Playwright alum Alexis Scheer’s Laughs in Spanish, produced by BPT in 2019, is the recipient of KCACTF’s Harold and Mimi Steinberg National Student Playwriting Award. The award includes a check for $7,500, membership in the Dramatists Guild of America and the Playwrights’ Center of Minneapolis, an offer of publication from Samuel French, and a professional […]
Three of our second-year playwrights were honored at the Kennedy Center American College Theater Festival’s (KCACTF) Region 1 Festival in Hyannis: Caity-Shea Violette’s ten-minute play Slow Jam was chosen to advance to the National KCACTF, one of 16 selected across the country—two per region—for consideration for the Gary Garrison National Ten-Minute Play Award. Daniel Blanda’s […]
1634 On a ship headed for the Massachusetts Bay Colony, religious reformer Anne Hutchinson organizes a female discussion group to examine weekly sermons. 1778 Hannah Mather Crocker organizes a female reading society in Boston to study science and read the belles lettres. Early 1800s Various groups of women in New England start meeting regularly to […]
First-year MFA playwright Caity-Shea Violette’s short play The Stand has been announced as the national winner in QC Theatre Workshop’s 2019 Susan Glaspell Playwriting Festival! Congratulations!