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The Weekly Howl on Twitter hashtag #newplay

Critical Generosity and the Spectre of Niceness—Thurs, Jan 16

The Weekly Howl is a peer produced, open access discussion about theater culture and contemporary performance that happens in real-time on Twitter using the hashtag #newplay.*

This week's conversation topic is "Critical Generosity and the Spectre of Niceness"

Our guest moderator will be Howard Sherman @HESherman

Read these posts for background on this conversation topic:

Critical Generosity by Jill Dolan @femspectator
A New Year’s Diet for the Theater by Polly Carl @pollykcarl
We are all victims now by George Hunka @GeorgeHunka
Criticism Redux Redux Redux by Jill Dolan
Jill Dolan responds by George Hunka

This Howl will take place on Thursday, January 16 on hashtag #newplay at 11am PST – 12pm PST (Vancouver) / 1pm CST – 2pm CST (Austin) / 2pm EST – 3pm EST (New York) / 19:00 GMT – 20:00 GMT (London) / 8pm CET - 9pm CET (Berlin).

On Thursday, get heard in the conversation by searching for #newplay in Twitter (sort by “all”) and by putting “#newplay” somewhere in your messages. Spread the word!

*The hashtag #newplay in Twitter is a commons tag (i.e. non-proprietary, community-invested tag) for aggregating global knowledge, information, and conversation related to new works, new performance, and new strategies in the theater.



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