Category Archives: Plays

New Play’s Spotlight Will Shine on Pussy Riot and Protest Punk Rock

Because nothing says Russian protest punk rock like a Washington wine-and-cheese reception, the folks who run the Contemporary American Theater Festival held a small party last week to present excerpts from a new play called WE ARE PUSSY RIOT. The docudrama, about the celebrity Russian dissidents/punk rockers, will get top billing this summer when CATF […]

Anne Garcia-Romero’s MARY PEABODY IN CUBA a Semi Finalist at Carnaval

The Latina/o Theatre Commons (LTC), in collaboration with Emerson College’s HowlRound, a commons by and for people who make performance, announces the 2015 Carnaval of New Latina/o Work (Carnaval 2015)  showcasing twelve new works by Latina/o playwrights from across the U.S., July 23-25, 2015 in Chicago. Anne Garcia-Romero‘s MARY PEABODY IN CUBA was a semi-finalist!  Ms. Garcia-Romero is also on […]

Anne Garcia-Romero’s PALOMA at the Los Angeles Theatre Center from May 28-June 21

Make sure to get your tickets now! PALOMA, written by Anne Garcia-Romero will be staged at The Los Angeles Theatre Center (514 S Spring St, Los Angeles, CA 90013).  The play follows NYU students Ibrahim and Paloma, who study an ancient Muslim treatise on the art and practice of love, and they debate the complexities […]

Thomas Gibbons’ UNCANNY VALLEY Premieres in Philadelphia’s InterAct Theatre

“This delicate, ingenious play is about identity. Are we who we say we are? Or who we’re told we are? Both, though the heartiest put stock in the former rather than the latter,” remarks reviewer David Patrick Steams of the Philadelphia Inquirer. This two-man play, written by Thomas Gibbons, questions the powers of science and […]

New York Times Interviews David Robson on PLAYING THE ASSASSIN

Garrett Lee Hendricks, left and Ezra Knight in Robson’s PLAYING THE ASSASSIN. David Robson was a football fan growing up.  He still remembers that preseason game in 1978, when Jack Tatum of the Oakland Raiders, hit Darryl Stingley of the New England Patriots so hard that it rendered him a quadriplegic. In 2010, Robson learned […]