Topics – Caridad Svich


directed by Jose Zayas

Love. Guilt. Globalization. A diplomat is murdered abroad. His friends back home are left behind. A story of what we do to and for each other in the name of progress.

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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

February 12, 2013

Artistic Director Todd London to Give Keynote Address at NoPassport Theatre Conference

New Dramatists Artistic Director will be the keynote speaker at the 7th annual NoPe - NoPassport Theatre Conference on March 1. Todd's new book The Importance of Staying Earnest: Writings from Inside the American Theatre 1988-2013 is being published by NoPassport Press on Feb 28.  Read More

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.


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