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Original Play by Professor Leslie Ayvazian Featured in Second Annual Liz Smith Reading Series
April 2, 2019

Today, April 2nd, Mention My Beauty, an original play by Adjunct Associate Professor Leslie Ayvazian and directed by Martha Banta will be part of the Second Annual Liz Smith Reading Series at The Cherry Lane Theatre.

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Thesis Play by Playwriting Alumna Emma Stanton ’16 Receives Premiere Production at Portland Playhouse
February 24, 2019

No Candy, a play by playwriting alumna Emma Stanton ’16 received its premiere production recently at the Portland Playhouse.

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Playwriting Alumnus Santino DeAngelo ’18 Directs and Co-Writes New Musical in LA
February 18, 2019

This past December Playwriting alumnus Santino DeAngelo ’18, who according to the New York Times has a “gift for engaging melodies,” co-wrote and directed Porn Awards: The Musical at The Rockwell in Los Angeles.

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Ars Nova Announces Melis Aker '18 as a 2019 Play Group Resident
February 8, 2019

Alumna Melis Aker ’18 joins alumna Julia May Jonas '12 as a new member of the Ars Nova Plays Group 2019.

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Faculty Member David Henry Hwang Writes Disney Musical, 'Hunchback'
February 1, 2019

Tony Award-winning playwright and director of the graduate playwriting program David Henry Hwang has a lot to celebrate this month.

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Playwriting Alumna Samantha Chanse '12 Recipient of The Lark's Playwright Fellowship
January 3, 2019

Alumna Samantha Chanse '12 has been awarded The Lark 2019-2020 Venturous Playwright Fellowship.

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'The Colony' by Alumna Gina Stevensen ’18 Wins 21st Century Voices New Play Festival
January 2, 2019

The Colony, a thesis play by playwrighting alumna Gina Stevensen ’18, is the winner of the American Stage’s 21st Century Voices New Play Festival.

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Playwriting Alumnus Harrison David Rivers '09 Wins 2018 Relentless Award
January 2, 2019

Alumnus Harrison David Rivers '09 won the 2018 Relentless Award for The Bandaged Place.

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World Premiere of ‘The Russian and The Jew’ at the Tank Led BY Acting and Directing Alumni
November 19, 2018

The Russian and The Jew co-written by Liba Vaynberg '13 and directed by Ines Braun '17 will have its world premiere at The Tank this December.

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Current Playwriting Student, Daniel Irving Rattner ’20, Directs ‘The Dairie Queen’ at The Tank
October 19, 2018

Second-year playwriting student, Daniel Irving Rattner ’20, is directing The Dairie Queen a play by Savannah Hankinson that premiered at The Tank on October 12 and runs thru Sunday, October 21.

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