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→
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→
The title word of Rachel Bublitz’s stark new three-character play, Ripped, has multiple meanings as it explores layers of truth about the sexual assault of a college student named Lucy. There is a ripped dress, relationships are ripped apart, the alarming reality of the number of college-age women who are victims of rape is ripped from … Read Full Article→
Pulitzer Prize finalist Jon Marans’ new four-character play home sick – an American haunting is the latest script getting developed in Alma Theatre Company’s Fresh, Raw and Wild Equity Staged Reading Series in San Francisco. Cristina Anselmo directs the drama of reunited sisters confronting the truth of their childhood memories.
Marans was a 1996 Pulitzer Prize finalist … Read Full Article→
Playwright Tira Palmquist explores tough choices — personal and professional — made by law enforcement officers in her new four-character play The Way North, which is getting a development opportunity in Pioneer Theatre Company’s Play-by-Play New Play Reading Series April 19-20, 2019. Three public staged reading performances are planned at the Babcock Theatre on the campus of … Read Full Article→