Douglass recipient of EST/Sloan Project commission

Playwright alum Cayenne Douglass has been announced as a recipient of an EST/Sloan Project commission for the 2022-2023 season, for her play Girl Talk. Girl Talk tells the story of a female geophysicist and cartologist in the 1950s whose work is initially dismissed due to sexism but who wins over a skeptical male colleague. Congratulations, […]

Friendly faces

Adjunct Assistant Professor (and playwright alum) Melinda Lopez crossed paths with playwright alum Eliana Pipes at The Old Globe last week at the Powers New Voices Festival. Both had readings of plays-in-progress during the event—The Black Beans Project and Unf*ckwithable—respectively.

Park wins monologue prize

Playwright alum Rick Park was honored with the Most Unforgettable Character Prize at the 2022 Hear Me Out Monologue Competition for his monologue “Sometimes, In Our Own Story, We Are the Victim, Sometimes the Martyr, Sometimes the Villain.” Congratulations, Rick! Here it is, performed by Caroline Lawton: