Back in 2008, having just discovered the ten-minute format, three friends—Paul Calandrino, Connie Bennett, and Richard Leinaweaver—began writing short plays. After a few months, they had a small but growing collection of work and an increasing urgency to see it performed.
Apr 02, 2020
Tucked in Seattle’s Greenwood neighborhood in a refurbished movie house, Taproot Theatre Company is bustling with action.
The Taproot production of The Realization of Emily Linder by Richard Strand
Mar 31, 2020
About a mile west of Lone Fir Cemetery, a 165-year old cemetery in Portland in the Buckman neighborhood, you will find a salmon-colored building on the corner of 6th and Stark Street. Nestled just east of the river, its olden marquee frames the venue’s name which stands erect over a traditional vertical light-up sign. Milagro, the Spanish word for miracle, is the city’s nexus for Hispanic cultural festivals, events, and plays.
The Teatro Milagro your of Judge Torres by Milta Ortiz
Mar 30, 2020
The March 26 episode of The Dramatist LIVE featured special guests including Lynn Ahrens, Stephen Flaherty, Andrew Lippa, Matthew Lopez, Ralph Sevush, Nicky Silver, and Doug Wright. The hosts, and their special guests discussed why the Guild isn’t a union, who is writing and who isn't, and paid tribute to Terrence McNally.
(Clockwise) Nicky Silver, Stephen Flaherty, Lynn Ahrens, and Matthew Lopez.
Mar 30, 2020
The Strong Female Character: you’ve seen all the submission opportunities clamoring for more of them. But what does “strong” mean? Is it the loudest, the biggest, the baddest?
The Macha production of Sheathed by Maggie Lee
Mar 29, 2020