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Tuesday, July 25, 2017

I Interview Playwrights Part 966: Holly Hepp-Galván by Adam Szymkowicz

Holly Hepp-Galván Hometown: Glen Cove, NY Current Town: New York, NY Q:  What are you working on now? A:  I’m thrilled to have several projects going on at once! I’ve just…

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Tuesday, July 18, 2017

I Interview Playwrights Part 965: Kevin Broccoli by Adam Szymkowicz

Kevin Broccoli Hometown: Johnston, Rhode Island. Current Town: Johnston, Rhode Island (Although I've moved a few blocks west since birth.) Q:  What are you working on now? A: &…

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Thursday, July 13, 2017

I Interview Playwrights Part 964: Buffalo Bailey Williams by Adam Szymkowicz

Buffalo Bailey WilliamsHometown: Houston, TexasCurrent Town: Willfully unincorporated county recently seceded from the US of A, 45 minutes outside of Manhattan by horsebackQ:  What are …

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UPCOMING PRODUCTIONS OF MY PLAYS by Adam Szymkowicz

PRODUCTIONS KODACHROME Production #1 of Kodachrome Portland Center Stage Portland, OR February 3-March 18, 2018 Marian or The True Tale of Robin Hood Production #2 of Marian Kno…

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Saturday, July 8, 2017

Some Of My Playwriting Numbers Now by Adam Szymkowicz

I did a post like this in 2015.  Here is an update. Year I started writing plays:  1997Number of long one acts and full lengths written: 44  (Well, I almost have the 44th wri…

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I Interview Playwrights Part 963: Stephanie Swirsky by Adam Szymkowicz

Stephanie SwirskyHometown: Lincroft, NJCurrent Town: NYCQ: What are you working on now?A: I just got back from LA, where I was shooting my first short film, "Alcoholocaust", directed by Jess…

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Wednesday, July 5, 2017

I Interview Playwrights Part 962: Irene Kapustina by Adam Szymkowicz

Irene KapustinaHometown: Minsk, BelarusCurrent Town: New York CityQ: Tell me about your upcoming show.A:  Lost and Guided is a play that I wrote based on life stories and interviews wi…

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MUCH THE MILLER'S CHILD by Adam Szymkowicz

A scenelet from my soon to be published Robin Hood play, Marian or The True Tale of Robin Hood. (Sam French)  Coming this summer to Cincinnati and Nashville. ROBIN (drawing on the g…

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Sunday, July 2, 2017

I Interview Playwrights Part 961: Stacie Lents by Adam Szymkowicz

Stacie Lents Hometown: I'm originally from St. Louis, MO, but I also lived in London (UK) for a bit as a kid. Current Town: Manhattan (Harlem), though I teach in New Jersey (at Fairleigh …

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Saturday, July 1, 2017

I Interview Playwrights Part 960: Inda Craig-Galván by Adam Szymkowicz

Inda Craig-Galván Hometown: Chicago. South Side. The Chi. Current Town: Los Angeles. Q:  What are you working on now? A:  At this moment, I'm writing songs for my play Black…

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Thursday, June 29, 2017

How To Not Write A Play by Adam Szymkowicz

--> How To Not Write A Play People ask me, “Adam, how do I stop writing a play?  It’s so fun and so easy and I forget to eat or have any fun because I’m always …

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Wednesday, June 28, 2017

I Interview Playwrights Part 959: Amy Oestreicher by Adam Szymkowicz

Amy Oestreicher Hometown: Good ol’ Fairfield Connecticut Current Town: Westport CT now…but officially just signed my lease in New York! Where I belong@ Q:  Tell me about Gutless…

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Tuesday, June 27, 2017

I Interview Playwrights Part 958: Patrick Vermillion by Adam Szymkowicz

Patrick Vermillion Hometown: Basking Ridge, NJ Current Town: Brooklyn, NY Q:  Tell me about Jessica. A: Jessica goes up July 22nd-August 6th at IRT Theater and it’s being put up …

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Saturday, June 24, 2017

I Interview Playwrights Part 957: C. Bain by Adam Szymkowicz

C. BainHometown:  Worcester, MA which is surprisingly urban, surprisingly postindustrial, surprisingly claustrophobic and rusty around the gills, if i remember correctly. I haven't live…

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MY PLAYS GO UP PLACES by Adam Szymkowicz

PRODUCTIONS KODACHROME Production #1 of Kodachrome Portland Center Stage Portland, OR February 3-March 18, 2018 Marian or The True Tale of Robin Hood Production #2 of Marian …

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Friday, June 23, 2017

I Interview Playwrights Part 956: Stephen Bittrich by Adam Szymkowicz

Stephen Bittrich Hometown:  Grew up in a small town — Seguin, Texas. Current Town:  Austin, Texas for the past 3 years after living for 27 years in NYC Q:  What are you w…

