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In Missouri, First Lanford Wilson Festival Develops Five New Plays Aimed for College Life

In Missouri, First Lanford Wilson Festival Develops Five New Plays Aimed for College Life

The First Annual Lanford Wilson New American Play Festival welcomes playwrights, other theater practitioners, students and theatergoers from around country to shine a spotlight on new works suitable for college-age actors June 14-19 in the late playwright’s home state of Missouri. Five new plays — by Emily Bohannon, Lilly Camp, Rachel Graf Evans, Kevin Renn and Jeff Talbott Read Full Article→

Great Barrington Public Theater Has New Plays by Mark St. Germain and Anne Undeland, With Mark H. Dold and More

Great Barrington Public Theater Has New Plays by Mark St. Germain and Anne Undeland, With Mark H. Dold and More

New plays by Mark St. Germain and Anne Undeland will enliven Great Barrington Public Theater’s summer 2021 season in the Berkshires in Massachusetts. Six weeks of performances — including the East Coast premiere of David Mamet’s The Christopher Boy’s Communion — are planned June 24-Aug. 8 at the not-for-profit company’s home at Daniel Arts Center at … Read Full Article→

“Alabama Story”: A New Play About Books, Race, Censorship and the American Character

“Alabama Story”: A New Play About Books, Race, Censorship and the American Character

Alabama Story, playwright Kenneth Jones’ six-actor, one-set play inspired by real events that touch on censorship and Civil Rights issues in “the Deep South of the imagination,” had its world premiere in January 2015 by Pioneer Theatre Company in Salt Lake City, UT. Artistic director Karen Azenberg directed the staging, which earned rave reviews, standing ovations and … Read Full Article→

Wisconsin Characters of “Two Henrys” Get a Voice at Third Avenue Playhouse in June

Wisconsin Characters of “Two Henrys” Get a Voice at Third Avenue Playhouse in June

Two Henrys, Kenneth Jones’ three-character humor-laced drama about Wisconsin snowbirds dealing with grief, guilt, prejudice and perceptions in Florida, is among titles featured in PlayWorks 2021, a series of virtual play readings produced by Third Avenue Playhouse, the popular resident theater in Sturgeon Bay, WI. Co-artistic director James Valcq will direct the June 18 presentation… Read Full Article→