Submitted by Mara E. Nadolski on Wed, 08/05/2015 - 12:16am
Every September for the last 25 years the Pittsburgh New Works Festival has brought together artists from all walks of life in their annual festival celebrating the art of writing new plays. There are 18 plays chosen for full productions from hundreds of submissions from around not only the country, but the world.
Submitted by Natalie Spanner on Tue, 08/04/2015 - 11:43am
Every year, July is surprisingly busy. We’re juggling work, weddings, vacations, new projects and exercise routines. I know I’m definitely starting to sweat just considering my conflicting rehearsal schedules, part-time job, and this new writing gig. It’s exhausting. A fun, fireworks display type of exhausting – but still, the kind where you can barely form complex thought afterward.
Submitted by JackCLake on Tue, 07/28/2015 - 10:02pm
It’s 1990 and the average cost of gas was $1.86, the Hubble Telescope is launched and, most importantly, it is the birth year of the Pittsburgh New Works Festival.
Submitted by Natalie Spanner on Sun, 07/26/2015 - 12:32am
He would politely disagree with me, nibbling at his English muffin and slightly wide-eyed at the thought, repeating humbly, “that’s not a thing,” but I still think of Matt Henderson as a leader in Pittsburgh theatre. Perhaps he’s not the authoritative, hear-me-roar kind of leader who could direct a cast full of ferocious actors.