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Review: ‘Well’ at 1st Stage

“Social ills” is a term often used to name a problem without caring about the people affected by it—as in the phrase “racism and other social ills.”  It’s a way of keeping one’s distance by making the problem somebody else’s. It’s like the way one can hear said of someone chronically and inscrutably sick, “They […]

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Contemporary American Theater Festival Interviews Part 2: An Interview with ‘The Ashes Under Gait City’ Playwright Christina Anderson by Sharon J. Anderson

In Part 2 of a series of interviews, Sharon J. Anderson, The Contemporary American Theater Festival (CATF) Trustee and Professional Storyteller, interviews Christina Anderson whose play The Ashes Under Gait City will be performed at this year’s Contemporary American Theater Festival, which takes place from July 11-August 3, 2014. Sharon: How did you find the story of Gait […]

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