|Playwright JOEY BRENNEMAN introduces her work.|
Glenda Frank will travel to Serbia this month to speak at the the International Theatre Critics Seminar in Beograd and Novi Sad, Serbia, in conjunction with the Bitef Theatre Festival. The theme is The Critic is Present Or: Towards an Embodied Criticism.
Detroit Repertory presented the Midwest Premiere of Fengar Gael's play, Devil Dog Six. Many of us saw and admired the New York premiere which featured Gallerians: Meghann Garmany, Stephen Bradbury, and Ginger Grace.
Dara O'Brien is the recipient of the Thomas Barbour Playwrights Award for her play Early Sunday Morning. The award is given by the Episcopal Actors' Guild in partnership with Resonance Ensemble.
Jon Krupp will begin the season playing Roat in Wait Until Dark in Maine.
Craig Waletzko performed in the National Company of Kinky Boots.
Jenny Lyn Bader's new play in verse, developed in part at the Gallery, was an offering of the Turn to Flesh company.
Gallery actors appeared in salon readings of three new plays by Gallery playwrights this season. Fengar Gale's play Sycorax inaugurated the new salon series. Betsy Johnson played the title role. Jenny Lyn Bader's new play was heard in December. The cast: Ginger Grace, Jon Krupp, Jed Peterson and Amy Wilson. Martine Sainvil's new comic drama, Venice is Sinking, was third in the series. The cast: Julie Carpenter, Karen Eilbacher, Jon Krupp and Kendall Rileigh.
Jenny Lyn Bader is a writer-producer of The Church of the Why Not. Gallery actor Jon Krupp was among the cast. Parts of the script were developed in the Gallery.
Glenda Frank's new play, developed at the Gallery this fall, had its first public reading at Julia's Reading Room.
Deborah Savadge's one-act, Playing the WInner, was given a reading at Pittsburgh's New Works Festival last season.
Owen Panetierri's play Vestments of the Gods, was honored at this year's New York Fringe Festival. Three Gallery actors, Sam Perwin, Scott Schafer and Perri Yaniv performed. Joey Brenneman directed..
Kendall Rileigh plays Golda Meier in the Broadway touring production of Golda's Balcony. She appears at New Victory this spring.
Jed Peterson appeared on Madame Secretary (CBS) in December.
|Stephen Bradbury and Susan Greenhill, DIM SUM, New World Stages|
|Jed Peterson, MORPHO GENESIS by Fengar Gael LPTW New Play Festival|
|Dara O'Brien, Meghann Garmany, Ron Piretti and Betsy Johnson at the Gallery.|