Playwrights Christin Eve Cato, Julissa Contreras, Candice D’Meza, Shenny De Los Angeles, and DG Member RACHEL LYNETT have been chosen by Darrel Alejandro Holnes, the Latinx Playwrights Circle, and Pregones/PRTT as the recipients of the Greater Good Commission.
Sep 10, 2020
As the country and our industry continue to have a national reckoning about systemic racism, we’ve been emboldened to, even charged with, speaking our truths loudly and clearly in the hopes that our voices will not only at last be heard, but respected and taken seriously.
Christine Toy Johnson – photo by Bruce Johnson
Sep 09, 2020
Let’s go back to the beginning of NYC’s theater season last September, you remember that kind of September: the time of back to school, back when we had schools, and Septembers, and also time.
Tabatha Gayle, Marcia Berry, Langston Darb in The Black History Museum… According to the United States of America by ZOEY MARTINSON at HERE Arts Center. Photo by Paula Court.
Sep 04, 2020
DG member STEPHANIE ALISON WALKER has been named the recipient of the 2019 Francesca Primus Prize for her play The Madres, which received a National New Play Network Rolling World Premiere in 2018.
Sep 03, 2020
By my count, we had 36 world premieres of full-length plays and musicals successfully open in our region in the 2019-2020 season.
Nadine Malouf and the company of Yerma, adapted and translated by MELINDA LOPEZ at Huntington Theatre Company. Photo by T. Charles Erickson.
Sep 03, 2020
From big well-known stages to educational settings to local venues, there were ample opportunities for dramatists throughout the New England West region this past season.
Jeanine Serralles and the company in Girls by BRANDEN JACOBS-JENKINS at Yale Repertory Theatre. Photo by Joan Marcus.
Sep 02, 2020
Even with the season cut short, New York State still celebrated several world premieres.
John F. Kennedy, Victor Morales, Monish Bhattacharyya, Timothy Coseglia, and Suzie Hibbard in the Navigation Theatre Company production of The Kindness of Strangers. Photo by Compass Performing Arts Center.
Sep 01, 2020
Copyright acknowledges the importance of attribution; it helps to indelibly link the names of authors to their work.
Doug Wright delivering the keynote speech on the last day of the Guild’s 2013 National Conference in Chicago.
Sep 01, 2020
The past year has been another great one for new plays in New Jersey - many of which were by New Jersey playwrights!
The Company of Love in Hate Nation. Photo by T. Charles Erickson.
Aug 31, 2020
Generosity is all around us during the COVID-19 crisis. I want to highlight one initiative in particular that’s successfully raising funds for darkened theatres.
Zack Powell and Alejandro Ruiz in E2 at REP stage. Photo by Katie Simmons-Barth.
Aug 28, 2020