Thursday, February 4, 2016

PlayGround-LA Company in the News Feb-16

See what PlayGround-LA Writers are up to as we prepare for the January 11 round of Monday Night PlayGround.

Cock & Bull Theatre Company in Chicago has commissioned Megan Breen to adapt Henrik Ibsen's Ghosts scheduled for a fall 2016 production. Also, James Madison University will produce Megan’s desert noir play Serpentine Pink in the fall of 2016 as well.

Jennie Webb’s full-length CURRENCY, for which she received the Max K. Lerner Playwriting Fellowship last fall, has been selected for production this spring by Inkwell Theater at VS Theatre, directed by Annie McVey. Her ‘TIL IT’S OVER, written for PlayGround-LA and included in last year’s “Best Of” Anthology, was named a Little Black Dress Ink Semi-Finalist.

Vincent Terrell Durham has been tapped to create the opening number for the 2016 Truth Awards.  The award ceremony will be held March 5, 2016, and will honor the contributions of the Black LGBTQ community and our allies.

Kathleen Cecchin is pleased to announce that her short film PAM has been accepted into the Hollywood Reel Independent Film Festival and will be screened at LA Live's Regal Cinema in downtown Los Angeles in February 20.

Eric J. Krueger produced the second season of the web-series Roof Access that has been released every Sunday in January. Check out the first and second season here:

Allie Costa will be performing at Samuel French's Monologue-a-Looza on February 12th. Her play The Intervention Will Be Televised, a funny look at the effects of binge-watching TV shows, is currently running at Whitefire Theatre in Los Angeles through February 23rd. Her play Tofurkey Day runs February 17th-21st at the Fantastic.Z New Works Festival at Eclectic Theater in Seattle. Allie is co-directing 35MM: A Musical Exhibition, which runs February 26th through March 19th at The Complex in Hollywood. Stay tuned for the new post-apocalyptic series Remain Calm - Allie is a guest star in the second episode.

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