DC: Washington DC Area Artistic Directors Round Table

February 17, 2020 / 07:00 PM - 09:30 PM

The Dramatists Guild joins with District Dramatists to present "New Plays in Washington: Artistic Directors in Discussion," hosted by THE REACH at the The Kennedy Center. All are welcome, but space is limited.

A dozen Artistic Directors from new-play theatres will discuss the state of new work in Washington and where playwrights fall within it. Specifically, we will discuss season selection, new play development, playwright/theatre relationships, and the challenges and promise of producing new work. The impressive list of arts leaders joining the conversation includes Joseph Ritsch from Rep Stage, Alex Levy from 1st Stage, Ari Roth from Mosaic Theatre, Tom Prewitt from Avant Bard, Jason Schlafstein of Flying V TheatreJanet Stanford of Imagination Stage, Chil Kong of Adventure Theatre, Kathleen Akerley of LongAcre Lea Productions, Rex Daugherty of Solas Nua, and Farah Lawal Harris and Jared Shamberger of The Welders.

The discussion will be moderated by Dramatists Guild DC Regional Rep, Randy Baker (also the Co-Artistic Director of Rorschach Theatre).

All are welcome but space is limited.


Randy Baker, DC Regional Rep