Posters/Wednesday Link Dump

Wednesday Link Dump


Welcome back to Unknown Playwrights! We’ve had a couple of weeks off while the owner of this blog runs for Dramatists Guild Council.

Now we’re back with some thrilling posters of John Webster‘s classic play The Duchess of Malfi.

Polish poster.
Boston 2015
UK 1996
Fan art based on a production. Pretty cool artist.
UK 2017
When Helen Mirren was the Duchess in ’81. I miss Bob Hoskins.
When your Halloween show is The Duchess of Malfi. And you’re in Utah.
Spanish production. Like the nails in the apple.

Procrastination and the theatre

Procrastination and hair

Editing and the playwright

The music hall tradition of Merry Old England

Why does red lipstick haunt this theatre maker?

Cue that plot!

Figuring out the whodunit…

Appreciating playwright Sarah Ruhl

One of my favorite playwrights has a new play

The best audition songs for My Fair Lady

In Norway, you can pre-order booze at the theatre, apparently

Traditional Vietnamese theatre

The Royal Ballet Theatre of Laos

Process vs. Product in Art Education

Puppeteer Roman Paska

The art of contemporary puppetry

Developments in Estonian theatre

Playwright Sam Byron from 2015

Nathan Alan Davis interviewed from 2015

Feminist Theatre

Chilean theatre after Pinochet (from 2004)

Chilean theatre’s New Wave

Analysis of The Duchess of Malfi

A play in the Alsatian dialect!

Gotta love a play called Hadestown

The vulnerability of process as performance

Hindi theatre in Australia

Shakespeare and the Hindi Theatre

Translating desire

Translating Shakespeare 

How Shakespeare was turned into a German

The most bizarre musical adaptations

And now a reggae cover of Sweet Caroline:





Posters/Wednesday Link Dump

Wednesday Link Dump

Howdy all. Welcome back to Unknown Playwrights. This link dump is coming in a tad late, but better late than never. It’s probably Wednesday somewhere in this galaxy.

It is brought to you by non-English posters of Eugene O’Neill’s Mourning Becomes Electra.

Madrid, 2006.
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Oldenburg, Germany 1993.
Munich, 2006.
Somewhere in Germany
Swabia, Germany. 1970
Greece 2003.
Korea 2019.

A complete ordered list of 1990s musicals.

Dutch-German cabaret superstar Sven Ratzke

A play about when Stan Laurel and Charlie Chaplin worked together.

A revolutionary Iraqi theatre group

A musical about Fidel Castro

Beyond visual dance in Belgium.

A German play in Brooklyn with English subtitles

One woman’s relationship with props

Humans of Broadway

Wicked’s DJ Plunkett speaks

The genesis of a script by Chelsea Frandsen

Playwright David Hansen teaches us about revision

Beginners’ mistakes in playwriting

The student guide to playwriting

The post-dramatic turn in German theatre

HowIRound is hiring

Playwright Inda Craig-Galván gives an interview.

Akin Salawu’s interview

Charlotte Higgins updates us.

Contemporary Israeli theatre

International exposure of Israeli theatre

Is Israel’s most famous playwright too political for his own country?

Brazilian playwright Newton Moreno gets another translation

When methodologies meld in Barcelona

Playwright John Ford

Elizabethan and Jacobean theatre without Shakespeare? Yes, please.

Expat theatre in Korea

When playwriting becomes activism: Nelson Diaz-Marcano

Puerto Rico, representation and activism

Art and politics in Interwar Romania

Korean Theatre of Musical Comedy in Kazakhstan

We need inclusivity in Québécois theatre

And finally, here’s James Brown covering Hank Williams’ Your Cheatin’ Heart.




Posters/Wednesday Link Dump

Wednesday Link Dump

Hello everyone and Happy New Year’s! This week’s link dump is brought to you by posters of Shakespeare’s King John.

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King of England and Diamonds.



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Poland, 2018
New Zealand, 1997
Ireland, 2018. Showing the side effects of Brexit and Trumpism.
Mónica Maffía presenta el Rey Juan en Auditorio Losada
Buenos Aires, 2016.
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Folger Theatre
Royal Shakespeare Compay, 2006
Royal Shakespeare Company, 2012.
Globe Theatre, 2015. “I give no charters.”

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: