A recent reading of TyLie Shider’s play ‘Whittier,’ about the aftermath of George Floyd’s murder, brought together artists intent on sustaining the energy of the past 2 years of protest.
This month Brian talks to the producing artistic director of Playwrights’ Center in Minneapolis about supporting writers, following a unicorn, and teaching doctors to write.
The Cygnet Theatre commission awards the playwright $10,000 and an unrestricted time limit to create a new play.
Building bridges between young artists and theatre institutions in the Twin Cities, she also wrote smart, heartful plays and adaptations.
Core Writers include Mathilde Dratwa, L M Feldman, Franky D. Gonzalez, Yilong Liu, TyLie Shider, Deborah Yarchun, and Nathan Yungerberg.
To get the most out of a staged reading, communicate early and often so that everyone is on the same page.
Three Minnesota theatre artists will receive a cash prize and funds to develop new work.
The Playwrights’ Center will support the development of new works by Idris Goodwin, May Lee-Yang, and Tori Sampson.
Whose programs do the programmers admire most? We asked some U.S. theatre leaders and they told us.
The Minneapolis development hub will present free public readings of 8 playwrights, including Jen Silverman, Stefanie Zadravec, and Harrison David Rivers.