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This is Reading: JD Turner with Ed Wasserman

"As a skateboarder, you look at things differently. Like architecture. And the way things are built. The way you can move your board on something." - JD Turner

This is Reading: Frank McCracken with Lynn Nottage

"Oh, they could work them 'till they dropped. And so he told me that he worked and, he worked doing the Skyline drive there on that wall and he worked digging sewer systems. They did that work by hand back then." — Frank McCracken

Making Drug Addiction Entertaining

With this production, I’m venturing into new, fertile territory. Immersive & its close cousin Interactive theater has tremendous potential. In the case of "J & K 1965" it has the potential to give audiences an up-close look at drug addiction.

Leigh Fondakowski Talks the Importance of Interview-Based Theater

"I think we've lost the ability to just be human with each other...and we've lost a way of even talking about what's going on in our country that needs fixing as a collective body. And so that's part of the reason why I think this kind of work is still important." — Leigh Fondakowski

Rimini Protokoll Plays with Predictability in “Remote L.A.”

"So there is something quite interesting in this that humanity—or being human and being predictable is something quite close to each other." Jörg Karrenbauer, Rimini Protokoll

Betty Shamieh on “The Strangest” and Theater’s Survival

"We have so much good T.V. out there that if you’re not telling something that is uniquely theatrical, there’s no real reason to work in the theater. We can watch eight episodes of your favorite Netflix show, so I think if theater is going to survive, it’s going to have to be more of what it is." - Betty Shamieh

EP Weekly Roundup 3/18/17

In addition to our regular offerings of interviews, features, and artist commentary, we're posting a weekly roundup of events from around the world that fall under the realm of investigative, immersive or interactive performance.

EP Weekly Roundup 3/10/17

In addition to our regular offerings of interviews, features, and artist commentary, we're posting a weekly roundup of events from around the world that fall under the realm of investigative, immersive or interactive performance.

EP Weekly Roundup 2.18.17

In addition to our regular offerings of interviews, features, and artist commentary, we're posting a weekly roundup of events from around the world that fall under the realm of investigative, immersive or interactive performance.

EP Weekly Roundup 2.11.17

In addition to our regular offerings of interviews, features, and artist commentary, we're posting a weekly roundup of theater from around the world that falls under the realm of investigative, immersive or interactive performance.

EP Weekly Roundup 2.3.17

In addition to our regular offerings of interviews, features, and artist commentary, we're posting a weekly roundup of theater from around the world that falls under the realm of investigative, immersive or interactive performance.

EP Weekly Roundup 1.20.17

We take a break from our regular weekly roundup to highlight some arts actions happening this weekend around the inauguration.

The 1.20.17 Project

We invite you to become a citizen journalist—for just ten minutes—and help offer a platform to diverse communities around the world at precisely the moment that Donald Trump is inaugurated President.

EP Weekly Roundup 1.13.17

In addition to our regular offerings of interviews, features, and artist commentary, we're posting a weekly roundup of theater from around the world that falls under the realm of investigative, immersive or interactive performance.

Breaking the Mold: Vallejo Gantner’s Final CVRTAIN is COIL 2017

Extended Play's James Carter speaks with outgoing PS122 artistic director Vallejo Gantner, "CVRTAIN" creator Yehuda Duenyas, and "Workshop" artist Kate McIntosh about COIL 2017.

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