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The vice president and director of operations at Samuel French discusses the importance of publishing theater, what makes a great play, and how actors have more of a knack for playwriting than they might think.
Joshua Harmon’s “Bad Jews” is playing at Roundabout Theater through Dec. 29. Harmon’s work has been developed at Williamstown Theatre Festival and the O’Neill. He is currently enrolled in the Juilliard Playwrights Program.
Smith will present “Zero” on Feb. 6 and 7 and Lucy Thurber will present “The Locus” on Feb. 20 and 21. All readings will be held at the Bank Street Theater.
Playwright Jonathan Tolins, who wrote the acclaimed "Buyer & Cellar" starring Michael Urie, shares how actors can best work with playwrights.
Ars Nova, the New York City–based theater development program, is currently accepting applications for their emerging writers collective, Play Group.