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play

1. An investment.
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I am so excited to be taking part in the Chicago Dramatists Playwrights Residency," said Pak.
The essayists pack a great deal of information into a format that runs under twenty pages per playwright.
Al-Khoza'i, playwright Al-Shihabi's new play is one of the most remarkable plays in terms of its concept, quality, techniques and creativeness.
ARC's New Playwrights Laboratory was launched in February with Andy and allowed participants to explore advanced skills and techniques in dramatic writing towards the Short Sharpe Festival.
This disclaimer notwithstanding, I would appreciate more elucidation of their choices, particularly as the second volume has little to offer by way of introduction and many of the playwrights appear for the second time, in their own right or as members of collectives.
This study of American women dramatists of the Progressive Era focuses on five playwrights "who rose in prominence as professional dramatists at the turn of the century and who have been essentially overlooked by theatre scholars, their legacy to American theatre overshadowed by 'canonized' male writers of the period" (1).
It was even too much for Playwrights Horizons to tackle alone in its Sharp Theater, which is reserved for edgier work such as Rapp's.
That was an accolade--one of the most important ones--because that is what my work is as a director--to reveal through my directing what the playwright has to say, not what I have to say.
Comprising only the first 72 pages of the book, this initial chapter is a tightly written, compact compendium of information intrinsic to the study of Ruzante, useful to both the scholar and the student of the playwright.
One can trace numerical details, such as how many anthologies may contain the same or different plays by the same African American female playwright or how many times a playwright has been published.
As a playwright he was the true successor to Brecht, so it was only logical that Muller should come to direct the Berliner Ensemble, where pieces of furniture used by Brecht and his collaborators have been landmarked for preservation.
Despite wealthy adoptive parents who sent him to exclusive schools like Choate, Valley Forge, and Trinity College, playwright Edward Albee didn't have an easy start.