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March 23, 2016

Plays of My Life: Bekah Brunstetter

To mark the world premiere of her upcoming play, GOING TO A PLACE WHERE YOU ALREADY ARE at South Coast Rep, Brunstetter shares her thoughts about her literary picks and what inspires her.
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February 10, 2016

Writing About “It”: The Mystery of Love and Sex

It only takes one small moment to make a large impact. In this beautiful and telling piece, Bathsheba Doran discusses how her journey as a woman, a lesbian and a writer led to her play.
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January 21, 2016

From The Other Side Of The Casting Table: A Directorial Debut With August Wilson’s SEVEN GUITARS

What’s the view like from the other side of the casting table? Especially when it’s your directorial debut, and your wife and brother are in the cast? Two River Theater Company’s Brandon J. Dirden tells all.
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January 11, 2016

Imagination, Desire & Getting Personal: Clare Barron, Jennifer Haley and Anne Kauffman in Conversation

Clare Barron’s YOU GOT OLDER. Jennifer Haley’s THE NETHER. How do these contrasting plays connect? Three must-know women of the theatre sit down to discuss.
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November 20, 2015

Silence is Golden: The Electric Properties of Subtext in Playwriting

The importance of silence in playwriting is often overlooked by noise.By all means, fill the page with words, but the real work begins in the removal process.
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February 10, 2015

A BRIGHT NEW BOISE: Questions of Ambition and Faith

Concord Theatricals’ Vice President of Literary, Amy Rose Marsh, spotlights Samuel D. Hunter’s A Bright New Boise, unpacking the quiet beauty of the quintessentially American play.
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July 24, 2012

Notes from The Structuralist: How Structure Helps Your Work

Playwright Diana Amsterdam gives insight on the importance of structure in playwriting.
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