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Livestreaming: Suzan-Lori Parks' Watch Me Work on Monday 28 September 2020
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Livestreaming: Suzan-Lori Parks' Watch Me Work on Monday 28 September 2020

A digital playwriting masterclass

Monday 28 September 2020
New York City
Livestreaming: Conversations on Playwriting and Social Unrest in Chile
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Livestreaming: Conversations on Playwriting and Social Unrest in Chile

Discussing indigenous rights and social movements in Chile

Friday 2 October 2020
United States
Livestreaming: Conversations on Playwriting and Social Unrest in Chile
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Livestreaming: Conversations on Playwriting and Social Unrest in Chile

A discussion of Chile’s exciting feminist vanguard and the performance of gender in Chilean theatre

Friday 25 September 2020
United States
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Livestreaming: Conversations on Playwriting and Social Unrest in Chile
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Livestreaming: Conversations on Playwriting and Social Unrest in Chile

Discussing indigenous rights and social movements in Chile

Friday 2 October 2020
United States

The Theatre Arts and Latin American and Latinx Studies Programs at the University of Pennsylvania and Interdram, the Theatrical Platform for New Playwriting, present the second of two Conversations on Playwriting and Social Unrest in Chile livestreaming on the global, commons-based, peer produced HowlRound TV network at howlround.tv on Friday 2 October 2020 at 9 a.m. PDT (San Francisco, UTC -7) / 12 p.m. EDT (New York, UTC-4) / 1 p.m. CLST (Santiago, UTC -3).

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Livestreaming: Suzan-Lori Parks' Watch Me Work on Monday 28 September 2020
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Livestreaming: Suzan-Lori Parks' Watch Me Work on Monday 28 September 2020

A digital playwriting masterclass

Monday 28 September 2020
New York City

The Public Theater presents Watch Me Work livestreaming on the global, commons-based, peer produced HowlRound TV network at howlround.tv on Monday 28 September 2020 at 11 a.m. HST (Honolulu, UTC -10) / 1 p.m. AKDT (Juneau, UTC -8) / 2 p.m. PDT (San Francisco, UTC -7) / 4 p.m. CDT (Chicago, UTC -5) / 5 p.m. EDT (New York, UTC -4) / 22:00 BST (London, UTC +1) / 23:00 CEST (Berlin, UTC +2).

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Livestreaming: Conversations on Playwriting and Social Unrest in Chile
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Livestreaming: Conversations on Playwriting and Social Unrest in Chile

A discussion of Chile’s exciting feminist vanguard and the performance of gender in Chilean theatre

Friday 25 September 2020
United States

The Theatre Arts and Latin American and Latinx Studies Programs at the University of Pennsylvania and Interdram, the Theatrical Platform for New Playwriting, present the first of two Conversations on Playwriting and Social Unrest in Chile livestreaming on the global, commons-based, peer produced HowlRound TV network at howlround.tv on Friday 25 September 2020 at 9 a.m. PDT (San Francisco, UTC -7) / 12 p.m. EDT (New York, UTC-4) / 1 p.m. CLST (Santiago, UTC -3).

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Staging Bilingual Classical Theatre
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Staging Bilingual Classical Theatre

15 September 2020

Carla Della Gatta offers strategies and considerations for theatremakers who are looking to create bilingual or semi-bilingual renditions of the canonized classics.

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What Playwrights Can Learn from Intimacy Directors
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What Playwrights Can Learn from Intimacy Directors

A Conversation with Gaby Labotka

1 September 2020

Playwright Hallie Palladino chats with intimacy director Gaby Labotka about how intimacy directors approach scripts, the importance of a well-chosen adverb, and the necessity of innovation, now more than ever, to keep performers healthy and safe.

A Fireside Chat with playwright Betty Shamieh
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A Fireside Chat with playwright Betty Shamieh

Presented by San Francisco Playhouse

Thursday 27 August 2020
San Francisco, California

San Francisco Playhouse presented a Fireside Chat with playwright Betty Shamieh (The Black Eyed, Roar) livestreamed on the global, commons-based, peer-produced HowlRound TV network at howlround.tv on Thursday 27 August 2020 at 7 p.m. PDT (San Francisco, UTC-7) / 9 p.m. CDT (Chicago, UTC-5) / 10 p.m. EDT (New York, UTC-4).

