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Artists Conversations from the 4th Roma Heroes International Theater Festival
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Artists Conversations from the 4th Roma Heroes International Theater Festival

Several of this year's festival artists discussing their work in Roma theatre.

Monday 19 October 2020
Budapest, Hungary
Who killed Szomna Grancsa? (Romania)
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Who killed Szomna Grancsa? (Romania)

As part of the Roma Theatre Retrospective 2020

Tuesday 13 October 2020
Romania
A conversation around Del Duma (Romania)
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A conversation around Del Duma (Romania)

As part of the Roma Theatre Retrospective 2020

Monday 12 October 2020
Romania
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Livestreaming a Performance: Glory
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Livestreaming a Performance: Glory

One of eight performances written by eight contemporary Romanian playwrights, presented by Reactor

Thursday 28 October 2020
Romania

Reactor presents a performance of Glory livestreaming on the global, commons-based, peer produced HowlRound TV network at howlround.tv on Thursday 29 October 2020 at 11 a.m. PDT (San Francisco, UTC -5) / 2 p.m. EDT (New York, UTC -4) / 20:00 CEST (Cluj, UTC +3).

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Livestreaming a Performance: All's Well That Ends
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Livestreaming a Performance: All's Well That Ends

One of eight performances written by eight contemporary Romanian playwrights, presented by Reactor

Tuesday 27 October 2020
Romania

Reactor presents a performance of All's Well That Ends livestreaming on the global, commons-based, peer produced HowlRound TV network at howlround.tv on Tuesday 27 October 2020 at 10 a.m. PDT (San Francisco, UTC -5) / 1 p.m. EDT (New York, UTC -4) / 20:00 CEST (Cluj, UTC +3).

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Livestreaming a Performance: Our Little Centenary
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Livestreaming a Performance: Our Little Centenary

One of eight performances written by eight contemporary Romanian playwrights, presented by Reactor

Sunday 25 October 2020
Romania

Reactor presents a performance of Our Little Centenary livestreaming on the global, commons-based, peer produced HowlRound TV network at howlround.tv on Sunday 25 October 2020 at 10 a.m. PDT (San Francisco, UTC -5) / 1 p.m. EDT (New York, UTC -4) / 20:00 CEST (Cluj, UTC +3).

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Livestreaming a Performance: Not Us, Not Ever
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Livestreaming a Performance: Not Us, Not Ever

One of eight performances written by eight contemporary Romanian playwrights, presented by Reactor

Friday 23 October 2020
Romania

Reactor presents a performance of Not Us, Not Ever livestreaming on the global, commons-based, peer produced HowlRound TV network at howlround.tv on Friday 23 October 2020 at 10 a.m. PDT (San Francisco, UTC -5) / 1 p.m. EDT (New York, UTC -4) / 20:00 CEST (Cluj, UTC +3).

Roma Heroes Festival poster.
Artists Conversations from the 4th Roma Heroes International Theater Festival
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Artists Conversations from the 4th Roma Heroes International Theater Festival

Several of this year's festival artists discussing their work in Roma theatre.

Monday 19 October 2020
Budapest, Hungary

Independent Theater Hungary presented a conversation with several of the 4th Roma Heroes International Theater Festival artists livestreaming on the global, commons-based peer produced HowlRound TV network at howlround.tv Monday 19 October at 11:30 a.m. PDT (Los Angeles, UTC -7) / 2:30 p.m. EDT (New York, UTC -4) / 19:30 BST (London, UTC +1) / 20:30 CEST (Budapest, UTC +2) / 21:30 EEST (Bucharest, UTC +3).

woman under green light
Finally the End
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Finally the End

One of eight performances written by eight contemporary Romanian playwrights, presented by Reactor

Sunday 18 October 2020
Romania

Reactor presented a performance of Finally the End livestreamed on the global, commons-based, peer produced HowlRound TV network at howlround.tv on Sunday 18 October 2020 at 10 a.m. PDT (San Francisco, UTC -5) / 1 p.m. EDT (New York, UTC -4) / 20:00 CEST (Cluj, UTC +3).

Who killed Szomna Grancsa? (Romania)
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Who killed Szomna Grancsa? (Romania)

As part of the Roma Theatre Retrospective 2020

Tuesday 13 October 2020
Romania

Independent Theater Hungary presented a performance and conversation around Who killed Szomna Grancsa? (Romania) as part of the Roma Theatre Retrospective 2020 livestreamed on the global, commons-based, peer produced HowlRound TV network at howlround.tv on Tuesday 13 October 2020 at 9:30 a.m. PDT (San Francisco, UTC -7) / 12:30 p.m. EDT (New York, UTC -4) / 17:30 BST (London, UTC +1) / 18:30 CEST (Budapest, UTC +2) / 19:30 EEST (Bucharest, UTC +3).

