A public health official is reassigned against her will. Her last message to her team explores the collision of science and politics in a time of pandemic -- and the creeping growth of Lysenkoist pseudoscience in the United States.
A new play featuring Christa Kimlicko Jones. Directed by Andrew Bellware.
with Lola Montez
July 2019 at the Capital Fringe Festival
2019 Eugene O'Neill Playwrights Conference
"... a fun romp that effortlessly links ancient themes of imperial deification & the 20th century cult of rock and roll." - MD Theatre Guide
The frenzy of pandemic is unleashed. How does illness lay bare the fragility of our lives?
"Actor Cathy Conneff turns in a stunning performance .." -- DC Theatre Scene
How did the streets of Hong Kong become a teeming laboratory for protest in a surveillance state?
How the Velvet Revolution - and an American grad student - sparked a classic book by Bohumil Hrabal.
“I think that we can get a lot from Lonely Crusade in our exact political moment,” says Lawrence P. Jackson, author of a new biography of Chester Himes.
An interview with the Ernst Toller Gesellschaft on the relationship between art and politics in Toller's work, and his continuing importance.
Ivan Sviták, the Soviet invasion of Prague in 1968 -- and the continuing relevance of his thought in a post-truth age.
The connections between the 1919 victory of Munich revolutionaries at Dachau & the Nazi creation of a death camp there in 1933.
Exploring "weaponized interdependence" and how global networks shape foreign policy with scholars Henry Farrell and Abraham Newman.
A conversation with one of America's great actors - John Astin - about teaching a new generation the tricks of the trade.