Read an interview with Adaptor of "Voiceless Melodies," Judy Veramendi, who recently was invited and attended The United State of Women Summit. Read More
Special Thanks to an audience member who has been attending IVP since the very beginning. Feel free to read what Faye Consuela has to say about her experience with IVP, in the past as well as with a particular show this year. Read More
Thanks to the brilliant work of our many translators, it’s easy to forget that the plays presented at IVP weren’t written in English. Robert Myers and Nada Saab, the translators for The Dictator had an especially hard job of it. I contacted Robert to find out more about the work he and Nada did on The Dictator, please enjoy the interview.
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Knucklebones or jacks is a game that has a very ancient origin. Originally played with the knucklebones of sheep in farming towns, the “jacks” are now manufactured toys usually made of metal although sometimes made of plastic in modern times.
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In Woman in Berlin, we see the story of a woman who is in an air-raid shelter in Germany. From the 1930s-on we saw a rise in above-ground shelters in Germany to protect against bombing during the war.
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Read about Judy Veramendi, Adaptor, of "Voiceless Melodies," the Pakistani reading on April 24th! Read More
There is a colloquial definition of insanity that goes “insanity is doing the same thing over and over again and expecting different results”. One could say that Absurdism is theatre’s answer to that phrase.
Blog by dramaturgy Sarah Kroth
The unmarried woman is a densely packed piece of theatre. Not only is it highly stylized, but the material itself hits on a wide range of subject matters. It goes through women’s prisons after the war, a mother taking care of her daughter as well as her own mother, dementia, deferred guilt, a sexual fetish, and army deserters.
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In Trash Story, we see the world of a divided society through the eyes of a young girl. We see that the violence and discrimination, specifically of Polish people who are living on what was once German land, is still very prevalent and can affect the lives of so many people.
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