Archives: Playwriting Award Winner

Slaying Holofernes

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by Emily McClain, directed by Peter HardyWorld premiere opens Friday, July 26, 2019 A young female painter struggles to gain recognition for her work within the male-dominated art world of Renaissance Italy. Meanwhile, in the contemporary United States, a young career woman encounters her own version of the same challenges as she fights for recognition […]

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Babyshower for the Antichrist

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by Ben Thorpe, directed by Shannon Eubanks. World premiere opens Friday, August 2, 2019. It’s the night of the ‘Hell Feast’ and a small, isolated cult is prepping for the birth of the Antichrist. When an outsider is invited for the evening, secrets about the past come to light and threaten to ruin everything the […]

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Woke

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By Avery Sharpe Directed by Ellen McQueen World Premiere opens Friday, August 3, 2018.  Woke follows two friends from different backgrounds who are trying to navigate the already rocky transition from high school to college. When a calamitous event captures national attention, they are forced to wrestle with their different understandings of social awareness. Through […]

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World Premiere: ANOTHER MOTHER

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By G. M. Lupo Directed by Peter Hardy ANOTHER MOTHER press kit with photos World premiere opens August 4, 2017 Winner of the 2017 Essential Theatre Playwriting Award, this play follows the journey of Genevieve as she pieces together the mysterious identities and relationships between her biological mother, her birth mother and the mother who […]

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