As a rural southern playwright, I am often isolated from the most vibrant theatre artists in the country even though I previously lived in New York for over a decade and currently work remotely with a New York based collaborator.
May 06, 2020
This roundtable with Eric Alter, Barry Bradford, and Mindy Mayer, originally appeared in the Sept/Oct 2013 Educational Issue of The Dramatist.
Bob Edes, Jr. and Jessica Podewell in Mike Fink and the Mississippi River, by Mindy Mayer, at the Aquarium of the Americas, New Orleans, LA. Photo by Jackson Hill.
May 05, 2020
When the Guild established the Dramatists Legal Defense Fund (DLDF), part of its mission was to support and advocate for free expression in the theatre. This it did, with gusto, pushing back against cancellations at community theatres, professional theatres and schools across the country.
Apr 28, 2020
The April 23 edition of The Dramatist LIVE started out with Ten Questions LIVE featuring Marsha Norman.
(Clockwise) Marsha Norman, Leah Nanako Winkler, Samuel Buggeln, and Saviana Stanescu
Apr 29, 2020
The April 16 edition of The Dramatist LIVE began with a shoutout to one of our DG regional reps, Anita Vatshell from the Gulf Coast, who is also a registered nurse.
(Clockwise) Doug Wright, Colman Domingo, Risa Brainin, and John Walch
May 02, 2020
For DG Gulf Coast Regional Representative Anita Vatshell, a Registered Nurse of 25 years working at Oschner Health Center in New Orleans, she instantly found herself in the epicenter of COVID-19 cases and deaths in the South. Just as with each word written, every day is unlike the last.
Apr 15, 2020