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Michael McGuigan
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Celebrating World Refugee Day
It is World Refugee Day, and here at Bond Street Theatre we are taking the opportunity to commemorate the resilience, strength, and courage of millions of refugees all over the world. Today, we encourage you , our friends and colleagues, to educate yourselv...

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Behind the posters: Bond Street Theatre's work in the Balkans
There are a variety of ways to tell a single story. Recently, the posters from BST’s work overseas have been archived, and it is amazing (especially for the intern who archived them and is writing this blog) how much they have to tell. This week, Bond Stree...

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Intern Spotlight: Polina Peremitina
This week Polina Peremitina, our Arts Administration intern from both Saint-Petersburg State University and the Bard Globalization and International Affairs program, writes about her experience from the New York office. This is me, an Arts Administration in...

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Safe and Sound and HOTHOTHOT!
Reports Michael McGuigan after one week in Yangon, Myanmar:  "Safe and Sound and HOTHOTHOT ... where the weather is sunny and HOT, the people are friendly and the food is edible.  After traveling for some 23 hours, we were pretty brain dead for the first tw...

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Reflections from our Artistic Director: "Ask yourself who you are. Love what you do. Get good at it. And watch things change around you."
Bond Street Theatre's Artistic Director Joanna Sherman gives the Keynote Address to this year's United Nations Youth Assembly. Here is the transcript: ON THE THRESHOLD: Your Contribution to the Millennium Development Goals Will Matter First of all, I want t...

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Celebrating International Women's Day
On the occasion of
International Women’s Day, we celebrate the achievements of women and girls
around the world, and are reminded of the challenges that lie ahead on issues
ranging from domestic and gender-based violence, to girls’ education, to voting
righ...

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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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