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There are a lot of gifts that accompany a show opening. Everything has come together and is soaring. It’s a celebratory time. The New Colossus… 649 more words


Entries are in for the 2nd Act Players one-act play competition

The entry window has closed for the 2nd Act Players first-ever one-act script competition. More than 60 scripts were received from playwrights all over the country who have Chicago connections. 81 more words

One-act Competion

On the brink of taking flight

This is the second of a short series of posts about my upcoming play, The New Colossus. (Here’s the first.) In the spirit of gratitude and reflection,  I’m considering some of what it took to stage this sucker (from a playwright’s perspective). 687 more words



Great stories do not present us with anything new; they present us with what is familiar to us and then they make it unfamiliar and weird and crazy. 796 more words

HERSTORY Closing Night

Thank you to everyone who came out and saw HERSTORY this weekend. We’re so grateful for your support! Because of you, NOplays is one step closer to creating gender equality on the stage and in the pages of our history books. 114 more words

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Your Last Chance!

It’s your last chance to see HERSTORY tonight at 8pm at the Silk Road Art Gallery!

We had an amazing first night!

The Pfeiffer Family won our first doorprize, a $15 gift card to Rainbow Gardens Restaurant. 79 more words

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Announcing our amazing cast for this weekends’ performances!

Stella Baker as Madame and Elisa Albert as Anna in Allie Costa’s Little Swan.

Aleta Staton as Hannah and… 79 more words