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Monday, January 13, 2020

"French and yet never French enough" by Amelia Parenteau

By Amelia Parenteau. Amelia Parenteau discusses the Actions Caribéennes Théâtrales festival, which brought together francophones, francophiles, and theatre folks from around the world to …

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Thursday, May 23, 2019

New to New Orleans / Venant d’arriver à la Nouvelle Orléans by Amelia Parenteau

By Amelia Parenteau. Amelia Parenteau, along with theatremakers Eva Doumbia and Marie Houdin, explores the similarities and differences of parades and protests.

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Monday, November 19, 2018

Bringing French Theatre to Princeton by Amelia Parenteau

By Amelia Parenteau. Amelia Parenteau explores the importance of the Seuls en Scène French Theater Festival in Princeton, New Jersey, and discuses the themes and productions at this year’…

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Thursday, February 1, 2018

My Experience Working On AMERICA IS HARD TO SEE by Amelia Parenteau

Every story needs to be considered individually for us to have any chance at finding something that looks like justice.

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Tuesday, June 27, 2017

Ensemble Studio Theatre: It’s Not a Sprint by Amelia Parenteau

Is a one-act the most intentionally ephemeral storytelling? Or a prelude to a more extended version of itself?

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Tuesday, May 30, 2017

PLUTO (no longer a play) by Amelia Parenteau

This was a weird play, and I feel okay saying that because even the press release pronounces, “PLUTO is dynamic, simple, and strange.” And I liked the weirder bits a lot. On the night I …

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Monday, May 22, 2017

World Builders: a love story by Amelia Parenteau

I first met Gus Schulenburg as an intern in his department at Theatre Communications Group. I remember being impressed by his ability to make time for everyone, in spite of the mountain of w…

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Monday, April 3, 2017

How to Hamlet, or Hamleting Hamlet – a response by Amelia Parenteau

One of TRE’s greatest distinctions as a New York company (in my opinion) is that they are always playing onstage

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Wednesday, March 29, 2017

Leigh Fondakowski’s SPILL at Ensemble Studio Theatre by Amelia Parenteau

Whose sympathies aren’t piqued by a victim of circumstance who made someone laugh every day while he was alive, no matter how complicit he was in this environmental devastation, no matter …

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Wednesday, March 15, 2017

Nibbler @ Rattlestick by Amelia Parenteau

  The eponymous Nibbler, of The Amoralists’ world premiere presentation, running at Rattlestick through March 18, strikes when you’re about to have your first true sexual encounter.…

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Saturday, February 25, 2017

GIRL X at the Japan Society by Amelia Parenteau

If you have never been to the Japan Society, tucked away on East 47th Street between 2nd and 1st, make it a point to go there this year. Better yet, go there this week. I promise you will be…

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Friday, February 24, 2017

The Beauty Queen of Leenane – Amelia Parenteau Responds by Amelia Parenteau

In my senior year of high school, the new drama teacher somehow convinced half the boys on the football team to audition for a production of Martin McDonagh’s The Cripple of Inishmaan. The…

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Thursday, February 16, 2017

Wonder/Through the Looking Glass Houses by Amelia Parenteau

Wonder/Through the Looking Glass Houses is a dance show with artful, varied choreography and fluid company member collaboration from an ensemble that clearly knows itself well enough to play…

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Tuesday, January 3, 2017

Anna Christie – a response by Amelia Parenteau

O’Neill succeeds in using a traditional four act structure to present what one can only imagine were revolutionary feminist ideas when this play was first produced.

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Thursday, November 10, 2016

Homos, or Everyone in America by Amelia Parenteau

They’re afraid of anything different from them or of what they see in me that maybe they see in themselves

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Friday, November 4, 2016

The Other Mozart by Amelia Parenteau

"The hair in all of Salzburg becomes so tall they have to raise the roofs of carriages - no lady can sit upright in them. I am the talk of the town."

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Thursday, September 22, 2016

PHAEDRA(S) at BAM by Amelia Parenteau

Phaedra(s) was an enormous production in terms of star power, length, and ambition that failed to deliver the novel telling it promised.

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Wednesday, September 21, 2016

Aubergine: an eggplant by any other name by Amelia Parenteau

Aubergine is a tender story of food and family, and the ways we express our love.

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Tuesday, September 20, 2016

On BLOSSOM at Dixon Place by Amelia Parenteau

The first time I tried to attend Blossom, at its Henson Carriage House residency in April 2015, the world of texts and trains conspired against me so I ended up stuck in the lobby area with …

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Monday, August 29, 2016

PREVIEW: Male Continence: A Reproductive Adaptation by Amelia Parenteau

How do you transform an academic, nineteenth century text into a compelling piece of twenty-first century feminist theater?

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Tuesday, May 24, 2016

Empathy School and Love Story by Amelia Parenteau

There’s a density of experience in being alone that is almost irreconcilable. Almost impenetrable. Some people call it a void but I find it totally not void-y. It’s. Unavoidable.

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Friday, May 20, 2016

Crude in every sense of the word by Amelia Parenteau

The epigraph to Jordan Jaffe’s new play, Crude, reads, “The only person you are destined to become is the person you decide to be” — Ralph Waldo Emerson. This quotation is follow…

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Secret Lives (and Loves!) of Edward Gorey by Amelia Parenteau

A multimedia exploration of Gorey's private life. Photo by Jenny Anderson.

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Monday, May 9, 2016

As true as my memories are true by Amelia Parenteau

Thoughts on the sharing of a personal story

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Saturday, May 7, 2016

An Authentic Telling by Amelia Parenteau

Authenticity and filial responsibility in A. Rey Patmatmat's HOUSE RULES at HERE.

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Friday, April 29, 2016

‘Do You Wish to Amaze Your Wife This Night?’ by Amelia Parenteau

Amelia Parenteau responds to SPAM at JACK

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Tuesday, April 19, 2016

Gorey: The Secret Lives of Edward Gorey by Amelia Parenteau

Amelia Parenteau talks to Travis Russ before the opening of Life Jacket Theatre Company's new work.

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Thursday, March 17, 2016

RHINBECCA, NY at The Brick: Windmills of Logic by Amelia Parenteau

Theater Reconstruction Ensemble's Rhinbecca, NY at The Brick

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Searching for Bohemia by Amelia Parenteau

The Civilians' Rimbaud in New York @ BAM

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Tuesday, March 8, 2016

From Russia, With Love: The Cherry Orchard by Amelia Parenteau

Nothing is sacred...Not even nostalgia.

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Monday, March 7, 2016

On the Rocks: The White Stag Quadrilogy by Amelia Parenteau

The White Stag Quadrilogy, part two of On the Rocks’ Jerry Wolfert story, is a show that makes you wait. Comedic timing is the linchpin of the show, from the opening moment where a frustra…

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