Immigrant Heritage Week Playwrights’ Salon, 4/20 at the Lark

The week of April 15-21 is Immigrant Heritage Week, and in recognition of this, the Lark Play Development Center is holding several events.  One such event is the Playwrights’ Salon that will take place on Tuesday, April 20th at 7pm.  John Clinton Eisner and David Henry Hwang will be hosting. There will be staged readings of … Continue reading

Experimentation vs. Convention in Dramatic Writing

Experimentation vs. Convention in Dramatic Writing I will always remember with nostalgic fondness my first encounter with experimental dramatists in Suzanne Westfall’s Modern Drama course during my undergrad studies at Lafayette.  Susan Glaspell’s Machinal, Luigi Pirandello’s Six Characters in Search of an Author, Alfred Jarry’s Ubu Roi, and August Strindberg’s Ghost Sonata were delicious counterpoints to my footings in Marlowe, Shakespeare, … Continue reading

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