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Character Sheets

I believe, these are things you need to know about your character.

Gender

Parents

Siblings

Schooling

Work

Relationships

Religion

Race/ethnicity

Politics

Positive Influences

Negative Influences… 64 more words

Writing

Looking back: 24-Hour Playwriting Competition

The 24-HOUR PLAYWRITING COMPETITION has had a long list of history under its name, with the very first edition making a grand entrance in mid-1997. From a small event that was only known among the regular theatre-goers, the competition quickly expanded into the heart of the community. 1,054 more words

Writing And Community

Dropped in Sydney

The Goods Theatre Company, based in Sydney, are presenting Dropped at the Old Fitz Theatre this December.

I am so excited about this. As a playwright I always dreamed of my work being picked up and staged in other cities – my dream has come true. 126 more words

From Writer to Playwriter

I’m staging my play!

Well, 10 minutes of it, but still… I’m staging my play!!!

‘Weren’t you writing novels and stories and stuff?’ you might think. 349 more words

Thoughts

New Play Commission recipient Dohrn leads special playwriting workshop


SAALIK KAHN | Staff Photographer
Chautauqua Theater Company produced Zayd Dohrn’s Muckrakers as part of its New Play Workshop in 2012. Dohrn returns to the grounds this season to work on another new play for CTC and to lead a playwriting workshop for the Writers’ Center. 356 more words

Chautauqua Institution

Country Music - Simon Stephens

Congratulations! You’ve passed the halfway mark. Five down, four to go. We are also crossing over into a territory of Simon Stephens’ plays that  l like. 227 more words

on beginnings, honey, sweat, venetian blinds and ali g

I am in the midst of re-writes for two scripts with two more on hold. In this moment where every document I open screams for completion, patience and courage, I’ve been thinking about the beginnings of plays: those moments when a character walks onto the page and moves in to your life. 1,646 more words

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