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SAVE THE DATE - SEPT 19, 5PM by Adam Szymkowicz

My wife, Kristen Palmer and I will be doing a book signing at the Drama Book Shop of our newly released plays. Details Here: http://www.dramabookshop.com/event/adam-szymkowicz-and-kristen…

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Thursday, June 22, 2017

I Interview Playwrights Part 955: Elyzabeth Wilder by Adam Szymkowicz

Elyzabeth WilderHometown: Mobile, AlabamaCurrent Town: Sewanee, TNQ:  Tell me about your EST marathon play. A:  Santa Doesn't Come to the Holiday Inn is about a two people who fi…

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Wednesday, June 21, 2017

Simple Explanations of Theater Terms For Non-Theater People by Adam Szymkowicz

Simple Explanations of Theater Terms For Non-Theater PeopleHi there!  Just dipping your toe onto "the boards" for the first time?  You may hear a lot of phrases you’re unfam…

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I Interview Playwrights Part 954: Dylan Guerra by Adam Szymkowicz

Dylan Guerra Hometown: Miami, FL Current Town: NYC, NY Q:  Tell me about your upcoming shows. A:  My play "Get Hit" runs June 29th- July 8th at The Medicine Show Theater. It…

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Thursday, June 15, 2017

I Interview Playwrights Part 953: Matt Lyle by Adam Szymkowicz

Matt Lyle Hometown: Atlanta, Texas Current Town: Dallas, Texas Q:  What are you working on now? A:   I'm terrible at describing my plays but I'm going to just lean into my in…

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Wednesday, June 14, 2017

I Interview Playwrights Part 952: Nora Sørena Casey by Adam Szymkowicz

Nora Sørena CaseyHometown:  Santa Monica, CACurrent Town:  New YorkQ:  Tell me about your upcoming show.A:  False Stars is a unique show for me as a playwright: I was co…

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Tuesday, June 13, 2017

I Interview Playwrights Part 951: Amy Fox by Adam Szymkowicz

Amy Fox Hometown:  Boulder CO Current Town:  Brooklyn Q:  Tell me about your EST marathon play. A:  My play is about women finding their strength and their voices to…

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Monday, June 12, 2017

I Interview Playwrights Part 950: Jack Gilbert by Adam Szymkowicz

Jack GilbertHometown: Columbus, Ohio Current Town: New York CityQ:  Tell me about your upcoming show.A:  It's called Shelter. The Piece follows Izzy, presumably the last living per…

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950 Playwright Interviews by Adam Szymkowicz

A Sean Abley Rob Ackerman Liz Duffy Adams Johnna Adams Tony Adams David Adjmi Keith Josef Adkins Niccolo Aeed Nastaran Ahmadi Derek Ahonen Kathleen Akerley W.M. Akers Ayad Akhtar Daniel Aki…

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Thursday, June 8, 2017

I Interview Playwrights Part 949: Julia Specht by Adam Szymkowicz

Julia SpechtHometown:  Fitchburg, MassachusettsCurrent Town:  Brooklyn, New YorkQ:  Tell me about your EST marathon play. A:  Two sisters are trying to bake a casserole f…

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Wednesday, June 7, 2017

I Interview Playwrights Part 948: Laura Stratford by Adam Szymkowicz

Laura StratfordHometown: Belmont, Massachusetts (20 minutes west of Boston)Current Town: Chicago, ILQ:  Tell me about Number Nerds.A:  Numbers Nerds is the story of four very diffe…

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Tuesday, June 6, 2017

I Interview Playwrights Part 947: Saymoukda Duangphouxay Vongsay by Adam Szymkowicz

Photo by Nancy Musinguzi Saymoukda Duangphouxay Vongsay Hometown:  Saint Paul Current Town:  Saint Paul Q:  What are you working on now? A:  For theater, I am fu…

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Friday, June 2, 2017

I Interview Playwrights Part 946: Cary Gitter by Adam Szymkowicz

Cary GitterHometown: Leonia, New JerseyCurrent Town: Astoria, New YorkQ:  Tell me about your EST marathon play. A:  My EST Marathon play, How My Grandparents Fell in Love, is about…

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Tuesday, May 30, 2017

I Interview Playwrights Part 945: Alex Riad by Adam Szymkowicz

Alex Riad Hometown:  Campbell, CA Current Town:  Washington Heights in New York, NY Q:  Tell me about The Floor is Lava: A:  Lava started because I was having a rea…

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Saturday, May 27, 2017

I Interview Playwrights Part 944: Christy Hall by Adam Szymkowicz

Christy HallHometown: That’s a tough one for me. There are two houses that exist in the world that nurtured the bulk of my childhood, but they are in different states, and no member of my …

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