MEMBER NEWS

Dan Remmes wrote, directed and appears in a dark comedy web series entitled COVID COUPLE. Each short episode chronicles the ongoing story of a married couple separated by the Coronavirus travel ban and forced to resurrect their marriage via Zoom video chat. The 8-episode first season is available on CovidCoupleSeries.com
 

 

Larry Greeley appeared as “Gus” the Windex loving father, in a Zoom production of “My Ginormous Greek Wedding” for the benefit of the Carriage House Theatre on Tuesday evening on August 4th.

As a finalist in the Durango Arts Center Ten-Minute Play Festival, Vivian Sorvall's GLITCH will be presented Zoomily on DAC's YouTube Channel July 5-12.

Fran Dorf's 25 minute drama/fantasy, TIME WARP, was a winner of the 2020 St. Louis Actor's Studio Neil Labute New Theatre Festival. Fran is honored to have won this festival twice, the first time for her 2 character drama, THERE YOU ARE, beautifully produced in the 2016 Labute Festival to rave reviews. Unfortunately, due to Covid, all Fran gets right now is a certificate, but the Artistic Director assures Fran that Theatre will reopen at some point. Watch out!​

Jack Rushen's play PETEY was chosen as a finalist in the TRU Voices play reading series, and will be presented in an on line special later in the year. TAMING THE LION will be taped in California with the original cast for the purpose of the web, streaming, and other television opportunities.​

Teri Fogel's  3 minute play, "Speed Dating", was a winner in ICWP (Int'l Centre Women Playwright) 3 minute play contest.  Congratulations to Teri!

Gina Pulice will host a reading of her play Have They Opened Their Eyes Yet via Zoom webinar on Thursday, May 28 at 7pm. The reading will feature TAW members Dawn Vanessa Brown, Mike Boland, Andrea Lynn Green, Jason Peck, Laura Thoma, and Carolyn Marble. Please find the link and information below. When: May 28, 2020 07:00 PM Eastern Time (US and Canada) Topic: Have They Opened Their Eyes Yet reading. 

THE YELLOW WALLPAPER adapted by Jim Gordon. With El Llynne, Cathy Cordaro, and David Pollard. Narration by Jeff Pliskin. Produced and Edited by Deborah Burke. For the new Town Players of New Canaan Radio Network.

"A Poem in Isolation, mid-April" by Andrea Lynn Green was included in NPR's top 100 favorites for the prompt, "Lessons Learned" for April poetry month. Check out the conglomerate google doc of "Pandemic Poetry" NPR put together for week 3 here. An unprecedented time captured forever through communal poetry.​

Susan Granger was recently featured in a podcast interview. Click here to view.

Mike Boland will read a one-man play version of his screenplay YO ANDREA on WPKN 89.5 FM at 1 p.m. on Saturday, May 9. The screenplay version has been workshopped and presented in several invited staged readings in New York City. This will be an entirely new version in which Mike will read all the characters in a 60-minute performance. Mike’s reading was featured in a recent Hartford Courant article. <---- Click here to read it.

Deborah Burke created a RADIO SHOW (14 minutes) of Jim Gordon's one-act play, DINNER WITH CHARLES. With TAW member, Maureen Cummings. Directed and Edited by Deborah Burke. Additional actors: Cathy Cordero, Tim Huber, Marcy Whitten. Here's the link.

Andrea Lynn Green made her Broadway debut understudying the role of Honey in Who's Afraid of Virginia Woolf? at the Booth Theatre. Directed by Joe Mantello, starring Laurie Metcalf, Rupert Everett, Russell Tovey, and Patsy Ferran.

Gina Pulice's 10-minute play, REMAINS, will be featured at Steppenwolf Theatre as part of Broken Nose Theatre Company's 8th Annual Bechdel Fest. The play was co-written with her writing partner Jennifer Bosworth-Ramirez.