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Quiara Alegría Hudes' Theater of Dichotomies

Very glad I decided to catch The Happiest Song Plays Last before the run ended — thank you, Theatre22, for staging this.

I sadly missed the company’s production of… 432 more words

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"My Pearls! Where are my pearls?!"

It was 1928, before the stock market crash, when people still had jewels to lose. Emilie Loring’s publisher, Penn, announced a Prize Play competition. All plays had to have three acts and be well adapted to an amateur cast. 1,013 more words

About Emilie (Baker) Loring

Alan Bennett

I’ve been a fan of Alan Bennett’s writing for a while now and really enjoy his realist style. Some of you will have seen Lady in the Van – which was a true story about a lady who lived in a van in Alan’s driveway. 136 more words

CASTING INFO FOR MY NEW PLAY: "SAY, AMEN."

**CASTING FOR NON-PAID CHICAGO, IL ACTORS/ACTRESSES**

Looking for the following roles to play in an upcoming play called “Say, Amen.” This is a comical play about the things people do and think to themselves while attending morning services at church. 302 more words

New writers invited to compete for award

An opportunity for new playwrights is launched this week as The Bread & Roses Theatre in London open the submission window for their biennial award.  The Bread & Roses Playwriting Award is a competition for full length theatre plays that have not previously been produced or published and feature at least half female, non-binary or gender neutral roles. 458 more words