021

Harvey, Sarah, and Pannill talk about the 2018 Olympics with Walter Byongsok Chon, plus Adrienne Kennedy's new play, and notable retirements in theatre and performance studies.

Here are links to some of the things we talk about on this edition:

  • Walter Byongsok Chon's South Korea vertical on The Theatre Times
  • The playbill for Adrienne Kennedy's He Brought Her Heart Back in a Box featuring an interview with Kennedy by Branden Jacobs-Jenkins
  • Brown TAPS announcement concerning full tuition support for the Brown/Trinity MFA 

020

Harvey is back, and the co-hosts talk about patriarchy in theatre departments, the Contemporary Performance network, and Sarah Wilbur's article about the NEA in the latest edition of TDR.

Here are links to some of the things we talk about in this edition:

019

Paige McGinley joins Sarah and Pannill for a special Holiday Season edition of On TAP. We talk about conservative theatre, Kate Elswit's book Theatre & Dance, and Okwui Okpokwasili's performance piece Bronx Gothic, which we watched via ontheboards.tv

Links to some of the things we talk about on this edition:

  • American Theatre magazine's article on "conservative theatre"
  • Kate Elswit's book Theatre & Dance
  • Okwui Okpokwasili's performance piece Bronx Gothic, presented by ontheboards.tv

018

In this edition, Sarah, Pannill, and Harvey discuss the status of the Indiana University PhD program in theatre and drama, video games and theatre and performance studies, and ASTR 2017 in Atlanta.

Links to some of the things we talk about in this edition:

  • Indiana University's student paper article on the closure of the PhD program in theatre & drama. 
  • Clara Fern├índez-Vara's article about video games as performance.
  • Daniel Sack's on-line journal, Imagined Theatres.
  • Miriam Felton-Dansky's book, Viral Performance
  • A Rolling Stone article on the mixed-reality game, Bad News

017

From Chicago! Sarah, Harvey, and Pannill discuss Bloomsbury's A Cultural History of Theatre, Wallace Shawn's Evening at the Talk House, and American Theatre Magazine's list of the 10 most produced playwrights.

Links to some of the things we discuss in this edition:

  • The A Cultural History of Theatre book series edited by Christopher Balme and Tracy Davis from Bloomsbury Press. 
  • A Red Orchid Theatre's production of Wallace Shawn's Evening at the Talk House.
  • American Theatre magazine's list of the top 10 plays produced in the USA for 2017-2018.
  • John Muse's new book, Microdramas.
  • Marc Maron's WTF podcast interview with Willem Dafoe. 

015

In this edition, Sarah, Pannill, and Harvey welcome Noe Montez of Tufts University to talk about the quantitative features of the TAPS job market. We also discuss the Aesthetic Perspectives framework published by Americans for the Arts and Heiner Goebbels essay Research or Craftsmanship.

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014

Sarah, Pannill, and Harvey respond to listener questions. We share some of our biggest writing influences, opine on peer-review, and offer advice for emerging scholars. Plus, one tweet makes Harvey giggle, and a lucky listener wins an On TAP coffee mug!