Greetings!from the Introduction to From Obote to Obote   by Akena Adoko
“The past must be known and studied
Not for the purpose of comparing
And contrasting it to the present
But because it led to the present.”

The British Council #EastAfricaArts
call for applicants for the annual new Art new Audiences (nAnA) 
Cultural partners across East Africa and the UK can apply in June each year for our annual new Art new Audiences grant. We receive exciting project ideas for artists, arts organisations and art collectives to work together across Ethiopia, Kenya, Rwanda, Sudan, South Sudan, Uganda, Tanzania, and the UK.

Sell your plays!!

Sell Your Plays!!! Help give your neglected, unused books a new home today!!

Do you have plays and/or theatre-related books collecting dust and cluttering your apartment and/or office? If so, we are pleased to announce that The Drama Book Shop now accepts used books! We offer $.25-$3 cash for books, depending on their condition, sellability, etc., or a bit more in store credit. We also accept hardcovers, scores, vocal selections, anthologies, CDs, vinyls and more. If it pertains to the theatre we will most likely accept it! If you are in New York City, please email us ( to schedule an appointment to bring in your books. If you anticipate bringing a large number of books, make sure to indicate that in your initial email. Not in New York City? No problem! We are happy to receive books from all over the country and arrange for compensation in the form of a check or store credit should you desire. Just be sure to call us at (212)-944-0595 or email in advance. Help give your neglected, unused books a new home today!!

250 West 40th Street

New York, NY 10018
Voice: 212 944-0595
Fax: 212-730-8739

New Issue of the Segal Center’s Online “Journal of American Drama and Theatre”_Summer 2018, now ONLINE and FREE
Introduction: Mediations of Authorship in American Postdramatic Mediaturgies
by Johan Callens
Kaldor and Dorsen’s “desktop performances” and the (Live)Coauthorship Paradox
by Claire Swyzen
Ecologies of Media, Ecologies of Mind
by Christophe Collard
Dropping the Needle on the Record: Intermedial Contingency and Spalding Gray
by Ira S. Murfin
#HEWILLNOT DIVIDEUS: Weaponizing Performance of Identity
by Ellen Gillooly- Kress
Book Reviews: Performance and Politics
This issue, of JADT looks at books by Malik Gaines, Eddie Paterson, Natalie Alvarez, Natka Bianchini, Chrystyna Dail, Sandra M. Mayo and Elvin Holt, reviewed by Kristin Moriah, Kevin T. Browne, Eero Laine, Richard Jones, Erin Rachel Kaplan and Sharyn Emery.
Edited by Donatella Galella

The African Dream offers to artists the opportunity to speed up their international career.
The call for artistic projects 2018 is open until Sept. 30

KoFestis located in Amherst, Massachusetts, USA (2 hours west of Boston/easy to reach from NYC).
Housing is available and registration is now open at

Eden Prairie Players of Eden Prairie, MNis looking for plays of at most 30 minutes in length for its production, Women’s One Acts 2019. Submissions will close when a maximum number of submissions is reached. Women’s One Acts is open to submissions from female-identifying playwrights. For other requirements, see our submission guidelines. You can read the Submission Guidelines for this production, and find a link to the submission form, at:

Enjoy your summer.