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This Week's Divorce Tales: What Were We Like Afterwards?

Monday, June 21, 2010

The world as we knew it ended, and the shuttling back-and-forth began. Tell us what happened after the dust settled on your parents' divorce. Find out how to contribute.

Last Week's Divorce Tales: What Were The Terms Of The Split?

Monday, June 14, 2010

He wants the house. She wants the kids. And they both want that crystal-encrusted vase that was a wedding present. Tell us your parents' divorce story.

Tales From Your Parents' Divorce

Tuesday, June 08, 2010

The Civilians are listening to your divorce tales.

The above audio is cartoonist Nikole Beckwith's tale of her parents split.

For each question we post each week tell us your tale and we'll showcase some of your responses at our WNYC Greene Space event on June 28th.

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This Week's Divorce Tales: What Was Your Reaction?

Monday, June 07, 2010

Were there lots of tears or was it more shock and awe? Tell us the story of your parents' divorce. Find out how to contribute.

Videos: Previous Divorce Tales

Thursday, June 03, 2010

We’re four theater artists, all members of The Civilians – a theater company that creates shows from investigations into real life. That’s one thing we have in common.

The other thing is that all of our parents are divorced.

If you were born anytime in the 70s or 80s, there’s a decent chance yours are too.

This is them, played by us. Telling it like it was.

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This Week's Divorce Tales: How Did You Tell Us?

Monday, May 31, 2010

The "family meeting" should have clued us in. Tell us the story behind your parents' divorce. Find out how to contribute.

This Week's Divorce Tales: Why Did They Break Up?

Monday, May 24, 2010

As part of our on-going dialogue on the D-word, we want to know the straw that broke the camels back in your parents' divorce. Tell us your story.

This Week's Divorce Tales: When Did the Trouble Start?

Tuesday, May 18, 2010

Continuing the conversation about your parents' divorce, this week we want to know: When did the trouble start? When did a cute idiosyncracy become an intolerable character defect? When did their eyes start to wander? Contribute your story.

This Week's Divorce Tales: So...Married Life?

Monday, May 10, 2010

Continuing the divorce series where we explore your parents' splits, this week we want to know: How was your parents' early married life? Glory days? Or trouble on the horizon? Get it out, kids.


Tales of Divorce: Your Contested Objects

Friday, May 07, 2010

The Civilians are listening to your divorce tales. We'll post a new question each week and we'll plan to showcase some of your responses at our WNYC Greene Space event on June 28th. The current topic: The Museum of Contested Objects.

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Have Them Sit Down: The Civilians' Method

Wednesday, April 28, 2010

The Civilians were founded in 2001. Our work often combines aspects of journalism with a creative process. We like to engage directly with the real world through interviews, community residencies and other experiences in order to create new theater from creative inquiries into the most vital questions of the present.

This Week's Divorce Tales: Was There Something You Fought Over?

Wednesday, April 28, 2010

We’re four theater artists, all members of The Civilians – a theater company that creates shows from investigations into real life. That’s one thing we have in common.

The other thing is that all of our parents are divorced.