Friday, April 6, 2012

Playwright News--4.5.12

Review: In 'Maple and Vine' at ACT, playwright Jordan Harrison explores the ...
San Jose Mercury News
But the playwright doesn't delve deeply enough into the provocative ideas here to ground the pithy anachronistic punch lines in meaningful commentary, and the play's constant shifts in tone undercut its offbeat charms. Mark Rucker's production, while ...
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Playwright from The Colony expands her wingspan with Dallas show
Pegasus News
The Colony playwright Janice Rose knows the toxic power of secrets. She also knows the transforming power of revealing secrets. That is what her new play, Tilling for FIGS, is all about. The work is being given a staged reading at the Bath House ...
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Actors Studio theatre program to premier Flint playwright's new piece
The Flint Journal -
By William E. Ketchum III | Courtesy PhotoAward-winning playwright Sean Michael Welch will premier his new play, "All An Act," at Pace University's 2012 Spring Repertory Season. Pace University's theatre program is the only Masters ...
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The Flint Journal -
Penguin Rep in Stony Point sets 35th season, plans 'Hound of the Baskervilles ...
The Journal News |
Nyack-based playwright Tom Dudzick's plays have opened the past three seasons at Penguin Rep in Stony Point. This year, his play "Don't Talk to the Actors" will run Aug. 3 to 26. / Penguin Rep Season subscriptions are available starting April 15 at ...
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Psychotherapist retires at 85 to be a playwright
Psychotherapist retires at 85 to be a playwright. CAREER CHANGE: Dr. Kanu Bhatt is retiring from a career as a psychotherapist at the age of 85. Now, he will begin a new career as a playwright. Bhatt has already written several books and plays.
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Signature Theatre Will Get $10 Million From Irene Diamond Fund
The other two theaters are named for scholar Alice Griffin and playwright Romulus Linney. Signature presents multiple works by the same playwright. Plays this season are by Edward Albee, Authol Fugard, Will Eno, Kenneth Lonergan and Katori Hall.
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The Irene Diamond Fund Donates $10 Million to Signature Theatre
Broadway World
The Center is envisioned to be both a theatre community hub and a neighborhood destination, and has been designed to foster interaction among playwrights, artistic collaborators, and the public. "The Irene Diamond Stage at The Pershing Square Signature ...
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Daily Rehearsal: It's all about Victory Gardens
WBEZ (blog)
This is a SEVEN year residency, after which they will be deemed "alumni"; the current Playwrights Ensemble will all graduate to alumni status. "This has always been a dream for me as a playwright. As the new Artistic Director of a theatre that has ...
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Support Your Local Playwright
NOLA Defender
There are numerous grey areas between the two, especially in the case of companies that have a resident playwright. It is not always a matter of a lonely playwright arriving with their script and hat in hand. Gabrielle Reisman, author of Taste, ...
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