(It's dramaturgy, not thaumaturgy.)
Main Entry: thau·ma·turg
Etymology: French, from New Latin thaumaturgus, from Greek thaumatourgos working miracles, from thaumat-, thauma miracle + ergon work — more at Theater, Work
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.
Freedmen and Southern Society Project
The Freedmen and Southern Society Project was established in 1976 to capture the essence of that revolution by depicting the drama of emancipation in the words of the participants: liberated slaves and defeated slaveholders, soldiers and civilians, common folk and the elite, Northerners and Southerners.
Take a look at this archival image of the cover of JET magazine (March 17, 1960). Those of you familiar with the theater (and dramaturgy) program at University of Maryland would be forgiven for thinking you just spotted a time-traveling prof. But no, this is NOT Professor Faedra Chatard Carpenter—soon to be production dramaturg on Ma Rainey’s Black Bottom, her fourth production at CENTERSTAGE. Rather, it’s her mother. Glamorous genes indeed. (But hey how about that segue?)