In this essay, Conte expounds on the social and historical context of “Miss Julie” and the literary movement known as “Naturalism.”
“The Most Recent Things” Salve, Carissimi! New Essay: “Driving Miss Julie.” Click here for the Director’s Note! NEXT PRODUCTION: Tickets…
Reflections on Poetry in Performance
“Jesus Christ Superstar”: A Passion Play
Conte situates Weber and Rice’s landmark rock opera within the medieval tradition of Passion plays.
Director’s Note: “Largo Desolato”
Among the guiding principles of the Theatre of the Poor is to present plays that are timely and relevant. As…
Director’s Note: “The Inspector General”
We begin our season, “Found in Translation,” with a 19th century farce regarded by Russians as a national treasure. First…
Director’s Note: American Buffalo
by Julia Conte American Buffalo, a tragicomedy by David Mamet, is a hilarious, heart breaking and warming story of three…
Rich Theatre, Poor Theatre
Mamet’s American Buffalo: Two Sides of the Coin At the moment in the United States of America there are two…
In this video, TotP Apprentices share their experience.
What’s Going On!
Thalia, Muse of Comedy, has something she wants to show you…