Meet the Playwright: Daniel Carter Brown

Read on to find out about the playwright and the play we’ll be seeing Monday night! Tell us a little about yourself, personally and professionally. I am an actor, playwright, and director who came to Atlanta from Chicago a decade ago. I’ve had two full-length plays produced in Atlanta: Honor The System at Out of […]

Meet the Playwright: Allan Dodson

Monday night’s Bare Essentials reading is Waiting for Big Stuff, written by Allan Dodson. Read on to learn a little more about the playwright and the play we’ll be seeing Monday night! Allan Dodson is a playwright, actor, and director that’s been hanging around Atlanta theater for longer than he’d like to admit. He had […]

Meet the Playwright: Roz Sullivan-Lovett

Tuesday Night’s Bare Essentials reading is Henry Darger Takes a Walk, written by Rosalind Sullivan-Lovett. Read on to learn a little more about Roz and the play we’ll be seeing on Tuesday! Hi Roz, tell us a little about yourself! I’m a recent Atlanta transplant from Portland, Oregon, having graduated from Emory two and a […]

Meet the Playwright: Leviticus Jelks III

Leviticus Jelks III (left) wrote the first Bare Essentials reading in this summer’s Festival series, Day of Saturn. Read on to learn a little more about Leviticus and the play we’ll be seeing this Saturday afternoon! Hi Leviticus, tell us a little about yourself! I was born and raised in Atlanta, Georgia, where I pursued […]

Meet the Playwright: Emily McClain

Emily McClain is co-winner of the 2019 Essential Theatre Playwriting Award, along with Ben Thorpe. Emily is the co-director of theatre at Buford High School. She graduated from Berry College with a B.A. in Theatre. Her work has been performed by Out Of Box Theatre, Merely Players, Atlanta AppCo, and the Courtroom Drama Series. She […]

Meet the Playwright: Ben Thorpe

Ben Thorpe is co-winner of the 2019 Essential Theatre Playwriting Award, along with Emily McClain. Join us as we get to know Ben a little bit better: ET: Congratulations, Ben! We’ll be spending plenty of time together in the coming months, but for now, can you tell us a little bit about yourself? BT: I’m […]

Meet the Playwrights: Marilyn Baron and Sharon Goldman

Marilyn and Sharon are the sister duo behind MEMORY LANE, (concert reading this Saturday at 7:30pm) E: Hi Marilyn. Hi Sharon. We’re so excited to be presenting a concert reading of your musical this Saturday! We’d love to hear a little more about yourselves and the musical you’ve made together. What inspired you to write Memory Lane? M: The inspiration for […]

Meet the Playwright: Ben Thorpe

Ben Thorpe is the man behind the final Bare Essentials reading in this summer’s festival, Baby Shower for the Anti-Christ, happening this Wednesday August 22 at 7:30pm. Hi Ben! We’re looking forward to your upcoming reading. Tell us a little about yourself. I’m a local Atlanta actor and playwright, originally from Snellville, GA. I went to […]

Meet the Playwright: Courtney Earl

Courtney Earl wrote tonight’s Bare Essentials reading, Aposteriori. Read on to learn a little more about tonight’s playwright and play! Hi Courtney! Can you tell us a little about yourself, both personally and professionally? I got hooked on playwrighting in college when I entered Kennesaw State University’s “Ten Minute Play Festival.” I have been submitting […]