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We Have Suffered Enough
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We Have Suffered Enough

The Cost of Performing Trauma for Women of Color

by Melisa Pereyra
12 September 2019
Turning Medea into a Telenovela
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Turning Medea into a Telenovela

Melodrama and Luis Alfaro’s Mojada

by Juan Recondo
5 September 2019
Tragedy That Heals Amid Heartbeat Laws
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Tragedy That Heals Amid Heartbeat Laws

Melinda Lopez’s Yerma

by Shari Caplan
31 July 2019
Howlround Theatre Commons
From the World Theatre Map
Poster for Colectivo Teatral.
Spotlight on the Regional Alliances
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Spotlight on the Regional Alliances

Colectivo Teatral Nuevo México

25 July 2015

The third installment of the Café Onda series on Regional Alliances focuses on Colectivo Teatral Nuevo México.

Carnaval 2015 Opening Remarks
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Carnaval 2015 Opening Remarks

24 July 2015

Lisa Portes, P. Carl, and José Luis Valenzuela offer opening remarks on Carnaval 2015 at the Theatre School at DePaul University.

Carnaval 2015
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Carnaval 2015

Day 1

24 July 2015

Georgina Escobar reflects on Day 1 of Carnaval 2015.

The Latina/o Theatre Commons’ 2015 Carnaval of New Latina/o Work
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The Latina/o Theatre Commons’ 2015 Carnaval of New Latina/o Work

Thursday 23 July to Saturday 25 July 2015
Chicago, IL, United States

The Latina/o Theatre Commons presented the 2015 Carnaval of New Latina/o Work—a showcase of new work by Latina/o playwrights and theatremakers in the United States—livestreamed on the global, commons-based peer produced HowlRound TV network at howlround.tv Thursday 23 July to Saturday 25 July. Download the full Carnaval program here

On Putting Raisins and Black Olives in Pork Tamales and Living the Latina/o Theatre Commons
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On Putting Raisins and Black Olives in Pork Tamales and Living the Latina/o Theatre Commons

23 July 2015

Kevin Becerra explores becoming comfortable in his identity as a Latino who speaks more Yiddish than Spanish. 

A Snapshot of Latina/o Theatre in Chicago
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A Snapshot of Latina/o Theatre in Chicago

22 July 2015

Kristiana Colón, Henry Godinez, Isaac Gomez, Ricardo Gutierrez, Sandra Marquez, and Alexandra Meda reflect on the Latina/o theatre scene in Chicago.  

Latino Theater Alliance/Los Angeles Writers’ Circle
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Latino Theater Alliance/Los Angeles Writers’ Circle

21 July 2015

A report on the Latino Theater Alliance/Los Angeles Writers Circle first annual Playwrights’ Nest Festival.

Spotlight on the Regional Alliances
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Spotlight on the Regional Alliances

Teatro In Austin

20 July 2015

The second installment of the Café Onda series on Regional Alliances focuses on Teatro In Austin.

Spotlight on the Regional Alliances
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Spotlight on the Regional Alliances

La Co-Op

18 July 2015

The first installment of the Café Onda series on Latina/o Theatre Regional Alliances focuses on La Cooperativa of NYC Latino/a Theatre Artists.

Dallas Latina/o Theatres
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Dallas Latina/o Theatres

Dynamic Collaborations and Audience Expansion

17 July 2015

In the fourth installment of our series on Latina/o theatre in Texas, Teresa Marrero highlights the increasing amount of work happening in Dallas, and the artists making it.

Reflections on 5th Annual Austin Latino New Play Festival
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Reflections on 5th Annual Austin Latino New Play Festival

5 July 2015

Abel Muñoz describes the three plays featured in the 5th Annual Austin Latino New Play Festival.

Valley Alliance of Latina/o Theatre Artists and Educators
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Valley Alliance of Latina/o Theatre Artists and Educators

Connecting and Developing Latina/o Stories in the Rio Grande Valley in Tejas

5 July 2015

In the third installment of our series on Latina/o theatre in Texas, Marci R. McMahon discusses the work being done in educational institutions in the Rio Grande Valley.

Teatro Con Tenacidad
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Teatro Con Tenacidad

the Shape of Latina/o Theatre in Austin

19 June 2015

In the second installment of our series on Latina/o theatre in Texas, Roxanne Schroeder-Arce and Emily Aguilar Thomas highlight the breadth of work happening in Austin. 

