The Thaumaturgy Department

(It's dramaturgy, not thaumaturgy.)

Gavin
CENTERSTAGE
Baltimore
Maryland
USA

thaumaturg
Main Entry: thau·ma·turg
Pronunciation: \ˈthȯ-mə-ˌtərj\
Function: noun
Etymology: French, from New Latin thaumaturgus, from Greek thaumatourgos working miracles, from thaumat-, thauma miracle + ergon work — more at Theater, Work

2014-2015 Season:
Amadeus
Next to Normal
It's A Wonderful Life
One Night in Miami
Herzog Rep
After the Revolution
4000 Miles
Marley
Play Labs

The official blog of the Dramaturgy Department at Baltimore's CENTERSTAGE. For posts related to our current and upcoming shows, click the links to the right. Alternatively, you could begin at the beginning, and explore our posts in chronological order.

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Another of the volumes available at Marine Parent online—one of the signal works about forming and training infantry leaders, based on actual experience in Iraq. More generally, this and other similar discussions form part of the framework we worked to establish around the production of ReEntry, and the discussion we hope to prompt with it: including (but not limited to) the particular and distinctive culture of the Marine Corps—what one thoughtful officer poses as the intellectual rigor and emotional discipline at the core of the Corps—as well as more broadly of the military—U.S. and otherwise—as distinct from non-military/civilian. As a line in the play puts it, “try taking a gladiator to dinner.” Indeed.

Another of the volumes available at Marine Parent online—one of the signal works about forming and training infantry leaders, based on actual experience in Iraq. More generally, this and other similar discussions form part of the framework we worked to establish around the production of ReEntry, and the discussion we hope to prompt with it: including (but not limited to) the particular and distinctive culture of the Marine Corps—what one thoughtful officer poses as the intellectual rigor and emotional discipline at the core of the Corps—as well as more broadly of the military—U.S. and otherwise—as distinct from non-military/civilian. As a line in the play puts it, “try taking a gladiator to dinner.” Indeed.



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