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P. Carl

  ArtsEmerson, HowlRound, and Emerson College are proud to share the Ford Foundation’s announcement today, that P. Carl, PhD., is one of the 25 new Artists for Change Fellows. The fellowships will support visionary artists and cultural leaders in creating powerful works of art that help advance freedom, justice, and inclusion, and strengthen our democracy. According to the Ford Foundation, “the artists and cultural leaders selected for Art of Change fellowships all have a demonstrated…

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Lester Bangs is one of the most well-known critics of his generation because he epitomized the art form of writing about art. Obsessed with music, Bangs wrote: “Ultimately being a ‘critic’ just means wanting to inflict your tastes on other people. It’s a very honest impulse: I simply want you to like the same things I like. I need you to like them. Then I will not be alone.” Criticism is the art of persuasion,…

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  Parable of the Sower program note by co-artistic director, P. Carl. Collaboration is what makes theatre such a unique artform; you can never make it in isolation and often we make it in dialogue with other artists who have transformed our own creative lives. Over the course of ArtsEmerson’s seven seasons, we have seen a variety of examples of collaboration between some of the most significant artists of our time. Cicely Tyson and Horton…

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  Part of our core mission is to create long arcs of relationships with artists and theatre companies. In the case of our current production, The Beauty Queen of Leenane, presented by the Druid Theatre Company from Ireland, we also commit to long arcs of relationships to work emanating from different parts of the world. You will notice from our production history a devotion to connecting Boston audiences to stories from Ireland, enriching our already…

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