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Activism and Resignation

Activism and Resignation

Andrea Tompa introduces and interviews Hungarian director Arpad Schilling. Their conversation includes discussions of Schilling's latest works Faust I and II as well as Loser, Hungary's political climate and its impact on artists, and Schilling's ever-changing and evolving company Kretakor.

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Moving Between, Among, In the Midst

Moving Between, Among, In the Midst

In this article, Emily Coates proposes the concept of “intercultural kinesis” to describe the transnational collaborations; temporary, embodied onstage communities; and surprising juxtapositions of cultural heritages present in three productions brought to Yale University by the World Performance Project.

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Marathon Theater

Marathon Theater

Jonathan Kalb's forthcoming book GREAT LENGTHS zeroes in on seven landmark lengthy works of theater. In this excerpt, he explains the historical trajectory of marathon theater around the globe and investigates what these varied productions share in common, other than their protracted durations.

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Crossing Over

Crossing Over

Sonja Arsham Kuftinec interviews Michael John Garces, author of Los Illegals, on the striations of American justice and the intersection of art making and community engagement.

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Nature Theater of Oklahoma’s Romeo and Juliet

Nature Theater of Oklahoma’s Romeo and Juliet

So um – Romeo and Juliet – is a story about – There’s two families: the Montagues and the Capulets and they’re – They don’t like each other. 

Nature Theater of Oklahoma’s Romeo and Juliet is based on interviews the company conducted with innocent civilians, who were asked to recall the narrative and poetry on the spot. The resulting comical performance (published in Theater) exposes our cultural anxieties—and reveals how we structure our thoughts today.

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