Category Archives: Playwright interviews

You should see yourself: Chad Beckim

By Roz DeKett The first piece was a little girl doing her homework night after night in the window of a Chinese restaurant in Spanish Harlem, New York. A second piece fell into place when his girlfriend at the time, … Continue reading

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Original voices exploring dangerous things: Jacqueline Goldfinger

By Roz DeKett “The problem we seem to have in contemporary American theatre,” says Jacqueline Goldfinger, “is that we have poo-pooed the way that storytelling is working in our society today.” Jackie, an award-winning playwright and playwright-in-residence at Philadelphia’s Azuka … Continue reading

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Finding art in taking risks: Doug Williams

By Roz DeKett “I have hated this play sometimes,” says Doug Williams. Strong words, when you’re talking about something you’ve written yourself. But it’s not so much the play: it’s the formidable struggle with writing and rewriting that drives a … Continue reading

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