This week’s Wednesday Link Dump brought to you by posters of References to Salvador Dalí Make Me Hot.
Looking for that next high school play?
Making theatre in South Africa.
Remembering a 1974 production of Simon’s The Gingerbread Lady.
A playwright looks back at 2018.
Because who wouldn’t like a play entitled Cheerleaders vs. Aliens?
When a production hurts you (physically, not emotionally).
One brave playwright reminds everyone stage directions are part of the text. Honestly, I think she should just go full Charlie Bronson on them, but that’s just me.
Knowledge gleaned from musicals.
Nashville Children’s Theatre intern tells all.
Who wouldn’t love a playwright named Buffalo?
Garrick’s Shakespeare Jubilee in London (in 1769)
Tom Hughes will play Kit Marlowe on TV (and not in a play???)
Kent seems like a cool place. They had Marlowe, Aphra Behn and Joseph Conrad.
Nine weird things about Ancient Greek theatre. Did you know tragedy means “goat song”???
Death on Stage: A Philosophical Treatise
A playwright whose wife left him after his kidneys started to fail.
Khon masked drama in Thailand.
If you’ve never, ever heard of Aphra Behn, read this post.
Louis Brody, the Cameroonian-German-French actor who totally didn’t get killed by the Nazis
Fiddler on the Roof, Off-Broadway and in Yiddish!
How to play a stage manager…onstage!
5 Reasons Lorrainne Hansberry was awesome. (Only 5???)
How to survive as a theatre director. Apparently you need friends.
How much shock is too much? (Is “too much” a real thing?)
And here is an Indonesian oldie from the late, great Diana Nasution: