James Montaño

James Montaño
regional managing editor

James Montaño is a dramaturg, playwright, and educator, hailing from Santa Fe, New Mexico and currently based in Boston, Massachusetts. Recent dramaturgical credits include: Untitled Refugee Project (Boston Conservatory), Trans Scripts (American Repertory Theater), Dream Play (Harvard Theatre, Dance, and Media Dept.), Pirate Princess (American Repertory Theater). James is currently the Education and Community Programs Fellow at the A.R.T. He is a graduate of the A.R.T. / MXAT Institute for Advanced Theater Training at Harvard University in Dramaturgy and holds a B.A. from UMass Amherst.

Rapping While White, Surviving While Black: “Hype Man” At Boston’s Company One

The legacy of rap in America is rich with rhymes and rhymers that challenge institutionalized racism, poverty, and policing, alongside works that champion violence, explicit misogyny, and homophobia. As a form, it isn’t a monolith and playwright Idris Goodwin, with his “break beat” play series, has spent the last few years dissecting and celebrating the vastness of this genre as well as its place in the creation of American culture. Hype Man, making its premiere with Company One at the Boston Center for the Arts, is the third in this series about rap’s legacy. However, this is the first...

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One Last Grasp: “Exit The King” By Boston’s Actor’s Shakespeare Project

When the dying King Berenger the First petulantly exclaims “Let everything die, if my death won’t resound through worlds without end! Let everything die!” his words ring as the fading despot, merged with the stubborn mewl of a child, and the rasp of the aged. In the Actor’s Shakespeare Project production, director Dmitry Troyanovsky constructs a world that also lives and dies in multiple contradictory planes: the infantile and the decrepit; the dance and the dirge; the powerful and the impotent. Much of that world rests on the pages of Ionesco’s classic absurdist work but Troyanovsky has found new...

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