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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.

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Hello Writers!

New Dramatists is offering a one-time only writing workshop with the celebrated author of A Public Reading of an Unproduced Screenplay About the Death of Walt Disney and Death Tax - Lucas Hnath! Lucas invites you to bring in select pages from a project you are currently working on.

Please join us this SATURDAY, DECEMBER 6TH 12-3PM for "A Rewriting Practicum". See below for a full description of class and Lucas' extended bio.

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A Doll’s House, Part Two
written and directed by Lucas Hnath

This process is closed to the public.

A Doll's House, Part Two is commissioned by South Coast Repertory.


New Dramatists presents the 13th annual PlayTime, a 2-week laboratory retreat for five plays-in-progress designed to give playwrights the opportunity to explore, workshop, rethink, and revise ambitious new works of theatre by drawing from a supportive company of collaborators, including actors, directors, process facilitators, dramaturgs, stage managers, staff, fellow playwrights, among others. The round-the-clock schedule offers intensive and flexible time for rehearsal, rewrites, feedback, and community engagement. PlayTime has helped bring close to fifty plays to fruition since 2001.

March 8, 2013

Larry Pine to Play Walt Disney in World Premiere of Lucas Hnath Play

Stage, screen and TV veteran Larry Pine will star as the iconic studio founder in the world premiere of Lucas Hnath's play A Public Reading of an Unproduced Screenplay About the Death of Walt Disney next month at New York's Soho Rep.  Read More

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Untitled new play by Lucas Hnath

A new play, commissioned by Actors Theatre of Louisville.

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

Learn more about Creativity Fund.

This Creativity Fund project was made possible by a generous grant from the Andrew W. Mellon Foundation.
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A play about men who wear speedos and swim and take drugs so they can swim even faster.

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

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The New Dramatists resident playwrights are coming upon their last few public workshops at the building before breaking for summer. Please take advantage of these dual-service, public workshops designed to offer low-cost writing classes to you! All proceeds go towards an Emergency Fund for writers in-need who apply...

Our next workshop, taught by Lucas Hnath, will take place on SATURDAY, MAY 5th, 12-3pm. Writers are asked to bring up to 10 pages of a play they're working on.

March 22, 2012

Treasures among the trash in "Death Tax"

Before sitting down to work, playwright Lucas Hnath often prepares by taking on The New York Times’ crossword puzzle. Hnath said he particularly depended on this strategy when writing “Death Tax,” which begins its premiere run tonight in Actors Theatre of Louisville’s Humana Festival of New American Plays.  Read More

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Lucas Hnath will work in closed session on one of his plays.

November 14, 2011

Lucas Hnath, Michael Golamco & Carson Kreitzer to be Part of 2012 Humana Festival

Each year, Actors Theatre of Louisville tests the limits of the marketing adage that audiences only like what they know by bringing new works to the stage in its Humana Festival of New American Plays.  Read More

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Tonight —aided by a pack of cigarettes, a bottle of vodka, three actors, and a pile of dead lemmings—Walt Disney will read to you a screenplay he wrote about his last days on earth.

Please Call 212-757-6960 for Reservations


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