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Rad Adaptation (Radaptation?) with Octavio Solis and Kate Hamill
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Rad Adaptation (Radaptation?) with Octavio Solis and Kate Hamill

with playwright Lauren Gunderson

Thursday 27 August 2020
United States

Playwright Lauren Gunderson presented Rad Adaptation (Radaptation?) with Octavio Solis and Kate Hamill livestreamed on the global, commons-based, peer produced HowlRound TV network at howlround.tv on Thursday 27 August 2020 at 12 p.m. PDT (San Francisco, UTC -7) / 2:00 p.m. CDT (Chicago, UTC -5) / 3:00 p.m. EDT (New York, UTC -4).

MUSICAL METAMORPHOSIS (Live-captioned)
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MUSICAL METAMORPHOSIS (Live-captioned)

A Songwriter’s Journey into Musicals

Tuesday 25 August 2020
Minneapolis MN United States

Playwrights' Center presented MUSICAL METAMORPHOSIS livestreamed on the global, commons-based peer produced HowlRound TV network at howlround.tv on Tuesday 25 August 2020 at 5 p.m. PDT (San Francisco, UTC -7) / 6 p.m. MDT (Denver, UTC -6) / 7 p.m. CDT (Minneapolis, UTC -5) / 8 p.m. EDT (New York, UTC -4).

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Writing Science for Stage with Anna Ziegler, Charly Evon Simpson, and Geetha Reddy
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Writing Science for Stage with Anna Ziegler, Charly Evon Simpson, and Geetha Reddy

with playwright Lauren Gunderson

Wednesday 19 August 2020
United States

Playwright Lauren Gunderson presented Writing Science for Stage with Anna Ziegler, Charly Evon Simpson, and Geetha Reddy livestreamed on the global, commons-based, peer produced HowlRound TV network at howlround.tv on Wednesday 19 August 2020 at 11 a.m. PDT (San Francisco, UTC-7) / 1 p.m. CDT (Chicago, UTC-5) / 2 p.m. EDT (New York, UTC-4) / 19:00 BST (London, UTC+1) / 20:00 CEST (Berlin, UTC+2).

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Suzan-Lori Parks' Watch Me Work on Thursday 13 August 2020
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Suzan-Lori Parks' Watch Me Work on Thursday 13 August 2020

A digital playwriting masterclass

Thursday 13 August 2020
New York City

The Public Theater presented Watch Me Work livestreamed on the global, commons-based, peer produced HowlRound TV network at howlround.tv on Thursday 14 August 2020 at 11 a.m. HST (Honolulu, UTC -10) / 1 p.m. AKDT (Juneau, UTC -8) / 2 p.m. PDT (San Francisco, UTC -7) / 4 p.m. CDT (Chicago, UTC -5) / 5 p.m. EDT (New York, UTC -4) / 22:00 BST (London, UTC +1) / 23:00 CEST (Berlin, UTC +2).

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Suzan-Lori Parks' Watch Me Work on Wednesday 12 August 2020
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Suzan-Lori Parks' Watch Me Work on Wednesday 12 August 2020

A digital playwriting masterclass

Wednesday 12 August 2020
New York City

The Public Theater presented Watch Me Work livestreamed on the global, commons-based, peer produced HowlRound TV network at howlround.tv on Wednesday 12 August 2020 at 11 a.m. HST (Honolulu, UTC -10) / 1 p.m. AKDT (Juneau, UTC -8) / 2 p.m. PDT (San Francisco, UTC -7) / 4 p.m. CDT (Chicago, UTC -5) / 5 p.m. EDT (New York, UTC -4) / 22:00 BST (London, UTC +1) / 23:00 CEST (Berlin, UTC +2).

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WRITING ACROSS MEDIUMS (Live-captioned)
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WRITING ACROSS MEDIUMS (Live-captioned)

A Conversation with Sarah Gubbins, Jen Silverman, & Mfoniso Udofia

Tuesday 11 August 2020
Minneapolis MN United States

Playwrights' Center presented WRITING ACROSS MEDIUMS livestreamed on the global, commons-based peer produced HowlRound TV network at howlround.tv on Tuesday 11 August 2020 at 5 p.m. PDT (San Francisco, UTC -7) / 6 p.m. MDT (Denver, UTC -6) / 7 p.m. CDT (Minneapolis, UTC -5) / 8 p.m. EDT (New York, UTC -4).

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Suzan-Lori Parks' Watch Me Work on Tuesday 11 August 2020
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Suzan-Lori Parks' Watch Me Work on Tuesday 11 August 2020

A digital playwriting masterclass

Tuesday 11 August 2020
New York City

The Public Theater presented Watch Me Work livestreamed on the global, commons-based, peer produced HowlRound TV network at howlround.tv on Tuesday 11 August 2020 at 11 a.m. HST (Honolulu, UTC -10) / 1 p.m. AKDT (Juneau, UTC -8) / 2 p.m. PDT (San Francisco, UTC -7) / 4 p.m. CDT (Chicago, UTC -5) / 5 p.m. EDT (New York, UTC -4) / 22:00 BST (London, UTC +1) / 23:00 CEST (Berlin, UTC +2).

