOTUS discussion of Alexis. A Greek Tragedy, livestreamed on the global, commons-based, peer-produced HowlRound TV network at howlround.tv Saturday, 7 January 2012 at 8:30 p.m. EST / 5:30 p.m. PST / (02:30 CET / 01:30 GMT).