Month: February 2018

  • Month: February 2018
February 28, 2018 | News, Events,

Mayor Walsh Declares it ‘Claudia Rankine Day’ in Boston

  Congratulations to poet, playwright and MacArthur Fellow Claudia Rankine! Boston’s Mayor Walsh has officially declared today, February 28, 2018 as “Claudia Rankine Day” in Boston — celebrating opening day...

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February 24, 2018 | What Did You Think?,

What Did You Think of the White Card

Thank you for attending ArtsEmerson’s presentation of American Repertory Theatre’s The White Card.  In the making of The White Card playwright Claudia Rankine has asked how we as a society can...

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February 22, 2018 | Race and Equity, Theatre,

The Boston Globe publishes an in-depth preview of The White Card

  A few years ago, poet Claudia Rankine gave a reading of “Citizen: An American Lyric,’’ her 2014 award-winning collection of poems exploring racism and aggression. During the question-and-answer period,...

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February 22, 2018 | Race and Equity, Theatre, Notes From Leadership,

A Note from Playwright Claudia Rankine and Dramaturg P. Carl

  “You cannot live thirty years with something in your closet, which you know is there, and pretend it is not there without something terrible happening to you. If I...

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February 22, 2018 | Theatre,

Saint Joan in Popular Culture

Although she saved France during the Hundred Years War over five centuries ago, Joan of Arc has remained relevant in popular culture around the world since. Here are the five...

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February 21, 2018 | Theatre, Race and Equity,

Must-Read Claudia Rankine Interviews + Articles

  “You’re not going to change anybody’s mind shutting them down” – Rankine to the The Paris Review “In America, the killing of black people is an unending spectacle.” –...

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February 21, 2018 | Theatre,

Nevertheless She Persisted: A History of Saint Joan of Arc

George Bernard Shaw’s play Saint Joan premiered in 1923, three years after Saint Joan of Arc was canonized by the Roman Catholic Church. The play has allowed audiences all over...

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February 14, 2018 | What Did You Think?,

What Did You Think of Torrey Pines

Thank you for joining us for Torrey Pines. We are thrilled to present this production as part of series of offerings that reimagine the relationship between theatre, film, and music. Read...

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