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Bringing History to Life: Every U.S. Election Ever!

Posted by Ian McWethy on

It's election season once again, so we thought we would catch up with playwright Ian McWethy and talk to him about his hilarious play EVERY U.S. ELECTION EVER!

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New Takes on Classic Tales: Shakespeare, Clearly

Posted by Maria McConville on

Distance Learning gives theater teachers the opportunity to dive into theater history, Shakespeare, and more! Expert director Jon Jory's "plainspoken" adaptations of the Bard's classics maintains the theatricality while making Shakespeare accessible to young actors and audiences.

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New Takes on Classic Tales: Wild Waves Whist

Posted by Maria McConville on

The pandemic has made fall plans harder to chart than the choppy waters of Shakespeare's The Tempest. Thankfully we have playwrights like Patty MacMullen and her Tempest adaptation WILD WAVES WHIST to keep us grounded!

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Distance Learning: The Student Written Play and How to Get Started

Posted by Maria McConville on

Remember when we were out and about with each other and we all said, “I just wish I had more time!”? It’s here. COVID-19 has, in some cases, gifted us with timeIt’s time to write that play! No excuses.

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Playwrights' Guest Blog: Perhaps YOU Must Write It!

Posted by Patty MacMullen and Mandy Conner on

Whether it's 10 minutes or 110 minutes, writing any play can seem like a daunting task, so we asked playwrights Patty MacMullen & Mandy Conner to share their advice for getting started when you're writing a new play for young actors— because sometimes YOU must be the one to write it!

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