We are in full swing of the Women’s Voices in Theatre Festival with some mighty impressive entries having led out of the gate. We have Artistic Director Molly Smith in great part to thank for initiating this gathering of talent.
Archives for September 29, 2015
“This project has changed me completely,” Laura Kaminsky told me, “as an artist and as a composer. It’s been an amazing experience so far. For months, I was taking Hannah’s spirit everywhere with me. She was haunting our household.”
Erma Bombeck: At Wit’s End, the new play from Allison and Margaret Engel, opens October 9, 2015 at Arena Stage at the Mead Center for American Theater.
Playwright Hope Lynne Price-Lindsay’s new play, For the Love of Oscar, debuts October 28, 2015, produced by The New Millennium Howard Players.
Monique LaForce’s new play Hootenanny opens October 2, 2015 at the National Museum of Women in the Arts.
The MacArthur Foundation announced its twenty four 2015 MacArthur Fellows, commonly called “genius grants,” and among them are playwright/performer Lin-Manuel Miranda, set designer Mimi Lien, choreographer/tap dancer Michelle Dorrance and puppetry artist Basil Twist. Each $625,000 grant is paid out over the next five years.