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So far Karla Hartley has created 25 blog entries.

ESSAY BY TIFFANY ANTONE Radical Empathy is the Theatre Artist’s New Job 08 February 2017 This article initially began with the words “We have failed.” I was burning up at the mind-numbing lack of compromise between party lines, pained by the inability of neighbor to love (or at least respect) neighbor, and stunned at the [...]

By | January 22nd, 2019|Blog|Comments Off on

In Search of Authenticity — Including Disability in Theatre

ESSAY BY ANDREA KOVICH courtesy or Howlaround In Search of Authenticity Including Disability in Theatre 17 January 2019 In an interview with the San Francisco Observer in 2005, playwright John Belluso eloquently explained why he chose to write about disability in his body of work: It is an experience that shapes my life and view [...]

By | January 22nd, 2019|Blog, Uncategorized|Comments Off on In Search of Authenticity — Including Disability in Theatre

Why Do Holiday Songs Make Us Happy?

There is a reason that you hear Holiday music wherever you go as soon as November rolls around. A big part of this is due to the joy that comes with it. But why do these feelings emerge? Music and Our Brains: The relationship between sound and our brains is unique and complex. After Sound [...]

By | December 2nd, 2018|Blog, Shows|Comments Off on Why Do Holiday Songs Make Us Happy?

We Are Doing a New Thing!

    La Palabra Hablada: Spanish-speaking Spoken Word at Stageworks Theatre! Sunday, December 16th, 7-9pm    “La Palabra Hablada:” Spanish-speaking Spoken Word at Stageworks Theatre, is a brand new initiative created for the following:    - establish space for our Spanish-speaking artists, poets, and musicians to share their craft   - provide entertainment for our Spanish-speaking [...]

By | October 8th, 2018|Blog, Uncategorized|Comments Off on We Are Doing a New Thing!

Lateness, fighting, phones: Seven etiquette violations to avoid at the theater (and a few to disregard)

Performing Arts Critic Andrew Meacham, Tampa Bay Times Published: August 1, 2018 Updated: August 1, 2018 at 12:10 PM You might recall the evening of Nov. 8, 2016. Millions of Americans watched election returns coming in, including what seemed like every third audience member attending opening night of The Curious Incident of the Dog in [...]

By | August 5th, 2018|Blog|Comments Off on Lateness, fighting, phones: Seven etiquette violations to avoid at the theater (and a few to disregard)

Activist Spotlight: Delores Huerta

As part of our work on the story of The Mirabal Sisters as told in In The Time of the Butterflies, it is our honor to spotlight other powerful women who are making change in the world. Co-founder of the United Farm Workers Association, Dolores Clara Fernandez Huerta is one of the most influential labor [...]

By | March 28th, 2018|Blog|Comments Off on Activist Spotlight: Delores Huerta

How to Keep the Mariposas Alive

How to Keep the Mariposas Alive Julia Alvarez with Dedé Mirabal Dedé attended a dance theatre performance by EVEOKE of In the Time of the Butterflies. The dancers all got to meet her. They had come all the way from San Diego to perform their moving adaptation for Dominicans. You can imagine when the Dedé dancer [...]

By | March 21st, 2018|Blog, Events|Comments Off on How to Keep the Mariposas Alive

Meet the Playwright of In The Time of the Butterflies — Caridad Svich

Caridad Svich Playwright/text-builder, theatre-maker, translator, lyricist, editor, educator Caridad Svich received a 2012 OBIE Award for Lifetime Achievement in the theatre, a 2012 Edgerton Foundation New Play Award and NNPN rolling world premiere for Guapa, and the 2011 American Theatre Critics Association Primus Prize for her play The House of the Spirits, based Isabel Allende’s [...]

By | March 14th, 2018|Blog, Uncategorized|Comments Off on Meet the Playwright of In The Time of the Butterflies — Caridad Svich