Archives: Playwriting Award Winner

Slaying Holofernes

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World premiere opens Friday, July 26, 2019 This passionate and provocative drama spans four centuries as it tells the tales of two remarkable young women:  Amanda, struggling for justice and recognition in the offices of modern-day Atlanta, and the amazing true story of Artemesia Gentileschi, a painter in Renaissance Italy who took her rapist to trial.  A […]

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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. A horror comedy about a small group of incompetent devil-worshippers who are preparing for the birth of the Dark Lord when an newcomer arrives, thinking she’s been invited to an old friend’s baby shower.  Girl talk and plans for the “Hell Feast” […]

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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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