The writers’ life is the topic for authors Christopher Durang (“Miss Witherspoon”), Lisa Kron (“Well”), Marsha Norman (“The Color Purple”), John Patrick Shanley (“Defiance”) and Diana Son (“Satellites”). Originally taped – February, 2006 For more visit: Hello. I’m Sondra Gilman, Chair of the AmericanTheatre Wing, with our Board President, Doug Leeds. Welcome to our Working in the Theatre Seminars. Later in the program, Sondraand I will tell you more about… Read Article →
“Shakespeare Country” will take you on a journey , not only through the life of the great Bard of Avon, but also across the beautiful Warwickshire countryside that he knew, loved and never forgot his whole life long. Visit his birthplace in the picturesque Stratford upon Avon and follow his meteoric rise to fame and fortune.
William Shakespeare may have been writing his plays four hundred years ago, but 8 year-olds still know who he is today. That’s because his plays are still performed and his stories have influenced movies and songs and even the way we speak! Let Mister Q tell you all about it. Hello everybody. Thanks for clicking on thisvideo to hang out with me today. One of the things we've been studying… Read Article →
We spoke to playwright Nick Payne, the winner of the 2012 Evening Standard Award for Constellations, about the inspiration behind his witty and incisive new …
The multi-disciplined panelists — director/choreographer Jeff Calhoun (“Busker Alley”), director/playwright Michael Leeds (“Swinging on a Star”), actor/playwright …
The panel — playwright Douglas Carter Beane (“As Bees In Honey Drown”), director Mark Brokaw (“As Bees In Honey Drown”, “How I Learned To Drive”), …
Musician and playwright Ethan Lipton on THE PAUL HOLDENGRABER SHOW. Also appearing on the Intelligent Channel: new documentaries, innovative …
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 →
On the Bard’s 450th birthday, find out how Shakespeare became Shakespeare. A new play based on the film Shakespeare in Love, adapted by Lee Hall, has its world premiere in the West End in July 2014. In the first of three videos about the production, author James Shapiro and director Declan Donnellan explore how ‘we are still wrestling with the questions posed by his plays’. hello and welcome this summer… Read Article →
For more information and more episodes: visit www.whyradioshow.org Tony Kushner is probably the most important and most influential living American playwright. At this year’s UND Writers Conference, WHY?’s host Jack Russell Weinstein had the pleasure and honor of talking to him about the Pulitzer Prize winning play Angels in America, his movie, Lincoln, and writing for the theater in general. It was a remarkable conversation in front of a very… Read Article →
American premiere play by Dennis Kelly Directed by Erica Schmidt with Francois Battiste, Reed Birney, Kristen Bush, Amelia Campbell, Margaret Colin, Michael …
The panel – playwright Allan Knee (“Late Night Comic”), director Ron Lagomarsino (“Driving Miss Daisy”), director Lloyd Richards (“Fences”), casting director Meg Simon (“Fences”), playwright Alfred Uhry (“Driving Miss Daisy”), and playwright August Wilson (“Fences”) – discuss directing styles, collaboration between playwright and director, developing and casting their current productions, and the emergence of casting directors for the stage. Originally taped – September, 1987 An acclaimed fixture on New York… Read Article →
Atlantic Theater Company presents a conversation with Stephen Adly Guirgis (Between Riverside and Crazy) & Rajiv Joseph (Guards at the Taj). How two creators of theater write their stories and bring them to the stage. ATC Uncovered continues the conversation beyond the stage by providing an inside look into the everyday life of a theater company through the artist perspective. Atlantic Theater Company’s production of GUARDS AT THE TAJ runs… 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 →
Dennis Kelly (Matilda the Musical, Orphans, Debris, After the End and Theatre503 Playwriting Award Panel Member) gives his top tips for emerging writers.
This one is really more a rant about being a festival producer because a playwright was really rude to me…just some advice to people who are submitting art to contests. A bit ranty. everybody it's Patrick it's Tuesday afternoon a couple things happen today that I wanted to talk about first is that i did not get accepted into a playwriting festival that i thought i had a really good… Read Article →
Award-winning playwrights Adam Bock ’89 AM (The Receptionist, The Thugsand A Small Fire) and Lynn Nottage ’86 (Ruined, Intimate Apparel and Crumbs from the Table of Joy) talk about how they write to inspire, provoke, and engage theater audiences around the world.
Review of “Bootycandy” at Playwrights Horizons see I feel guilty even sing a black preacher it's it's low it's a little awkward hi Andrew Brad playwright Playwrights Horizons about to see booty candy what I just love that Dave I have no idea where the name comes from I've no idea what this play is all I know is that I keep looking at our calendar and I see booty… Read Article →
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Playwright Robert Schenkkan offers advice for aspiring playwrights. Schenkkan is the author of ALL THE WAY, a 2013 recipient of the Edward M. Kennedy Prize for Drama Inspired by American History. For more information, visit: my advice for a young playwrights or for anybody who's interested in in writing of any kind is to go do it don't wait for the moment to be right don't wait for someone to… Read Article →