Tag: Lark Play Development Center

Barriers, Needs, and Next Steps: A Convening on the State of Deaf Theatre-Making

[article originally published at HowlRound April 6, 2016.]   Several dozen artists, administrators, academics, funders, and advocates assembled on the afternoon of January 20, 2016 in the BareBones Studio of the Lark Play Development Center, invited by the National Endowment for the Arts, to discuss barriers, needs, and opportunities for American deaf theatre makers. A number

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interview: caridad svich

A Conversation with Playwright Caridad Svich On a recent drizzly weekday afternoon downtown, I meet Caridad Svich for a cup of coffee and a chance to discuss her work. I first came across Caridad’s voice (working in translation and adaptation) as a reader for the literary department of a large Chicago area theatre several years

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reading ruminations: 18th annual playwrights’ week

The Lark Playwrights’ Week has instantly become a tradition for me as a Manhattan resident.  Last year’s adventures at this festival of evolving new play love were part of my self-designed theatrical welcome wagon to my new city.  (See those thoughts among reflections on the first New Black Fest here: http://wp.me/pHkrs-LW.)  Last year’s adventures occurred in

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suzy fay: discovering new voices

LMDA NYC visits with Suzy Fay Associate Program Director Lark Play Development Center Monday, September 12, 2011 at 1pm The Literary Managers and Dramaturgs of the Americas (LMDA) New York City chapter continues to meet regularly with area theatre makers.  This day we convene in a conference room at the Lark Play Development Center‘s spiffy new (industrial,

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