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June 10, 2020 | Notes From Leadership, Race and Equity,

Organizations Have Stated Their Commitments. Now What? 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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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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June 1, 2020 | Notes From Leadership, Race and Equity,

How A Statement Comes Together

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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March 10, 2020 | Events, Theatre, Race and Equity,

Parable Read and Civic Transformation

Octavia E. Butler’s Parable of the Sower has become an ever present staple in American literature, and though published in 1993, remains continuously relevant today. With rising mounting concerns surrounding...

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December 17, 2019 | Theatre, Race and Equity,

Before He was Malcolm X

Fifty four years after his assassination, the name Malcolm X still reverberates with the ethos of dogged intolerance to oppression. His name is an evocation — a recalling of a...

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December 3, 2019 | News, Theatre, Race and Equity,

Announcing Parable Read: A Citywide Book Club

During our 2017/2018 Season, we co-produced The White Card written by Claudia Rankine with the American Repertory Theatre. A monumental work of theatre, Rankine’s words resonated with audiences and prompted...

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November 8, 2019 | News, Notes From Leadership, Race and Equity,

[WATCH] Executive Director David Howse on Comcast Newsmakers

To celebrate our 10th Anniversary Season, Executive Director David Howse sat down with Comcast Newsmakers for an interview to discuss how ArtsEmerson’s beginnings and where we are headed next. Howse...

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November 5, 2019 | Theatre, Race and Equity,

Beyond Interpretation: The Language of Isango’s The Magic Flute

The Magic Flute is a title that many recognize, or at least have heard in reference to operatic history, Mozart’s compositions, or even seen it on a marquee as they...

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