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Revving Up for Fall

Welcome back readers & authors! We’re about to start the fall semester once again at Boston University, and thus we have a new crop of contributing writers for this blog. Look for posts starting next week.

Rounding Up #TheSummit

On Feb 17, 2014, Peter Marks of The Washington Post hosted an event called The Summit — it was a public conversation with several of D.C.’s leading artistic directors. As Peter noted in an article for The Washington Post, “Several months ago, Molly Smith, artistic director of Arena Stage, approached me with an intriguing offer: organizing and moderating a series […]

Kicking Off a New Semester

The Drama Lit Blog is about to lift off once again with a new batch of authors. Watch this space for an update later this week. Welcome back to Boston, everyone!

Advice: Make Good Art

Neil Gaiman knows where it’s at.   To hear the whole speech, click HERE.

My Favorite Tumblr

I routinely lose hours at the following gif-party: #WHATSHOULDWECALLPLAYWRIGHTS Can’t be helped.   BECAUSE… WHEN SOMEONE TELLS YOU EXACTLY HOW TO REWRITE YOUR PLAY     …AND…       {CLICK IMAGES FOR SOURCE POSTS.}

The Big List: What to See in Boston

The class this blog is connected to requires students to get outside BU and see some contemporary theatre (1990-now). To make the task easier, here’s a list of stuff you might consider, through early May. It’s a big list, but not comprehensive! COMPANY ONE (Yes, ok, my bias is showing. I help program the season […]

SWAN Day Boston 2013

Plans for SWAN Day Boston are heating up. For the uninitiated, SWAN Day/Support Women Artists Now Day is an international holiday designed to showcase the power and diversity of women’s creativity. People all over the world are encouraged to be a part of SWAN Day by creating or participating in a local event or online activity that celebrates women […]