This Saturday, April 10, we’re wrapping up our first 10 Minute Playwriting Bootcamp with a virtual showcase of participant’s work read by professional actors.
Our Bootcamp class features new and emerging playwrights that all have an interest in continuing to write for theatre,
The deadline for the 2022 Essential Theatre Playwriting Award competition is April 23, 2021.
Now in its 23rd year, this is the only contest exclusively dedicated to the work of Georgia playwrights.
We’re delighted and proud to announce the two co-winners of the 2021 Essential Theatre Playwriting Award! They are: CALMING THE MAN by Anthony Lamarr White and RAISING THE DEAD by Erin Considine.
Monday night’s Bare Essentials Play Reading is Dead Gay Body, written by Abraham Johnson. Read on to learn a little more about the playwright and the play we’ll be seeing Monday night!
Thursday night’s Bare Essentials Play Reading is Smoked, written by Thomas Brazzle. Read on to learn a little more about the playwright and the play we’ll be seeing on Thursday!
Our first online play reading ever will be happening on Tuesday night! Read on here to learn a little about our playwright and the play we’ll be seeing on Tuesday:
Hannah Manikowski is a Georgia-born,
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The Georgia Department of Education has a fantastic collection of Fine Arts resources for all content areas. It’s free and available to teachers and I wanted to share with my teacher-network.
Essential Theatre announces the winners of the 2020 Essential Theatre Playwriting Award
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Jennifer Kimball, Managing Director
2020 Essential Theatre Playwriting Award Winners press kit
February 2020 – Essential Theatre is proud to announce the winners of the 2020 Essential Theatre Playwriting Award: The Outrage Machine by Daniel Carter Brown and The Wishing Place by Beverly Trader Austin.
Thanks to EVERYONE who made a donation to our 2020 Festival power2give campaign. Together, we raised over $8,000 to support the 2020 Essential Theatre Play Festival!
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,