November 6, 2010 at 2 p.m.
BACKSTAGE FORUM - An Open Discussion with Artistic Directors - Part IX Our annual panel allowing playwrights to network with Artistic Directors and Literary Managers of theatres that produce new plays.
New play development and production, commitment to local playwrights, play selection criteria, submission procedures, chain of command, playwright agreements and contracts, commissioning, what kind of plays and playwrights interest them, the best and worst ways to get their attention, current trends, and more. Time will be allotted for questions from the audience and for playwrights to socialize and network with the panelists.
MICHAEL HALBERSTAM, Artistic Director, Writers' Theatre JAMIL KHOURY, Artistic Director, Silk Road Theatre Project KRISSY VANDERWARKER, Artistic Director, Dog & Pony Theatre Company JAMES PALMER, Artistic Director, Red Tape Theatre, JEREMY WECHSLER, Artistic Director, Theater Wit RUSS TUTTEROW (Moderator), Artistic Director, Chicago Dramatists
CHECK OUT THE PANELISTS' WORK WITH PLAYWRIGHTS AND NEW PLAYS: