8 New Plays Published

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

Abraham Zobell’s Home Movie: Final Reel… by Len Jenkin
Adult by Christina Masciotti
Antigone by Sophocles, adapted by Gregory Mosher
Captain of the Bible Quiz Team by Tom Jacobson
Farewell to the Theatre by Richard Nelson
Fathers and Sons by Michael Bradford
Firepower by Kermit Frazier
Gunpowder Joe by Anthony Clarvoe


Matt Lyle Interview

Check out new BPPI playwright Adam Szymkowicz’s interview with up-and-coming BPPI playwright Matt Lyle: I Interview Playwrights Part 953 Matt Lyle


BPPI Author A. R. Gurney Has Passed Away

Longtime BPPI author A. R. Gurney, “Pete” to those who knew him, has passed on. The New York Times obituary may be found here: A. R. Gurney, Playwright Who Explored Upper-Crust Anxieties, Dies at 86
A follow-up piece by Ben Brantley appears here: A Patrician Older Gentleman Morphs Into an Angry Young Man


London Revival of ANGELS IN AMERICA

The National Theater’s 25th-anniversary revival of ANGELS IN AMERICA in London has received a marvelous review in the The New York Times.


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.


BPPI Author 2017 Guggenheim Fellowship Winner

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

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.


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


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…


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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