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Actors Theatre of Indiana Develops “Hollywood, Nebraska,” “Rattler” and “Provenance” in New Lab Series

Actors Theatre of Indiana Develops “Hollywood, Nebraska,” “Rattler” and “Provenance” in New Lab Series

Kenneth Jones’ rueful six-actor comedy Hollywood, Nebraska will launch the first Lab Series of new play readings at Actors Theatre of Indiana in Carmel, IN, in November 2019. Playwrights Lindsay Adams of Kansas City, MO, and Ethan Mathias of Fishers, IN, will also see their new plays — Rattler and Provenance, respectively — get developmental staged … Read Full Article→

Playwright Susan Ferrara Creates “Buzz,” New Play About Trailblazing and Tragic Director

Playwright Susan Ferrara Creates “Buzz,” New Play About Trailblazing and Tragic Director

The brilliant, brief candle that was U.K. theater director Mary Ann “Buzz” Goodbody — the first woman to direct at Royal Shakespeare Company — reignites in the world premiere production of Susan Ferrara’s highly theatrical Buzz Sept. 4-15, 2019, in a unique venue within Alabama Shakespeare Festival’s complex in Montgomery. Carrie Preston directs Tony Award nominee … Read Full Article→

Brian James Polak Reconsiders Wilder’s New England in “Welcome to Keene, NH,” Premiering in 2020

Brian James Polak Reconsiders Wilder’s New England in “Welcome to Keene, NH,” Premiering in 2020

If you care about playwriting, you probably listen — or you should be listening — to the valuable podcast called “The Subtext,” hosted by Chicago-based playwright Brian James Polak, who asks dramatists and other theater makers smart questions about their backgrounds, processes, goals and strategies. In spring 2020, Polak’s new play Welcome to Keene, New Hampshire, … Read Full Article→