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Bad Kids
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Bad Kids

One of eight performances written by eight contemporary Romanian playwrights, presented by Reactor

Monday 12 October 2020
Romania

Reactor presented a performance of Bad Kids livestreamed on the global, commons-based, peer produced HowlRound TV network at howlround.tv on Monday 12 October 2020 at 10 a.m. PDT (San Francisco, UTC -5) / 1 p.m. EDT (New York, UTC -4) / 20:00 CEST (Cluj, UTC +3).

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A conversation around Del Duma (Romania)
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A conversation around Del Duma (Romania)

As part of the Roma Theatre Retrospective 2020

Monday 12 October 2020
Romania

Independent Theater Hungary presented a performance and conversation around Del Duma (Romania) as part of the Roma Theatre Retrospective 2020 livestreamed on the global, commons-based, peer produced HowlRound TV network at howlround.tv on Monday 12 October 2020 at 9:30 a.m. PDT (San Francisco, UTC -7) / 12:30 p.m. EDT (New York, UTC -4) / 17:30 BST (London, UTC +1) / 18:30 CEST (Budapest, UTC +2) / 19:30 EEST (Bucharest, UTC +3).

Mother show poster.
Performance: Mother (Romania)
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Performance: Mother (Romania)

A musical performance which follows how a community is reconstructed after a traumatic event.

Sunday 11 October 2020
Bucharest, Romania

Mother is a musical performance which follows how a community is reconstructed after a traumatic event, in this case, a strong earthquake that took place in Bucharest. Mother makes use of the uncertainty and collective anxiety to promote financial wealth as a means of salvation.

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Paper Planes
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Paper Planes

One of eight performances written by eight contemporary Romanian playwrights, presented by Reactor

Saturday 10 October 2020
Romania

Reactor presented a performance of Paper Planes livestreamed on the global, commons-based, peer produced HowlRound TV network at howlround.tv on Saturday 10 October 2020 at 10 a.m. PDT (San Francisco, UTC -5) / 1 p.m. EDT (New York, UTC -4) / 20:00 CEST (Cluj, UTC +3).

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I Like Sushi (Romania)
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I Like Sushi (Romania)

The first of eight performances written by eight contemporary Romanian playwrights, presented by Reactor

Wednesday 7 October 2020
Cluj, Romania

Reactor presented a performance of I Like Sushi livestreamed on the global, commons-based, peer produced HowlRound TV network at howlround.tv on Wednesday 7 October 2020 at 10 a.m. PDT (San Francisco, UTC -5) / 1 p.m. EDT (New York, UTC -4) / 20:00 CEST (Cluj, UTC +3).

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You Didn’t See Anything! (Romania)
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You Didn’t See Anything! (Romania)

As part of the Roma Theatre Retrospective 2020

Monday 28 September 2020
Romania

Independent Theater Hungary presented a conversation around You Didn’t See Anything! (Romania) as part of the Roma Theatre Retrospective 2020 livestreamed on the global, commons-based, peer produced HowlRound TV network at howlround.tv on Monday 28 September 2020 at 9:30 a.m. PDT (San Francisco, UTC -7) / 12:30 p.m. EDT (New York, UTC -4) / 17:30 BST (London, UTC +1) / 18:30 CEST (Budapest, UTC +2) / 19:30 EEST (Bucharest, UTC +3).

Glod in red, a silhouette of a person with their arm raised.
Revenge by Laura Uribe and Juan Carlos Saavedra
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Revenge by Laura Uribe and Juan Carlos Saavedra

A viewing of the documentary play, followed by a discussion with the creators about micro vs macro political theatre

Monday 14 September 2020
International

Glod: Political Theatre as a Civil Right presented Revenge by Laura Uribe and Juan Carlos Saavedra livestreamed on the global, commons-based, peer produced HowlRound TV network at howlround.tv on Monday 14 September 2020 at 10 a.m. PDT (San Francisco, UTC -7) / 1 p.m. EDT (New York, UTC -4) / 6 p.m. BST (London, UTC +1) / 8 p.m. EEST (Cluj, UTC +3).

a face in a circle in a photo of space, with red and blue swirls
Reactor Cluj's EXEUNT
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Reactor Cluj's EXEUNT

produced as part of the program "Posthuman. Performative approaches".

Thursday 30 July 2020
Cluj-Napoca, Romania

REACTOR presented EXEUNT livestreamed on the global, commons-based, peer produced HowlRound TV network at howlround.tv on Thursday 30 July 2020 at 20:00 EEST (Cluj-Napoca, UTC +3) / 18:00 BST (London, UTC +1) / 19:00 CEST (Berlin, UTC +2). / 1 p.m. EDT (New York, UTC -4) / 10 a.m. PDT (San Francisco, UTC -7)

Glod in red, a silhouette of a person with their arm raised.
BÉZNĂ Theatre’s ILLEGALISED
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BÉZNĂ Theatre’s ILLEGALISED

An international, multi-lingual production exposing the dehumanising effects of the British State’s anti-immigration policies on migrants and those seeking asylum in the UK.

