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Word on the Street 2014

Toronto’s annual writing walk in the park, The Word on the Street, is back this Sunday. The Word on the Street is a literary festival that helps connect writers, readers and publishers of words with each other and the world. 81 more words

Books

MYTHFEST: Women In Classical Mythology On The Stage

Mythfest is 3 short plays weaving 4 iconic women of classical mythology into one evening. We bring these infamous women into contemporary society and find their legends still pack a mythic punch. 153 more words

Women Writers

in conversation: cat commander on collaboration, questioning yourself and australianess

Cat Commander is a beautiful playwright and actor. Her upcoming show, YOU TOOK THE STARS, will mark the first time that she has been the writer rather than the writer/performer/producer/everything else. 1,976 more words

Theatre

The Shape of the Stone: Thoughts on the Evening Before the Program

My master’s program starts tomorrow, and in Internet parlance I have lost my ability to even. Because of that, this post is going to be disjointed and confusing. 594 more words

The extraordinary in the ordinary. Does real life have a place on the stage?

Works of fiction are hyper realities. We chose to show the moments of life and death as they naturally lend themselves to the dramatics.

But in doing this, are we ignoring the beauty of normality? 341 more words

The Mayor arrives...

Today, we are celebrating the official opening of the house back on the 25th March 1960. We’ve invited The Lord Mayor of Coventry, Councillor Hazel Noonan, the Regional Director of RIBA Matthew Dobson, Paul McLean, of the family firm McLeans who built the Experimental House; and Michael Downing, Chair of Allesley Village Conservation Society to re-stage that cocktail ‘turning of the key’ moment. 39 more words

Events

Athens Post Article on OU's Madness Shows

There was a nice write up in the Athens Post today about the weekly shows the playwrights write and produce called “Madness.” Each playwright writes a 5 minute play based on a prompt given that Monday by the producing playwright. 225 more words

Playwriting