Investigating the Poet-Playwright

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Investigating the Poet-Playwright

Next date: Thursday, April 22, 2021, 6:30 p.m. (see all dates)

Join us for a special four-part series with D.C.'s own Mosaic Theater for National Poetry Month.

When does a poem cease being a poem and become a play?  Join playwright Gethsemane Herron-Coward as she leads a series of workshops examining poetry and lyricism in playwriting.  Attendees will create and share their own poetry-infused one-act play in the concluding session. 

Please register here.

About the instructor: Gethsemane Herron-Coward is a playwright from Washington, D.C. She has developed work with JAG Productions, The Flea, The Hearth, Magic Time @ Judson, The Ice Factory Festival at the New Ohio Theatre, Playwright’s Playground at Classical Theatre of Harlem, The Fire This Time Festival, The Liberation Theater Company, Roundabout Theatre Company, and Ars Nova, where she is a Resident Artist with Ars Nova’s Play Group. Additional residencies from the Virginia Center of the Creative Arts, VONA and the Millay Colony, where she was the recipient of the Yasmin Scholarship.  Winner of the Columbia@Roundabout Reading Series. Semi-Finalist for the Princess Grace Playwriting Fellowship and the Bay Area Playwrights Festival. Finalist for Space on Ryder Farm’s Creative Residency, the Dennis and Victoria Roth Playwright’s Program, the Jane Chambers Playwriting Award, and the Samuel French Off-Off Broadway Festival (pending). MFA: Columbia University. Proud member of the Dramatist’s Guild. She’s enamored with Sailor Moon, witches and other magical girl warriors. She writes for survivors.

Add to Calendar 22-04-2021 18:30:00 22-04-2021 19:30:00 Investigating the Poet-Playwright Join us for a special four-part series with D.C.'s own Mosaic Theater for National Poetry Month. When does a poem cease being a poem and become a play?  Join playwright Gethsemane Herron-Coward as she leads a series of workshops examining poetry and lyricism in playwriting.  Attendees will create and share their own poetry-infused one-act play in the concluding session.  Please register here. About the instructor: Gethsemane Herron-Coward is a playwright from Washington, D.C. She has developed work with JAG Productions, The Flea, The Hearth, Magic Time @ Judson, The Ice Factory Festival at the New Ohio Theatre, Playwright’s Playground at Classical Theatre of Harlem, The Fire This Time Festival, The Liberation Theater Company, Roundabout Theatre Company, and Ars Nova, where she is a Resident Artist with Ars Nova’s Play Group. Additional residencies from the Virginia Center of the Creative Arts, VONA and the Millay Colony, where she was the recipient of the Yasmin Scholarship.  Winner of the Columbia@Roundabout Reading Series. Semi-Finalist for the Princess Grace Playwriting Fellowship and the Bay Area Playwrights Festival. Finalist for Space on Ryder Farm’s Creative Residency, the Dennis and Victoria Roth Playwright’s Program, the Jane Chambers Playwriting Award, and the Samuel French Off-Off Broadway Festival (pending). MFA: Columbia University. Proud member of the Dramatist’s Guild. She’s enamored with Sailor Moon, witches and other magical girl warriors. She writes for survivors. false DD/MM/YYYY