Daily Archives: June 30, 2011

Sydney Writers’ Centre- WRITE YOUR TRAVEL MEMOIR

Write your travel memoir
Who doesn’t love reading a good travel memoir? And publishers love them because readers love them. Just look at the success of Eat, Pray, Love. If you’ve taken your own life-changing journey, or are planning one, you too could turn your travels into a book.

Award-winning author and journalist Claire Scobie will show you how you can turn your travel tales into a memoir. This five-week course is perfect for new writers or for anyone who wants to turn their writing skills to travel memoir.

Packed with plenty of exercises, this intensive course will show you how to structure your travel memoir, how to make it unique from the first page, and how to write a compelling book proposal. You’ll also look at popular genres of travel writing and much more.

Here’s what past participants say:
“It was truly enjoyable. I never knew I could learn so much about travel memoir writing and Claire was excellent!”
– Beverly Pang

“Claire is an excellent teacher. It was great to have a presenter who has been published in the field.”
– Katherine Hill

Claire Scobie is the author of Last Seen in Lhasa, winner of the Dolman Best Travel Book Award. She writes for numerous publications in Australia and the UK.

Travel Memoir with Claire Scobie
When: Wednesdays starting Wednesday 27 July 2011 for five weeks
Time: 6.30pm – 8.30pm
Cost: $395

Go http://www.sydneywriterscentre.com.au/travelmemoir.htm?utm_source=swc-newsletter&utm_medium=email&utm_campaign=bodyto for more information or to enrol online.

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Abingdon Theatre Company- Abingdon’s 19th Season!

Abingdon’s 19th Season!

Abingdon Theatre Company’s 19th Season brings new and exciting events to our much appreciated subscribers. Not only is there great anticipation for our newest productions, but also for the inclusion of our special Sunday Series Events featuring local musicians, cabaret acts, poets, and other performing artists.

Your Subscription Includes:

1. One ticket to each of our Three Productions in the 19th Season.

2. Three passes to our Sunday Series Events, redeemable throughout the 19th Season.

3. One reserved space at our Page 2 Stage Reading Series or other invited readings.

4. One free subscription to Abingdon’s quarterly On-Stage publication.

5. Invitations to Food and Wine Events. (At least one per production)

6. Invitations to Dinner Benefits where subscribers can mingle with artists.

7. Invitations to our Annual Gala Event.

All of this for only $100! Less than the price of a single Broadway ticket. Get more for your money. To purchase a subscription click HERE! or call us at (212) 868-2055.


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BLAME IT ON BECKETT Starts in October!

by John Morogiello

October 7th – October 30th, 2011
Abingdon Theatre Company’s 19th Season starts with a comedy that bites the hand that feeds it from the writer of Abingdon’s hit production ENGAGING SHAW, John Morogiello. Set in the literary office of a regional theatre, BLAME IT ON BECKETT centers on an intern struggling to balance her artistic integrity against the demands of her personal and professional life. Directed by Jackob G. Hofmann in the Dorothy Strelsin Theatre. Single tickets are on sale now! For tickets call (212) 868-2055.
Wed & Thur 7pm//Fri & Sat 8pm//Sat & Sun 2pm

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by Jan Buttram

February 3rd – February 26th
Abingdon’s Artistic Director Jan Buttram, writer of PHANTOM KILLER, brings us the story of Malcolm, a slave auctioneer in 1825 that falls from his mule and into a Mississippi swamp. Unable to walk, without food or water, strength fading, his apparent salvation arrives when Tom, a runaway slave appears. A desperate negotiation ensues as Tom represents Malcolm’s only hope. Directed by Kate Bushmann in the Dorothy Strelsin Theatre. Single tickets are on sale now! For tickets call
(212) 868-2055.
Wed & Thur 7pm//Fri & Sat 8pm//Sat & Sun 2pm

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LIFELINE by Frank Tangredi

by Frank Tangredi

March 9th – April 1st
The 19th season ends with a play from Frank Tangredi, the 2008 Christopher Brian Wolk Award winner. Lifeline tells the story of Pete, a middle-aged man who is divorced and unemployed, with a habit of wanting to fix things, whether they be pipes or lives. Pete’s current “project” is his tenant Ken, a troubled – and possibly suicidal – young writer. Using poker and softball as bait, Pete tries to draw Ken out of his melancholy. But when an unwelcome visitor arrives, this blue-collar Good Samaritan discovers that some lives may not be so easy to fix. Directed by Jules Ochoa in the Dorothy Strelsin Theatre. Single tickets are on sale now! call (212) 868-2055.
Wed & Thur 7pm//Fri & Sat 8pm//Sat & Sun 2pm

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The Playwrights Foundation- Discount for Playwriting Classes Deadline July 1, 2011

The Early Bird Discount deadline is fast approaching!

Take advantage of this fantastic deal and save $100 off of the class fee. Class spots are filling fast for both Bill Cain and Lee Blessing summer classes. Come study playwriting with the best!

Register and pay by Friday, July 1st, 2011

Also, if you sign up for a class, you will receive 50% off of a Bay Area Playwrights Festival VIP Pass


Writing From Your Own Ridiculousness

BAPF Playwriting Intensive, July 21-24

With this celebrated, Tony Award-winning writer you will build a treasure trove of material by finding the funny in your own and others foibles, heartaches, flaws and scars.


The Sacred Duty of Finding Your Own Voice

BAPF Playwriting Intensive, July 25-28

Discover your unique, irreplaceable and absolutely necessary voice with the award-wining author of Equivocation and Nine Circles.

These classes are filling very quickly: Get Your Spot!

Visit our website at http://playwrightsfoundation.org/

Playwrights Foundation 1616-16th Street, Suite 350 | San Francisco, CA 94103 US

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Fallen Angels Theatre Company- World Premiere of EVA THE CHASTE

World Premiere of EVA THE CHASTE

(Through 7/24/2011)

Fallen Angel Theatre Company will present the world premiere of EVA THE CHASTE by Barbara Hammond at The Clurman Theatre, Theatre Row. Eva the Chaste immerses the audience in the pivotal passions and pressing responsibilities of a woman whose twenty-year sprint away from her past comes crashing to a close as dawn breaks over Dublin Bay. For more information please visit http://www.fallenangeltheatre.org

Fallen Angels Theatre Company

Irish Emigrant

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