Fran Dorf’s first novel, “A Reasonable Madness,” is being adapted into a feature film by a German production company, Network Movie.  The book, originally published in America in 1990/91, and translated into ten languages, was a longtime bestseller in Germany.   

Fran Dorf’s one act comedy, “You Should Take a Lover,” had a recent production in Sisters, Oregon as part of the “Now You’re Talking” festival.  “The Bernie” is now back home, safe.


James Feuer’s third TV speaking role just aired on the ID Channel: “Scorned: Love Kills (Naughty Not Nice)”
 Chris Carlson’s play LITTLE ISLAND OF JOY was a 3rd Prize Winner in the 2016 Beverly Hills Theater Guild-Julie Harris Competition.

It was also a semi-finalist in the 2016 Eugene O’Neill National Playwrights Conference.
 Jackob G. Hofmann’s play A Persistant Memory will be opening in NYC in May.

Laura Toffler-Corrie has a new post on the women’s comedy online forum PYPO

Vivian Sorvall’s play Strindberg’s Dollhouse will be at the National Arts Club June 20th. Mark Graham directs.


 Susan Goodell’s short play THE HOUR was selected for inclusion in next volume of The Best American Short Plays (2014-2015),
scheduled for release in the summer of 2016.

Susan’s short LADY OF THE LAKE will be included in Theatre Black Dog’s annual Playwrights Festival in Snoqualmie, WA.  This play has been selected for two readings and three productions since it was first presented at TAW for the word of the week “ghost.”

Susan Goodell’s “word the week”  plays developed at TAW continue to travel. TORTOLA (word of the week, water) will run June 10-25 at Actor’s Theatre Playhouse, Brattleboro, VT. PIE IN THE SKY (word of the week, lime) will be her second  word of the week chosen for festivals by Colonial Playhouse.  It runs same three weekends in Aldan, PA. Then WELL REALLY (word of the week, candy) will  be included in the upcoming “105 Five-Minute Plays for Study and Performance,” to be published by Smith and Kraus.


Kimberly Wilson will be performing her musical one-woman show “A JOURNEY” at the 2016 Atlanta Black Theatre Festival in October.


Jim Gordon has numerous productions on the horizon.

The First Bridge - Take Ten Festival, NYC

The Good Deed, The Sweet Bye & Bye, Untitled #2 – Sisters Theater – Sisters, OR

Making Ends Meet – Publication — The Nantucket Anniversary Winners Anthology

Joe and Eddy’s  – Willets Theatre, San Diego, CA

Drinks With Charles, Kindness of Strangers – Western Mountains Senior College

Kindness of Strangers, Cell Block –  Hartsville Community Players, Hartsville SC

Drinks With Charles, The Kindness of Strangers – Somerset Senior College, Bethel ME

The Actress – LakeShore 10 minute play Festival, MN (Finalist)

Untitled #2 – Heartland Theatre’s ART GALLERY Bloomington, IL (Finalist)


The Secret Theatre in LIC presents Performers & Players Written and Performed by: William Russell. At 7:00 May 27
Poet, Playwright, Rock ‘n’ Roller, Actor, Dancer, Painter – Six performance-related artists grapple with, and explore, their art — as necessity, commerce and passion.



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