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HowlRound: the condition, resulting in a howling noise, when sound from a loudspeaker is fed back into the microphone:
Feedback and noise, voices and discourse on the state of new work.


HowlRound is an online journal of the American Voices New Play Institute, which was launched in January 2011.

HowlRound, that high-pitched screaming feedback that makes us put our hands over our ears. Making new plays is a noisy business. HowlRound encourages playwrights, producers, directors, actors, dramaturges to get loud and hopes to share the shouting with the field. We invite you to join the conversation about the state of new play development as we bring together Interviews, opinions, ideas, and innovations.

HowlRound welcomes feedback at any volume.

Sound off: Opinions
In Stereo: Interviews
Headroom: Ideas
Playback: New Work

Who We Are
Editor, Polly K. Carl, Director of Artistic Development, Steppenwolf Theatre
Assistant to the Editor, Tony Werner
Lynette D'Amico, Copy Editor

Editorial Board
Jeremy Cohen, Producing Artistic Director, the Playwrights’ Center
Deborah Cullinan, Executive Director, Intersection for the Arts
Daniel Alexander Jones, playwright, performance artist, professor Fordham University
Ed Sobel, Associate Artistic Director, Arden Theatre

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