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On Art and Activism
Essay

On Art and Activism

12 May 2020

Israel Aloni argues that the lack of governmental support for artists has pushed them to pursue activism but contends that art ought to remain independent of the civil-political sphere.

World Theatre Day: Dreams Deferred: Crossing Continents and Cultures with A Raisin in the Sun
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World Theatre Day: Dreams Deferred: Crossing Continents and Cultures with A Raisin in the Sun

Monday 27 March / Tuesday 28 March 2017
South Africa / Sweden / Washington, D.C., US

Celebrate World Theatre Day with performances from South Africa, Sweden, and the US of an American classic A Raisin in the Sun. Livestreamed on HowlRound TV at howlround.tv Monday 27 March at 7:30 p.m. EDT (New York) / 23:30 UTC / Tuesday, March 28 at 12:30 a.m. BST (London) / Tuesday, March 28 at 1:30 a.m. SAST (Johannesburg) / Tuesday, March 28 at 7:30 a.m. CST (Shanghai). 

Can Tadeusz Kantor’s ideas about death be revived in theatre about dementia?
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Can Tadeusz Kantor’s ideas about death be revived in theatre about dementia?

4 May 2016

Minna Vallaste writes about a piece she created about dementia using ideas from Kantor’s Theatre of Death.

The PEN World Voices: International Play Festival 2016
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The PEN World Voices: International Play Festival 2016

Wednesday 27 April to Friday 29 April
New York, NY, United States

The Martin E. Segal Theatre Center presented PEN World Voices: International Play Festival 2016 livestreamed on the global, commons-based peer-produced HowlRound TV network at howlround.tv on Wednesday 27 April to Friday 29 April. On Twitter use #HowlRound.

A Call for Theatre That Depicts The Reality of Mediterranean Immigrants
Essay

A Call for Theatre That Depicts The Reality of Mediterranean Immigrants

5 October 2015

Minna Vallaste argues for the importance of theatre pieces that speak directly to international social issues and inspire change and action.