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Suzan-Lori Parks' Watch Me Work on Thursday 6 August 2020
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Suzan-Lori Parks' Watch Me Work on Thursday 6 August 2020

A digital playwriting masterclass

Thursday 6 August 2020
New York City

The Public Theater presented Watch Me Work livestreamed on the global, commons-based, peer produced HowlRound TV network at howlround.tv on Thursday 6 August 2020 at 11 a.m. HST (Honolulu, UTC -10) / 1 p.m. AKDT (Juneau, UTC -8) / 2 p.m. PDT (San Francisco, UTC -7) / 4 p.m. CDT (Chicago, UTC -5) / 5 p.m. EDT (New York, UTC -4) / 22:00 BST (London, UTC +1) / 23:00 CEST (Berlin, UTC +2).

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Arts + Activism: Jeannette and Making Political Musical Theatre
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Arts + Activism: Jeannette and Making Political Musical Theatre

with Ari Afsar, Erin Ortman, Martha Nichols, Jen Bender, and Regina Victor

Thursday 6 August 2020
United States

Playwright Lauren Gunderson presented Arts + Activism: Jeannette and Making Political Musical Theatre livestreamed on the global, commons-based, peer produced HowlRound TV network at howlround.tv on Thursday 6 August 2020 at 12 p.m. PDT (San Francisco, UTC -7) / 2:00 p.m. CDT (Chicago, UTC -5) / 3:00 p.m. EDT (New York, UTC -4).

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Suzan-Lori Parks' Watch Me Work on Wednesday 5 August 2020
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Suzan-Lori Parks' Watch Me Work on Wednesday 5 August 2020

A digital playwriting masterclass

Wednesday 5 August 2020
New York City

The Public Theater presented Watch Me Work livestreamed on the global, commons-based, peer produced HowlRound TV network at howlround.tv on Wednesday 5 August 2020 at 11 a.m. HST (Honolulu, UTC -10) / 1 p.m. AKDT (Juneau, UTC -8) / 2 p.m. PDT (San Francisco, UTC -7) / 4 p.m. CDT (Chicago, UTC -5) / 5 p.m. EDT (New York, UTC -4) / 22:00 BST (London, UTC +1) / 23:00 CEST (Berlin, UTC +2).

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Suzan-Lori Parks' Watch Me Work on Tuesday 4 August 2020
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Suzan-Lori Parks' Watch Me Work on Tuesday 4 August 2020

A digital playwriting masterclass

Tuesday 4 August 2020
New York City

The Public Theater presented Watch Me Work livestreamed on the global, commons-based, peer produced HowlRound TV network at howlround.tv on Tuesday 4 August 2020 at 11 a.m. HST (Honolulu, UTC -10) / 1 p.m. AKDT (Juneau, UTC -8) / 2 p.m. PDT (San Francisco, UTC -7) / 4 p.m. CDT (Chicago, UTC -5) / 5 p.m. EDT (New York, UTC -4) / 22:00 BST (London, UTC +1) / 23:00 CEST (Berlin, UTC +2).

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Suzan-Lori Parks' Watch Me Work on Thursday 30 July 2020
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Suzan-Lori Parks' Watch Me Work on Thursday 30 July 2020

A digital playwriting masterclass

Thursday 30 July 2020
New York City

The Public Theater presented Watch Me Work livestreamed on the global, commons-based, peer produced HowlRound TV network at howlround.tv on Thursday 30 July 2020 at 11 a.m. HST (Honolulu, UTC -10) / 1 p.m. AKDT (Juneau, UTC -8) / 2 p.m. PDT (San Francisco, UTC -7) / 4 p.m. CDT (Chicago, UTC -5) / 5 p.m. EDT (New York, UTC -4) / 22:00 BST (London, UTC +1) / 23:00 CEST (Berlin, UTC +2).

