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"in this fine suit"
Essay

"in this fine suit"

On Being a Black Playwright in the American Theatre

by Aleshea Harris
19 January 2020
The 2020 Under the Radar Festival Professional Symposium
Video

The 2020 Under the Radar Festival Professional Symposium

at The Public Theater, New York

Thursday 9 January 2020
New York City
The Italian Playwrights Project
Video

The Italian Playwrights Project

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

Wednesday 18 December 2019
New York City
Aleshea Harris onstage
"in this fine suit"
Essay

"in this fine suit"

On Being a Black Playwright in the American Theatre

19 January 2020

Playwright Aleshea Harris reflects on the tensions of being a Black theatremaker and "negotiating bodily presence" in a speech at the 2020 Under the Radar Festival Professional Symposium.

under the radar logo.
The 2020 Under the Radar Festival Professional Symposium
Video

The 2020 Under the Radar Festival Professional Symposium

at The Public Theater, New York

Thursday 9 January 2020
New York City

The Public Theater presented the 2020 Under the Radar Festival's Professional Symposium livestreaming from New York City on the global, commons-based peer produced HowlRound TV network at howlround.tv Thursday 9 January 2020 at 9:30 a.m. EST (New York, UTC -5) / 14:30 GMT (London, UTC -0) / 15:30 CET (Berlin, UTC +1).

Elisa Casseri and Graziano Graziani headshots
The Italian Playwrights Project
Video

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).

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Qingqing Yang’s Four Dreams (China)
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Qingqing Yang’s Four Dreams (China)

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

Monday 16 December 2019
New York City

The Martin E. Segal Theatre Center presented Qingqing Yang’s Four Dreams (China) livestreamed on the commons-based peer produced HowlRound TV network at howlround.tv on Monday 16 December 2019 at 3:30 p.m. PST (San Francisco, UTC-8) / 5:30 CST (Chicago, UTC-6) / 6:30 p.m. EST (New York, UTC-5).

cambodian actor on stage
A performance of The Trojan Women at La MaMa in New York City
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A performance of The Trojan Women at La MaMa in New York City

with the Great Jones Repertory Company and artists from The Trojan Women Project’s work in Guatemala, Cambodia and Kosovo

Friday 13 December 2019
New York City

La MaMa Experimental Theatre Club and CultureHub presented a performance of The Trojan Women as a part of the Trojan Women Project Festival livestreamed on the global, commons-based peer-produced HowlRound TV network on Friday 13 December 2019 at 4 p.m. PST (San Francisco, UTC-8) / 6 p.m. CST (Guatemala City, UTC-6) / 7 p.m. EST (New York, UTC-5) / Saturday 14 December at 00:00 UTC+0 / 01:00 CET (Prishtina, Kosovo, UTC+1) / 07:00 ICT (Phnom Pen, UTC+7).

Performing Knowledge: What Does Learning Feel Like?
Video

Performing Knowledge: What Does Learning Feel Like?

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

Thursday 12 December 2019
New York City

The Martin E. Segal Center presented Performing Knowledge: What Does Learning Feel Like? livestreamed on the commons-based peer produced HowlRound TV network at howlround.tv on Thursday 10 December 2019.

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The Latinx Theater State of Emergency
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The Latinx Theater State of Emergency

An evening of conversation and excerpts featuring the Latinx Playwrights Circle Intensive Mentorship Finalists

Tuesday 10 December 2019
New York City

Latinx Playwrights Circle and The Sol Project presented the Latinx Theater State of Emergency conversation livestreamed on the global, commons-based peer produced HowlRound TV network at howlround.tv on Tuesday 10 December 2019 at 5 p.m. PST (San Francisco, UTC-8) / 7 p.m. CST (Chicago, UTC-6) / 8 p.m. EST (New York, UTC-5).

actors on stage
An Evening with Romina Paula (Argentina)
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An Evening with Romina Paula (Argentina)

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

Monday 9 December 2019
New York City

The Martin E. Segal Theatre Center presented An Evening with Romina Paula (Argentina) livestreamed on the global, commons-based peer produced HowlRound TV network at howlround.tv on Monday 9 December 2019 at 3:30 p.m. PST (San Francisco, UTC-5) / 5:30 p.m. CST (Chicago, UTC-7) / 6:30 p.m. EST (New York, UTC-8).

