Recommended by The Workshop Theater

  • Count Yourself Among the Lucky
    18 Aug. 2021
    The Workshop Theater is pleased to recognize Alicia Margarita Olivo as a playwright selected out of a competitive pool of applicants for our Spring 2021 Writer’s Intensive. The Writer’s Intensive is an eight-week long, playwright-driven process geared towards revising an existing play. Alicia has a masterful hand with character and relationships; the play's interaction with surrealism only heightens the intense emotions felt by Belén and Andy as they navigate the twists and turns of their relationship. Our congratulations and thanks to Alicia.
  • Neighbor Jane
    4 Aug. 2021
    "The Workshop Theater is pleased to recognize Tina Esper as a playwright selected out of a competitive pool of applicants for our Spring 2021 Writer’s Intensive. The Writer’s Intensive is an eight-week long, playwright-driven process geared towards revising an existing play. Neighbor Jane is a delightfully tense play that follows two women who break free of their assumed paths and forge their own way. Tina plays with the obfuscation of truth to great effect over the course of the play. Our congratulations and thanks to Tina.
  • Picked Up
    4 Aug. 2021
    The Workshop Theater is pleased to recognize Alexis Elisa Macedo as a playwright selected out of a competitive pool of applicants for our Spring 2021 Writer’s Intensive. The Writer’s Intensive is an eight-week long, playwright-driven process geared towards revising an existing play. Picked up is a highly theatrical look at the past, present, and future memories of a Mexican-American family. Alexi's deft hand with time and inter-family tension amounts to a play that is engaging and fulfilling for an audience. Our congratulations and thanks to Alexis.
  • The Prying
    4 Aug. 2021
    "The Workshop Theater is pleased to recognize Gillian Beth Durkee as a playwright selected out of a competitive pool of applicants for our Spring 2021 Writer’s Intensive. The Writer’s Intensive is an eight-week long, playwright-driven process geared towards revising an existing play. The Prying is an engaging examination of friendship as three women find their paths crossing after traumatic experiences leave them in search of healing. The play explores what is required for trust, and what we sacrifice when we betray our friends. Our congratulations and thanks to Gillian."
  • girl power sex positive joy ride
    4 Aug. 2021
    The Workshop Theater is pleased to recognize Zoe Kamil as a playwright selected out of a competitive pool of applicants for our Spring 2021 Writer’s Intensive. The Writer’s Intensive is an eight-week long, playwright-driven process geared towards revising an existing play. Zoe Kamil creates a dangerous character, who causes others to succumb, resist and heal. This play resounds past the "hot topics" of feminism into an unapologetic exploration of womanhood and its expenses, and how those interact with race. Our congratulations and thanks to Zoe.
  • Apparitions
    4 Aug. 2021
    The Workshop Theater is pleased to recognize Ali Keller as a playwright selected out of a competitive pool of applicants for our Spring 2021 Writer’s Intensive. The Writer’s Intensive is an eight-week long, playwright-driven process geared towards revising an existing play. Ali plays with the surreal nature of capitalism as a customer service agent with the ever-present need to please is matched with her nemesis, a mega-Karen. It is a welcomed exploration of the unrealistic demands capitalism and patriarchy place on women in the service industry. Our congratulations and thanks to Ali.
  • Poor Queenie
    4 Aug. 2021
    The Workshop Theater is pleased to recognize Eliana Theologides Rodriguez as a playwright selected out of a competitive pool of applicants for our Spring 2021 Writer’s Intensive. The Writer’s Intensive is an eight-week long, playwright-driven process geared towards revising an existing play. With ease, Rodriguez creates characters who each have a crown of their own and a dark side that enthralls with every read. By exploring loss, pain, and coping, we glimpse a picture of complex love and complex hurt. Our congratulations and thanks to Eliana.
  • And the Four Last Things
    4 Aug. 2021
    The Workshop Theater is pleased to recognize Samantha Marchant as a playwright selected out of a competitive pool of applicants for our Spring 2021 Writer’s Intensive. The Writer’s Intensive is an eight-week long, playwright-driven process geared towards revising an existing play. And the Last Four Things is a highly ambitious work examining eschatology utilizing a dizzying but very entertaining fluidity of time as one man's soul hangs in the balance. Samantha's time in the intensive focused on deepening the audience relationship to her protagonist and she was highly successful in that effort. Our congratulations and thanks to Samantha.
  • The Fate of the Online Cow
    4 Aug. 2021
    The Workshop Theater is pleased to recognize kanishk pandey as a playwright selected out of a competitive pool of applicants for our Spring 2021 Writer’s Intensive. The Writer’s Intensive is an eight-week long, playwright-driven process geared towards revising an existing play. The Fate of the Online Cow is an utterly unique work, transforming even the most banal elements of streamer culture into high drama. Ecologically-minded, worker-championing, and more than a little disturbing, this play has far more than its unconventional titular character going for it. Our congratulations and thanks to kanishk.
  • SWAY
    4 Aug. 2021
    The Workshop Theater is pleased to recognize SMJ as a playwright selected out of a competitive pool of applicants for our Spring 2021 Writer’s Intensive. The Writer’s Intensive is an eight-week long, playwright-driven process geared towards revising an existing play. SWAY is a biting satire that interrogates the similarities between religious cults and modern influencer culture. This deft horror-comedy gives its ensemble pathos and bathos in equal measure in service of a truly memorable finale. Our congratulations and thanks to SMJ.

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