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A picture of David Dower and David C. Howse together, smiling and in suits.

We hosted our third Town Hall with Artistic Director David Dower and Executive Director David C. Howse on May 14th, 2020 at 12 PM EST. Press play to hear some conversation about where our season announcement is, how we are moving forward as a presenting organization, and we envision gathering — both online and in person eventually. What did you think? Comment below! View Town Hall #1 here and Town Hall #2 here. If you…

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A night photo of the Paramount Marquee, fully ignited with light and color.

In the past few weeks, theaters throughout the world have gone dark and have shifted quickly to gathering in digital spaces rather than on our stages in order to flatten the curve and preserve the opportunity to reconnect outside of isolation in the near future. However, this reality has led to several performance cancellations or postponements, leaving artists without their creative outlet and searching for artistic sustenance elsewhere. Beyond even the ability to create during…

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ArtsEmerson's leadership team David Dower and David C. Howse

ArtsEmerson artistic director David Dower started a conversation in 2015 that is still ongoing in the theater community. Namely, he wanted to carve out space to a comment on the idea that a theater company’s season, specifically one that reflected very little diversity, was not merely an accidental, random occurrence of happenstance. HowlRound published his revealing peak into the behind-the-scenes process of creating a diverse season in August of 2015.

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A film crew filming Eric Berryman outside of Malcolm X's house in Boston.

Opening next week, Detroit Red (FEB 01-16) features a stellar cast that have delved into the work with care and passion. This story of Malcolm X’s life has often gone overlooked and with this production, we have the opportunity to bring it back home to Boston. It certainly would not be possible without this talented cast and we cannot wait to share their performances with the city of Boston and beyond, at the Emerson Paramount…

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A film crew interviewing Will Power inside Darry'ls Kitchen and Bar in Boston.

“Malcolm was our manhood,” actor Ossie Davis said in Malcolm X’s eulogy, “and, in honoring him, we honor the best in ourselves.” When I was growing up in the Fillmore, a once-predominantly African American neighborhood in San Francisco, there was no larger presence than that of Malcolm X. This was the early 1970s, and Malcolm had been assas- sinated some nine years before. Still, his presence was everywhere in our community: in posters on the…

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