When the Invisible Illness Becomes Visible
Essay

When the Invisible Illness Becomes Visible

30 August 2018

Dramaturg Sara Brookner interviews actor/director Megan Simcox about equitable casting, and why they founded ACTive Roles Theatre Company.

Theatre and Civil Rights
Podcast

Theatre and Civil Rights

Dr. Julie Burrell on the Importance of A Medal for Willie

5 June 2018

How did Black theatre connect with the Civil Rights Movement? Dr. Julie Burrell of Cleveland State University joins the Theatre History Podcast to talk about William B. Branch's one-act play A Medal for Willie and the underappreciated radicalism of theatre in the 1950s.

Finding Purpose in the Pause
Essay

Finding Purpose in the Pause

22 May 2018

Benjamin Viccellio reflects on the Kenyon Playwright’s Conference in Ohio, as the program nears its fifth anniversary.

Gender Parity in Northeast Ohio Community Theatre
Essay

Gender Parity in Northeast Ohio Community Theatre

5 December 2017

Christine Wright, member of the Northeast Ohio community theatre community, analyzes gender parity in recent Northeast Ohio community theatre seasons.

Challenging the Narrative of Disability On Stage
Essay

Challenging the Narrative of Disability On Stage

27 November 2017

Playwright and actor Tim Collingwood reflects on the workshop production of his play Depth Perception, a piece based on his experiences with Aspergers, and why he thinks the theatre can be a safe space for people of all abilities.

Seeking Dialogue and Change
Essay

Seeking Dialogue and Change

Objectively/Reasonable Explores the Shooting of Tamir Rice

4 November 2016

Yuko Kurahashi on Playwrights Local’s documentary show about the Tamir Rice shooting at the Creative Space at Waterloo Arts in Cleveland, Ohio.

J is for Joto
Essay

J is for Joto

14 June 2016

Haydee Canovas on Carlos-Manuel’s Joto!: Confessions of a Mexican Outcast, directed by Jimmy A. Noriega, in Wooster, Ohio.

Whose Story to Tell? Akron, Ohio Relates to the Indigenous Amazon
Essay

Whose Story to Tell? Akron, Ohio Relates to the Indigenous Amazon

7 June 2016

Amy Schwabauer on Death of a Man by Jairo Cuesta in Akron, Ohio.

Latins in La-La Land at the Freedlander Theatre
Essay

Latins in La-La Land at the Freedlander Theatre

19 January 2016

Melissa Huerta on the world premiere production of Migdalia Cruz’s Latins in La-La Land at the College of Wooster in Ohio. 

Your Guide to Theatre Education
Essay

Your Guide to Theatre Education

Professional Playwriting Program at Ohio University

15 January 2016

David Dudley interviews Charles Smith, Head of the Professional Playwriting Program at Ohio University.

Johanna
Essay

Johanna

Facing Forward from Victim to Advocate

7 July 2015

Amy Schwabauer on Tlaloc Rivas’ Johanna: Facing Forward, co-produced by Cleveland Public Theatre and Teatro Publico de Cleveland. 

Things as They Are by Playwrights Local in Cleveland, Ohio—Friday 26 May 2017
Video

Things as They Are by Playwrights Local in Cleveland, Ohio—Friday 26 May 2017

Playwrights Local presented the world premiere of Things as They Are—a new play about poet Wallace Stevens by David Todd, with music by Ben Chasny (Six Organs of Admittance)—at Reinberger Auditorium in Cleveland, Ohio, livestreamed on the global, commons-based peer produced HowlRound.TV network on Friday 26 May at 7:30 p.m. EDT (New York) / 6:30 p.m. CDT (Chicago) / 4:30 p.m. PDT (San Francisco).

Climate Change Madness from Ohio University's MFA Playwriting Program in Athens—Friday 4 December 2015
Video

Climate Change Madness from Ohio University's MFA Playwriting Program in Athens—Friday 4 December 2015

Ohio University's MFA Playwriting Program and Climate Change Theatre Action presented Climate Change Madness livestreamed on the global, commons-based peer produced HowlRound TV network at howlround.tv Friday 4 December at 6 p.m. PST (Vancouver) / 8 p.m. CST (Chicago) / 9 p.m. EST (New York). In Twitter, use #ClimateChangeTheatreAction & follow @HowlRoundTV.

The 1st Cincinnati One-Minute Play Festival at the Know Theatre in Cincinnati—Sunday 12 July 2015
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The 1st Cincinnati One-Minute Play Festival at the Know Theatre in Cincinnati—Sunday 12 July 2015

The One-Minute Play Festival & Know Theatre Company presented the 1st Cincinnati One-Minute Play Festival (#1MPF) livestreamed on the global, commons-based peer produced HowlRound TV network at howlround.tv on Sunday 12 July at 11 a.m. PDT (Vancouver) / 1 p.m. CDT (Chicago) / 2 p.m. EDT (Toronto) / 18:00 GMT / 7 p.m. BST (London).

The 25th Annual Theatre Communications Group National Conference in Cleveland—Thursday 18 June - Saturday 20 June 2015
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The 25th Annual Theatre Communications Group National Conference in Cleveland—Thursday 18 June - Saturday 20 June 2015

 

Theatre Communications Group (USA) presented the 25th Annual National Conference in Cleveland: Game Change livestreamed on the global, commons-based peer produced HowlRound TV network at howlround.tv Thursday 18 June to Saturday 20 June.