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Paul Meshejian

Paul Meshejian is the founding Artistic Director of PlayPenn, a new play development organization in Philadelphia, PA.  As a director he has worked regionally and in New York with credits including new plays by Lee Blessing, John Orlock, Bill Corbett, Mia McCullough, Lou Lippa and Eric Pfeffinger, among others.  He was a long time company member at People’s Light and has worked extensively as an actor in Phladelphia and regionally as well as in film and television.

Behind the Curtain
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Behind the Curtain

PlayPenn, The Ground Floor, and the National Playwrights Conference

31 August 2016

A conversation with new play leaders Sarah Rose Leonard, Paul Meshejian, and Anne Morgan about playwriting.

A Life in Theater
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A Life in Theater

22 November 2013

Paul Meshejian challenges the idea that compensation in theater is something to be taken for granted. Instead, shouldn't we expect to not make much for our art?

In Search of the Artistic Home
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In Search of the Artistic Home

8 February 2012

Jamie Gahlon has asked theatre artists from around the country to talk about their personal search for an artistic home. Paul Meshejian continues this series.