Interview with Diane Rodriguez
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Interview with Diane Rodriguez

Reflections on a Career Well-Spent

16 June 2015

Beatriz Rizk interviews Diane Rodriguez, Associate Artistic Director of Center Theatre Group and TCG Board President.

Young Latina Protagonists
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Young Latina Protagonists

New TYA Plays put Mexican American Girls Center Stage

11 June 2015

Roxanne Schroeder-Arce on Cenicienta by Rupert Reyes and Caroline Reck, and Alvaro Saar Rios’ LUCHADORA!

The State of Latina/o Theatre in Texas
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The State of Latina/o Theatre in Texas

5 June 2015

In the first of a seven-part series of posts about Latina/o theatre in Texas, Trevor Boffone summarizes the current conversation, and outlines the questions the series will address. 

Cafecito
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Cafecito

Por Piedad Teatro

16 May 2015

Georgina Escobar chats with Ana Graham and Antonio Vega about their company Por Piedad Teatro and their upcoming production.

Performance of The Service Workers Project: Contra La Corriente/Against the Current
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Performance of The Service Workers Project: Contra La Corriente/Against the Current

Sunday 3 May 2015 
Boston, MA, United States

Brown Bag Theatre Company presented The Service Workers Project: Contra La Corriente/Against the Current: a new play with original music inspired by the service workers at the University of California, Irvine livestreamed on the global, commons-based peer produced HowlRound TV network at howlround.tv on Sunday 3 May at 8 p.m. PDT (Los Angeles) / 9 p.m. MDT (Albuquerque) / 10 p.m. CDT (Austin) / 11 p.m. EDT (New York). In Twitter, use #howlround and follow @HowlRoundTV

Unscripted: Lost and Found in Fado at Playwrights Theatre Centre
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Unscripted: Lost and Found in Fado at Playwrights Theatre Centre

Saturday 2 May 2015
Vancouver, Canada

 

Playwrights Theatre Centre in Vancouver presented the event Unscripted: Lost and Found in Fado livestreamed on the global, commons-based peer produced HowlRound TV network at howlround.tv on Saturday 2 May at 8:45 p.m. EDT (Montreal) / 7:45 p.m. CDT (Austin) / 6:45 p.m. MDT (Albuquerque) / 5:45 p.m. PDT (Vancouver).

Brown Bag Theatre Company Presents The Service Workers Project
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Brown Bag Theatre Company Presents The Service Workers Project

Contra La Corriente/Against the Current

2 May 2015

Members of the Brown Bag Theatre Company share their experience making Contra La Corriente/Against the Current, a project created with service workers on the UC Irvine Campus.

Join us at Carnaval 2015!
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Join us at Carnaval 2015!

1 May 2015

The Latina/o Theatre Commons Steering Committee invites you to attend Carnaval 2015, July 23-25 at the Theatre School at DePaul University in Chicago.

Presente
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Presente

A Roll Call of New Latina/o Plays

29 April 2015

The twelve plays to be showcased at Carnaval 2015 are just the tip of the iceberg. The totality of the plays submitted for consideration represents the depth and breadth of artistic ambition within the Latina/o theatremaking community.

Finding Minerva
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Finding Minerva

The Latest from Cornerstone’s Bridge Tour

18 April 2015

Cornerstone ensemble member Juliette Carrillo talks with Karen Covarrubias about her experiences on the Bridge Tour and gaining the support of her family to do theatre.

A Call for Solidarity: A Real-Time Networked Performance Linking Hawaii, Alaska, and NYC
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A Call for Solidarity: A Real-Time Networked Performance Linking Hawaii, Alaska, and NYC

Wednesday 15 April 2015
Alaska, Hawaii, & New York City; United States

A Call for Solidarity—a real-time networked performance linking Hawaii, Alaska, and New York City—livestreamed on the global, commons-based peer produced HowlRound TV network at howlround.tv on Wednesday 15 April at 8 p.m. EDT (New York) / 7 p.m. CDT (Chicago) / 5 p.m. PDT (Los Angeles) / 4 p.m. AKDT (Alaska) / 2 p.m. HAST (Hawaii).

Announcing the 2015 LTC Carnaval of New Latina/o Work
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Announcing the 2015 LTC Carnaval of New Latina/o Work

13 April 2015

The Latina/o Theatre Commons announces the lineup for the 2015 LTC Carnaval of New Latina/o Work, hosted by The Theatre School at DePaul University July 23-25th in Chicago.