Tag Archives: Theater

Glenn Scott :
THEATER | Gregg Barrios’ delightful ‘I-DJ’ was first play to be featured at Texas Book Festival

‘I-DJ’ is a head-nodding, toe-tapping dance through Chicano and LGBT history. By Glenn Scott | The Rag Blog | March 10, 2017 Author, poet, and playwright Gregg Barrios has broken many sound barriers in his life and career, and he … finish reading Glenn Scott :
THEATER | Gregg Barrios’ delightful ‘I-DJ’ was first play to be featured at Texas Book Festival

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The Rag Blog :
METRO EVENT | ‘Living on the Hyphen’

By Alice Embree | The Rag Blog | March 14, 2016 Event: ‘Living on the Hyphen’ Dates: Thursday-Sunday, March 31-April 3, 2016 Times: Thursday-Friday, 8 p.m.; Saturday-Sunday, 2 p.m. & 8 p.m Where: Rollins Studio Theatre, The Long Center Address: … finish reading The Rag Blog :
METRO EVENT | ‘Living on the Hyphen’

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Alice Embree :
METRO EVENT | Michael Milligan brings one-man ‘Mercy Killers’ to Texas audiences

‘Mercy Killers’ is merciless is in its very personal indictment of the American health care system. By Alice Embree | The Rag Blog | April 26, 2015 Event: Mercy Killers Date: Tue-Wed, May 12-13, 2015 Time: 8 p.m. Where: The … finish reading Alice Embree :
METRO EVENT | Michael Milligan brings one-man ‘Mercy Killers’ to Texas audiences

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Moira Herbst :
THEATER | Brechtomania!

Why Marxist playwright Bertolt Brecht is theater’s hottest old name By Moira Herbst | Portside | September 7, 2014 The playwright, theorist and poet Bertolt Brecht is known worldwide as a giant of modern theater. But until recently, few theaters … finish reading Moira Herbst :
THEATER | Brechtomania!

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Jean Trounstine : Italian Prison Inmates Perform Theatre Behind Bars

Italian prison inmate performing in Romeo and Juliet: Mercutio Does Not Want to Die. Photo by Clara Vannucci for The New York Times. Compagnia della Fortezza:Theatre in an Italian prison Punzo says that it is not therapy that drives him … finish reading Jean Trounstine : Italian Prison Inmates Perform Theatre Behind Bars

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THEATER / Jonah Raskin : Zayd Dohrn’s ‘Outside People’

Cast of Outside People at the Vineyard theater in New York. Inset photo: playwright Zayd Dohrn.We’re all outsiders now:Zayd Dohrn’s new play, Outside People The play — which is part situation comedy, part soap opera, and part prophecy — plays … finish reading THEATER / Jonah Raskin : Zayd Dohrn’s ‘Outside People’

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THEATER / Jonah Raskin : The ‘Reborning’ of Zayd Dohrn

Scene from Zayd Dohrn’s Reborning at the San Francisco Playhouse.The Reborning of Zayd Dohrn: A fascinating piece of theater from the son of Bernardine Dohrn and Bill Ayers that speaks to our time now and where we’ve come from as … finish reading THEATER / Jonah Raskin : The ‘Reborning’ of Zayd Dohrn

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Marc Estrin : Infiltrations

Skulker by R. Crumb.INFILTRATIONS By Marc Estrin / The Rag Blog / January 11, 2011 Last week, I wrote about what I consider politically unearned infiltrations supporting rampant consumerism. I will not sing Hallelujah in the mall. Infiltrations, however, do … finish reading Marc Estrin : Infiltrations

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Marc Estrin : Spanking Your Inner Child

Inner Child. Image from Integral Options Cafe.Have you spankedyour inner child today? By Marc Estrin / The Rag Blog / November 7, 2010 I’m just beginning the week run of rehearsals and performances in the pit orchestra for Peter Pan. … finish reading Marc Estrin : Spanking Your Inner Child

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Marc Estrin : Slaughter of the Innocents

Image from picsdigger.SLAUGHTER OF THE INNOCENTS By Marc Estrin / The Rag Blog / June 6, 32010 Toward the end of Bread & Puppet’s marvelous Christmas Story, after the news spreads of Jesus’s birth, King Herod picks up the phone: … finish reading Marc Estrin : Slaughter of the Innocents

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Marc Estrin : Endgame (Sam-I’m-Not)

Endgame. Image from Wired.SAM-I’M-NOT By Marc Estrin / The Rag Blog / April 20, 2010 Endgame — that’s us. At every level, checkmate threatens — political, environmental, cultural. Samuel Beckett’s 104th birthday last week brought to mind a chapter I … finish reading Marc Estrin : Endgame (Sam-I’m-Not)

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FILM / Peter Watkins’ ‘La Commune’ : A Conceptual Tour de Force

PETER WATKINS’ LA COMMUNE By Marc Estrin / The Rag Blog / March 29, 2010 The Paris Commune, that is — a citizens’ revolt against a royalist government, the organizing of that revolt, and the crushing of it by government … finish reading FILM / Peter Watkins’ ‘La Commune’ : A Conceptual Tour de Force

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