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Bringing a World Premiere Written for the Stage to the Digital Space

ACT Managing Director Becky Witmer just knew it when she saw a reading of Keiko Green’s new play, Wad last year. This was something special. “Watching the workshop reading of Wad was the moment during the pandemic last summer that I realized this can work,” Becky says. “I couldn’t take my eyes off of Rachel and Avery on screen and I was engrossed in the story, almost like at a theatre – or watching [...]

By |2021-02-17T16:56:51-08:00February 17th, 2021|ACTFocus|Comments Off on Bringing a World Premiere Written for the Stage to the Digital Space

The Interview: Playwright Andrew Lee Creech

Here in his own words, ACTLocal playwright Andrew Lee Creech tells us about his newest play, Last Drive to Dodge (which was recently workshopped at ACT). This play is part of a planned nine-play, multi-century-spanning cycle exploring the lives of Black Americans in pivotal moments of American history. He also talks about his inspiration, the writing process and what it's like to work in these COVID times. Don't miss Andrew in conversation with director Valerie Curtis-Newton Thursday, [...]

By |2021-01-26T10:38:10-08:00January 26th, 2021|Uncategorized|Comments Off on The Interview: Playwright Andrew Lee Creech

The Interview: Julieta Vitullo

Julieta Vitullo is a bilingual creator, filmmaker, author, playwright and much more. An Argentine native, she came to the United States on a Fulbright. Julieta received an MA in English and a PhD in Latin American literature from Rutgers. She taught for two decades and made the award-winning documentary The Exact Shape of the Islands. Get to know this talented artist in our interview and then be sure to tune in on January 14 [...]

By |2021-01-11T19:50:58-08:00January 11th, 2021|ACTFocus|Comments Off on The Interview: Julieta Vitullo