The ambitious program, slated to seed 22 new plays, has announced its first 4 commissioned writers: Donnetta Lavinia Grays, Robert Schenkkan, Mansa Ra, and Lauren Gunderson.
On this episode we broke the news that Nottage’s ‘Clyde’s’ will be the most-produced play of the season, then welcomed her and fellow prolific scribe Gunderson on to talk shop.
A mix of familiar and new titles, of challenge and comfort, characterizes this year’s lists, the first this magazine has done since 2019.
The prize recognizes her play ‘Book of Will’ and comes with $25,000.
The critics discuss the pros and cons of keeping resident acting companies, and talk to the most-produced playwright in America: Lauren Gunderson.
The playwright will receive the Otis Guernsey New Voices Award.
Theatres looking for some creative counterprogramming for Donald Trump’s swearing-in can schedule a fee-free reading of her feminist farce.
Over two weekends, writers at the Bay Area Playwrights Festival get two passes at their work, and their needs are as different as their plays.
Season to include world premieres by Karen Zacarías and Lauren Gunderson, revivals of ‘To Kill a Mockingbird’ and ‘The Secret Garden,’ and a new play about Satchel Paige.
New theatre plans two world premieres and several local premieres, including works by George Brant, Lauren Gunderson and Jonathan Tolins.