Saturday, December 10, 2016 - Jordan Pulliam

Jordan Pulliam won the Essential Theatre Playwriting Award for 2012 with the wildly popular Bat-Hamlet, which has gone on to have an impressive five more productions around the country following its premiere with Essential.  (We still occasionally get asked when we’re going to remount it, in fact – by cast and audience alike!)

Here is what Jordan had to say about his experience with us in 2012:

Seeing my play, Bat-Hamlet, produced by the Essential Theatre was one of the greatest thrill…

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Essential power2give FINAL TWO weeks!

-contributed by Jennifer Kimball
Managing Director (2012-present)

Ordinarily, we at Essential spend a lot of time this time of year celebrating the accomplishments of playwrights whose work we’ve premiered over the years. This tradition began as a means of building excitement around the crowdfunding campaign we’re usually also running this time of year, but it’s also something I’ve come to really enjoy curating as part of my job with Essential.
We hope you enjoy this year’s series! And of c…

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Family dysfunction makes a great stocking stuffer. Just sayin.

We enjoyed reading this post from 2010 Essential Theatre Playwriting Award Winner Gabriel Jason Dean today and thought you might too:
 
It’s finally here! QUALITIES OF STARLIGHT published by Dramatic Publishing.

Family dysfunction makes a great stocking stuffer. Just sayin.

This play is intensely personal and took a long time to write (they all do). The script grew through production. In 2010, Instead of developing the play through a reading, Peter Hardy and the Essential Theatre to…

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