Blog entries tagged with huntington playwriting fellows

Gearing Up For The Boston Theatre Marathon

by: Sam Lasman at 05/09/2013 03:59 PM

This weekend (May 11 and 12), Boston Playwrights’ Theatre presents the 15 th  annual Boston Theater Marathon and the associated Warm-Up Laps reading series.  The Warm-Up Laps, now in their fourth year, present free, public readings of new plays by...

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An Interview with Before I Leave You Playwright Rosanna Yamagiwa Alfaro

by: Charles Haugland at 09/19/2011 10:42 AM

I recently interviewed playwright Rosanna Yamagiwa Alfaro to write a note for the program of her upcoming show, Before I Leave You . Parts of the interview were excerpted, so we are offering the whole, uncut interview here on the blog. Enjoy!...

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Stick Fly Lands on Broadway

by: Thom Dunn at 08/16/2011 10:58 AM

Lydia Diamond, Kenny Leon, and producer Alicia Keys talk about  Stick Fly  on Broadway . Did you see the Huntington Theatre Company/Arena Stage production? Are you planning to see it in NY?

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The Darling Buds of...June?

by: Thom Dunn at 06/01/2011 11:03 AM

I woke up this morning and the first thing I thought to myself was "June? When did it suddenly become  June ?" Now, logic would dictate that it became June after the month of May was all said and done, but for those of us here at the Huntington, t...

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Breaking Ground Series Continues!

by: Lisa Timmel at 09/22/2010 02:55 PM

We’ve been busy and we haven’t been blogging! Readings, readings, readings! • Fire On Earth We kicked of this year’s Breaking Ground Reading Series in late August with HPF Patrick Gabridge’s powerful historical drama Fire On Earth which chronicles...

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Red Hot Summer Fun, Huntington-style

by: Todd Williams at 07/23/2010 03:10 PM

Are you bummed that we don't produce over the summer? Have no fear. There's plenty going on and we have some recommendations: Thursday, July 29 We're all grabbing red blankets and picnic baskets and heading to Boston Common for a Huntington flash...

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2010-2011 Huntington Playwriting Fellows: Apply TODAY!

by: Lisa Timmel at 05/27/2010 03:23 PM

Contributed by Lisa Timmel We are pleased to announce that we are accepting applications for the  2010-2011 Huntington Playwriting Fellows . The deadline is June 23, 2010.  “But wait!” you exclaim. “Didn’t you just do this last fall? It hasn’t eve...

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Getting Ready to Emerge

by: Anne Morgan at 05/14/2010 03:41 PM

This weekend is the first annual  Emerging America Festival . The festival is a unique collaboration between the Huntington, the  A.R.T. , and the  I.C.A.  The weekend will be filled with performances of all kinds all over Boston and Cambridge.  O...

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HPF "iPlays": Boston Writers Take On Audio Plays

by: Charles Haugland at 05/03/2010 03:52 PM

For the  Emerging America Festival , we issued an audio play challenge to all the current and former members of the  Huntington Playwriting Fellows program. In collaboration with the other participating organizations, we gave them a few restrictio...

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Expanding the Idea of New Work: Part III

by: Lisa Timmel at 04/30/2010 03:54 PM

Thanks for your thoughts, Charles. You pose some interesting questions. One question in particular really struck me: “Who are we as a theatre that sits between the two [new plays and classics]?” I think we’re always answering that question when we...

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Expanding the Idea of New Work: Part II

by: Charles Haugland at 04/21/2010 04:06 PM

Contributed by Charles Haugland, in response to Lisa Timmel's recent post.  I'm curious about your theory of the "Goldilocks Point," this balancing point between new work and old work that is different for every individual. I believe that it exist...

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Expanding the Idea of New Work: Part I

by: Lisa Timmel at 04/13/2010 04:12 PM

For the next couple weeks, Lisa Timmel and Charles Haugland are going to have an ongoing conversation about new work at the Huntington. (They actually have that conversation everyday; they're just inviting more people in for a bit.) Stay tuned for...

