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Monday, June 9, 2014

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(This post is part of the 2014 TCG National Conference: Crossing Borders {Art | People} blog salon, curated by Caridad Svich.)  I was sitting at my friend’s house, discussing the finer points of Central Asian tea-drinking, and more generally the trip our theatre company, The Seagull Project, was about to take to Tashkent, Uzbekistan. Tyler had lived in [...]

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(This post is part of the 2014 TCG National Conference: Crossing Borders {Survive | Thrive} blog salon, curated by Caridad Svich.) Adoration of the Old Woman by José Rivera, ran this year at INTAR in New York City from March 13th to April 27th. It enjoyed a very successful run and was extended twice. The following piece is a [...]

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In Response to Lynn Nottage’s NYT Opinion Post: Women are Missing from Tonys and Broadway

by Jason Aaron Goldberg June 9, 2014 Diversity & Inclusion
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(This post is a part of the Diversity & Inclusion blog salon led by Online Curator Jacqueline E. Lawton. Check out further Diversity & Inclusion interviews on Jacqueline’s blog. If you are interested in participating in this or any other Circle blog salon, email Gus Schulenburg. *This post has been edited slightly since its original posting.*  Read the Lynn Nottage New York Times opinion [...]

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Crossing borders: Telling other people’s stories

by Hannah Barker June 9, 2014 National Conference
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(This post is part of the 2014 TCG National Conference: Crossing Borders {Art | People} blog salon, curated by Caridad Svich.)  When we talk about finding ways to break down barriers between theatre and communities we must decide what we mean by ‘communities’, and what we want our theatre to do to and for our audiences. As co-founder [...]

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Following A Different Path: The Unknown Play Project

by Alexis Clements June 9, 2014 National Conference
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(This post is part of the 2014 TCG National Conference: Crossing Borders {Art | People} blog salon, curated by Caridad Svich.)  When I was little I used to love reading aloud to myself, and pretty much anyone else who would listen. Today, when I’m alone in my apartment and in the mood, sometimes I still do it, sometimes [...]

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Killer Joe

by TCG News June 9, 2014 TCG Books
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We are pleased to announce the publication of Killer Joe by Tracy Letts. Letts, who earned a Pulitzer Prize and a Tony Award, among other honors, for August: Osage County, launched his playwriting career with this shocking and unforgettable work. Originally staged in 1993 at Next Theatre in Evanston, Illinois, Killer Joe quickly became a [...]

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Vernacular Theatre and the Great Feast

by Catherine Love June 9, 2014 National Conference
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(This post is part of the 2014 TCG National Conference: Crossing Borders {Art | People} blog salon, curated by Caridad Svich.)  Increasingly, works of contemporary art and theatre are being made with audiences as well as for them, recruiting participants to actively shape the final artistic material. Here the process is just as important as the product – indeed, for those [...]

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Using a Different Arsenal

by Hannah Wolf June 9, 2014 National Conference
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(This post is part of the 2014 TCG National Conference: Crossing Borders {Survive | Thrive} blog salon, curated by Caridad Svich.) “Donors, development agencies and policymakers have, by and large, chosen to ignore the blatant alarm signals, and have continued to pursue the aid based model even when it has become apparent that aid, under whatever guise, is [...]

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