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August 25, 2020 | General, Notes From Leadership, Race and Equity, Together Apart,

The Good Old Days Weren’t Good For Everybody

Don’t miss ArtsEmerson Executive Director David C. Howe’s appearance on Dr. Nick Morgan’s #JustOneQuestion show where he talks about his life and work in a moment of racial reckoning on...

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August 21, 2020 | General, Race and Equity,

The Myth Around Philanthropy in Communities of Color

Earlier this week, The Chronicle of Philanthropy—a DC based magazine covering the nonprofit world of benefaction—published an extensive interview with ArtsEmerson Executive Director David C. Howse and Shannon Worthington, our...

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June 1, 2020 | General, Race and Equity,

Resist Numbness by David C. Howse

This post was written as part of a larger series leading up to our fourth Town Hall on Wednesday, June 17th at 12 pm EDT. We encourage our audiences to...

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May 12, 2020 | General,

WATCH Town Hall #3: “Where is Our Season Announcement?”

We hosted our third Town Hall with Artistic Director David Dower and Executive Director David C. Howse on May 14th, 2020 at 12 PM EST. Press play to hear some...

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March 30, 2020 | General, News, Together Apart,

Artist Resources During COVID-19

In the past few weeks, theaters throughout the world have gone dark and have shifted quickly to gathering in digital spaces rather than on our stages in order to flatten...

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March 20, 2020 | General,

How A Season Comes Together

ArtsEmerson artistic director David Dower started a conversation in 2015 that is still ongoing in the theater community. Namely, he wanted to carve out space to a comment on the...

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January 29, 2020 | General,

Meet the Cast of Detroit Red

Opening next week, Detroit Red (FEB 01-16) features a stellar cast that have delved into the work with care and passion. This story of Malcolm X’s life has often gone...

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January 27, 2020 | General,

A Note from Detroit Red Playwright, Will Power

“Malcolm was our manhood,” actor Ossie Davis said in Malcolm X’s eulogy, “and, in honoring him, we honor the best in ourselves.” When I was growing up in the Fillmore,...

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