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Livestreamed on this page Thursday 20 June to Saturday 22 June 2013 6 a.m. PDT / 8 a.m. CDT / 9 a.m. EDT

Miami, FL, United States
Thursday 20 June to Saturday 22 June 2013.

CityWrights: A Professional Weekend for Playwrights at the City Theatre

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Thursday 20 June to Saturday 22 June 2013.
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City Theatre in Miami, Florida hosted CityWrights 2013—CityWrights: A Professional Weekend for Playwrights livestreamed on the global, commons-based peer-produced HowlRound TV network at howlround.tv on Thursday 20 June to Saturday 22 June 2013.

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Livestreaming Schedule (subject to change)
Thursday 20 June at 6 a.m. PDT / 8 a.m. CDT / 9 a.m. EDT
  • When Does A Playwright Need A Lawyer? Valuable information for playwrights on issues of rights, protection and legal representation. Moderator: Kelly Melchiondo. Dave Faux (Dramatists Guild), Laura Bruney (Arts & Business Council, Volunteer Lawyers for the Arts Miami).


Thursday 20 June at 7 a.m. PDT / 9 a.m. CDT / 10 a.m. EDT
  • All About Samuel French. Led by Amy Marsh. Getting Published, E-Publishing, the Samuel French Institute and Samuel French’s off-off Broadway Festival. With SF Playwrights Robert Caisley, Matt Hoverman, Deborah Yarchun & Steve Yockey.


Thursday 20 June at 8 a.m. PDT / 10 a.m. CDT / 11 a.m. EDT
  • Where Writers Develop Work (Round Table). David Bar Katz—LABryinth Theatre Company, Lauren Gunderson—Primary Stages, Tina Howe—The Lark, Sheri Wilner & Leslie Ayvazian—Writing Groups. Moderator: Nan Barnett.


Thursday 20 June at 10:15 a.m. PDT / 12:15 p.m. CDT / 1:15 p.m. EDT
  • Importing Talent: Immigration Issues in the Arts. Attorneys Glenn Rissman and Michael Benchetrit


Thursday 20 June at 12:15 p.m. PDT / 2:15 p.m. CDT / 3:15 p.m. EDT
  • When Does a Lawyer Need a Playwright? Telling Your Story & Presenting It Well. The Act of Communication In Court. Robert Caisley, Playwright, Geri Satin, Consultant, Gail Garrisan, Stage Director.


Friday 21 June at 6 a.m. PDT / 8 a.m. CDT / 9 a.m. EDT
  • Don’t Be A Floozy: The Author Bill of Rights—Dave Faux


Friday 21 June at 10:30 a.m. PDT / 12:30 p.m. CDT / 1:30 p.m. EDT
  • Is It A Screen/Play? A Panel on Writing for the Stage, Screen & Internet. Leslie Ayvazian, David Bar Katz, Steve Yockey, Bruce Miller. Moderator: Robert Caisley


Friday 21 June at 11:30 a.m. PDT / 1:30 p.m. CDT / 2:30 p.m. EDT
  • Meet the Masters Panel: DGF Traveling Masters Rachel Routh & Tina Howe. CityWrights Masters Lauren Gunderson & Steve Yockey. Moderated by Nan Barnett.


Friday 21 June at 12:30 p.m. PDT / 2:30 p.m. CDT / 3:30 p.m. EDT
  • Round Table with the Summer Shorts Festival Playwrights Leslie Ayvazian, Kendra Blevins, Holly Hepp-Galvan, Matt Hoverman, David Bar Katz, Nina Mansfield, Sheri Wilner, Steve Yockey. Moderators: John Manzelli & Susi Westfall


Saturday 22 June at 7 a.m. PDT / 9 a.m. CDT / 10 a.m. EDT
  • Selected Readings from National Finalist, and Excerpts from Matt Hoverman’s Broadway Bound play
Saturday 22 June at 8 a.m. PDT / 10 a.m. CDT / 11 a.m. EDT
  • Inside the National New Play Network with Nan Barnett, Steve Yockey, Robert Caisley, Ricky Martinez (New Theatre)


Saturday 22 June at 9 a.m. PDT / 11 a.m. CDT / 12 p.m. EDT
  • Women’s Voices Heard: Tina Howe & Sheri Wilner
Saturday 22 June at 11 a.m. PDT / 1 p.m. CDT / 2 p.m. EDT
  • Wrighters Block: Creating the Solo Show with Matt Hoverman



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