Recommended by Playwrights Foundation

  • Denial
    9 Jun. 2021
    The community of national & local readers for the 44th annual Bay Area Playwrights Festival enthusiastically recommends DENIAL as a Semi-Finalist this season at Playwrights Foundation out of 755 plays. We were deeply moved by the artistic merits of the writer's integration of the horror genre into an intellectual discussion. We're compelled by the play's promise, as it asks extremely challenging questions about human capacity for empathy. We hope this play is widely read, finds dedicated collaborators, and moves swiftly towards production. #BAPF2021
  • LORELEI
    9 Jun. 2021
    The community of national & local readers for the 44th annual Bay Area Playwrights Festival enthusiastically recommends LORELEI as a Semi-Finalist this season at Playwrights Foundation out of 755 plays. We were deeply moved by the artistic merits of the writer's skill with absurdism. We're compelled by the play's promise, as it explores the eccentricities of what our society considers to be justice. We hope this play is widely read, finds dedicated collaborators, and moves swiftly towards production. #BAPF2021
  • The Painted Handgun: An Epic, Postmodern-ish Paranoia Dream
    9 Jun. 2021
    The community of national & local readers for the 44th annual Bay Area Playwrights Festival enthusiastically recommends THE PAINTED HANDGUN as a Semi-Finalist this season at Playwrights Foundation out of 755 plays. We were deeply moved by the artistic merits of the writer's skill with unfolding a mystery. We're compelled by the play's promise, as it displays the patterns of thought that can lead to conspiracism, whether justifed or not. We hope this play is widely read, finds dedicated collaborators, and moves swiftly towards production. #BAPF2021
  • Body + Blood
    9 Jun. 2021
    The community of national & local readers for the 44th annual Bay Area Playwrights Festival enthusiastically recommends BODY + BLOOD as a Semi-Finalist this season at Playwrights Foundation out of 755 plays. We were deeply moved by the artistic merits of the writer's parallels to the style and structure of a traditional passion play. We're compelled by the play's promise, as it explores similarities and differences in the role of ritual in examinations of both faith and gender. We hope this play is widely read, finds dedicated collaborators, and moves swiftly towards production. #BAPF2021
  • Confirmation
    9 Jun. 2021
    The community of national & local readers for the 44th annual Bay Area Playwrights Festival enthusiastically recommends CONFIRMATION as a Semi-Finalist this season at Playwrights Foundation out of 755 plays. We were deeply moved by the artistic merits of the writer's skill with genre and tone. We're compelled by the play's promise, as it unravels complex themes in a colloquial and accessible way for the age of the characters. We hope this play is widely read, finds dedicated collaborators, and moves swiftly towards production. #BAPF2021
  • The Devils Between Us
    3 May. 2021
    Playwrights Foundation highly recommends THE DEVILS BETWEEN US, which excelled to the Finalist round (top 35) for the 44th annual Bay Area Playwrights Festival out of 755 plays. Our community of readers felt this play best represented the mission of our festival. This work engaged us, inspired us, moved us, and was an outstanding example of transformative storytelling. Our local Bay Area Literary Council commends THE DEVILS BETWEEN US as a compelling, relevant, cathartic new work which should be produced now. Congratulations! #BAPF2021
  • Young Men & Recovery
    3 May. 2021
    Playwrights Foundation highly recommends YOUNG MEN & RECOVERY, which excelled to the Finalist round (top 35) for the 44th annual Bay Area Playwrights Festival out of 755 plays. Our community of readers felt this play best represented the mission of our festival. This work engaged us, inspired us, moved us, and was an outstanding example of transformative storytelling. Our local Bay Area Literary Council commends YOUNG MEN & RECOVERY as a compelling, relevant, cathartic new work which should be produced now. Congratulations! #BAPF2021
  • when we breathe
    3 May. 2021
    Playwrights Foundation highly recommends WHEN WE BREATHE, which excelled to the Finalist round (top 35) for the 44th annual Bay Area Playwrights Festival out of 755 plays. Our community of readers felt this play best represented the mission of our festival. This work engaged us, inspired us, moved us, and was an outstanding example of transformative storytelling. Our local Bay Area Literary Council commends WHEN WE BREATHE as a compelling, relevant, cathartic new work which should be produced now. Congratulations! #BAPF2021
  • The Bottoming Process
    3 May. 2021
    Playwrights Foundation highly recommends THE BOTTOMING PROCESS, which excelled to the Finalist round (top 35) for the 44th annual Bay Area Playwrights Festival out of 755 plays. Our community of readers felt this play best represented the mission of our festival. This work engaged us, inspired us, moved us, and was an outstanding example of transformative storytelling. Our local Bay Area Literary Council commends THE BOTTOMING PROCESS as a compelling, relevant, cathartic new work which should be produced now. Congratulations! #BAPF2021
  • Light Switch
    3 May. 2021
    Playwrights Foundation highly recommends LIGHT SWITCH, which excelled to the Finalist round (top 35) for the 44th annual Bay Area Playwrights Festival out of 755 plays. Our community of readers felt this play best represented the mission of our festival. This work engaged us, inspired us, moved us, and was an outstanding example of transformative storytelling. Our local Bay Area Literary Council commends LIGHT SWITCH as a compelling, relevant cathartic new work which should be produced now. Congratulations! #BAPF2021

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