Recommended by Playwrights Foundation

  • Peeling Oranges
    17 Apr. 2021
    The community of national & local readers for the 44th annual Bay Area Playwrights Festival enthusiastically recommends PEELING ORANGES as a Semi-Finalist at Playwrights Foundation out of 755 plays. We were deeply moved by the artistic merits of the shifting dynamics between the characters as we moved fluidly through time & reality and gripped by beautiful language with subtextual tension bubbling underneath. We were compelled by the vulnerable relationships between these women who were grounded & believable in their struggle with mental illness. We hope this play is widely read, finds dedicated collaborators, and moves swiftly towards production. #BAPF2021
  • The Forgotten Language of the Handshake or The Torso Play
    17 Apr. 2021
    The community of national & local readers for the 44th annual Bay Area Playwrights Festival enthusiastically recommends THE FORGOTTEN LANGUAGE OF THE HANDSHAKE OR THE TORSO PLAY as a Semi-Finalist at Playwrights Foundation out of 755 plays. We were deeply moved by the artistic merits and skill with the world-building of a futuristic dystopia with surprising twists & turns. We were compelled by the play's promise detailing the extremes of capitalism with strong, complex roles for women. We hope this play is widely read, finds dedicated collaborators, and moves swiftly towards production. #BAPF2021
  • Who's Gonna Love You!
    16 Apr. 2021
    The community of national & local readers for the 44th annual Bay Area Playwrights Festival enthusiastically recommends WHO'S GONNA LOVE YOU! as a Semi-Finalist this season out of 755 plays. We were deeply moved by the artistic merits of the writing with this play's sense of place, tone, and detail of the Tenderloin community of sex workers and were compelled by the play's promise as it explores Who's chosen family. We hope this play is widely read, finds dedicated collaborators, and moves swiftly towards production. #BAPF2021
  • see in the dark
    16 Apr. 2021
    The community of national & local readers for the 44th annual Bay Area Playwrights Festival enthusiastically recommends SEE IN THE DARK as a Semi-Finalist this season at Playwrights Foundation out of 755 plays. We were deeply moved by the artistic merits of poetic storytelling and mythos, and compelled by the play's promise as it explores a community trying to heal while being on the front lines of climate change destruction. We hope this play is widely read, finds dedicated collaborators, and moves swiftly towards production. #BAPF2021
  • THE DEFECTORS
    16 Apr. 2021
    The community of national & local readers for the 44th annual Bay Area Playwrights Festival enthusiastically recommends THE DEFECTORS as a Semi-Finalist this season at Playwrights Foundation out of 755 plays. We were deeply moved by the artistic merits & skill of the writing moving fluidly back and forth between the online world and IRL. We were compelled by this play's promise as it explores characters in the Beehive support group in an honest, vulnerable way, representing characters we don't often see on stage. We hope this play is widely read, finds dedicated collaborators, and moves swiftly towards production. #BAPF2021
  • Piper
    28 Jul. 2020
    Playwrights Foundation enthusiastically recommends this play, PIPER, as a Semi-Finalist for the Bay Area Playwrights Festival 2020. We were moved by the quality of the writing and the relevant and compelling themes that spoke to the mission of our festival. It excelled in a competitive process of 735 plays submitted this year and rose to the top after a six month long process discussing its merits with both national and local Bay Area readers, and we hope it moves swiftly towards production.
  • Women of Zalongo
    9 Jul. 2020
    Playwrights Foundation enthusiastically recommends this play, WOMEN OF ZALONGO, as a Semi-Finalist for the Bay Area Playwrights Festival 2020. We were moved by the quality of the writing and the relevant and compelling themes that spoke to the mission of our festival. It excelled in a competitive process of 735 plays submitted this year and rose to the top after a six month long process discussing its merits with both national and local Bay Area readers, and we hope it moves swiftly towards production.
  • Taciturn Beings
    22 Jun. 2020
    Playwrights Foundation enthusiastically recommends this play, TACITURN BEINGS, as a Semi-Finalist for the Bay Area Playwrights Festival 2020. We were moved by the quality of the writing and the relevant and compelling themes that spoke to the mission of our festival. It excelled in a competitive process of 735 plays submitted this year and rose to the top after a six month long process discussing its merits with both national and local Bay Area readers, and we hope it moves swiftly towards production.
  • The Silver Thread
    21 May. 2020
    Playwrights Foundation enthusiastically recommends this play, THE SILVER THREAD, as a Semi-Finalist for the Bay Area Playwrights Festival 2020. We were moved by the quality of the writing and the relevant and compelling themes that spoke to the mission of our festival. It excelled in a competitive process of 735 plays submitted this year and rose to the top after a six month long process discussing its merits with both national and local Bay Area readers, and we hope it moves swiftly towards production.
  • Brown Face
    21 May. 2020
    Playwrights Foundation enthusiastically recommends this play, BROWN FACE, as a Semi-Finalist for the Bay Area Playwrights Festival 2020. We were moved by the quality of the writing and the relevant and compelling themes that spoke to the mission of our festival. It excelled in a competitive process of 735 plays submitted this year and rose to the top after a six month long process discussing its merits with both national and local Bay Area readers, and we hope it moves swiftly towards production.

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