So it goes. Such evil acts rarely can be stopped but they always can be testified to by artists and playwrights.

Yermedea is the first part of the Central American sequence of Ehn's Soulographie: Our Genocides, a commemorative performance cycle in development. Consisting of 17 plays written over 20 years, the project will examine the history of the United States in the 20th century through genocides.The play will also be presented on October 13 at 3 pm at AS220's Empire Black Box, by the AntiGravity Theatre Project.

Ehn is professor of theatre arts and performance studies and is director of writing for performance at Brown. He conducts annual trips to Rwanda and Uganda with students and others to examine how art contributes to recovery from violence.

< prev  1  |  2  | 
  Topics: Theater , Kym Moore, Sock and Buskin
| More


Most Popular
ARTICLES BY BILL RODRIGUEZ
Share this entry with Delicious
  •   A SO-SO SATIRE  |  July 02, 2014
    There’s this poor country whose medium of exchange is goats (actually, promises of parts of a goat — promissory goats).
  •   PROFOUNDLY SILLY  |  June 25, 2014
    It’s been more than a half-century since Eugène Ionesco’s first play, The Bald Soprano , was written in a burst of splenetic post-WWII exasperation over the ludicrous behavior of his species.
  •   TRIUMPH AND TRAGEDY  |  June 18, 2014
    It doesn’t hurt that Angels In America is, in several regards, the greatest American play ever written.
  •   PUNCHING THE CLOCK  |  June 18, 2014
    We come into the world, we rub our eyes, we look around and squall, and we spend the rest of our lives trying to figure out why we had to bother.
  •   MEETING OF THE MINDS  |  June 11, 2014
    The knockout production avoids digressions and keeps the interplay punchy, leaving us reeling as well. Think ' Crossfire' on the History Channel.

 See all articles by: BILL RODRIGUEZ