Congratulations to playwright alum Kira Rockwell, who won the Gene-Gabriel Moore Playwriting Award at the Atlanta theatre community’s annual Suzi Bass Awards, for the world premiere of her new play Oh, To Be Pure Again produced by Actor’s Express. Boston audiences will remember Kira’s thesis play The Tragic Ecstasy of Girlhood, produced by BPT in […]
The world premiere of playwright alum Kira Rockwell’s Oh, To Be Pure Again has its first performance tonight at Actor’s Express in Atlanta. The play runs through March 26. Congrats, Kira!
Congratulations to Playwriting alums Kira Rockwell and Caity-Shea Violette, who both have plays invited to the upcoming GPTC New Play Conference!
Playwright alum Kira Rockwell is among Ensemble Studio Theatre’s 2021 Sloan Project Commission recipients, for her play Space Town. Congratulations, Kira!
Congratulations to playwright alum Kira Rockwell, chosen to receive a 2021 Mass Cultural Council Artist Fellowship for exceptional work in Dramatic Writing! Seventy-five Massachusetts artists were selected across the disciplines of Crafts, Dramatic Writing, Film & Video, Music Composition, Photography, and Sculpture/Installation/New Genres. Check out the full list of 2021 Artist Fellowships awardees here, […]
Kira Rockwell is the 2019 recipient of The Association for Theatre in Higher Education (ATHE) Judith Royer Excellence in Playwriting Award for her play The Tragic Ecstasy of Girlhood. Congratulations!
Third-year MFA playwright Kira Rockwell was a second place recipient of the Paula Vogel Award in Playwriting for her play The Tragic Ecstasy of Girlhood (produced here last October). The award, presented by the Kennedy Center American College Theater Festival, recognizes the outstanding student-written play that celebrates diversity and concerns issues of gender and sexuality. […]
Third-year MFA playwright Kira Rockwell’s The Tragic Ecstasy of Girlhood has been awarded top prize in The Bridge Initiative: Women in Theatre’s second Bechdel Test Fest! The play was BPT’s season opener last fall. Congratulations!
Our season opener, current MFA playwright Kira Rockwell’s The Tragic Ecstasy of Girlhood, has its West Coast premiere tonight produced by Los Angeles-based Third Culture Theatre with Palms Up Academy. The play runs through Dec 16. Congratulations!
Review from The Boston Globe The title is overly melodramatic and so is the play at times, but Kira Rockwell gets a lot of things right in “The Tragic Ecstasy of Girlhood.’’ Rockwell’s jolting and urgent new work, which features a diverse and passionately committed young cast at Boston Playwrights’ Theatre, focuses on four teenage […]