November 25, 2008
PF Kicks Off INKubator with Anne Marie Healy’s What Once We Felt
PF completes the 2008 INKubator program with Anne Marie Healy’s What Once We Felt. A pilot program launched in 2008, the INKubator program (INK for short) is a series of one-two week intensive closed-door workshops, safe from the pressures of producers and public scrutiny. INK supports works nearing a premiere production or simply serves as an in-depth collaborative exploration for the development of new work.
In What Once We Felt, Ann Marie Healy creates a dystopian world where untainted DNA is class currency and Eugenics a fact of life. Macy is an ambitious hot author about to close a publishing deal that will catapult her to bestselling author and top off her charmed life as a Keeper. When a meeting with her agent takes a strange turn she is forced to grapple with an inescapable conflict between a flawless society and artistic freedom.
Ann Marie Healy’s play Have you Seen Steve Steven premiered at Playwrights Horizons in 2008. Her latest play When He Gets That Way were recently developed through the support of New York and with Frontera/Hyde Park in Austin (winner of two 2002-2003 Austin Critics Table Awards).Rep and MCC’s Playwrights Coalition. Now That’s What I Call A Storm was produced by Edge Theater Company in 2007. Somewhere Someplace Else was produced in 2003 with Clubbed Thumb in
The workshop will culminate in a reading December 8 at 8:30 PM. For more info, e-mail Sonia Fernandez, Literary Manager, at email@example.com.
Read a feature on Anne Marie here.
Ken Prestininzi’s Class
Last Chance To Enroll!
The Yale Associate Chair of Playwriting’s class, Creative Sparks Fly: How To Catch Them, is almost full!
Current Nobody Runs Through December 13
Just Theater’s production of Melissa James Gibson’s Current Nobody, a partnership with Playwrights Foundation, continues its run at Exit Theatre through December. The modern riff on Homer’s Odyssey combines the classic epic with an array of technical effects and distinctly contemporary issues to create a fresh but enduring production.
Information and tickets here.
Read an interview with playwright Melissa James Gibson.