TWtalks – conversations that bring community together.
TWtalks: Immigration and the Realities of Seeking Safety
TheaterWorks Hartford and Connecticut Institute for Refugees and Immigrants (CIRI)
Sunday Feb 26 @4:15
Join TWH and CIRI for a conversation on the realities of immigration today. Moderated by Susan Schnitzer, President and CEO of CIRI, we’ll discuss the limitations and challenges that face those seeking safety as they work to obtain asylum, work authorization, and family reunification in the U.S. Susan will be joined by CIRI Director of Legal Services, Caroline Sennett, and Senior DOJ Legal Caseworkers, Carmen Goiricelaya and Lizzeth Vibaldo
TWtalks: A Discussion of Colorism in the Latine Community
TheaterWorks Hartford and the International Festival of Arts and Ideas
Sunday Feb 12 @ 4:30
Join us for a talk with the director of TWH’s QUEEN OF BASEL Cristina Angeles and racial justice advocate Kica Matos about colorism. Moderated by Hartford’s own, playwright and actor, Cin Martinez, we’ll discuss how the show reflects people’s perceptions based on the gradation of skin tone and how this impacts social standing, employment, and economic security within the Hispanic and Latino community.
TWtalks: The Story of FUN HOME
Learn about FUN HOME’s remarkable journey from an idea to a Broadway blockbuster. What does it take to win 5 Tony Awards and become a Pulitzer finalist? Producers Mike Isaacson and Barbara Whitman share the definitive story.
Mike and Barbara have produced many Broadway musicals, shows and national tours. With 100+ Tony Award nominations and awards between them, they’ll share the magic that is FUN HOME.
Filmed live in our theater, Sunday, Oct 30, 2022
TWtalks: A Conversation with Ted Lange
This episode of TWtalks brings us together with Ted Lange, the beloved bartender in CHRISTMAS ON THE ROCKS. We also know him as Isaac the bartender on LOVE BOAT but there’s so much more to learn about Ted’s barrier breaking and award winning journey in the entertainment industry.
PS. Ted’ll be back this year for our 10th anniversary edition of CHRISTMAS ON THE ROCKS
PODCAST Episode 1: Defining the CLASSIX
This episode of TWtalks brings together the director of TWH’s “Talkin’ to this Chick Sippin’ Magic Potion,” the amazing Awoye Timpo and the team of CLASSIX, a think tank created to expand our understanding of the ‘classical’ canon through an exploration of dramatic works by Black writers. We’re talking about expanding and contracting and what we think may be next for the American Theater. Hosted by Taneisha Duggan