Alums

Metzler’s ‘Maid’ honored by AFI and WGA

Maid, adapted for the screen as a Netflix limited series by alum Molly Smith Metzler, was among ten television programs honored by the American Film Institute. Maid is also the recipient of a Writers Guild of America Award—which recognize outstanding achievement in writing for film, television, new media, news, radio/audio, and promotional categories—in its Adapted […]

Neill’s ‘Funtown’ in San Antonio

Break a leg to playwright alum Laura Neill and students at San Antonio’s Young Women’s Leadership Academy as they embark on the University Interscholastic League’s One-Act Play contest (in which similarly-sized Texas high schools are adjudicated on their presentation of an 18-40 minute play) with Laura’s Funtown!

Metzler joins Netflix family

Playwright alum Molly Smith Metzler has joined the Netflix family with a multi-year deal, under which she will write and produce new series and other projects for the streaming giant. Metzler created the limited series Maid (based on the book by Stephanie Land) for Netflix, currently ranked in the Netflix Most Popular Top 10 and […]