a crowd of people hugging each other
The Trojan Women Project: International Artists in Conversation
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The Trojan Women Project: International Artists in Conversation

How we work and ways we collaborate with others

Monday 9 December 2019
New York City

La MaMa Experimental Theatre Club and CultureHub present the panel discussion Artists in Conversation: How we work and ways we collaborate with others as a part of the Trojan Women Project Festival livestreaming on the global, commons-based peer-produced HowlRound TV network on Monday 9 December 2019 at 8 a.m. PST (San Francisco, UTC -8) / 10 a.m. CST (Guatemala City, UTC -6) / 11 a.m. EST (New York, UTC -5) / 16:00 GMT (London, UTC +0) / 17:00 CET (Pristina, Kosovo, UTC +1) / 23:00 ICT (Phnom Penh, UTC +7).

The 2019 PAAL Summit
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The 2019 PAAL Summit

The first national summit on caregiver support in the performing arts

Friday 6 December 2019
New York City

The Parent Artist Advocacy League presented the first PAAL Summit at the Public Theater livestreamed on the global, commons-based peer produced HowlRound TV network at howlround.tv on Friday 6 December from 6 a.m - 3 p.m. PST (San Francisco, UTC-8) / 8 a.m. - 5 p.m. CST (Chicago, UTC-6) / 9 a.m. - 6 p.m. EST (New York, UTC-5).

a row of strollers
Making Radical Parent Inclusion Replicable and Sustainable
Essay

Making Radical Parent Inclusion Replicable and Sustainable

5 December 2019

Rachel Spencer Hewitt, founder of the Parent Artist Advocacy League (PAAL), talks about putting PAAL’s handbook of best practices for parent support into action in collaboration with New York City’s the Playwrights Realm.

seven playwright headshots
The Caribbean Theatre Project
Video

The Caribbean Theatre Project

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

Monday 2 December - Tuesday 3 December 2019
New York City

The Martin E. Segal Theatre Center presents the Caribbean Theatre Project livestreaming on the commons-based peer produced HowlRound TV network at howlround.tv Monday 2 December and Tuesday 3 December 2019.

three actors onstage
"Dream Bigger"
Essay

"Dream Bigger"

Developing Artistic Ambition as Playwrights in Residence

27 November 2019

Rehana Lew Mirza and Melinda Lopez talk being playwrights as well as actors and teachers, critiquing their own work, their individual work processes, and more.

five actors onstage
Keeping the Faith
Essay

Keeping the Faith

A Conversation with Will Arbery

24 November 2019

Caridad Svich shares a correspondence she had with playwright and theatremaker Will Arbery, touching on topics of writing about bleakness and despair, a play’s relationship to breath, faith and faithlessness, and more.

an actor onstage
Can You Feel the Water Rise?
Essay

Can You Feel the Water Rise?

17 November 2019

Adi Eshman discusses Exquisite Corpse Company’s immersive play Water, Water, Everywhere..., which took place on New York Harbor’s Governors Island.

two men kissing in front of reporters with cameras
New Plays from Taiwan: What’s Next After Marriage Equality?
Video

New Plays from Taiwan: What’s Next After Marriage Equality?

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

Thursday 14 November 2019
New York City

The Martin E. Segal Theatre Center presented the artist talk New Plays from Taiwan: What’s Next After Marriage Equality? livestreamed on the commons-based peer produced HowlRound TV network at howlround.tv Thursday 14 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).

hands of two people delicately placing their fingers on a balance with a feeling of solidarity
Livestreaming ArtsLink Assembly 2019: Global Warning—Artists and the Anthropocene
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Livestreaming ArtsLink Assembly 2019: Global Warning—Artists and the Anthropocene

The first full ArtsLink Assembly in New York City organized and produced by CEC ArtsLink.

