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Why Write Plays Instead of Screenplays?

By Chris Cragin-Day, a member of the 2008 Emerging Writers Group In my dramatic writing class this semester, I found myself, on a number of occasions, trying desperately to explain to my college students the differences between writing for the

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Why Write Plays Instead of Screenplays?

By Chris Cragin-Day, a member of the 2008 Emerging Writers Group In my dramatic writing class this semester, I found myself, on a number of occasions, trying desperately to explain to my college students the differences between writing for the

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A Midsummer Day’s Camp

Summer is our favorite time of the year. Beside the obvious- warm weather, a multitude of excuses to eat ice cream and Shakespeare in the Park, it’s time for another session our teen acting conservatory, A MIDSUMMER DAY’S CAMP!  We

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A Midsummer Day’s Camp

Summer is our favorite time of the year. Beside the obvious- warm weather, a multitude of excuses to eat ice cream and Shakespeare in the Park, it’s time for another session our teen acting conservatory, A MIDSUMMER DAY’S CAMP!  We

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Bonfire of the Gladiators

By Akin Salawu, member of the 2008 Emerging Writers Group “I thought your work was good but the other play really needs 6 black men and I don’t really need any black men.” I was a sophomore in college when a

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Bonfire of the Gladiators

By Akin Salawu, member of the 2008 Emerging Writers Group “I thought your work was good but the other play really needs 6 black men and I don’t really need any black men.” I was a sophomore in college when a

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We had to do it. April Fools. Summer is the only time you can join us at The Delacorte and there’s still time to show your support. Help us keep this New York City tradition alive by becoming a  Summer

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We had to do it. April Fools. Summer is the only time you can join us at The Delacorte and there’s still time to show your support. Help us keep this New York City tradition alive by becoming a  Summer

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Thanks Cry Trojans!

By Vickie Ramirez, a 2009 EWG playwright. Well, heckkennit – went to L.A to open a play and a big racism controversy happened… I was thrilled when Native Voices at the Autry chose to present the world premiere of my play,

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Thanks Cry Trojans!

By Vickie Ramirez, a 2009 EWG playwright. Well, heckkennit – went to L.A to open a play and a big racism controversy happened… I was thrilled when Native Voices at the Autry chose to present the world premiere of my play,

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Date Night With A SECOND CHANCE’S Real Life Couple

A SECOND CHANCE began performances last night and we couldn’t be more excited to have this romantic, new musical making its New York premiere at The Public. Did you know that Diane and Brian Sutherland, the two actors in the

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Date Night With A SECOND CHANCE’S Real Life Couple

A SECOND CHANCE began performances last night and we couldn’t be more excited to have this romantic, new musical making its New York premiere at The Public. Did you know that Diane and Brian Sutherland, the two actors in the

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HAMILTON

We’re excited to have the premiere production of HAMILTON written by theater favorite, Lin-Manuel Miranda and directed by Thomas Kail as a part of our 2014/2015 season! This new musical about the life and death of Alexander Hamilton features Miranda

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HAMILTON

We’re excited to have the premiere production of HAMILTON written by theater favorite, Lin-Manuel Miranda and directed by Thomas Kail as a part of our 2014/2015 season! This new musical about the life and death of Alexander Hamilton features Miranda