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Suzan-Lori Parks' Watch Me Work on Wednesday 29 July 2020
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Suzan-Lori Parks' Watch Me Work on Wednesday 29 July 2020

A digital playwriting masterclass

Wednesday 29 July 2020
New York City

The Public Theater presented Watch Me Work livestreamed on the global, commons-based, peer produced HowlRound TV network at howlround.tv on Wednesday 29 July 2020 at 11 a.m. HST (Honolulu, UTC -10) / 1 p.m. AKDT (Juneau, UTC -8) / 2 p.m. PDT (San Francisco, UTC -7) / 4 p.m. CDT (Chicago, UTC -5) / 5 p.m. EDT (New York, UTC -4) / 22:00 BST (London, UTC +1) / 23:00 CEST (Berlin, UTC +2).

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TRANSFORMING ARTISTIC RELATIONSHIPS (Live-captioned)
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TRANSFORMING ARTISTIC RELATIONSHIPS (Live-captioned)

New Models of Partnership Between Playwrights and Theaters

Tuesday 28 July 2020
Minneapolis MN United States

Playwrights' Center presented TRANSFORMING ARTISTIC RELATIONSHIPS livestreamed on the global, commons-based peer produced HowlRound TV network at howlround.tv on Tuesday 28 July 2020 at 5 p.m. PDT (San Francisco, UTC -7) / 6 p.m. MDT (Denver, UTC -6) / 7 p.m. CDT (Minneapolis, UTC -5) / 8 p.m. EDT (New York, UTC -4).

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Suzan-Lori Parks' Watch Me Work on Tuesday 28 July 2020
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Suzan-Lori Parks' Watch Me Work on Tuesday 28 July 2020

A digital playwriting masterclass

Tuesday 28 July 2020
New York City

The Public Theater presented Watch Me Work livestreamed on the global, commons-based, peer produced HowlRound TV network at howlround.tv on Tuesday 28 July 2020 at 11 a.m. HST (Honolulu, UTC -10) / 1 p.m. AKDT (Juneau, UTC -8) / 2 p.m. PDT (San Francisco, UTC -7) / 4 p.m. CDT (Chicago, UTC -5) / 5 p.m. EDT (New York, UTC -4) / 22:00 BST (London, UTC +1) / 23:00 CEST (Berlin, UTC +2).

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Suzan-Lori Parks' Watch Me Work on Monday 27 July 2020
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Suzan-Lori Parks' Watch Me Work on Monday 27 July 2020

A digital playwriting masterclass

Monday 27 July 2020
New York City

The Public Theater presented Watch Me Work livestreamed on the global, commons-based, peer produced HowlRound TV network at howlround.tv on Monday 27 July 2020 at 11 a.m. HST (Honolulu, UTC -10) / 1 p.m. AKDT (Juneau, UTC -8) / 2 p.m. PDT (San Francisco, UTC -7) / 4 p.m. CDT (Chicago, UTC -5) / 5 p.m. EDT (New York, UTC -4) / 22:00 BST (London, UTC +1) / 23:00 CEST (Berlin, UTC +2).

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Suzan-Lori Parks' Watch Me Work on Thursday 23 July 2020
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Suzan-Lori Parks' Watch Me Work on Thursday 23 July 2020

A digital playwriting masterclass

Thursday 24 July 2020
New York City

The Public Theater presented Watch Me Work livestreamed on the global, commons-based, peer produced HowlRound TV network at howlround.tv on Thursday 23 July 2020 at 11 a.m. HST (Honolulu, UTC -10) / 1 p.m. AKDT (Juneau, UTC -8) / 2 p.m. PDT (San Francisco, UTC -7) / 4 p.m. CDT (Chicago, UTC -5) / 5 p.m. EDT (New York, UTC -4) / 22:00 BST (London, UTC +1) / 23:00 CEST (Berlin, UTC +2).

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Creating Authentic Stories Through Collaboration
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Creating Authentic Stories Through Collaboration

On Devised Theatre in the US

23 July 2020

Holly Holsinger, India Nicole Burton, Olivia Lilley, and Stefan Brün talk about devising in the United States, how each artist works differently, the future of American theatre, and more.

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Suzan-Lori Parks' Watch Me Work on Wednesday 22 July 2020
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Suzan-Lori Parks' Watch Me Work on Wednesday 22 July 2020

A digital playwriting masterclass

Wednesday 22 July 2020
New York City

The Public Theater presented Watch Me Work livestreamed on the global, commons-based, peer produced HowlRound TV network at howlround.tv on Wednesday 22 July 2020 at 11 a.m. HST (Honolulu, UTC -10) / 1 p.m. AKDT (Juneau, UTC -8) / 2 p.m. PDT (San Francisco, UTC -7) / 4 p.m. CDT (Chicago, UTC -5) / 5 p.m. EDT (New York, UTC -4) / 22:00 BST (London, UTC +1) / 23:00 CEST (Berlin, UTC +2).