Discover the artists and history behind the bandaged place in the Upstage Playgoer’s Guide. This guide includes interviews with members of the cast and creative team, an exploration of storytelling through dance in contemporary plays, information on the process of healing from intimate partner violence, discussion questions to get you thinking, and downloadable activities for teachers and students.
TABLE OF CONTENTS
Learn about the context for the play and dig into the artistic choices made by the show's creative team.
Spotlight on the bandaged place
A Note from Artistic Director Todd Haimes
Storytelling with Dance
Healing from Intimate Partner Violence
History of the Roundabout Underground
Insight from the artists involved in the bandaged place.
Interview with Playwright Harrison David Rivers
Interview with Director David Mendizábal
Interview with Actor Jhardon DiShon Milton
Interview with Rocío Mendez, Fight Direction and Intimacy
Find discussion starters for before and after the show, as well as downloadable activities for students and teachers.
Up for Discussion
Discover past Roundabout productions in "From the Archives" and learn about careers in the theatre industry in “Career Spotlight.”
From the Archives: Let's Dance
Career Spotlight: Fight Direction and Intimacy
the bandaged place UPSTAGE CONTRIBUTORS
|GRAPHIC DESIGN||Trevor Forry|
|WEB DESIGN||Pat Budris
|SPECIAL THANKS||Jennifer DiBella
Paul Brewster McGinley