Getting Serious about Promoting Plays by Women
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Getting Serious about Promoting Plays by Women

11 October 2017

Michael Wright discusses how his playwriting residency program WomenWorks is helping tackle the underrepresentation of female playwrights in the US. 

Creating Diversity in Oklahoma’s Performing Arts
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Creating Diversity in Oklahoma’s Performing Arts

22 December 2015

Director and producer Stephen M. Miranda writes about a forum on diversity he recently attended in Oklahoma, and the need for more decision-makers from diverse backgrounds in theatres around the country. 

The Bird, the Bunny, and the American Avant-Garde
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The Bird, the Bunny, and the American Avant-Garde

10 October 2015

In this installment of her After-the-Avant-Garde series, Kate Kremer looks at the parallel functions of the prompter in the chicken suit in Nature Theater of Oklahoma’s 2009 Romeo and Juliet and Br’er Rabbit in Branden Jacobs-Jenkins’ An Octoroon.

My Father’s Bones, a play by Suzan Shown Harjo and Mary Kathryn Nagle about Olympian Jim Thorpe at the Native American Rights Fund in Oklahoma City—3 June 2015
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My Father’s Bones, a play by Suzan Shown Harjo and Mary Kathryn Nagle about Olympian Jim Thorpe at the Native American Rights Fund in Oklahoma City—3 June 2015

On June 3, 2015, the Native American Rights Fund presented a staged reading of My Father’s Bones in Oklahoma City, OK, a play by Suzan Shown Harjo and Mary Kathryn Nagle that recounts the struggle of Jack, Bill and Richard Thorpe to recover the remains of their father—the unmatched Olympian Jim Thorpe—so that he can buried with their relatives in Sac and Fox Nation land.

The National Performance Network Annual Meeting in Tulsa, Oklahoma—Monday 17 November 2014—#AMTULSA
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The National Performance Network Annual Meeting in Tulsa, Oklahoma—Monday 17 November 2014—#AMTULSA

Tulsa, OK! The National Performance Network Annual Meeting in Tulsa, Oklahoma  livestreamed on the global, commons-based peer-produced HowlRound TV network at howlround.tv on Monday 17 November.