Award-winning playwright Michel Marc Bouchard talks about Tom at the Farm, his play which was made into a film by director Xavier Dolan. The suspenseful play centres on a gay man who visits the family of his dead partner whose family was unaware of his sexual orientation. Bouchard also wrote Lilies and The Madonna Painter. Tom at the Farm is being mounted in Toronto at Buddies in Bad Times Theatre…. Read Article →
IndieGameReviewer.com talks to playwright Jennifer Haley about morality and virtual reality in her new play “The Nether” and its world premiere at the Kirk Douglas Theater in Culver City, California – March 2013. The interview was recorded immediately after her talk with game designer Jane McGonigal. my name is Jennifer Haley we're in Culver City Los Angeles I am a playwright and I had a play opening at the Kirk… Read Article →
Five of America’s leading playwrights, Nilo Cruz (Beauty of the Father), Julia Jordan (Boy), Terrence McNally (The Visit), Paul Rudnick (Valhalla) and Regina Taylor (Drowning Crow) come together in this panel interview to discuss the state of new playwriting in America today – its challenges, its rewards and how the process is changing. Taped – January, 2004 An acclaimed fixture on New York television and in the theatre community for… Read Article →
So, Boo-ba-loo and Briz have been taking a drama class and they put on a little show. Boo was a shop keeper and Briz was a mannequin. It was their first play ever, so I was excited they said their lines and had fun! I tried to do a good make-up job, Briz’s eyebrows were a bit funny, so I had to try again. The play was called After Hours…. Read Article →
If Harold Pinter, Agatha Christie and Tennessee Williams were writing a mystery together, how it might look. how not to write a mystery by Lewis Phillips if Harold Pinter Agatha Christie and Tennessee Williams were writing a mystery play together it might go something like this Oh waiter another round of stout Oh waiter here's Madras come around leave now we are agreed that the play opens with the maid… Read Article →
Teaching children about structure and theatrical elements, RAP-Punzel is the play that sets the example for the 2014-2015 WRITE A PLAY season.
Our distinguished panel of playwrights — Charles Busch, David Ives, Donald Margulies and Suzan-Lori Parks — discuss the moment when they realized they wanted to be writers; who influenced them in their early careers; whether or not they have a specific actor in mind when they write; their collaboration with directors; and the theaters they consider to be their homes. Originally taped – March, 2010 For more visit: [Applause] their… Read Article →
Athol Fugard delivers the third lecture of his Humanitas Visiting Professorship at the University of Oxford, November 2010. In this event, Fugard sits in conversation with playwrights Jez Butterworth (Jerusalem) and Rebecca Lenkiewicz (Her Naked Skin). – – – * Humanitas is a series of Visiting Professorships at Oxford and Cambridge designed to bring leading academics, practitioners and scholars to both universities to address major themes in the arts, social… Read Article →