South Coast Repertory's 17th Annual Pacific Playwrights Festival in Costa Mesa, California presents the panel What is the role of the playwright? livestreaming on the global, commons-based peer produced HowlRound TV network at howlround.tv on Sunday, April 27, 2014 at 9 a.m. PDT/ 11 a.m. CDT/ 12 p.m. EDT/ 16:00 GMT / 5 p.m. BST/ 6 p.m. CEST.

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Julie Marie Myatt, South Coast Repertory’s Mellon Playwright in Residence, will moderate a conversation with many of this year’s festival playwrights. Join us as Julie investigates what it means to be a playwright in America today. What keeps these playwrights writing? What inspired these plays?

Panelist include this year’s festival playwrights:

Rachel Bonds
Eliza Clark
Rajiv Joseph
Adam Rapp
Theresa Rebeck

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