In this week's update from The Civilians' Associate Artist community, Emily Ackerman talks about discovering a treasure trove of cleaning supplies at a closed school, and donating them to essential workers.
Over the next several weeks, members of our 2019-20 R&D Group will take us behind-the-scenes of their projects in development. First up is Rachel Dickstein, director and co-creator of “Candidate X” with writer Aisha Zia and composer Kamala Sankaram. It will receive a work-in-progress showing on June 5 at 3:00pm EDT.
R&D Group Program Director Ilana Becker introduces the six projects in development in the 2019-20 R&D Group. Over the next several weeks, Extended Play will be publishing interviews, songs, articles and more from the R&D artists, including previews of their work and behind-the-scenes insights into their diverse research processes.
Over the next few weeks, Extended Play will be bringing you stories from members of The Civilians Associate Artist community. First up, Marsha Stephanie Blake tells us about her #MarshaMasks.
In this interview, playwright Sam Chanse discusses the workshop process for her new play "What You Are Now," and shares some of the things she read, watched, and listened to while she was writing it.
In this interview with Extended Play, the cast of "Whisper House," which closed before its first preview due to COVID-19, reminisces about the show and discusses their hopes for its future.
NYC artists help their peers living below the poverty line by sharing videos on new subscription-based site.
In this interview with Extended Play, members of the original cast of "This Beautiful City" talk about the show's origins, Michael Friedman's legacy and the bittersweet experience of recording the new album.
Through music, immersion and metathearics, "Our New Town" calls us all to wake up and take ownership of our personal relationship to guns and gun violence.
Janis and Richard Londraville are a husband-and-wife team of literary scholars. Together, they have published numerous biographies, including the 2006 book, The Most Beautiful Man in the World: Paul Swan, from Wilde to Warhol, the first comprehensive biography of Paul...
R&D Program Director Megan McClain interviews Associate Artist Rebecca Hart about her project with composer David Kornfeld being developed in the Civilians R&D Group. Based partly on their own neurodiverse lives, the work asks questions about creativity, sanity, and what we consider "normal."
Come see AMERICAN CRYPTIDS, an investigative musical theater performance. This Monday, February 25th, 7pm at Joe's Pub.