ND News – November 2012

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November 29, 2012

Q & A with Playwright Mia Chung

Playwright Mia Chung is a resident playwright at New Dramatists and a member of the Ma-Yi Writers Lab. Mia recently spoke with WeLoveDC about playwriting, Asian-American representation in theater, and what the DC theater world has done to encourage her continued success.  Read More

November 21, 2012

2012 PlayTime Developmental Studio Playwrights Announced

Clockwise from Top Left: Eugenie Chan, Carlos Murillo, Julie Marie Myatt, Betty Shamieh & Carson Kreitzer

New Dramatists, an artistic home and creative laboratory for talented, professional playwrights, is holding its eleventh annual PlayTime Developmental Studio December 2 through 14. This year’s playwrights are: Eugenie Chan, Carlos Murillo, Julie Marie Myatt, Carson Kreitzer, and Betty Shamieh  Read More

November 14, 2012

Tarell McCraney’s Haitian "Antony and Cleopatra" Set for Miami

Big dreams for his Miami hometown have always figured in playwright Tarell Alvin McCraney’s globetrotting life in theater. Next season, one of those dreams will come true when South Florida’s GableStage, England’s Royal Shakespeare Company and New York’s Public Theater join forces to premiere McCraney’s new set-in-Haiti version of William Shakespeare’s Antony and Cleopatra.  Read More

November 6, 2012

Former New Dramatists Program Director Cliff Goodwin Passes Away

Cliff Goodwin

Cliff Goodwin, program director of New Dramatists into the 1970s, has passed away. For New Dramatists, Goodwin produced workshop stagings of over 150 new American plays.  Read More