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Aislinn Frantz

Aislinn Frantz is a dramaturg, playwright, and currently, a literary assistant at Bret Adams Artists’ Agency in New York. Aislinn spent three summers in the literary office at the O’Neill, assisting the dramaturgs on plays by Quiara Alegria Hudes, Idris Goodwin, Laura Jacqmin, and Jen Silverman. She has also worked at Portland Stage Company, where she dramaturged the world premiere of John Cariani’s LOVE/SICK. Currently, she is working on a production of Jean Anouilh’s BECKET, at the Gene Frankel Theatre this summer. Aislinn is a proud graduate of the University of Michigan. Twitter: @stoolboom Website: http://aislinnfrantz.weebly.com    

Setting the Stage
Essay

Setting the Stage

An Interview with the O’Neill Stage Managers

4 June 2014

The O’Neill is a space for the playwright to explore the boundaries of his/her piece (play, musical, song, puppet). The success of a piece doesn’t always have the end result of “being produced.” Instead, the success comes from the writer gaining additional knowledge they need to continue the journey of their play—Kurt Van Raden, Stage Manager at the Eugene O’Neill Theatre Center.