In streamlining its offerings, the annual Omaha new-play gathering has gained what visiting artists see as an increase in collegiality, support, and breathing room.
The annual conference will invite 20 playwrights to develop new works this summer.
In its 11th iteration, the Great Plains Theater Conference has both grown and grown more tightly knit.
For her bleak and biting new play about sexual assault in the military, Erin Lane sets the action at a bar and lets the sparks fly.
One week each year, a Nebraska campus becomes a hub for playwrights to rekindle camaraderie and dreams—oh, and present some fierce new work.
Program includes a retreat in upstate New York and an award to a female playwright from the Great Plains Theatre Conference.
New works, vintage posters, a Chicago theatre buffet.
Calling all dramaturgs, one-time dramaturgs, would-be dramaturgs! What production in the coming season have you heard about that you wish you were working on as a dramaturg? What is it about this show that afflicts you with dramaturgical envy?