Cayenne Douglass

Douglass’ ‘Maiden Voyage’

Playwriting alum Cayenne Douglass’ play Maiden Voyage opened this week in NYC. The play, which runs at The Flea Theater through March 17, follows the first all-female patrol on a United States submarine and explores what marginalized individuals might do under pressure when given an opportunity that was previously unavailable to them.  Audiences will remember […]

KCACTF recognizes BU playwrights for outstanding work

BU MFA Playwrights and alums were among the honorees at last weekend’s Kennedy Center American College Theater Festival. Rx Machina by Caity Shea Violette (produced in BPT’s 2021-22 season) was named co-recipient of The National Student Playwriting Award. Cayenne Douglass’ Atlantic City Seagulls and Beasts (produced in BPT’s 2021-22 season) were cited as honorable mentions […]

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, […]

Big KCACTF Region 1 news for Douglass

Third-year MFA playwright Cayenne Douglass’s one-act play WROL received The Planet Earth Award at last week’s Kennedy Center American College Theater Festival (KCACTF) Region 1 Festival. (Due to the coronavirus pandemic, the event was held virtually this year.) WROL is also a finalist for the John Cauble Award for Outstanding Short Play at KCACTF’s National […]