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Michael Barakiva
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An Open Letter To Secretary Hillary Rodham Clinton
An Open Letter To Hillary Clinton, Dear Secretary Clinton, I can’t imagine what you must be feeling today.   If it’s anything like what I’m going through,
you’re alternating between stunned silence and eating everything you can get
your hands on while screa...

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Leaving New York: Post #4 This is the entry that I’ve been putting off writing,
because writing it means that I actually have to say goodbye to New York. I am sitting in the lobby of my beautiful theatre, on a
gorgeous autumnal day in Ithaca, and I couldn’t...

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Post #3: On My Decision To Pursue and Then Later Accept The Position of Artistic Director At The Hangar Theatre
The Application Process Post #3 Around five years ago, I decided to start applying for small
Artistic Director jobs.   The response,
uniformly, was a chorus of crickets.    And then, about a year ago, it’s like the PTB decided to take pity on me.
(PTB = Pow...

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Post #2: The Summer, In Brief
On My Decision To Pursue and Then Later Accept The Position of
Artistic Director At The Hangar Theatre Post #2: The Summer, In Brief I have realized (again, remember, code for “discovered in
therapy”) that doing new things is scary for me.   Sometimes I get...

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Post #2: The Summer, In Brief
On My Decision To Pursue and Then Later Accept The Position of
Artistic Director At The Hangar Theatre Post #2: The Summer, In Brief I have realized (again, remember, code for “discovered in
therapy”) that doing new things is scary for me.   Sometimes I get...

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Post #1 in a series of 5 on Becoming An Artistic Director!

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On My Decision To Pursue and Then Later Accept The Position of Artistic Director At The Hangar Theatre
Beatrice Basso On My Decision To Pursue and Then Later Accept The Position of
Artistic Director At The Hangar Theatre Post #1:  To Be An AD Or Not To
Be An AD Since I was an undergrad, I can
remember people telling me that I should be an Artistic Director. ...

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OMG Sighting in Park East High School in East Harlem, courtesy of Jesse Hawkes!
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My first in what will be an ongoing series of my adventures and escapades as the Interim Artistic Director of the Hangar Theatre in Ithaca, New York.
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