Can I Get a Ride?: Affording the Life of a Theatre Writer
Woman walking alone
DG Creative

On May 31, playwright Larissa FastHorse shared her “thoughts for theatres regarding playwrights and the great reopening” on Facebook. It was a provocative post that spoke to the heart of the mission of the DG Best Practices Committee. In it, FastHorse outlined the many ways that playwrights are overlooked when it comes to planning, caretaking, and—not least of all—budgeting for productions. To wit:

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Donna Hoke
Donna Hoke

s work has been seen in 47 states and on five continents. Plays include Brilliant Works of Art (Kilroys List) and Elevator Girl (O’Neill and Princess Grace finalist). She’s also a Primus and Blackburn Prize nominee and three-time winner of the Emanuel Fried Award for Outstanding New Play.