playwriting

Supporting the development of a one person show. FB Event 6/7/21!

Soapboxers, Tonight, I’m getting in the Way Back Machine to travel to 2012!  As the finale of their 20-21 season, Justice Theater Project is offering a filmed version of FINDING MY VOICE written and performed by the lovely Lee Galbreath.  In 2012-2013, Cheryl Chamblee and I worked with Lee as creativity coaches on this piece …

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126: XIX: New play development with Jacqueline E. Lawton, JaMeeka Holloway-Burrell, Jules Odendahl-James

The first of two episodes featuring the work of Jacqueline E. Lawton, playwright, dramaturg, producer, and advocate for Access, Equity, Diversity, and Inclusion in the American Theatre.  Along with director JaMeeka Holloway-Burrell and dramaturg Jules Odendahl-James, you’ll hear Jacqueline E. Lawton discuss her new play XIX. XIX was commissioned by the Women’s Theatre Festival in …

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Treats for your ears this Saturday! Listen to The Triangle Bake-Off!

Imagine you have just 2 days to write a 10 minute play using the following ingredients: What would you write?  Might you find freedom and focus by having those restrictions? What would your bake-off ingredients look like?  [Hint: This would be a great writing exercise for you to take on with a group of friends …

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123: Inspiration, dedication, and production with playwright Mark Cornell

Mark Cornell is a playwright, director, and filmmaker.  He has had more than 85 of his plays produced in theatres around the world.  In this episode, Mark talks about his writing process for stage and film, where he finds his inspiration, and tips to keep writing. About halfway thru the interview, we dig into a …

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122: The Parsnip Ship: Revolutionizing the Way You Hear Theatre

Two interviews in one! The first half of this episode features Iyvon Edebiri the Artistic Director and host of the Parsnip Ship. The second half of this episode features Andrew Rincón, a playwright who was featured on The Parsnip Ship and whose play, I Wanna F**k like Romeo and Juliet is one of their most downloaded episodes. I …

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112: Writing a Scripted Audio Fiction Series with Jessica Wright Buha and Bilal Dardai of Unwell

Tamara talks with Jessica Wright Buha, and Bilal Dardai, staff writers with Unwell, a fiction podcast about conspiracies, ghosts, and unusual families of blood and choice. Jessica and Bilal lay out the difference between writing for stage and writing for audio, the writers’ room of Unwell, the timeline, and what it’s like to write for an ongoing …

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110: Questions, structure, & digging deep. Diving into creative process with playwright, June Guralnick

For four decades, June Guralnick has created plays, performance projects, and multi-media installations, as well as directing new works, classic plays, and developing community cultural programs. June’s work has been beamed to the Space Station as well as performed at many earth venues across the country in NY, CA, DC, NC. Please read her very …

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This weekend: Triangle Bake-Off & FB live interview with RDU on Stage

#1: Wanna write a play this weekend? The Triangle Bake-Off has begun. This is a quick and (hopefully stress-relieving) short playwriting competition. There’s a youth category if your kids are looking for something to do – OR – perhaps this will be a way for you to blow off some steam using writing as a …

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