Hello everyone and Happy New Year’s! This week’s link dump is brought to you by posters of Shakespeare’s King John.
The murder of playwright Joe Orton.
The theatrical artist’s guide to self-care
When the theatre blogger makes his own awards. How badass is that?
Hagiographic piece on Caryl Churchill
Chicagoan of the Year in theatre: Miguel Cervantes
Weirdest Theatre Stories of the Decade
Goodbye, Jerry Herman
3 Small things that impact your voice
Badmouthing one’s directors on Facebook not encouraged…
A brand new theatre company for multicultural audiences
The Greatest Play in the History of the World?
We should give Nigerian Theatre more credit (duh)
Can theatre restore Nigeria’s dying heritage?
A Nigerian play makes its US debut in Philly
Historical Overview of Theatre in Ghana
A one-woman Iraqi show attacking the patriarchy
Theatre as therapy in Iraq
Diasporic theatre from Iraq
Greek tragedy meets 21st Century Japan
Zimbwean singer/dancer/actor Dalma Chiwereva
Translating theatre as performative translation
Translating theatre to and from the Arab world.
Stage Manager 101
Tech tips for small theatre companies
Vancouver’s very own Erin Palm
The Muppets Christmas Carol should be a Broadway show (and so should my play)
The theatre nerds gotta get fit
Algerian actors touring the US
Gulf Theatre needs more freedom, says Kuwaiti playwright
Kuwaiti Drama Museum
A play about “a relationship so off-limits, it’s enticing, so enticing, it’s horrifying”
That’s it for this week’s link dump. For those of you who wanted Korean Moog synthesizer hits of the 1970s, we can quench that thirst right here: