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Can One Enter a Theater Softly?

"Can One Enter a Theater Softly?" A Moscow Critic's Journal, 2010-15

John Freedman surveys the trends and important events in Russian theater from 2010 to 2015. Freedman pays particular attention to how changes in Russia's increasingly conservative political climate and cultural policy have resulted in increased censorship of, decreased funding for, and division among Russian artists. The article also discusses major milestones, such as the opening of the Gogol Center, the closing of Teatr.doc, and provocative productions by Konstantin Bogomolov and Timofei Kulyabin

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Waiting for Freedom

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Waiting for Freedom

The Freedom Theatre of Jenin's While Waiting

Photos courtesy of The Freedom Theatre

 

 

Our Class

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The Ghosts of Memory


Photos by Alexander Iziliaev.

 

Our Class

by Tadeusz Słobodzianek

Wilma Theater, Philadelphia (October 12-November 13, 2011)

Photos by Alexander Iziliaev


Euphoria of Anger

The Euphoria of Anger

Playwright Adriano Shaplin speaks with THEATER's Editor Tom Sellar about the creation of Freedom Club, Lincoln's legacy, the allure of evil, and the obliteration of ideology on the stage.

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Act Locally

Act Locally

What would it mean to create theater as fresh and local as ripe vegetables at the farmers market? Jacob Gallagher-Ross profiles "Active Cultures," the self-identified "vernacular theatre of Maryland."

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Big Art Group's SOS

Big Art Group's SOS

SOS, Big Art Group's performance piece, stages "the conflagration of the society of spectacles," writes Jacob Gallagher-Ross in his introduction to the script in Theater. View scenes from the 2009 New York staging at the Kitchen.

 

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