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.
Ximena Garnica and Shige Moriya’s Becoming Pentalogy
20 October 2017
Multidisciplinary artist and cultural producer Ivan Talijancic interviews New York based duo Ximena Garnica and Shige Moriya about LEIMAY ensemble, their recent production Frantic Beauty, and the creation process for their five-part Becoming series.
Shouting to be Heard in a Religiously Conservative Environment
11 May 2017
Director and playwright Tara Brooke Watkins discusses the process of creating The Bible Women’s Project, which fuses women’s stories from the Bible and the stories of women from conservative, Christian backgrounds.
In this third installment, Jadele McPherson discusses how artists (both past and present) influence each other across the African diaspora, and advocates for more contemporary artists to acknowledge their ancestors.
Tom Block discusses the benefits of bringing mysticism into the world of artistic creators as we head into a difficult and divisive period in American history, and how a reinvigoration of these ideas could offer a much-needed remedy.
Public Perceptions of Islam in Post-9/11 America panel
With Ayad Akhtar, Pulitzer Prize-winning Playwright of Disgraced
Monday 15 February 2016
St. Louis, MO, United States
The Repertory Theatre of St. Louis presented the panel discussion Public Perceptions of Islam in Post-9/11 America livestreamed on the global, commons-based peer-produced HowlRound TV network at howlround.tv on Monday 15 February at 8:30 p.m. EST (New York) / 7:30 p.m. CST (Chicago) / 5:30 p.m. PST (Los Angeles). In Twitter, follow @howlroundtv and use hashtag #howlround.
Beyond Sacred: Voices of Muslim Identity: interview-based theatre production
Thursday 1 October 2015
New York, NY, United States
Beyond Sacred: Voices of Muslim Identity was an interview-based theatre production by Ping Chong + Company and LaGuardia Performing Arts Center exploring the diverse experiences of Muslim communities within New York City—livestreamed by CultureHubon the global, commons-based peer produced HowlRound TV network at howlround.tv on Thursday 1 October at 1 p.m. EDT (New York) / 18:00 BST (London) / 17:00 GMT / 12 p.m. CDT (Chicago) / 10 a.m. PDT (Los Angeles).