Topics – the Scherman Foundation's Katharine S. and Axel G. Rosin Fund

 
Lucas Hnath

Expert Judgement on Markers to Deter Inadvertent Human Intrusion into the Waste Isolation Pilot Plant

written and directed by Lucas Hnath

Expert Judgement…is an adaptation of a government report of the same name. The working session will explore a draft-in-progress with the intention of further developing the story and the play's particular theatrical grammar.

April 14, 2014

New Dramatists Awarded $350,000 from the Rosin Fund of the Scherman Foundation for NEW PLAYS/MORE WAYS

New Dramatists, the nation’s longest-running community of playwrights, was awarded a three-year, $350,000 grant from the Scherman Foundation’s Katharine S. and Axel G. Rosin Fund to support NEW PLAYS/MORE WAYS, a comprehensive initiative that deepens the organization’s support of a resident company of 50 outstanding playwrights. NEW PLAYS/MORE WAYS extends and enhances the writers’ programming of week-long creative development sessions through the Creativity Fund, a highly-successful initiative that places writers at the center of the new work development process. The Rosin-Fund sponsored project also underwrites New Dramatists’ launch of a Virtual Home, enabling writer access to New Dramatists-sponsored technology tools, from anywhere, at any time.   Read More

Carlos Murillo

Your Name Will Follow You Home
by Carlos Murillo
directed by Kip Fagan

Danny Santiago’s novel-Famous All Over Town, was a gritty, authentic depiction of Chicano life in East LA told through the eyes of a troubled teenager. But who is the real Danny Santiago? And is the work authentic? Charlie Chaplin. Communists in Hollywood. HUAC. The Blacklist. 50s B-Monster Movies. Architectural Fantasias. Fake Latinos. Jesse James.

Carlos Murillo

The Javier Plays by Carlos Murillo is an inventive and epic trilogy concerning a fictional playwright named Javier C. and delving into themes of authenticity, truth, and self-made mythology. This work has been developed at Steppenwolf’s First Look, Atlantic Studio’s MixFest, Playtime at New Dramatists, Sundance Theater Lab, Page 73, and Watermill Center, among others.

Annie Baker

The Last Of The Little Hours
by Annie Baker

Annie Baker will be working on a brand new play in the company of collaborators.

The working portion of this Creativity Fund project is closed.

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

Learn more about Creativity Fund.

Jennifer Haley

Sustainable Living
by Jennifer Haley
directed by Daniella Topol

Emily and Darren have the perfect creative life. He’s a celebrated architect, designer of their breathtaking green home above Los Angeles, and she’s launched an eco-charity to save a village on the other side of the world. But one evening with a reality producer, her husband, and Darren’s erstwhile best friend, the couple must take a hard look at the course of their future.

Jennifer Haley

Sustainable Living
by Jennifer Haley
directed by Daniella Topol

Emily and Darren have the perfect creative life. He’s a celebrated architect, designer of their breathtaking green home above Los Angeles, and she’s launched an eco-charity to save a village on the other side of the world. But one evening with a reality producer, her husband, and Darren’s erstwhile best friend, the couple must take a hard look at the course of their future.

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