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This edition: New Dramatists

Episode Details

Original tape date: November 8, 2007.

A panel of current New Dramatists playwrights -- Carlyle Brown, David Grimm, Quiara Alegría Hudes and Lucy Thurber -- talk about their differing styles of playwriting, what inspired them to start writing, how the world of the playwright has evolved and changed, what influences their writing and the challenges in getting their work produced. The program also includes an interview with New Dramatists Artistic Director Todd London, discussing how New Dramatists serves as haven for emerging playwrights and describing the new voice of the playwright, the opportunities for playwrights on and off Broadway and the different types of work being written today.

Guest List

Carlyle Brown Playwright

Sondra Gilman Host, American Theatre Wing Seminars

David Grimm Playwright

Quiara Alegria Hudes Playwright

Jeffrey Eric Jenkins Moderator

Douglas Leeds Host, American Theatre Wing Seminars

Todd London Aritstic Director

Lucy Thurber Playwright

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