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BPPI Author Trish Vradenburg Has Passed Away

BPPI author and crusader against Alzheimer’s Trish Vradenburg has passed away: New York Times
BPPI sends its condolences to Trish’s husband, George, her family, and friends.

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BPPI Author 2017 Guggenheim Fellowship Winner

Congratulations to BPPI author Rogelio Martinez, winner of a 2017 Guggenheim Fellowship in Drama.

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PHOTO CREDIT: ​Maureen Sebastian and Raymond Lee in South Coast Repertory's 2015 world premiere of Vietgone by Qui Nguyen. Photo by Ben Horak/SCR.

Qui Nguyen Keeps It in the Family with VIETGONE

Qui Nguyen talks with director May Adrales about personal inspirations for his play VIETGONE in this month’s issue of American Theatre magazine.

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6 New Plays Published

We are pleased to announce the publication of 6 new plays:

Angels in America, Part One: Millennium Approaches by Tony Kushner
Angels in America, Part Two: Perestroika by Tony Kushner
The Merit System by Edwin Sánchez
Oedipus the King by Sophocles, translated from the Greek by Laurence Senelick
Small Acts of Kindness by Sherry Kramer
What Did You Expect? by Richard Nelson

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Everything Old is New Again: Tom Wilson Weinberg’s Get Used to It!

Before Orlando, this show meant something different. Before that tragedy, a mere two weeks ago — just two days after Rainbow Theatre Project opened Get Used to It! — it would have been easy to think of this 20-song revue as a quaint history lesson, a peek back at the political fights and personal communities of gay men in 1993 when AIDS was raging, Ellen was not yet out, and Don’t Ask Don’t Tell was freshly instituted.
Now, however, the view into the past is fractured. Tom Wilson…

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Ludmilla Bollow’s The Woman with 27 Children Plays in Hong Kong

A cool poster image for Ludmilla Bollow’s The Woman with 27 Children which plays in Hong Kong this month at Sha Tin Town Hall.

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DGF Video Interview with Tony Kushner

The Dramatists Guild Fund’s invaluable Legacy Project series of video interviews now includes an interview with BPPI author Tony Kushner, which was shared with us by Seth Cotterman, DGF’s Director of Marketing & Outreach.

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Mac Wellman: An Outlier Tracing His Own Orbit

Senior editor of American Theatre Eliza Bent has just published a marvelous piece, with interview, on BPPI playwright Mac Wellman entitled “Mac Wellman: An Outlier Tracing His Own Orbit: How this dedicated follower of no fashion and avatar of alternatives to the well-made play keeps it weird.”

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BPPI Author Winner of 2016 National Latino Playwriting Award

Congratulations to BPPI author Desi Moreno-Penson, winner of Arizona Theatre Company’s 2016 National Latino Playwriting Award for her play BEIGE.

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8 New Plays Published

We are pleased to announce the publication of 8 new plays:

Harmless by Brett Neveu
Hungry by Richard Nelson
No Such Cold Thing by Naomi Wallace
Old Glory by Brett Neveu
Soldier’s Heart by Tammy Ryan
Student Body (College Edition) by Frank Winters
Student Body (High School Edition) by Frank Winters
Weapon of Mass Impact by Brett Neveu

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