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Those of you who have become regulars around here will recognize /peh-LO-tah/ and See You Yesterday as prime examples of what we offer to Boston. From the outset we have aimed to bring revelatory and relevant stories from around the world that connect audiences to the diverse cultures that make up this vibrant city. If you are new to us, ArtsEmerson aims to present programs that help you explore the world, and discover your own,…

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In August 2017, Marc Bamuthi Joseph presented at TEDGlobal, addressing how his new artistic piece /peh-LO-tah/ sought to address the inequities and freedoms found on a soccer field. Told through soccer inspired choreography, spoken word and the sounds of samba and hip-hop underscoring the poetry and movement. Bamuthi Joseph is an artists who believes that art can transform, but so can sports, and the intersection of these often polarized fanbases and cultural entertainment. I don’t…

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In 2017, Marc Bamuthi Joseph was commissioned by the Kennedy Center to write the play /peh-LO-tah/, which “uses the universal game of soccer to examine immigration”. This show has received national praise since its debut and ArtsEmerson is beyond excited to welcome this production to the Paramount Center May 1-5. Before you attend this riveting show, check out this blog detailing the exciting life of poet, activist, dancer, teacher and playwright, Marc Bamuthi Joseph! Bamuthi…

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Last night, the nominations for the 37th Annual Elliot Norton Awards were announced! ArtsEmerson is thrilled to have received two nominations as well as one win. Out of dozens of productions and performances, ArtsEmerson was nominated for the following awards: Outstanding Design, Large or Visiting Theater: The End of TV by Manual Cinema (sound design by Kyle Vegter, puppets by Lizi Breit with associate puppet designer and storyboard artist Drew Dir, costumes by Mieka Van…

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Thank you for joining us for joining us for American Moor by Keith Hamilton Cobb! We are so proud to be able to bring this show back to Boston. There is so much to unpack in this play and we would love to hear some of what’s on your mind. If you’re looking for some inspiration for conversation, check out this conversation with Keith and our executive director David Howse, moderated by Lizzy Cooper Davis, PhD….

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