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Michael McGuigan
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Volpone: From Rehearsal to Performance
This past month, Bond Street Theatre premiered Volpone, a dual-language adaptation of Ben Jonson's 1605 play, in Yangon, Myanmar, in collaboration with partner group Thukhuma Khayeethe.  The play was a fusion of styles, combining Italian commedia dell'arte ...

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Volpone Premiers in Yangon
Newly opened to foreign trade, and with shops like Armani popping
up for the first time beside long-standing handicraft stalls, Yangon is a city
in transition. So it was only appropriate that, against this backdrop of
change, Bond Street Theatre and partner...

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Volpone Premieres in Yangon
Newly opened to foreign trade, and with shops like Armani popping
up for the first time beside long-standing handicraft stalls, Yangon is a city
in transition. So it was only appropriate that, against this backdrop of
change, Bond Street Theatre and partner...

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Updates from Myanmar
Greetings from Yangon, Myanmar, where Bond Street Theatre has just wrapped the second week of rehearsals for Volpone-Yangon, our show in collaboration with Burmese theatre group Thukhuma Khayeethe. Those of you who have followed Bond Street's adventures ove...

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Street Theatre in Myanmar
The Bond Street team has landed in Yangon, Myanmar and, after 24 hours of no sleep, are making up for lost time. We met with the whole gang from Thukhuma Khayeethe yesterday, our intrepid and inventive partners in Myanmar since 2009.   This week we begin re...

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Tackling Injustice in Afghanistan
We are excited to announce that this week we are beginning a yearlong program to inform and engage communities in Afghanistan about legal rights and access to justice.  Bond Street Theatre-trained Youth Leaders from across the country have come together in ...

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Working in Azerbaijan: "We really entered a different life"
This past February, Bond Street Theatre travelled to Azerbaijan to conduct a program with local university students, in collaboration with the US Embassy. We landed in Baku and, with barely a moment to catch our breath, immediately hit the ground running. T...

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Working in Azerbaijan: "We really entered a different life"
This past February, Bond Street Theatre travelled to Azerbaijan to conduct a program with local university students, in collaboration with the US Embassy. We landed in Baku and, with barely a moment to catch our breath, immediately hit the ground running. T...

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Changing Perceptions in Kabul
Heddy, our evaluator for the Creativity in Action project, reports from Kabul, where she was inspired by the activities she witnessed and the people she met.   I'm back in Afghanistan, but just for a very short and productive stay! Driving through the roads...

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Inside a Women’s Prison in Afghanistan
Our work in the Herat prison began with a performance called “Backbiters”. Now we’ve begun ongoing workshops. This post from Anna delves into the prison itself and why these women are here in the first place. The Prison The women’s prison is in a different ...
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