Recent Essays

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It’s Not All About Me
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It’s Not All About Me

27 January 2011

Playwright Chinaka Hodge recounts her experiences producing her first play and how the collaboration process supported and enhanced the growth of her play.

Confessions, Contradictions, Beauty
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Confessions, Contradictions, Beauty

25 January 2011

P. Carl reveals his personal journey with theatre through the lens of confessions, contradictions, and beauty. 

A Lover's Guide to American Playwrights
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A Lover's Guide to American Playwrights

Horton Foote

23 January 2011

Todd London celebrates Horton Foote's body of work and the impact of memories on both his plays and his life.

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Interview with Maria Striar
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Interview with Maria Striar

23 January 2011

Andy Bragen talks with Clubbed Thumb co-founder Maria Striar on her experience as a theatre administrator commissioning and producing new works.

Writing About Myself
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Writing About Myself

23 January 2011

Playwright Dan O'Brien discusses the intersection between the personal and the political, and his findings which indicate that the most compelling stories come from the lives of others.

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