Monday 6 July 2020
International

Glod: Political Theatre as a Civil Right presented a performance of BÉZNĂ Theatre’s ILLEGALISED livestreamed on the global, commons-based, peer produced HowlRound TV network at howlround.tv on Monday 6 July 2020 at 10 a.m. PDT (San Francisco, UTC-7) / 1 p.m. EDT (New York, UTC-4) / 6 p.m. BST (London, UTC+1) / 8 p.m. EEST (Cluj, UTC+3).

Jeton Neziraj and Gianina Carbunariu.
SEGAL TALKS: Jeton Neziraj and Gianina Carbunariu
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SEGAL TALKS: Jeton Neziraj and Gianina Carbunariu

An update on the situation for theatre artists in Kosovo and Romania

Tuesday 30 June 2020
Kosovo and Romania

The Martin E. Segal Theatre Center presented SEGAL TALKS: Jeton Neziraj and Gianina Carbunariu livestreamed on the global, commons-based, peer produced HowlRound TV network at howlround.tv on Tuesday 30 June 2020 at 9 a.m. PDT (San Francisco, UTC -7) / 11 a.m. CDT (Chicago, UTC -5) / 12 p.m. EDT (New York, UTC -4) / 17:00 BST (London, UTC +1) / 18:00 CEST (Berlin, UTC +2).

Mihaela Drăgan and Mihaela Michailov
SEGAL TALKS: Mihaela Drăgan and Mihaela Michailov (Romania)
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SEGAL TALKS: Mihaela Drăgan and Mihaela Michailov (Romania)

Join us for an update on the situation for theatre artists in Romania

Wednesday 6 May 2020
United States and Romania

The Martin E. Segal Theatre Center presented SEGAL TALKS: Mihaela Drăgan and Mihaela Michailov livestreamed on the global, commons-based, peer-produced HowlRound TV network at howlround.tv on Wednesday 6 May 2020 at 9 a.m. PDT (San Francisco, UTC-7) / 11 a.m. CDT (Chicago, UTC-5) / 12 p.m. EDT (New York, UTC-4) / 17:00 BST (London, UTC+1) / 18:00 CEST (Berlin, UTC+2)

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(Canceled) Performance of Urban Body by Giuvlipen, a feminist Roma theatre company
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(Canceled) Performance of Urban Body by Giuvlipen, a feminist Roma theatre company

in Bucharest, Romania

Tuesday 10 March 2020
Bucharest, Romania

(Event Canceled) Giuvlipen—a feminist Roma theatre company—presents their performance of Urban Body livestreaming from Bucharest, Romania on the global, commons-based peer produced HowlRound TV network at howlround.tv Tuesday 10 March 2020 at 11 a.m. PDT (Los Angeles, UTC-7) / 2 p.m. EDT (New York, UTC-4) / 18:00 GMT (London, UTC+0) / 19:00 CET (Budapest, UTC+1) / 20:00 EET (Bucharest, UTC+2).

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A performance of Portrait of the female artist as influencer
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A performance of Portrait of the female artist as influencer

from Bucharest, Romania

Sunday 1 March 2020
Bucharest, Romania

A performance of Portrait of the female artist as influencer livestreamed from Bucharest, Romania on the global, commons-based peer produced HowlRound TV network at howlround.tv on Sunday 1 March 2020 at 9 a.m. PST (San Francisco, UTC-8) / 12 p.m. EST (New York, UTC-5) / 17:00 GMT (London, UTC+0) / 18:00 CET (Budapest, UTC+1) / 19:00 EET (Bucharest, UTC+2).

Miki Braniște
The Evolving Cultural Ecosystem of Cluj
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The Evolving Cultural Ecosystem of Cluj

13 February 2020

Széker Jetta sits down with Miki Braniște to talk about Cluj’s arts and culture policies, how they have changed over time, and how they have affected the city’s independent artistic scene.

several people seated on a stage
How Ambiguity Sustains Artistic Purpose
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How Ambiguity Sustains Artistic Purpose

What It Means to Be an Independent Theatremaker in Cluj

6 February 2020

Panna Adorjáni talks about what it means to be an independent theatremaker in Cluj, including having to work part-time jobs, finding community in your collaborators and audiences, and wanting to prove the world wrong.

four actors with hand puppets onstage
The City and Its Off Stages
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The City and Its Off Stages

Independent Theatres of Cluj

5 February 2020

István Sebesi looks at Cluj-Napoca’s independent theatre scene, focusing on two theatre companies: Waiting Room Project and Reactor.

nine people standing in a large space
My Cultural Cluj
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My Cultural Cluj

Building Community in Post-Communist Romania

4 February 2020

Mihai Mateiu discusses his trajectory as an arts organizer in Cluj, from open-air music festivals to running a bookshop and cultural venue, to working to build arts audiences by partnering with businesses.

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The Theatrical Heritage of the City of Cluj
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The Theatrical Heritage of the City of Cluj

3 February 2020

Anca Hațiegan looks at the history of theatre in Cluj-Napoca, from the first production in the 1600s, to the power dynamics between the Romanian and Hungarian companies, to what transpired after the communist era, and beyond.