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A retired army major claims an abandoned aircraft platform in international waters off the coast of Essex as his own sovereign nation, plants his flag, declares his wife Princess and their motto E Mare Libertas!

At the time he declared: "I think everybody knows we're nice people really but they know full well that if they try and invade us there will be a bloodbath."

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WE ARE PUSSY RIOT

Hosted by Barbara Hammond

A talk with Barbara Hammond, documentarian Mike Lerner (A Punk Prayer, the Russian Woodpecker), journalist Melik Kaylan (The Russia-China Axis), and journalist Argemino Barro about how to make a play from an unfolding news story taking place 5,000 miles away.

Open Panel Discussion--please call (212) 757-6960 for reservations.

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This session is closed to the public.

Barbara Hammond

directed by Téa Alagic

A two day closed working session of Barbara Hammond's commissioned play for the Contemporary American Theatre Festival's 2015 season.

The Bake-Off is a tool to help writers write a first draft quickly. Some folks have called it a method for getting out of your own way. Paula Vogel's Bake-Offs are famous for their design and ingredients... and, of course, for bringing forth many exceptional and beautiful plays.

Barbara Hammond

Barbara Hammond will be using space at New Dramatists to work on a brand new play.

This reading is closed to the public.

Barbara Hammond

A closed working session of a new ten-character play that takes place from sunrise to sunset at a military outpost on a remote hilltop.

This reading is closed to the public.

Barbara Hammond

directed by Tea Alagić

A small American town argues over whether to put a cross or a cellphone tower on its only hilltop -- as the local prison warden struggles with his friendship with a young man on death row. Visible from Four States sits at the modern crossroads of belief and communication, and the place where an individual man carries the moral burden of a nation.

Open reading--please call (212) 757-6960 for reservations.

Visible From Four States was developed during PlayTime, a program of New Dramatists.

Barbara Hammond

A small American town argues over whether to put a cross or a cellphone tower on its only hilltop -- as the local prison warden struggles with his friendship with a young man on death row. Visible from Four States sits at the modern crossroads of belief and communication, and the place where an individual man carries the moral burden of a nation.

Due to weather, today's reading has been cancelled.

December 11, 2013

New Dramatists On the Road to Weston Vermont

From left to right: Peter Nachtrieb, Qui Nguyen, Barbara Hammond, John Walch, Clarence Coo; Front row: Emily Morse.

In November, the wonderful folks at the Weston Playhouse in Weston, VT hosted a writing retreat for six New Dramatists playwrights. New Dramatists supplied the transportation, food, of course the playwrights, and one staff member to coordinate it all for the week. Weston provided location location location; two beautiful old homes with multiple bedrooms, separate writing spaces, many bathrooms and working fire places right on Main Street in the quaint village of Weston, VT, that has not one, but TWO country stores!  Read More

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Visible From Four States
by Barbara Hammond
directed by Tea Alagić

Open Reading--Please Call (212) 757-6960 for Reservations.

PlayTime is made possible by major project funding from THE TED SNOWDON FOUNDATION, ISOBEL ROBINS KONECKY, THE DJ MCMANUS FOUNDATION, and THE ROBERT E. AND JUDITH O. RUBIN FOUNDATION.

New Dramatists presents the 12th annual PlayTime, a 2-week developmental lab for five plays-in-progress designed to give playwrights the time and space needed to explore, workshop, rethink, and revise ambitious new work in a collaborative company of directors, actors, other writers, and New Dramatists staff. PlayTime offers our writers one of the most extended, intensive developmental processes available within our year-round artistic programming.

November 22, 2013

2013 PlayTime Developmental Studio Playwrights Announced

Clockwise from top left: Barbara Hammond, Tarell Alvin McCraney, Susan Mosakowski, John Walch and Jenny Schwartz

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 Barbara Hammond, Tarell Alvin McCraney, Susan Mosakowski, Jenny Schwartz and John Walch.  Read More

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Pulling together all three plays for the first time into one evening, and traveling from the library to the studio to the theatre upstairs, and from Dublin to Paris to the mountains of Corsica, this is the culmination of three years' work, which included two Creativity Funds, a New Dramatists program supported by the Andrew W. Mellon Foundation.

The Eva TrilogyBarbara Hammond

The Eva Trilogy by Barbara Hammond

The culmination of three years of writing and imaginative effort to introduce Eva to the world- through three play-hours of theatre-and from three angles-the seafront door, the courthouse on the river Liffey and the Corsican mountaintop. There will be a public showing of all three plays later in the month!

Directed by Kevin Kittle and Louisa Proske.

Creativity Fund offers playwrights the opportunity to workshop new plays or musicals for up to five days.

Barbara Hammond

New Dramatists is thrilled to announce another one of our monthly low-cost writing workshops! Barbara Hammond's PERFECT TEN is a SCREENWRITING WORKSHOP appropriate for beginners as well those with completed scripts.

Please join us Saturday, November 17th from 12-3pm.

July 6, 2012

Barbara Hammond Shares Advice for New Playwrights

Resident playwright Barbara Hammond speaks with the website Scripts and Scribes about her newest works. She discusses how she came to be a writer, what her biggest lessons have been, and shares advice for new playwrights.  Read More

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The Eva Trilogy by Barbara Hammond
Eva the Chaste, Enter the Roar, and The Great Walk
directed by Kevin Kittle, along with Rachael Hip-Flores and Louisa Proske

All three pieces; 3 plays. 3 hours. Set in Ireland, Paris and the most difficult hiking trail in Corsica.

Creativity Fund offers playwrights the opportunity to workshop new plays or musicals for up to five days.

Barbara Hammond

Please join us for a reading of this new play by Barbara Hammond.

Directed by Kevin Kittle.

This reading is open to the public. Please call 212-757-6960 for reservations.

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Barbara Hammond is continuing the process of the creation of The Eva Trilogy, focusing on Rue D'Élève [or, The High Road]. It has been making its way into the world via readings in NYC, Berlin, Paris, London, New Orleans, Westport and Hoboken...and a Theatre Row production last July. This one-day reading is its next step.

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