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Behind The Scenes: In The Board Room

by: Lisa McColgan at 04/10/2010 04:13 PM

The Huntington’s Board of Trustees met this past Wednesday evening, in the Rehearsal Hall of the Boston University Theatre. Stick Fly playwright Lydia Diamond was on-hand to discuss the process of how she approaches the creation of her plays, her...

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Inbox: Melinda Lopez -- From Orchids to Octopi

by: Melinda Lopez at 04/06/2010 10:45 AM

contributed by Huntington Playwriting Fellow Melinda Lopez (Sonia Flew) Hi Friends-- My play  Orchids to Octopi  just opened at Central Square-- It's a play about evolution and love and Why-- I hope you can find time to make it to the show. Melind...

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From Student Matinee to Huntington Playwriting Fellow: Kirsten Greenidge

by: Kirsten Greenidge at 03/03/2010 11:16 AM

Recently, we completed a grant for the NEA New Play Development Program seeking development support of Kirsten Greenidge's wonderful play, The Luck of the Irish . As part of the process, she wrote the following statement and it was so moving that ...

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Lydia Diamond Interviews Kenny Leon

by: Todd Williams at 02/11/2010 11:47 AM

This season at the Huntington, we are telling seven distinct American stories. To tease out the connections between the shows, we’ve asked artists from different productions to interview each other about their work. Below, playwright Lydia R....

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Huntington Announces New Playwriting Fellows

by: Todd Williams at 02/04/2010 11:49 AM

The Huntington announces the 2010 class of Huntington Playwriting Fellows: Patrick Gabridge , Martha Jane Kaufman , and Ryan Landry . This artistically diverse group of writers will be in residence at the theatre for two years.  Through the...

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Ronan Noone's Little Black Dress

by: Todd Williams at 10/01/2009 12:51 PM

I saw Ronan Noone at the Fences  opening a couple of weeks ago. We talked about the rehearsals for a production of his new play Little Black Dress at Boston Playwrights' Theatre and he was very excited about it... he says he has the BEST cast ever...

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Huntington Shakes Up Playwriting Fellows Program

by: Lisa Timmel at 09/30/2009 01:55 PM

The Huntington Theatre Company is accepting applications for its Huntington Playwriting Fellows program.  Go  here  for more information. Here’s the short version why: Literary Department Goals, 2009-2010: 1. Create a more transparent process for...

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FourPlay!

by: Lawrence Goodman, Huntington Playwriting Fellow at 12/04/2013 02:39 PM

Introducing: FourPlay ! We all entered the Huntington Playwriting Fellows program in 2011 and now meet regularly as a writer's group. Here's a little bit about what we've all been up to: Rosanna Yamagiwa Alfaro  has been revising her play, Mammal...

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Playwrights-On-Playwriting, Dec. 1 & Dec. 8

by: Thom Dunn at 11/26/2013 11:48 AM

James Waterston & Richard Poe in The Cocktail Hour . Photo: T. Charles Erickson Here at the Huntington, we pride ourselves on our post-show offerings, from the audience conversations that take place after almost every performance to the Actors...

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Getting To Know Playwrights As Characters

by: Sebastián Bravo Montenegro at 12/12/2013 10:00 AM

It is a unique experience to be in a room full of playwrights. First, because there is always that underlying suspicion that something you say will make it to one of their plays. Second, it is interesting to see how much of themselves, although no...

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Get Your #NewPlay On!

by: Thom Dunn at 01/23/2014 10:44 AM

The pretty productions that you see on the Huntington's stages aren't the only stunning works of theatre going on around these parts.  The development of new work for the American theatre is one of our core missions , and the process can be even...

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Melinda Lopez: Documenting a Dream

by: Miranda Craigwell at 04/07/2014 09:20 AM

This post originally appeared on HowlRound.com . For more information on the playwriting residency program made possible by the Mellon Foundation, visit our Playwright-in-Residence site . HowlRound is working with playwright residency sites around...

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