Narrative Sharing and Narrative Shifting with Digital Technology
Modes of Media in Digital Performance
The 2019 TCG National Conference
Livestreaming a performance of black girl love: an adaptation project
Social Justice & Political Theatre
Content here focuses on theatremakers, companies, and projects with a political or social justice mission.
Creating a Feminist Punch and Judy Show
The Search for Truth in Putin’s Russia
How Teatr.doc’s “Civil Theatre” Is Exposing Injustice
A Call for Theatre That Depicts The Reality of Mediterranean Immigrants
Minna Vallaste argues for the importance of theatre pieces that speak directly to international social issues and inspire change and action.
Seattle’s eSe Teatro
An Avant-Garde for the Undocumented
Christopher Goodson on Rose Cano’s adaptation, Don Quixote: Homeless in Seattle, produced by eSe Teatro in Seattle, Washington.
Latinos and the Rebirth of Post-Katrina New Orleans
José Torres-Tama writes about his experience in New Orleans during and after Hurricane Katrina, ten years ago.
A Flourishing Theatre
Satire and Political Critique at the National Arts Festival in Grahamstown, South Africa
Paul Adolphsen explores major themes of the National Arts Festival in Grahamstown, South Africa.
The Gift of Belonging
A Journey Into South African Theatre
Antonio Lyons describes his evolving relationship to South Africa and discusses the country’s rich theatrical history.
Art is not Escapism. Art is Activism
a conversation with Amanda Farnsworth of Random Acts of Theatre Company
LaTeshia Ellerson talks with Amanda Farnsworth about her work as an artist and activist in Selma, Alabama.
Power! Stokely Carmichael at the Capital Fringe
Patricia Davis on Mehshaun Labrone’s Power! Stokely Carmichael at Washington DC’s Capital Fringe Festival.
From Silly Titles to Serious Issues
Jonathan Mandell on the serious fare on display at the forthcoming New York International Fringe Festival.
Facing Forward from Victim to Advocate
Amy Schwabauer on Tlaloc Rivas’ Johanna: Facing Forward, co-produced by Cleveland Public Theatre and Teatro Publico de Cleveland.
Music and Movements
Cry You One at the International Festival of Arts & Ideas
David Bruin on Mondo Bizarro and ArtSpot Productions’ Cry You One at the Arts & Ideas Festival in New Haven, Connecticut.
Tom Kirdahy on Love, Law, Marriage, Producing Theatre, and Making a Difference
Jonathan Mandell talks with Producer Tom Kirdahy about celebrating a marriage three times and how theatre can make a difference.
Unloose This Tied Up Justice
SHAKE 38 and the Measure4Measure Project
Jennifer Wintzer shares SHAKE 38’s Measure4Measure Project connecting youth in St. Louis with youth in New York City around the conflict in Ferguson.
Thirty Years and Counting
Jamie Gahlon interviews Richard Montoya, Ric Salinas, and Herbert Siguenza, now marking their thirtieth year as ensemble Culture Clash.
Can Theatre Change the World?
Jonathan Mandell asks artists at the Drama Desk Awards if theatre can change the world, and compiles their answers into a video.
Should Torture Taste So Good? Belarus Free Theatre’s Trash Cuisine
Jonathan Mandell on Belarus Free Theatre's Trash Cuisine, playing through May 17 at La Mama ETC in New York City.
A Conversation with MOXIE Theatre’s Delicia Turner Sonnenberg
Jennifer Lane talks with MOXIE Theatre’s Delicia Turner Sonnenberg about shattering the stereotypes of women’s work and finding balance in her life.
Does Freedom of Speech Include the Right to Offend?
Illana Stein reports on the perceived and projected possible ramifications of burning the Quran on stage during a production of Christopher Marlowe’s Tamburlaine the Great.
Brown Bag Theatre Company Presents The Service Workers Project
Contra La Corriente/Against the Current
Members of the Brown Bag Theatre Company share their experience making Contra La Corriente/Against the Current, a project created with service workers on the UC Irvine Campus.
Why Theatre Matters to This Escaped Child Soldier
The author reflects on the role of the performing arts in his own remarkable journey from Ugandan child soldier to performer and playwright.
Walking The Awkwardly Heroic Yet Often Depressing Path of Near Impossible Catastrophe Evasion Through Kick-Ass Poetics
Elizabeth Doud addresses the emergency of climate change and the need for a poetics to shift consciousness.
The Means of Production
Snapshots from the Field—Part II
Charlotte Meehan and Adara Meyers follow up “Snapshots from the Field” with a look at women theatre artists.
Interview with One of Pig Iron Theatre’s Artistic Directors, Dan Rothenberg, and Collaborating Artist Troy Herion
Amy Brady interviews Pig Iron Theatre’s Artistic Director, Dan Rothenberg, and collaborating artist Troy Herion.
A Stunning Singular Strike at Olney Theatre
George Brant’s Grounded, at Olney Theatre, is a fast-paced, suspenseful, and moving one-woman show about a drone operator’s struggle to play two roles: annihilator and mother.
Welcome to Mississippi
Carlton Turner's address on the state of the arts in Mississipi from the Mississipi Performing Arts Summit, held February 15-16, 2015 in Jackson, MS.
Dispatch from Tehran—33rd Annual Fadjr International Theater Festival, Part 2
Torange discusses productions she saw in Tehran that premiered outside the Festival, and the impact of the political and economic climate on making theatre in Iran.