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Africana Dance Dramaturgies: How Do We Represent?
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Africana Dance Dramaturgies: How Do We Represent?

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

Monday 18 November 2019
New York City
ReOrient 2019: National Convening of Middle East and North African Theatre Artists
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ReOrient 2019: National Convening of Middle East and North African Theatre Artists

Hosted by Golden Thread, San Francisco

Saturday-Sunday 9-10 November 2019
San Francisco, California, USA
Towards Arab Dramaturgies Symposium
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Towards Arab Dramaturgies Symposium

Martin E. Segal Theatre Center in New York City

Thursday 27 September 2018
New York, NY, United States
Howlround Theatre Commons
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Africana Dance Dramaturgies: How Do We Represent?
Video

Africana Dance Dramaturgies: How Do We Represent?

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

Monday 18 November 2019
New York City

The Martin E. Segal Theatre Center presented Africana Dance Dramaturgies: How Do We Represent? livestreamed on the commons-based peer produced HowlRound TV network at howlround.tv Monday 18 November 2019 at 6:30 p.m. EST (New York, UTC -5) / 3:30 p.m. PST (Los Angeles, UTC -8) / 23:30 GMT (London, UTC +0)

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ReOrient 2019: National Convening of Middle East and North African Theatre Artists
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ReOrient 2019: National Convening of Middle East and North African Theatre Artists

Hosted by Golden Thread, San Francisco

Saturday-Sunday 9-10 November 2019
San Francisco, California, USA

Golden Thread presented ReOrient 2019: National Convening of Middle East and North African Theatre Artists livestreamed from San Francisco, California on the commons-based peer produced HowlRound TV network at howlround.tv Saturday 9 November and Sunday 10 November 2019. 

Towards Arab Dramaturgies Symposium
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Towards Arab Dramaturgies Symposium

Martin E. Segal Theatre Center in New York City

Thursday 27 September 2018
New York, NY, United States

The Martin E. Segal Theatre Center presents the  Towards Arab Dramaturgies symposium livestreaming on the global, commons-based peer-produced HowlRound TV network at howlround.tv on Thursday 27 September and Friday 28 September. Follow @HowlRound on Twitter for updates, and use #howlround.

 

The Meet the Writers panel from Middle Eastern MixFest
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The Meet the Writers panel from Middle Eastern MixFest

Atlantic Theater Company in New York

Wednesday 8 August 2018
New York City, NY, United States

Atlantic Theater Company (Neil Pepe, Artistic Director; Jeffory Lawson, Managing Director) presented the Panel: “MEET THE WRITERS” of Middle Eastern MixFest livestreamed on the global, commons-based peer produced HowlRound TV network at howlround.tv on Wednesday 8 August at 2:00 p.m. - 3:30 p.m. PDT (San Francisco) / 4:00 - 5:30 p.m. CDT (Chicago) / 5:00 p.m. – 6:30 p.m. EDT (New York). 

Arab Classic Plays
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Arab Classic Plays

Wednesday 19 April 2017
New York City, NY, United States

The Martin E. Segal Theatre Center in New York City presented Arab Classic Plays: Yusuf Idris (Egypt), Issam Mahfouz (Lebanon) + Sa’dallah Wannous (Syria) livestreamed on the global, commons-based peer produced HowlRound TV network at howlround.tv on Wednesday 19 April at 2:00 p.m. EDT (New York) / 1:00 p.m. CDT (Chicago) / 11:00 a.m. PDT (Los Angeles).

Requiem for a River
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Requiem for a River

Operatic Reflections on the Euphrates

17 April 2017

In this second installment, opera director Miranda Lakerveld discusses opera Requiem for a River, which is about the Euphrates River and fuses sacred texts and traditional music from various countries in the Middle East.

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.

Middle Eastern America and the Theatre of Belonging
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Middle Eastern America and the Theatre of Belonging

2 February 2017

Zeina Salame shares her experience attending a reading of Heather Raffo’s Noura produced by Noor Theatre, and discusses the social impact of Middle Eastern American theatre in 2017.

IETM Campaign for Freedom of Expression
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IETM Campaign for Freedom of Expression

This series discusses issues of censorship in art within the Arab Region