ATLANTA by Pamela Turner

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a post in The Dramatist Blog.

“September has always marked the moment of New Beginnings for me—under the turning leaves and crisping air in my Oregon home town all plans seemed grand, anything was possible, and folks were sure to be impressed by the latest revision of me. I was thinking about all that while taking in Rachel Graf Evans’ intelligently quirky play Built to Float at The Essential Theatre Play Festival in late August and then discussing it with the play director Peter Hardy. To put things into perspective, Hardy is also the Founding Artistic Director of the Essential which is celebrating its 20th Anniversary this year. Round about Labor Day, he’ll already be thinking about Year 21. Graf Evans is the 2018 co-winner of The Essential Theatre Playwriting Award (along with Avery Sharpe for his piece Woke). On Labor Day, she will have said adieu to Atlanta and her position as DG’s Atlanta Region Ambassador and begun navigating the graduate school scene at Temple University. So let’s do a little review…” Read more on the Dramatist Guild website!