playwriting at the Trinity Repertory Conservatory, Providence,
Rhode Island. She has been a resident at the Edward Albee
Foundation and the Royal Court Theatre in London. Her
stage play The Water Principle won the 1991 New
England Clauder Playwriting Competition. In 1998,
was awarded the George A. and Eliza Gardner Howard Fellowship
in Creative Writing by Brown University.
Baker is a novelist, short story writer
and dramatist. Her works have been published in The New Quarterly, The
Spirit that Moves Us, and The Habersham Review. Her screenplay, Looking
for Sylvia, was a winner in the Atlanta Film and Video Contest; her
screenplay One of US, was a semifinalist in the Cinestory 1997
Screenwriting Contest. She has written two books, "Second Son", a
novel, and "Poised for Departure", a collection of short fiction. She
has taught at the University of Georgia and the Georgia Institute of
Technology. She is currently working on a play, Vermeer's Daughters.
teaches playwriting at Wesleyan University. She is Senior Editor for
Masterpiece Theater, WGBH, Boston, Massachusetts. Her work includes the
original musical The Fifth Season, which premiered at the Olney Theatre
Center in Maryland and received the Jane Chambers Playwriting Award. Her stage
plays have been performed in New York, and she has received awards from the
Connecticut Commission on the Arts, the New York Drama League, and the
Massachusetts Artists Foundation. Ms. Cahill is currently working with
Leon Major, Artistic Director of Boston Lyric Opera, on a cabaret about Paris
and Berlin in the 1920s.
is a New York playwright. Her most recent plays
are Slide Glide the Slippery Slope, which
premiered at the Actors Theatre of Louisville’s
Humana Festival and subsequently at Los Angeles’
Mark Taper Forum; and The Venus de Milo Is Armed,
which premiered at Alabama Shakespeare Festival.
Other plays include Breath, Boom, which
was performed at the Royal Court Theatre in London,
New York’s Playwrights Horizons, Yale Repertory
Theatre and the Huntington Theatre in Boston. Her
work has been presented at Center Stage, Baltimore;
the Donmar Warehouse Theatre, London; the Manhattan
Theatre Club; the Goodman Theatre, Chicago, Hartford
Stage, Connecticut; and the Long Wharf Theatre,
Connecticut. Other plays include: Splash Hatch
on the E Going Down; Digging Eleven;
Seeking the Genesis, and Life by Asphyxiation.
Her radio play, Suckling Chimera, was broadcast
nationally by National Public Radio. Ms. Corthron
has received awards from the Kennedy Center Fund
for New American Plays, a Joe A. Callaway Playwriting
Award, a New Professional Theatre Playwriting Award
and in 1998 she was a Susan Smith Blackburn Prize
Finalist. In the spring of 2004 her Snapshot
Silhouette will premiere at Minneapolis’
Children’s Theatre Company and Light Raise
the Roof will debut at New York Theatre Workshop.
Her publications include COME DOWN BURNING in Colored
Contradictions. (Penguin, 1996); Contemporary
Plays by Women of Color (Routledge, 1996); and
Come Down Burning (Dramatists Play Service,
a solo performer, playwright,
and scholar, has performed her work in numerous
venues including the Seattle Fringe Festival. Her
play Scavengers won the Jane Chambers Student
Playwriting Award. Her monologues appear in Monologues
By and For Women, and her scholarly work has
been published in Feminist Theatre and Theory.
Her latest play will be produced by Salvage Vanguard
in Austin, Texas.
playwright and librettist, has had work performed at the Mark Taper Forum's New
Work Festival in Los Angeles and the Source Theatre in Washington, D.C. She
teaches playwriting at the National Theatre Institute at the Eugene O'Neill
Memorial Theater Center and has taught at Brown University. The BBC recently
commissioned her to write a radio play based on the folk song "Sweet
Betsey from Pike." Ms. DiNovelli is a 1997-98 Fellow of the
Manhattan Theatre Club. Her opera/music-theater piece FLORIDA (music by Randall
Eng) was given a full orchestral reading by the New York City Opera as part of
its Vox 2002 series. FLORIDA was also part of the New Works Now! Festival at
the Joseph Papp Public Theater, Spring 2002, and was a finalist for the Richard
Rodgers Award. Ms. DiNovelli teaches bookwriting at the NYU Graduate Musical
Theatre Writing Program.
teaches playwriting at the Massachusetts Institute of
Technology. Her plays and musicals include works produced by the
Tennessee Repertory Theatre, Shakespeare and Company, En Garde Arts in New York
City, The Manhattan Theatre Club, and the Hartford Stage Company. In 1994
she received a Bunting Institute Fellowship at Harvard/Radcliffe College.
She was the winner of the 1996 Clauder Playwriting Competition and in 1997
received a Massachusetts Cultural Council Award for Playwriting.
Harrington's adaptation of Tolstoy's novel, Resurrection, (score Tod
Machover) and commissioned by Houston Grand Opera, will have its world premiere
in Houston in April 1999. She is currently writing a play about the Civil
War entitled Hallowed Ground.
is a poet, essayist, playwright,
and community activist. She is Lead Organizer of
Cooperative Economics for Women and the recipient
of a 1998 Boston Neighborhood Fellows award.
Her written works include a manuscript of poems,
Urban/Ecology, a radio play, Urban Dreams,
numerous published essays, and the creative non-fiction
essay, New Moon Over Roxbury, which appeared
in Ecofeminism and the Sacred. She lives
and works in Dorchester, Massachusetts.
has worked with BBC Television as script editor/writer and with the BBC Radio Drama Department as Senior Editor, Script Department. He has worked with many leading writers and actors including Tom Stoppard, John Gielgud, and Peggy Ashcroft. Mr. Jones has co-directed radio productions for national and international broadcast in the United States for the BBC, LA Theatreworks, and The Radio Play, Boston. He is the author of many radio and television plays and his awards include: The Sony Award, the ONDAS Prize for "Snake," the Giles Cooper Prize for "The Angels They Grow Lonely," "The Three Ring Circus," and "Time-Slip."
Gerry Jones died in February 2005. To mark the
anniversary of his death, BBC Radio 4 is to broadcast
a new production of one of his classic radio plays “Time
After Time.” As
with so much of Gerry’s work the play explores
aspects of his own physical and mental world following
a series of strokes in his early forties. In this
play he uses the situation to create a tense thriller.
The play is directed by his BBC friend and colleague,
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