Catching up with two playwrights at the National New Play Network showcase.
An account of the toll of #MeToo reporting, and a report on new-play cross-pollination.
NNPN goes beyond the rolling world premiere model to cross-pollinate new work across 3 cities.
My play ‘The Mermaid Hour’ asks theatres to cast only trans or gender-nonconforming performers in the lead role. Here’s how they, and the teens, rose to the occasion.
Now in its fourth year, the fellowship honors directors Aprita Mukherjee, Tatiana Pandiani, Mei Ann Teo, Hannah Wolf, and Jenna Worsham.
Is there a way to humanize playwrights’ familiar submission/rejection cycle? Remembering that there are human beings on both sides of the exchange can help.
The initiative will support an exchange of playwrights and their plays at multiple theatres.
The Women’s Voices Theater Festival and the National New Play Network encourages theatres around the world to present an unproduced play by a woman.
Five emerging directors will received professional development opportunities through the fellowship.
On this week’s podcast, we talk about how the nation’s and the world’s political tumult is affecting theatres (and how they’re responding), about the departure of critic Charles Isherwood from The New York Times, and with National New Play Network executive director Nan Barnett about the nation’s new-play landscape.