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San Francisco, California
Thursday 27 August 2020

A Fireside Chat with playwright Betty Shamieh

Presented by San Francisco Playhouse

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Thursday 27 August 2020

San Francisco Playhouse presented a Fireside Chat with playwright Betty Shamieh (The Black Eyed, Roar) livestreamed on the global, commons-based, peer-produced HowlRound TV network at howlround.tv on Thursday 27 August 2020 at 7 p.m. PDT (San Francisco, UTC-7) / 9 p.m. CDT (Chicago, UTC-5) / 10 p.m. EDT (New York, UTC-4).

Each week, San Francisco Playhouse artistic director Bill English conducts a 30-minute interview with one of theatre's acclaimed playwrights. The informal conversations range in topic, from the playwrights' approach to playwriting, to favorite past productions, to the future of theatre in the post-pandemic world.

Betty Shamieh is the Playwright-in-Residence at The Classical Theatre of Harlem in Harlem, NY and through the National Playwright Residency Program, funded by the Andrew W. Mellon Foundation. Find out more about Betty's residency experience, and learn about the impact of the program at large.​

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