Wednesday 13 November 2019
New York, New York, USA

CEC ArtsLink launches their first full ArtsLink Assembly in New York City entitled Global Warning—Artists and the Anthropocene livestreaming on the global, commons-based peer produced HowlRound TV network at howlround.tv Wednesday 13 November 2019 at 11 a.m. EST (New York) / 16:00 UTC +0 (London) / 17:00 UTC +1 (Berlin) / 18:00 UTC +2 (Bucharest) / 19:00 UTC +3 (Moscow). Use #ArtsLinkAssembly in social media.

an actor onstage
How the way she spoke Resuscitated the Power of Storytelling Through Minimalism
Essay

How the way she spoke Resuscitated the Power of Storytelling Through Minimalism

10 November 2019

Sean Anthony Chia examines the impact of a powerful story—one without spectacle—through the lens of Isaac Gomez’s the way she spoke.

a book cover
A Time to Grow Our Souls
Essay

A Time to Grow Our Souls

On the Foundry Theatre’s New Book A Moment on the Clock of the World

4 November 2019

David Dower writes about the sunsetting of New York City’s Foundry Theatre, the company’s new book, A Moment on the Clock of the World, and the impact co-founder Melanie Joseph has had.

Ellen Stewart.
La MaMa's Coffeehouse Chronicles #155: Ellen Stewart
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La MaMa's Coffeehouse Chronicles #155: Ellen Stewart

La MaMa Experimental Theatre Club, New York City

Saturday 2 November 2019
New York City

La MaMa Experimental Theatre Club in New York City presents Coffeehouse Chronicles #155: Ellen Stewart livestreaming on the global, commons-based peer produced HowlRound TV network at howlround.tv on Saturday 2 November 2019 at 12 p.m. PDT (Vancouver, UTC -7) / 3 p.m. EDT (New York, UTC -4) / 7 p.m. GMT (London, UTC +0) / 20:00 CET (Budapest, UTC +1) / 21:00 EET (Bucharest, UTC +2). 

circus performers on stage
Contemporary Circus
Video

Contemporary Circus

at the Martin E. Segal Theatre Center

Monday 28 October 2019
New York City

The Martin E. Segal Theatre Center presented a talk on contemporary circus livestreaming on the global, commons-based peer-produced HowlRound TV network on Monday 28 October 2019 at 1 p.m. PDT (San Francisco, UTC-7) / 3 p.m. CDT (Chicago, UTC-5) / 4 p.m. EDT (New York, UTC-4).

a person seated and blindfolded
Notes on Making Theatre in the Dark
Essay

Notes on Making Theatre in the Dark

15 October 2019

Ezra Brain discusses the experience of creating a piece of theatre in the dark, the theory of “rasa,” the act of performance, and more.

actor in kathakali mask
Kathakali — A Condensed Perspective (India)
Video

Kathakali — A Condensed Perspective (India)

at the Martin E. Segal Theatre Center

Monday 7 October 2019
New York City

The Martin E. Segal Theatre Center presented Kathakali — A Condensed Perspective (India) livestreamed on the global, commons-based peer-produced HowlRound TV network on Monday 7 October at 3:30 p.m. PDT (San Francisco, UTC-7) / 5:30 p.m. CDT (Chicago, UTC-5) / 6:30 p.m. EDT (New York).

a row of women with linked arms behind date text
Urban Bush Women's 2019 Summer Leadership Institute Culminating Performance
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Urban Bush Women's 2019 Summer Leadership Institute Culminating Performance

at Gibney Dance in New York City

Saturday 20 July 2019
New York City

Urban Bush Women presented the 2019 Summer Leadership Institute Culminating Performance livestreamed on the global, commons-based peer produced HowlRound TV network at howlround.tv on Saturday 20 July at 4 p.m. EDT (New York) / 3 p.m. CDT (Chicago) / 1 p.m. PDT (Los Angeles), and then again at 7:315 p.m. EDT (New York) / 6:15 p.m. CDT (Chicago) / 4:15 p.m. (Los Angeles). 

a screen shot
Nothing is an Answer, Everything is a Signal
Essay

Nothing is an Answer, Everything is a Signal

On NYC’s the Shed and the Institution of Novelty

15 July 2019

Zach Donovan discusses how the Shed—the state-of-the-art arts complex in New York City’s recent real estate development, Hudson Yards—has become a point of contention in the downtown theatre community.