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  • News JH: Mechanics of a Legend Review

    April 13, 2015

    By Wendy Arons, The Pittsburgh Tattler On April 2 the CSA audience was treated to the rare opportunity to give feedback on a new work-in-progress. JH: Mechanics of a Legend is a new play by Anya Martin (artistic director of Hiawatha Project) that has been in development since 2012. Because Hiawatha Project is committed to making […]

  • News JH: Mechanics of a Legend Q&A

    March 25, 2015

    Wendy Arons, professor of dramatic literature at Carnegie Mellon University, sat down with Anya Martin to talk about the upcoming JH: Mechanics of a Legend. Wendy: What originally drew you to become a director/writer of theater? Anya: It’s twofold. The first is a kind of sentimental story but it’s true. The specific moment that I had, […]

  • News WaywardLand: A Review

    February 24, 2015

    by Jennifer Keller A sold out audience packed the house at The New Hazlett Theater for the premiere of WaywardLand, a new creation by Jil Stifel and Ben Sota on Thursday, February 12, 2015. The show included stellar performances by the creators, along with Anna Thompson and Taylor Knight, as well as freshly composed music by […]

  • News WaywardLand: Q&A

    February 3, 2015

    Jennifer Keller sat down with the latest Community Supported Artists, Jil Stifel and Ben Sota, to talk about their process of collaboration and creation of WaywardLand, a new work that explores metaphoric relationships between physical theater, dance, and circus. Q:  What is the history of your partnership together?  How did you find one another? We […]

  • News TRANSLATIONS: A Review

    January 23, 2015

    Jennifer Myers’ Translations: A Few Thoughts By Dave Bernabo  To lay the groundwork for how a piece fits into an institution’s programming, we need to look at the institution’s current programming. Since the New Hazlett’s Community Supported Arts (CSA) program began prior to Jennifer Myers’ consolidation of public performance actions into the staged Translations, I […]