Friday, April 27, 2012

Playwright News--4.24.12

 
Q&A with playwright Patrick Link
The Daily Tar Heel
An avid football fan, Link is a member of the theater's prestigious Youngblood Playwrights Group, where "Headstrong" was developed. Staff writer Kendra Benner spoke with Link about the script, football and his life as a playwright.
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Last night's viewing - The King and the Playwright: a Jacobean History, BBC4 ...
The Independent
What James Shapiro did say in The King and the Playwright: a Jacobean History, the first of his series on the Shakespeare of James I's reign, was this: "Forgive the prop. It's visual shorthand for news." He waved the newspaper he'd been discovered ...
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Hardy pupils stage Titanic play by Belfast playwright
Portadown Times
Playwright Dan Gordon with some of the Hardy cast who presented his play 'She Was Alright When She Left HJere'. THE children of Hardy Memorial Primary School in Richhill have crossed time and distance to stage the poignant Dan Gordon play 'She Was ...
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Portadown Times
Paving the Way for New Work
TheaterJones Performing Arts News
Last year's inaugural event led to two new full productions by emerging playwrights in Nouveau 47 Theatre's second season, of works by writers introduced to us in the first festival. New work was championed by Margo Jones, the regional theater pioneer ...
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Broadway review: 'The Lyons'
Philadelphia Inquirer
Nicky Silver, the Wynnewood-born-and bred playwright whose edgy plays sometimes have seemingly nice or clueless people turning awful, had his Broadway debut Monday night with a solid, edgy play in which someone basically nice or clueless turns awful.
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'The Mill' brings story of 1989 Boise Cascade protests to the stage
Twin Cities Planet
Playwright Jeannine Coulombe grew up in International Falls and for her the story is personal, she said. "My father worked in the mill, my stepfather worked in the mill. My uncles worked in the mill. People I grew up with now work in the mill.
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Twin Cities Planet
Tons of New Shows Hitting NJ Stages
Patch.com
Playwrights Theatre Announces Young Playwright Contest Winners: Playwrights Theatre of New Jersey has announced the winners of the 29th Annual New Jersey Young Playwrights Contest. Winners were selected from 261 plays submitted by young writers ...
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DC's Folger Library Acquires Lynn Redgrave Archive
Playbill.com
By Kenneth Jones Folger Shakespeare Library in Washington, DC, has acquired the theatrical archive of actress and playwright Lynn Redgrave (1943-2010). The collection of professional and family papers documents Redgrave's career on stage and screen, ...
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Playwright Israel Horovitz Center Stage as He Is Honored by France ...
"I parle Fran├žais like a Spanish cow," playwright Israel Horovitz joked as he accepted the insignia of Commander of the Order of Arts and Letters, awarded to him ...
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