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Alumni Book Launch Event
New World Plays, in the No Passport Press "Dreaming the Americas" series, includes three plays: Isabella Dreams the New World, My Nebraska, and Coaticook, along with a foreword by playwright, screenwriter and director Julie Hebert, an introduction by poet, playwright and director Fiona Templeton, and an interview with the author by American Theatre editor-in-chief, Jim O'Quinn.

RSVP: newdramatists@newdramatists.org or 212-757-6960

July 10, 2013

Obituary: New Dramatists Alum Anna Marie Barlow

Anna Marie Barlow (White) who is best known for her Broadway and Off-Broadway plays and musicals, died on July 3, 2013, in New York City, following complications from a stroke. Ms. Barlow was an alumna of New Dramatists.  Read More

April 23, 2013

Staging Solutions to a National Debate

Caridad Svich

In the aftermath of the school shooting in Newtown, Conn., playwright Caridad Svich put out a call to theater artists to submit short plays related to the intensifying debate over gun control. The instructions were rather demanding—not only did the pieces have to be between three and seven minutes long, but they had to be completed and submitted in less than 10 days. "This all happened fairly fast," she said.  Read More

Herbert Appleman
Alumni Reading

Directed by Lisa Rothe

A drama set in Brooklyn in 1950, about a gifted young man in his senior year in high school, caught in a tug of war between a depressed mother, an overwhelmed father, a young sweetheart, and bright possibilities far from home, symbolized by a scholarship to Harvard.

Alumni Reading – please call 212-757-6960 for reservations.

Closed Alumni Reading

Alumni playwright Kirk Lynn will work in closed session with director Oliver Butler on his new play Your Mother's Guide to the Kama Sutra. This reading is a part of Playwrights Horizons SuperLab.

Closed Alumni Reading

Alumni playwright Victor Lodato, New Dramatists Class of 2009, will work in closed session with director Jackson Gay on his new solo play P.E.

When Jimmy Meadows loses his job of 10 years, his life descends into chaos and ridiculousness. Dejected, he falls into the arms of a beautiful but neurotic young woman. His neglected wife Lisa enters into a bizarre relationship with a 90-yearold man. Into their lives comes the enigmatic Mr. Poulos. Is he a spy? A spiritual guide? Or is he just an old Greek guy reading newspapers at their kitchen table?

ALUMNI READING - PLEASE CALL 212-757-6960 FOR RESERVATIONS

Directed by Scott Schwartz

Spark is a play about three sisters living in the U.S. caught in the mess of a recent war’s aftermath. It is about what happens when soldiers come home, when women of little economic means must find a way to make do and carry on, and the strength, ultimately, of family. A contemporary U.S. story of faith, love, war, trauma, and a bit of healing.

This reading is presented, in part, in collaboration with NoPassport.

An evening of short plays by Mary Gallagher, Donald Wollner and Martha Wollner.

Alumni Reading - Please Call 212-757-6960 For Reservations

March 4, 2012

I AM THEATRE: Michael John Garcés’

Theatre Communications Group's I AM THEATRE captures pivotal moments in the lives of theatre-makers in an online video series. This project will raise awareness for the theatre field and champion the diverse group of people who are creating, supporting, and engaging with theatre. TCG has graciously allowed New Dramatists to re-post videos related to our current resident playwrights, alumni and family of collaborators.  Read More

February 3, 2012

I AM THEATRE: Lynn Nottage

Theatre Communications Group's I AM THEATRE captures pivotal moments in the lives of theatre-makers in an online video series. This project will raise awareness for the theatre field and champion the diverse group of people who are creating, supporting, and engaging with theatre. TCG has graciously allowed New Dramatists to re-post videos related to our current resident playwrights, alumni and family of collaborators.  Read More

January 27, 2012

I AM THEATRE: Nilo Cruz

Theatre Communications Group's I AM THEATRE captures pivotal moments in the lives of theatre-makers in an online video series. This project will raise awareness for the theatre field and champion the diverse group of people who are creating, supporting, and engaging with theatre. TCG has graciously allowed New Dramatists to re-post videos related to our current resident playwrights, alumni and family of collaborators.  Read More

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